LGBT Public Opinion Polls & Surveys

Equaldex aggregates LGBTQ+ public opinion surveys from trusted research firms and publications worldwide. This data, combined with legal rights, form the LGBTQ+ Equality Index, providing a fuller picture of both legal progress and societal attitudes towards the LGBTQ+ community.

Global LGBT Surveys

Last Year

Support of same-sex marriage
32 regions surveyed. Source: Pew Research Center, Feb. 21, 2023 – April 15, 2023
Acceptance of LGBTI+ people’s rights
8 regions surveyed. Source: GLOBSEC, March 2023
Support for same-sex marriage or legal recognition
30 regions surveyed. Source: Ipsos, February-March 2023
Views about same-sex couples' parenting
30 regions surveyed. Source: Ipsos, February-March 2023
Perceived prevalence of transgender discrimination
30 regions surveyed. Source: Ipsos, February-March 2023
Support for transgender discrimination protection
30 regions surveyed. Source: Ipsos, February-March 2023
Support for teens’ access to gender-affirming care
30 regions surveyed. Source: Ipsos, February-March 2023
Support for trans access to facilities matching gender identity
30 regions surveyed. Source: Ipsos, February-March 2023
Support for non-binary gender option on official documents
30 regions surveyed. Source: Ipsos, February-March 2023
Support for insurance coverage of gender transition costs
30 regions surveyed. Source: Ipsos, February-March 2023
Support for same-sex adoption
30 regions surveyed. Source: Ipsos, February-March 2023

2020s

Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
88 regions surveyed. Source: World Values Survey, 2017-2022
Justifiability of homosexuality
88 regions surveyed. Source: World Values Survey, 2017-2022
Support for same-sex marriage (US)
50 regions surveyed. Source: PRRI American Values Atlas, March 11–December 14, 2021
Support for same-sex marriage (US)
50 regions surveyed. Source: PRRI American Values Atlas, March 8–November 9, 2021
Views on same-sex marriage or other legal recognition
27 regions surveyed. Source: Ipsos, April–May, 2021
Views on same-sex couples' right to adopt
27 regions surveyed. Source: Ipsos, April–May, 2021
Support for same-sex marriage (US)
50 regions surveyed. Source: PRRI American Values Atlas, January 7–December 20, 2020
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
74 regions surveyed. Source: World Values Survey, 2017-2020

2010s

"Should society accept homosexuality?"
34 regions surveyed. Source: Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019
Support for LGBT protections by US state
50 regions surveyed. Source: PRRI, 2018
Support for same-sex marriage (US)
50 regions surveyed. Source: PRRI American Values Atlas, January 4–December 30, 2017
Support for same-sex marriage (US)
50 regions surveyed. Source: PRRI American Values Atlas, January 6, 2016–January 10, 2017
Support for same-sex marriage
54 regions surveyed. Source: ILGA / RIWI, October 2016
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
33 regions surveyed. Source: Afrobarometer, 2014–2016
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
34 regions surveyed. Source: Afrobarometer, 2016–2018
Support for same-sex marriage (US)
50 regions surveyed. Source: PRRI American Values Atlas, January 7, 2015–January 7, 2016
Support for same-sex marriage (US)
50 regions surveyed. Source: PRRI American Values Atlas, January 2, 2014–January 4, 2015
Support of same-sex marriage by US state
51 regions surveyed. Source: Pew Research, 2014
Support of homosexuality by US state
51 regions surveyed. Source: Pew Research, 2014
Support for same-sex marriage
49 regions surveyed. Source: ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014
Justifiability of homosexuality
58 regions surveyed. Source: World Values Survey, 2010-2014
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
57 regions surveyed. Source: World Values Survey, 2010-2014
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
39 regions surveyed. Source: Pew Research Center, June, 2013
Support for same-sex marriage
51 regions surveyed. Source: The Williams Institute, 2011-2012

2000s

Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
54 regions surveyed. Source: World Values Survey, 2005-2009
Justifiability of homosexuality
54 regions surveyed. Source: World Values Survey, 2005-2009
Support for same-sex marriage
51 regions surveyed. Source: The Williams Institute, 2004
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
37 regions surveyed. Source: World Values Survey, 2000-2004
Justifiability of homosexuality
38 regions surveyed. Source: World Values Survey, 2000-2004

1990s

Justifiability of homosexuality
51 regions surveyed. Source: World Values Survey, 1995-1999
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
52 regions surveyed. Source: World Values Survey, 1995-1999
Justifiability of homosexuality
20 regions surveyed. Source: World Values Survey, 1990-1994
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
17 regions surveyed. Source: World Values Survey, 1990-1994

1980s

Justifiability of homosexuality
11 regions surveyed. Source: World Values Survey, 1981-1984
Suggest Survey Data

