This is the first community report from the Counting Ourselves survey about the health and wellbeing of trans and non-binary people in Aotearoa New Zealand. Download a pdf of the report by clicking on the image below.

Stylised version of the Counting Ourselves report cover with the Counting Ourselves logo and a heart with images inside showing all the different issues covered by the report.

This community report was released on 24 September 2019 and provides an overview of key findings from all sections of the Counting Ourselves survey.

The following shorter documents are available as PDF excerpts from the report and also in accessible Word versions.

Summary documents

Other background documents

  • Selected resources including community organisations, support lines, and gender-affirming healthcare resources (PDF version) (Word version)
  • Prioritised disability questions that were checked to see if disabled people gave different responses from all participants (PDF version) (Word version)
  • The full survey questionnaire based on the paper version of the online survey (PDF version) (Word version)
  • The research methods are detailed in Appendix 2 of the full report, on pages 119-124.

Counting Ourselves was the first comprehensive national survey of the health and wellbeing of trans and non-binary people in Aotearoa New Zealand. It was conducted between 21 June and 30 September 2018 and completed by 1,178 trans and non-binary people aged between 14 and 83 from all regions in the country.