Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors

2014–2016
Date
33
Regions Surveyed


Full Survey Results

Afrobarometer, a pan-African, nonpartisan survey research network surveyed dozens of African countries regarding various social, economic, and pollical questions. Among the questions was one question about having homosexuals as neighbors. The possible responses were "strongly dislike", "somewhat dislike," "would not care," "somewhat like," and "strongly like." For simplicity, Equaldex combines "strongly dislike" and "somewhat dislike" as "not tolerate" and "strongly like," "somewhat like," and "would not care" as "tolerate." Respondents who did not answer or answered "don't know" are excluded from the results. Because of the number of countries surveyed, the survey periods varied by countries, ranging from March 2014 to January 2016.

Question: "For each of the following types of people, please tell me whether you would like having people from this group as neighbours, dislike it, or not care: Homosexuals?"

Not tolerate
Tolerate
  1. 25%
    74%
  2. 32%
    67%
  3. 36%
    56%
  4. 4. Namibia
    44%
    55%
  5. 50%
    49%
  6. 51%
    45%
  7. 56%
    43%
  8. 74%
    26%
  9. 78%
    21%
  10. 10. Benin
    80%
    17%
  11. 81%
    18%
  12. 12. Morocco
    82%
    16%
  13. 13. Gabon
    83%
    17%
  14. 14. Tunisia
    83%
    17%
  15. 15. Lesotho
    82%
    16%
  16. 16. Nigeria
    83%
    16%
  17. 17. Liberia
    83%
    16%
  18. 18. Kenya
    84%
    14%
  19. 19. Cameroon
    86%
    11%
  20. 88%
    12%
  21. 21. Burundi
    86%
    10%
  22. 22. Ghana
    89%
    11%
  23. 23. Togo
    89%
    10%
  24. 24. Zimbabwe
    89%
    10%
  25. 25. Mali
    90%
    10%
  26. 90%
    6%
  27. 27. Zambia
    92%
    6%
  28. 28. Malawi
    94%
    6%
  29. 29. Niger
    95%
    5%
  30. 95%
    5%
  31. 31. Uganda
    95%
    5%
  32. 32. Guinea
    95%
    4%
  33. 33. Senegal
    97%
    3%

Regions are ranked by the percentage of "support" responses out of the total responses (excluding participants who answered "don't know" or refused to answer).