Regional Surveys

Region Source Statistics
United StatesGLAAD (2023, glaad.org)
  • 84% Support equal LGBTQ rights
JapanAsahi Shimbun (2023, asahi.com)
  • 72% of voters support the legalization of gay marriage
  • 18% do not support it
EstoniaEstonian Human Rights Centre (2023, humanrights.ee)
  • 53% of Estonians support marriage equality
PhilippinesSocial Weather Stations (2023, sws.org.ph)
  • 79% of Filipinos agree that gays and lesbians are just as trustworthy as any other Filipino
United StatesGallup (2023, news.gallup.com)
  • 71% All Adults
  • 84% Democrats
  • 78% Independents
  • 49% Republicans
United KingdomYouGov (2023, yougov.co.uk)
  • 78% Support
  • 14% Oppose
  • 8% Don't Know
United KingdomYouGov (2023, yougov.co.uk)
  • 73% Support
  • 16% Oppose
  • 10% Don't Know
United KingdomYouGov (2023, yougov.co.uk)
  • 73% Support
  • 17% Oppose
  • 10% Don't Know
United KingdomYouGov (2023, yougov.co.uk)
  • 77% Support
  • 15% Oppose
  • 8% Don't Know
United StatesNavigator (2023, navigatorresearch.org)
  • 63% Know a gay, lesbian, or bisexual person
  • 24% Know a transgender person
United StatesNew York Times / Siena (2023, nytimes.com)
  • 70% Support
  • 22% Against
United KingdomYouGov (2023, yougov.co.uk)
  • 54% Very positive or fairy positive view of gay and lesbian people
  • 50% Very positive or fairy positive view of bisexual people
  • 39% Very positive or fairy positive view of transgender people
United KingdomYouGov (2023, yougov.co.uk)
  • 55% People should be able to identify as being of a different gender to the one they had recorded at birth
  • 25% People should not be able to identify as being of a different gender to the one they had recorded at birth
  • 20% Not sure
United KingdomYouGov (2023, yougov.co.uk)
  • 22% Very positively
  • 17% Fairly positively
  • 33% Neither positively nor negatively
  • 14% Fairly negatively
  • 11% Very negatively
  • 4% Don't know
South KoreaNational Youth Policy Institute (2023, koreaherald.com)
  • 52% Support
UkraineNational Democratic Institute (2023, ndi.org)
  • 72% Agree
  • 8% Neutral
  • 17% Disagree
UkraineNational Democratic Institute (2023, ndi.org)
  • 65% Agree
  • 12% Neutral
  • 16% Disagree
UkraineNational Democratic Institute (2023, ndi.org)
  • 58% Agree
  • 10% Neutral
  • 20% Disagree
GreecediaNEOsis (2022, dianeosis.org)
  • 51.7% of Greeks support gay marriage
  • 60.2% of Greeks support the legal recognition of gender identity
  • 38.9% of Greeks support the adoption of children by same-sex couples
BrazilDataFolha - Pew Research Center (2022, google.com)
  • 79% of Brazilians think society accept homosexuality
United StatesWilliams Institute (2022, williamsinstitute.law.ucla.edu)
  • 0.52% of US adults identify as transgender
  • 1.43% of US youth (13-18)
BrazilDatafolha (2022, g1.globo.com)
  • 80% of Brazilians think homosexuality should be accepted by society
MongoliaReportOUT (2022, reportout.org)
  • 93% believe negative casual jokes about LGBTQ+ people are commonplace in everyday life
  • 81% believe political discussion about LGBTQ+ rights is rare or very rare
  • 59% believe offensive language about the LGBTQ+ community from political is common
BrazilDatafolha (2022, library.fes.de)
  • 79% Think homosexuality should be accepted by society as a whole
UkraineNash Svit Center (2022, gay.org.ua)
  • 63.7% of Ukrainians agreed that LGBT members should have equal rights
United StatesGLAAD (2022, glaad.org)
  • 81% Support equal LGBTQ rights
PolandOKO Press (2022, oko.press)
  • 60% of Poles believe Poland should abolish the so-called "LGBT-Free zones"
  • 33% of Poles believe Poland shouldn't abolish the so-called "LGBT-Free zones"
NepalMitini Nepal (2022, mitininepal.org.np)
  • 65% did not feel physically and emotionally safe due to cumulative, lifelong experiences of discrimination
  • 23% have been evicted by a landlord or realtor because of their sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression
  • 27% faced LGBTI-related workplace discrimination
  • 24% were physically harassed or assaulted by co-workers for being LGBTI
  • 31% experienced discrimination and violence from family and community members, friends, and government representatives
  • 36% were denied treatment in a healthcare setting because of their sexual orientation or gender identity
  • 25% experienced disrespectful treatment and unfriendly verbal interactions from health and social service providers because of their gender identity and gender expression
