Justifiability of homosexuality

Date
2000-2004
Regions Surveyed
38

Full Survey Results

From 2000 to 2004, the World Values Survey surveyed thousands of individuals in many countries about various topics. In this question, respondents were asked: "Please tell me for each of the following actions whether you think it can always be justified, never be justified, or something in between?" and were able to rate how justifiable they believe homosexuality is on a scale of 1 to 10 (1 being "never justifiable" and 10 being "always justifiable"). Equaldex categorized a response of 1-3 as "not justifiable" and 8-10 as "justifiable." Respondents who selected 4-7 and those that did not answer are omitted from Equaldex's visualization of this data.

Question: "Please tell me for each of the following statements whether you think it can always be justified, never be justified, or something in between."

Not justifiable
Justifiable
Survey Average
71.6%
9.2%
  1. 1. Sweden
    13.81%
    63.21%
  2. 2. Spain
    20.43%
    36.81%
  3. 3. Canada
    30.97%
    32.21%
  4. 4. Israel
    42.2%
    30.53%
  5. 38.67%
    23.58%
  6. 40.86%
    19.22%
  7. 7. Japan
    39.35%
    16.01%
  8. 8. Chile
    47%
    14.83%
  9. 47.75%
    10.75%
  10. 10. Mexico
    54.2%
    15.64%
  11. 11. India
    52.5%
    13.04%
  12. 54.72%
    11.94%
  13. 59.9%
    8.53%
  14. 14. Moldova
    67.96%
    5.85%
  15. 69.75%
    6.83%
  16. 16. Peru
    68.69%
    5%
  17. 17. Singapore
    71.56%
    5.49%
  18. 18. Venezuela
    74.67%
    4.83%
  19. 19. Serbia
    76.33%
    2.67%
  20. 81.52%
    3.89%
  21. 21. Vietnam
    79.5%
    1.6%
  22. 81.92%
    3.08%
  23. 86.48%
    2.49%
  24. 24. China
    86.9%
    0.3%
  25. 25. Albania
    88.6%
    1.2%
  26. 89.3%
    1.04%
  27. 90.88%
    0.33%
  28. 28. Iran
    92.34%
    1.26%
  29. 29. Nigeria
    94.66%
    1.88%
  30. 30. Algeria
    95.01%
    1.56%
  31. 31. Uganda
    97.01%
    1.4%
  32. 96.33%
    0.33%
  33. 33. Tanzania
    97.1%
    0.68%
  34. 34. Zimbabwe
    97.41%
    0.2%
  35. 35. Indonesia
    97.8%
    0.3%
  36. 36. Jordan
    97.71%
    0.16%
  37. 37. Pakistan
    99.55%
    0%
  38. 38. Egypt
    99.87%
    0%

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).