Compare LGBT Rights in Algeria & Sweden

Equality Index ?
13 / 100
77 / 100
Legal Index ?
5 / 100
85 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
22 / 100
69 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1966
Legal
Since 1944
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1966
Legal
Since 2009
Censorship of LGBT IssuesImprisonment as punishmentNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Since 1966
Legal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2013
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognized
Since 1966
Not legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1966
Illegal
Since 2009
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1966
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1999
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1966
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2009
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 1966
Legal
Since 2002
Serving openly in militaryIllegal
Since 1966
Legal
Since 2009
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Banned (6-month deferral)
Since 2021
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/A
Since 1966
Equal
Since 1978
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
91% Good Place
0%
Support of same-sex marriage
(Pew Research Center, Feb. 21, 2023 – April 15, 2023)
Region not surveyed
92% Favor
6% Oppose
Support for same-sex adoption
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
75% Strongly/somewhat agree
20% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for same-sex marriage or legal recognition
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
82% Support marriage or legal recognition
9% Against
Views about same-sex couples' parenting
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
77% Strongly/somewhat agree
17% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Perceived prevalence of transgender discrimination
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
17% Not much/not at all
63% A great deal/fair amount
Support for transgender discrimination protection
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
78% Strongly/somewhat agree
14% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for teens’ access to gender-affirming care
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
51% Strongly/somewhat agree
37% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for trans access to facilities matching gender identity
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
55% Strongly/somewhat agree
29% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for non-binary gender option on official documents
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
47% Strongly/somewhat agree
33% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for insurance coverage of gender transition costs
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
41% Strongly/somewhat agree
42% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
80% Justifiable
8% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
96% Did not mention homosexuals
2% Mentioned homosexuals
Views on same-sex marriage or other legal recognition
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
Region not surveyed
89% Support
3% Against
Views on same-sex couples' right to adopt
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
Region not surveyed
79% Agree
17% Disagree
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
Region not surveyed
75% Agree
10% Disagree
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
Region not surveyed
94% Yes
5% No
Acceptance of homosexuality (Arab countries)
(BBC News Arabic / Arab Barometer, 2018-2019)
26% Yes
74% No / Unsure / Did Not Answer
Region not surveyed
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against sexual orientation (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
55% Rare
42% Widespread
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against transgender people (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
32% Rare
57% Widespread
Acceptance of same-sex relationships (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
95% Agree
5% Disagree
Support for transgender people changing legal gender (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
69% Yes
22% No
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, October 2016)
10% Yes
71% No
Region not surveyed
Support for gender-affirming surgery
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, July-August 2016)
Region not surveyed
77% Support
13% Oppose
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
28% Yes
39% No
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
4% Justifiable
71% Not justifiable
69% Justifiable
11% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
42% Did not mention homosexuals
58% Mentioned homosexuals
96% Did not mention homosexuals
4% Mentioned homosexuals
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
69% Good place
8% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
75% Justifiable
7% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
96% Did not mention homosexuals
4% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
2% Justifiable
95% Not justifiable
63% Justifiable
14% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
19% Did not mention homosexuals
81% Mentioned homosexuals
94% Did not mention homosexuals
6% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
Region not surveyed
51% Justifiable
17% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
Region not surveyed
89% Did not mention homosexuals
11% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1990-1994)
Region not surveyed
26% Justifiable
46% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1990-1994)
Region not surveyed
82% Did not mention homosexuals
18% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1981-1984)
Region not surveyed
25% Justifiable
44% Not justifiable
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