United KingdomYouGov (2022, yougov.co.uk)
  • 75% Support
  • 16% Oppose
  • 9% Don't Know
United KingdomYouGov (2022, yougov.co.uk)
  • 76% Support
  • 13% Oppose
  • 10% Don't Know
United KingdomYouGov (2022, yougov.co.uk)
  • 73% Support
  • 16% Oppose
  • 10% Don't Know
United KingdomYouGov (2022, yougov.co.uk)
  • 74% Support
  • 15% Oppose
  • 11% Don't Know
United KingdomYouGov (2022, yougov.co.uk)
  • 76% Support
  • 14% Oppose
  • 11% Don't Know
United KingdomYouGov (2022, yougov.co.uk)
  • 73% Support
  • 18% Oppose
  • 8% Don't Know
United KingdomYouGov (2022, yougov.co.uk)
  • 40% The law should allow people to change their legal gender
  • 37% The law should NOT allow people to change their legal gender
  • 23% Not sure
United KingdomYouGov (2022, yougov.co.uk)
  • 50% Should not be made easier
  • 26% Should be made easier
  • 25% Don't know
United KingdomYouGov (2022, yougov.co.uk)
  • 60% Should have to obtain a doctor's approval
  • 17% Should NOT have to obtain a doctor's approval
  • 24% Don't know
UkraineNational Democratic Institute (2022, ndi.org)
  • 54% Agree
  • 10% Neutral
  • 27% Disagree
United StatesQuinnipiac University Poll (2022, pollingreport.com)
  • 71% Support
  • 24% Oppose
  • 5% Unsure
United StatesGallup (2021, news.gallup.com)
  • 5.6% of U.S. adults identifying as LGBT
United StatesThe Williams Institute (2021, williamsinstitute.law.ucla.edu)
  • 11.1% of U.S. LGBTQ adults identifying as non-binary
United StatesThe Trevor Project (2021, thetrevorproject.org)
  • 26% of U.S. LGBTQ youth (ages 13–24) identify as non-binary
  • 20% are not sure or questioning if they are transgender
United StatesThe Trevor Project (2021, thetrevorproject.org)
  • 42% of U.S. LGBTQ youth (ages 13–24) seriously considered attempting suicide in the past year
  • 52% of U.S. transgender & non-binary youth seriously considered attempting suicide in the past year
Sri LankaWestminster Foundation for Democracy (2021, wfd.org)
  • 27% of Sri Lankans say they personally know someone who is transgender
  • 24% know someone who is lesbian or gay
Sri LankaWestminster Foundation for Democracy (2021, wfd.org)
  • 51.4% of Sri Lankans would support legislation to ensure the rights of LGBT people
Sri LankaWestminster Foundation for Democracy (2021, wfd.org)
  • 59.5% of Sri Lankans said renting their house to a LGBT person would be a problem
Sri LankaWestminster Foundation for Democracy (2021, wfd.org)
  • 44.4% of Sri Lankans said it would be shameful to have a LGBT child
Sri LankaWestminster Foundation for Democracy (2021, wfd.org)
  • 51.4% of Sri Lankans said LGBT go against their religion
Sri LankaWestminster Foundation for Democracy (2021, wfd.org)
  • 69% of Sri Lankans said LGBT persons face discrimination by the police because they are LGBT
  • 87% said LGBT persons face discrimination in finding rental housing and/or in school because they are LGBT
  • 89% said LGBT persons face violence and abuse on social media because they are LGBT
United StatesPew Research Center (2021, news.gallup.com)
  • 70% of adults support same-sex marriage
  • 83% of Democrats
  • 73% of Independents
  • 55% of Republicans
  • 84% of 18-34 year-olds
  • 72% of 35-54 year-olds
  • 60% of 55+ year-olds
MoroccoWorld Values Survey (Wave 7) (2021, worldvaluessurvey.org)
  • 79.9% Of Moroccans would not like to have homosexuals as neighbors
VanuatuVPride (2021, apcom.org)
  • 34.2% of people are comfortable being LGBT in Vanuatu
United StatesGLAAD (2021, glaad.org)
  • 79% Support equal LGBTQ rights
EstoniaEstonian Human Rights Centre (2021, humanrights.ee)
  • 46% of Estonians support marriage equality
NepalMitini Nepal (2021, mitininepal.org.np)
  • 40% LGBT people are out to their family
  • 10% LGBT people DID NOT receive negative reactions after coming out
  • 15% LGBT people have parents who were accepting of their relationship
United KingdomYouGov (2021, yougov.co.uk)
  • 72% Support
  • 19% Oppose
  • 9% Don't Know
United KingdomYouGov (2021, yougov.co.uk)
  • 75% Support
  • 17% Oppose
  • 9% Don't Know
United KingdomYouGov (2021, yougov.co.uk)
  • 71% Support
  • 18% Oppose
  • 11% Don't Know
United KingdomYouGov (2021, yougov.co.uk)
  • 74% Support
  • 18% Oppose
  • 9% Don't Know
United KingdomYouGov (2021, yougov.co.uk)
  • 75% Support
  • 19% Oppose
  • 8% Don't Know
United KingdomYouGov (2021, yougov.co.uk)
