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LGBTQ kids, teens, and young adults comprise an estimated 20% to 40% of all homeless youth

LGBTQ kids, teens, and young adults comprise an estimated 20 to 40% of all homeless youth

LGBTQ youth are overrepresented among homeless youth. Ending youth homelessness requires special attention to this subpopulation.

Source: 2013, Youth Count! Process Study
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At the recession’s peak, 13 million kids lived in families with at least one unemployed parent

Job loss can hurt children’s school performance, as observed in lower math scores, poor attendance, and risk of grade repetition.

Source: 2014, Public Supports When Parents Lose Work
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64% of Sierra Leoneans in 2008 believed their local council cared for their community’s needs     

64% of Sierra Leoneans in 2008 believed their local council cared for their community’s needs

After a 10-year civil war, the nation’s people are more confident in government due to decentralization and peaceful elections.

Source: 2014, Local Government Discretion and Accountability in Sierra Leone
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Women are 32% more likely than men to have 4+ credit cards

Women are 32 percent more likely than men to have four or more credit cards

Greater holding of store-branded credit cards may help explain the difference.

Source: 2014, Do Financial Knowledge, Behavior, and Well-Being Differ by Gender?
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In large tribal areas, the share of households lacking full plumbing was 11.5x the US average

In large tribal areas, the share of households lacking full plumbing was 11.5x the US average.

Native Americans have seen gains in housing quality, but large gaps in access to basic facilities still remain.

Source: 2014, Continuity and Change: Demographic, Socioeconomic, and Housing Conditions of Native American Indians and Alaska Natives
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43% of LGB teens in relationships have experienced physical violence from a partner

43% of LGB teens in relationships have experienced physical violence from a partner

Lesbian, gay, and bisexual teens in relationships experience abuse significantly more frequently than heterosexual teen couples.

Source: 2013, Dating Violence Experiences of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Youth
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