Compare LGBT Rights in Croatia & Malta

Equality Index ?
58 / 100
82 / 100
Legal Index ?
82 / 100
98 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
33 / 100
65 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
60% Did not mention homosexuals
35% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
17% Justifiable
62% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
21% Agree
56% Disagree
Region not surveyed
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against sexual orientation (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
39% Rare
52% Widespread
52% Rare
38% Widespread
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against transgender people (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
45% Rare
38% Widespread
46% Rare
42% Widespread
Acceptance of same-sex relationships (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
36% Agree
58% Disagree
73% Agree
20% Disagree
Support for transgender people changing legal gender (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
39% Yes
52% No
83% Yes
10% No
Support for same-sex marriage in Central and Eastern Europe
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
31% Favor
64% Oppose
Region not surveyed
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2016, Eastern/Central Europe)
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
45% Yes
48% No
Region not surveyed
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
18% Good place
48% Not a good place
72% Good place
12% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1977
Legal
Since 1973
Same-sex marriageCivil unions
Since 2014
Legal
Since 2017
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not required
Since 2014
Legal, surgery not required
Since 2015
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedRecognized
Since 2017
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2003
Illegal
Since 2012
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2008
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2004
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2008
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2014
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2022
Legal
Since 2014
Serving openly in militaryLegalLegal
Since 2002
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)
Since 1998
Banned (1-year deferral)
Since 2019
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2017
Banned
Since 2016
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
Since 1998
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