Compare LGBT Rights in Austria & Germany

Equality Index ?
75 / 100
79 / 100
Legal Index ?
87 / 100
95 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
62 / 100
64 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
70% Good Place
0%
71% Good Place
0%
Support of same-sex marriage
(Pew Research Center, Feb. 21, 2023 – April 15, 2023)
Region not surveyed
80% Favor
19% Oppose
Support for same-sex adoption
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
67% Strongly/somewhat agree
26% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for same-sex marriage or legal recognition
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
74% Support marriage or legal recognition
13% Against
Views about same-sex couples' parenting
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
68% Strongly/somewhat agree
26% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Perceived prevalence of transgender discrimination
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
34% Not much/not at all
47% A great deal/fair amount
Support for transgender discrimination protection
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
68% Strongly/somewhat agree
21% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for teens’ access to gender-affirming care
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
56% Strongly/somewhat agree
28% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for trans access to facilities matching gender identity
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
57% Strongly/somewhat agree
28% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for non-binary gender option on official documents
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
53% Strongly/somewhat agree
32% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for insurance coverage of gender transition costs
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
50% Strongly/somewhat agree
35% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
52% Justifiable
17% Not justifiable
64% Justifiable
13% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
86% Did not mention homosexuals
11% Mentioned homosexuals
90% Did not mention homosexuals
7% Mentioned homosexuals
Views on same-sex marriage or other legal recognition
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
Region not surveyed
81% Support
10% Against
Views on same-sex couples' right to adopt
(Ipsos, April–May, 2021)
Region not surveyed
69% Agree
24% Disagree
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
54% Agree
26% Disagree
61% Agree
19% Disagree
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
Region not surveyed
86% Yes
11% No
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against sexual orientation (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
48% Rare
46% Widespread
56% Rare
36% Widespread
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against transgender people (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
34% Rare
48% Widespread
44% Rare
31% Widespread
Acceptance of same-sex relationships (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
65% Agree
30% Disagree
86% Agree
10% Disagree
Support for transgender people changing legal gender (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
57% Yes
36% No
70% Yes
17% No
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
52% Yes
32% No
51% Yes
29% No
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
37% Justifiable
27% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
78% Did not mention homosexuals
22% Mentioned homosexuals
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
Region not surveyed
87% Yes
11% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
56% Good place
28% Not a good place
62% Good place
24% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
41% Justifiable
19% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
85% Did not mention homosexuals
15% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
Region not surveyed
51% Justifiable
25% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
Region not surveyed
87% Did not mention homosexuals
13% Mentioned homosexuals
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1971
Legal
Since 1994
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2019
Legal
Since 2017
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2009
Legal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 1981
Legal recognition of non-binary genderIntersex only
Since 2018
Intersex only
Since 2018
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2004
Illegal
Since 2006
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2004
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2006
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identitySexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2006
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2015
Legal
Since 2017
Serving openly in militaryLegalLegal
Since 2000
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2022
Legal
Since 2023
Conversion therapyNot bannedBanned
Since 2020
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2002
Equal
Since 1988
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