  • 75% Support
  • 17% Oppose
  • 8% Don't Know
United KingdomYouGov (2021, yougov.co.uk)
  • 74% Support
  • 18% Oppose
  • 9% Don't Know
United KingdomYouGov (2021, yougov.co.uk)
  • 22% Very positively
  • 18% Fairly positively
  • 39% Neither positively nor negatively
  • 11% Fairly negatively
  • 5% Very negatively
  • 6% Don't know
ChinaWilliams Institute (2021, williamsinstitute.law.ucla.edu)
  • 73.7% believe trans people should be protected
  • 14.4% don't believe trans people should be protected
ChinaWilliams Institute (2021, williamsinstitute.law.ucla.edu)
  • 66.2% say trans people should be allowed to have surgeries
  • 18.7% say trans people should not be allowed to have surgeries
ChinaWilliams Institute (2021, williamsinstitute.law.ucla.edu)
  • 64.8% say trans people should be allowed to adopt
  • 22.1% say trans people should not be allowed to adopt
ChinaWilliams Institute (2021, williamsinstitute.law.ucla.edu)
  • 59.1% say trans people should be allowed to conceive
  • 23.4% say trans people should not be allowed to conceive
ChinaWilliams Institute (2021, williamsinstitute.law.ucla.edu)
  • 53.2% say trans people should be allowed to marry someone of their birth sex
  • 27.9% say trans people should not be allowed to marry someone of their birth sex
ChinaWilliams Institute (2021, williamsinstitute.law.ucla.edu)
  • 45.1% say trans people should be allowed to use the restroom they identify with
  • 38.6% say trans people should not be allowed to use the restroom they identify with
UkraineNational Democratic Institute (2021, ndi.org)
  • 29% Agree
  • 19% Neutral
  • 42% Disagree
UkraineNational Democratic Institute (2021, ndi.org)
  • 32% Agree
  • 18% Neutral
  • 39% Disagree
RussiaLevada Center (2020, levada.ru)
  • 18% of Russians believe gays and lesbians should be eliminated from society
TaiwanEqual Love Taiwan (2020, taipeitimes.com)
  • 92.8% of Taiwanese people say they have not been affected by the legalization of same-sex marriage
  • 3.7% cited negative effects
  • 1.8% cited positive effects
TaiwanEqual Love Taiwan (2020, taipeitimes.com)
  • 56.8% of Taiwanese people favor allowing same-sex couples to adopt children
  • 38.4% are against it
TaiwanEqual Love Taiwan (2020, taipeitimes.com)
  • 48.2% of Taiwanese people accept seeing same-sex public displays of affection
  • 74.1% of Taiwanese people accept seeing heterosexual public displays of affection
TaiwanEqual Love Taiwan (2020, taipeitimes.com)
  • 53% of Taiwanese people would accept their child learning about LGBT-related topics in school
QuebecFondation Émergence (2020, e06ef624-6c85-4f0d-961f-a0bffcd58705.filesusr.com)
  • 96% of Quebecers easily accepted the coming out of a family member
OntarioFondation Émergence (2020, e06ef624-6c85-4f0d-961f-a0bffcd58705.filesusr.com)
  • 66% of Ontarians would be okay with a family member marrying someone of the same-sex
  • 86% of Ontarians easily accepted the coming out of a family member
AlbertaFondation Émergence (2020, e06ef624-6c85-4f0d-961f-a0bffcd58705.filesusr.com)
  • 60% of Albertans would be okay with a family member marrying someone of the same-sex
British ColumbiaFondation Émergence (2020, e06ef624-6c85-4f0d-961f-a0bffcd58705.filesusr.com)
  • 72% of British Columbia residents would be okay with a family member marrying someone of the same-sex
TurkeyKadir Has University (2020, pinknews.co.uk)
  • 45% Turkish people thought that LGBT+ people should have equal rights.
AustraliaYouGov (2020, equalityaustralia.org.au)
  • 78% of Australians agree trans people deserve the same rights and protections as other Australians
  • 66% of Australians agree that young people should be able to access healthcare that supports them to live as their true selves.
  • 66% of Australians agree that religious schools should not be able to fire someone or expel a student for being transgender.
AustraliaAustralian Bureau of Statistics (2020, abs.gov.au)
  • 4% of Australians described themselves as being gay, lesbian or bisexual
United KingdomYouGov (2020, yougov.co.uk)
  • 76% Support
  • 17% Oppose
  • 8% Don't Know
United KingdomYouGov (2020, yougov.co.uk)
  • 73% Support
  • 17% Oppose
  • 10% Don't Know
United KingdomYouGov (2020, yougov.co.uk)
  • 72% Support
  • 18% Oppose
  • 10% Don't Know
United KingdomYouGov (2020, yougov.co.uk)
  • 75% Support
  • 19% Oppose
  • 7% Don't Know
United KingdomYouGov (2020, yougov.co.uk)
