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The EU's largest online survey into the experiences of discrimination and violence by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people.

Over 93,000 people completed the survey1.

47% of respondents had personally felt discriminated against or harassed on the grounds of sexual orientation in the year preseding the survey.

66% of all respondents across all EU Member States were scared of holding hands in public.

75% of gay and busexual respondents across all EU Member States were scared of holding hands in public.

19% of respondents felt discriminated against at work or when looking for a job, despite legal protection under EU law.

80% of respondents recall negative comments or bullying of LGBT youth at school.

In the last five years, 26% of all respondents had been attacked or threatened with violence. This figure rises to 35% among transgender respondents.

Only 22% of the most serious hate crime incidents were brought to the attention of the police.

1The data are not representative of all LGBT people.