Not that it’s a competition, but the article mentions this number being far lower than the actual number, so you can’t make a fair comparison.
This is basically a case of some countries and places giving enough of a shit about trans people being murdered, to bother recording how prevalent it is for the first time. Plenty of places, given these are often sex workers, they’d just let them rot in a ditch and mark it down as unknown causes when they find the remains.
A lot of male homicide is also gang related. That’s different than being murdered by a client or partner, because of your gender identity. A bit like how Jewish people may be less likely to be murdered, but that doesn’t mean it’s not noteworthy when someone burns down a synagogue and kills Jews because of their ethnicity.
You see this all over the place with how things are culturally counted. Like how driveby shootings are not counted by a lot of US statistical data as mass shooting in the US because they are more interested in the phenomenon of a targeted usual murder suicide of a very specific terrorist style execution… but other countries will record drive bys as notable mass shootings for their data.
A lot of places have law enforcement that are very invested in not participating in things that could harm their reputations so not participating in recording data points that assist in the conclusion that a genocide is occurring makes it easier to sweep issues under the rug.
The [UK] MOD has been repeatedly challenged over its claim that its bombing campaign in Iraq and Syria (Op SHADER) has killed and injured an estimated 4,315 enemies, but only resulted in one civilian casualty between September 2014 and January 2021.