  • 71% Support
  • 19% Oppose
  • 11% Don't Know
United KingdomYouGov (2020, yougov.co.uk)
  • 72% Support
  • 18% Oppose
  • 10% Don't Know
JapanDentsu (2019, asahi.com)
  • 78.4% Support the legalization of same-sex marriage (ages 20-59)
South KoreaMacromill Embrain, The Diplomat (2019, thediplomat.com)
  • 10.15% of Koreans know a Korean LGBT person
  • 74.15% do not
  • 15.7% unsure
South KoreaMacromill Embrain, The Diplomat (2019, thediplomat.com)
  • 45.12% of Koreans would be comfortable working with a homosexual person
South KoreaMacromill Embrain, The Diplomat (2019, thediplomat.com)
  • 39.27% of Koreans would feel comfortable making friends with a homosexual person
South KoreaMacromill Embrain, The Diplomat (2019, thediplomat.com)
  • 15.85% of Koreans would feel comfortable with a family member that is a homosexual person
BotswanaAfrobarometer (2019, afrobarometer.org)
  • 48% would tolerate having a homosexual neighbor
CubaApretaste Platform (2019, diariodecuba.com)
  • 63.1% Of Cubans consider that equal marriage should be approved on the island and equal rights be granted to couples of the same gender.
CubaApretaste platform (2019, diariodecuba.com)
  • 79.5% Answered that the LGBTIQ+ community should enjoy the same civil rights as heterosexuals.
  • 83.8% Are committed to accepting someone homosexual in the home.
San MarinoSan Marino Government (2019, euronews.com)
  • 71.46% of San Marino citizens voted to ban discrimination based on sexual discrimination by constitution
LebanonJornal of Homosexuality (2019, tandfonline.com)
  • 32% Of Lebanese between 15 and 80 years had severe homophobic attitudes.
ArgentinaAmericasBarometer (2019, vanderbilt.edu)
  • 67.2% of Argentinians approve gay people in public office
  • 32.8% of Argentinians disapprove gay people in public office
South Koreawilliamsinstitute (2019, williamsinstitute.law.ucla.edu)
  • 45% Of South Korean citizens agreed transgender people should be allowed to serve in the military
  • 36% Disagreed
EstoniaEstonian Human Rights Centre (2019, humanrights.ee)
  • 38% of Estonians support marriage equality
NepalBlue Diamond Society (2019, bds.org.np)
  • 20% Describe their school as "safe"
  • 24% Describe their school as "tolerant"
  • 56% Describe their school as "not safe"
  • 72% Experienced violence
  • 28% Did not experienced violence
  • 36% Faced some form of discrimination using restrooms
  • 64% Did not face discrimination using restrooms
United KingdomYouGov (2019, yougov.co.uk)
  • 72% Support
  • 19% Oppose
  • 9% Don't Know
United KingdomYouGov (2019, yougov.co.uk)
  • 74% Support
  • 20% Oppose
  • 6% Don't Know
United KingdomYouGov (2019, yougov.co.uk)
  • 71% Support
  • 21% Oppose
  • 7% Don't Know
UkraineNational Democratic Institute (2019, ndi.org)
  • 28% Agree
  • 17% Neutral
  • 39% Disagree
Bosnia and HerzegovinaKlix.ba (2019, klix.ba)
  • 33% Support pride parades
  • 58% Do not support pride parades
JapanDentsu (2018, dentsu.co.jp)
  • 8.9% of Japanese people, age 20 to 59, identify as LGBT
SingaporeIpsos (2018, ipsos.com)
  • 28% believe that Singaporeans should be able to participate in same-sex relationships
  • 38% DO NOT believe that Singaporeans should be able to participate in same-sex relationships
NetherlandsStatistics Netherlands (2018, cbs.nl)
  • 11.4% of gay or bisexual youth (age 12-25) have dealt with online bullying or harassment
PhilippinesRappler (2018, rappler.com)
  • 21% Support
  • 61% Against
PhilippinesCNN Philippines (2018, cnnphilippines.com)
  • 25% Filipino LGBTQ workers experienced harassment from employers and superior officers
  • 33% Filipino LGBTQ workers experienced harassment from co-workers
  • 60% Filipino LGBTQ workers have been subjected to offensive slurs and jokes in the workplace
UruguayAmericasBarometer (2018, vanderbilt.edu)
  • 64.6% Support
UruguayAmericasBarometer (2018, vanderbilt.edu)
  • 64.7% Approve
LebanonWorld Values Survey (2018, worldvaluessurvey.org)
  • 48.2% of Lebanese people think homosexuality is never justifiable
BrazilTV Globo, Folha de S.Paulo (2017, g1.globo.com)
  • 74% of Brazilians think homosexuality should be accepted by society
IsraelHiddush (2017, timesofisrael.com)
  • 79% Support gay marriage or civil unions
South KoreaGallup Korea (2017, nqapia.org)
  • 90% of Koreans said they supported equal employment opportunities for LGBT people
South KoreaGallup Korea (2017, nqapia.org)
