Status: Baseline only


Increase the number of nationally representative, population-based surveys that collect data on (or for) transgender populations

Baseline: 2 national, population-based surveys collected data on (or for) transgender populations in 2016

The baseline for this objective was obtained from DATA2020 sources and will be updated once demographic data become available in DATA2030.

Target: 4 national, population-based surveys

Target Setting Method
Percent improvement


Transgender people have specific health-related challenges and disparities — and accurate data is key to identifying how to meet their health needs. But only a few national surveys include questions on gender identity. Adding questions about gender identity to more surveys can help inform health promotion strategies for transgender people.