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.