  • 58% of Koreans oppose same-sex marriage
  • 34% support same-sex marriage
  • 8% undecided
ArmeniaPew Research Center (2017, pewforum.org)
  • 91% Support
  • 4% Oppose
BelarusPew Research Center (2017, pewforum.org)
  • 82% Support
  • 10% Oppose
Bosnia and HerzegovinaPew Research Center (2017, pewforum.org)
  • 81% Support
  • 7% Oppose
BulgariaPew Research Center (2017, pewforum.org)
  • 61% Support
  • 30% Oppose
EstoniaPew Research Center (2017, pewforum.org)
  • 82% Support
  • 13% Oppose
GeorgiaPew Research Center (2017, pewforum.org)
  • 93% Support
  • 2% Oppose
GreecePew Research Center (2017, pewforum.org)
  • 69% Support
  • 26% Oppose
KazakhstanPew Research Center (2017, pewforum.org)
  • 74% Support
  • 14% Oppose
LatviaPew Research Center (2017, pewforum.org)
  • 84% Support
  • 10% Oppose
MoldovaPew Research Center (2017, pewforum.org)
  • 77% Support
  • 15% Oppose
RomaniaPew Research Center (2017, pewforum.org)
  • 78% Support
  • 19% Oppose
RussiaPew Research Center (2017, pewforum.org)
  • 80% Support
  • 13% Oppose
SerbiaPew Research Center (2017, pewforum.org)
  • 82% Support
  • 14% oppose
UkrainePew Research Center (2017, pewforum.org)
  • 78% Support
  • 11% Oppose
IndonesiaILGA-RIWI Global attitudes survey (2017, ilga.org)
  • 41% of Indonesians believed they should be allowed to change their legal gender.
AngolaILGA (2017, ilga.org)
  • 61% Of Angolans agreed that gay, lesbian and bisexual people should enjoy the same rights as straight people
  • 63% Of Angolans agreed that Transgender people should enjoy the same rights as straight people
MozambiqueILGA (2017, ilga.org)
  • 61% Agreed that gay, lesbian and bisexual people should enjoy the same rights as straight people.
  • 66% Agreed that gay, lesbian and bisexual people should be protected from workplace discrimination.
  • 66% Agreed that transgender people should enjoy the same rights as cisgender people.
  • 68% Agreed that transgender people should be protected from workplace discrimination.
  • 55% Believe that transgender people should be allowed to change their legal gender.
IndonesiaILGA- RIWI Global attitudes survey, 2017 (2017, ilga.org)
  • 55% of Indonesians believed that Transgender people should be protected from employment discrimination
South AfricaWilliams Institute (2017, williamsinstitute.law.ucla.edu)
  • 72.2% Believe transgender people should be protected from discrimination.
  • 62.8% Believe transgender people should be allowed to serve in the military.
  • 58.9% Believe transgender people should be allowed to adopt children
  • 57.7% Believe transgender people should have access to gender-affirming surgery.
South Koreawilliamsinstitute (2017, williamsinstitute.law.ucla.edu)
  • 59.1% Of people in South Korea agreed that transgender people should be able to have surgery to match their gender identity
Timor-Lesteinternational.gc.ca (2017, international.gc.ca)
  • 86% Of LGBTQ+ Timor Leste citizens have experienced physical and physiological violence in their lifetime
EstoniaEstonian Human Rights Centre (2017, humanrights.ee)
  • 39% of Estonians support marriage equality
United KingdomYouGov (2017, yougov.co.uk)
  • 66% Support
  • 23% Oppose
  • 11% Don't Know
WalesStonewall Cymru (2017, stonewallcymru.org.uk)
  • 34% LGBTQ employees disguised or hid the fact they were LGBT at work last year
  • 30% Trans people have been the target of negative comments or onduct from their work colleagues because of their identity
  • 26% Bi people aren't out to anyone at work
  • 7% LGBT people say they were encourage to hide or disguise they were LGBT by a work collegue
Hong KongEqual Opportunities Commission (2016, scmp.com)
  • 91.8% of people aged 18 to 24 support legislation to protect sexual minorities from discrimination
  • 48.9% of religious people support legislation to protect sexual minorities from discrimination
VietnamILGA (2016, ilga.org)
  • 45% of Vietnamese support the legalization of same-sex marriage
  • 25% of Vietnamese oppose it
Saudi ArabiaILGA (2016, ilga.org)
  • 58% of Saudi Arabians are against the legalization of gay marriage
  • 18% of Saudi Arabians support it
Saudi ArabiaILGA (2016, ilga.org)
  • 49% of Saudi Arabians believe being LGBTI should be a crime
  • 32% of Saudi Arabians do not
United Arab EmiratesThe ILGA-RIWI (2016, ilga.org)
  • 45% of Emiratis strongly or somewhat agree that being LGBTI should be a crime
  • 32% of Emiratis strongly or somewhat disagree that being LGBTI should be a crime
  • 23% of Emiratis neither agree nor disagree that being LGBTI should be a crime
BarbadosCaribbean Development Research Services Inc. (CADRES) (2016, antillean.org)
  • 67% “Tolerant” or “accepting” of homosexuals
  • 82% Against discrimination towards homosexuals
GermanyThe Religion Monitor Bertelsmann Stiftung (2015, bertelsmann-stiftung.de)
  • 60% Approve of gay marriage
JapanDentsu (online survey) (2015, globalvoicesonline.org)
  • 7.7% of Japanese people between 20 and 59 identify as LGBT
JapanNihon Yoro Chosa-kai (2015, pinknews.co.uk)
  • 42.3% Adults support or somewhat supported same-sex marriage
TexasUniversity of Texas/Texas Tribune (2015, texastribune.org)
  • 44% support same-sex marriage
  • 41% against
  • 14% don't know
GuamUniversity of Guam (2015, pncguam.com)
  • 55% Support same-sex marriage
  • 29% Oppose same sex-marriage
  • 16% Neutral on the issue of same-sex marriage
RussiaThe ILGA-RIWI (2015, web.archive.org)
  • 11% Agree that same-sex marriage should be legal
MalaysiaThe ILGA-RIWI (2015, web.archive.org)
  • 28% of Malaysians agree that same-sex marriage should be legal
BahamasThe Nassau Guardian (2015, thepinknews.com)
  • 74.5% Strongly disapprove
  • 10% Approve to a degree
BahamasThe Nassau Guardian (2015, thepinknews.com)
  • 12% Showed positive feeling to the idea
  • 23% Disapprove
ManchesterManchester City Council (2015, manchester.gov.uk)
  • 7.4% Very safe
  • 42.1% Quite safe
  • 24% Neither safe nor unsafe
  • 21% Not very safe
  • 3.2% Not at all safe
ScotlandEquality Network (2015, equality-network.org)
  • 49% Experienced anti-LGBTQ prejudice in the last month
  • 79% Experienced anti-LGBTQ prejudice in the last year
  • 97% Experienced anti-LGBTQ prejudice in their lifetime
ScotlandEquality Network (2015, equality-network.org)
  • 25% of LGBT individuals experienced discrimination when accessing services
  • 24% Discrimination at work for being LGBT
RussiaAssociated Press (2014, apnorc.org)
  • 51% of Russians would not want a homosexual neighbor
SingaporeInstitute of Policy Studies (2014, reuters.com)
  • 78.2% of Singaporeans feel that sexual relations between same-sex adults is always or almost always wrong
SingaporeInstitute of Policy Studies (2014, reuters.com)
  • 72.9% of Singaporeans are against same-sex marriage
TexasTexas Tribune (2014, texastribune.org)
  • 42% of Texans support same-sex marriage.
PhilippinesThe Rainbow Project Philippines (2014, therainbowprojectph.wordpress.com)
  • 71.44% For the LGBT community or part of it
  • 15.87% Against the LGBT community
QuebecFondation Émergence (2014, e06ef624-6c85-4f0d-961f-a0bffcd58705.filesusr.com)
  • 96% of Quebecers are comfortable around same-sex parents
  • 85% of Quebecers believe same-sex parents are as good as opposite-sex parents
OntarioFondation Émergence (2014, e06ef624-6c85-4f0d-961f-a0bffcd58705.filesusr.com)
  • 93% of Ontarians are comfortable around same-sex parents
  • 77% of Ontarians believe same-sex parents are as good as opposite-sex parents
AlbertaFondation Émergence (2014, e06ef624-6c85-4f0d-961f-a0bffcd58705.filesusr.com)
  • 73% of Albertans believe same-sex parents are as good as opposite-sex parents
British ColumbiaFondation Émergence (2014, e06ef624-6c85-4f0d-961f-a0bffcd58705.filesusr.com)
  • 77% of British Columbia residents believe same-sex parents are as good as opposite-sex parents
EstoniaEstonian Human Rights Centre (2014, humanrights.ee)
  • 29% of Estonians support marriage equality
United KingdomYouGov (2014, yougov.co.uk)
  • 57% Support
  • 32% Oppose
  • 10% Don't Know
FranceIfop (2013, reuters.com)
  • 63% of French support gay marriage
RussiaLevada Center (2013, levada.ru)
  • 16% of Russians believe homosexuals should be isolated from society
  • 5% believe homosexuals should be physically destroyed
BelizeUNAids (2013, 7newsbelize.com)
  • 34% of Belizeans would accept someone who is gay or homosexual
  • 34% of Belizeans would tolerate someone who is gay or homosexual.
KosovoYouth Initiative for Human Rights (2013, ks.yihr.org)
  • 65% of LGBT people in Kosovo feel that their issues are widely disregarded by the media
KosovoYouth Initiative for Human Rights (2013, ks.yihr.org)
  • 52% of LGBT people in Kosovo are afraid to speak to families about sexual orientation
KosovoYouth Initiative for Human Rights (2013, ks.yihr.org)
  • 33% of LGBT people in Kosovo are out to their friends
  • 16% are out to parents
  • 20% are out to siblings
KosovoYouth Initiative for Human Rights (2013, ks.yihr.org)
  • 15% of out LGBT people in Kosovo have been ostracized by family or friends
KosovoYouth Initiative for Human Rights (2013, ks.yihr.org)
  • 50% of people in Kosovo feel fear due to being LGBT
  • 50% are not afraid
BhutanRoyal Thimphu College, Student Survey (2013, abc.net.au)
  • 60% of people believe homosexuality is immoral
  • 40% of people believe homosexuality should be accepted
United KingdomYouGov (2013, yougov.co.uk)
  • 54% Support
  • 36% Oppose
  • 10% Don't Know
United KingdomYouGov (2013, yougov.co.uk)
  • 54% Support
  • 37% Oppose
  • 9% Don't Know
United KingdomYouGov (2013, yougov.co.uk)
  • 55% Support
  • 36% Oppose
  • 11% Don't Know
SalfordSalford CVS (2013, salfordcvs.co.uk)
  • 10.7% Yes, it’s a big problem
  • 35.7% Yes, it’s a problem
  • 48.2% No, it’s not a big problem
  • 5.4% No, it's not a problem at all
RussiaAssociated Press (2012, apnorc.org)
  • 38% of Russians would not want a homosexual neighbor
TurkeyKonda (2012, e-ir.info)
  • 11.2% of Turkish people think homosexuality should not be a criminal act
New ZealandONE News Colmar Brunton Poll (2012, web.archive.org)
  • 63% of New Zealanders support allowing same-sex couples to marry
  • 31% of New Zealanders do not support allowing same-sex couples to marry
EstoniaEstonian Human Rights Centre (2012, humanrights.ee)
  • 34% of Estonians support marriage equality
United KingdomYouGov (2012, yougov.co.uk)
  • 57% Support
  • 36% Oppose
  • 9% Don't Know
United KingdomYouGov (2012, yougov.co.uk)
  • 44% Support
  • 30% Civil partnership only
  • 16% Oppose
  • 9% Don't Know
United KingdomYouGov (2012, yougov.co.uk)
  • 43% Support
  • 32% Civil partnership only
  • 15% Oppose
  • 10% Don't Know
MaltaMaltaToday (2012, maltatoday.com.mt)
  • 42% Support
  • 51.2% Against
TurkeyWorld Values Survey (2011, ensonhaber.com)
  • 84% of Turkish people do not want to live with LGBT neighbors
LiechtensteinLiechtenstein (2011, ballotpedia.org)
  • 68.76% of citizens voted "yes" on the 2011 referendum approving registered partnerships
QuebecFondation Émergence (2011, e06ef624-6c85-4f0d-961f-a0bffcd58705.filesusr.com)
  • 72% of Quebecers agree legalization of same-sex marriage is a good thing
  • 73% of Quebecers would be okay with a family member marrying someone of the same-sex
  • 78% of Quebecers would attend a same-sex marriage if invited
OntarioFondation Émergence (2011, e06ef624-6c85-4f0d-961f-a0bffcd58705.filesusr.com)
  • 63% of Ontarians agree legalization of same-sex marriage is a good thing
  • 68% of Ontarians would attend a same-sex marriage if invited
AlbertaFondation Émergence (2011, e06ef624-6c85-4f0d-961f-a0bffcd58705.filesusr.com)
  • 52% of Albertans agree legalization of same-sex marriage is a good thing
  • 63% of Albertans would attend a same-sex marriage if invited
British ColumbiaFondation Émergence (2011, e06ef624-6c85-4f0d-961f-a0bffcd58705.filesusr.com)
  • 64% of British Columbia residents agree legalization of same-sex marriage is a good thing
  • 71% of British Columbia residents would attend a same-sex marriage if invited
BahrainWorld Values Survey (2011, worldvaluessurvey.org)
  • 42% Of Bahraini people said that homosexuality is not justifiable
  • 18% Of Bahraini people doesn't want to live next to homosexual neighbors
United KingdomYouGov (2011, yougov.co.uk)
  • 42% Support
  • 28% Civil partnership only
  • 21% Oppose
  • 9% Don't Know
United KingdomYouGov (2011, yougov.co.uk)
  • 46% Support
  • 28% Civil partnership only
  • 17% Oppose
  • 9% Don't Know
FranceGallup (2009, theguardian.com)
  • 35% of French Muslims find homosexual acts to be acceptable
United KingdomGallup (2009, theguardian.com)
  • 0% of 500 British Muslims interviewed believed that homosexual acts were morally acceptable
PalauPalau Government (2008, www-sudd-ch.translate.goog)
  • 83.55% of Palau citizens voted to ban same-sex marriages by constitution
MonacoUMP party of Monaco (2007, coe.int)
  • 51% of the respondents (only native Monaco inhabitants asked) agreed that living in same-sex registered partnership should be accepted
IcelandFréttablaðið (2005, nikk.no)
  • 82.3% Support
IcelandGallup (2004, nikk.no)
  • 87% Support
IcelandGallup (2000, nikk.no)
  • 53% Support
  • 12% Neutral
  • 35% Against

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