Perceived prevalence of discrimination against sexual orientation (European Union)

May 2019
Date
28
Regions Surveyed


Full Survey Results

In May 2019, the European Commission conducted a survey about "Discrimination in the EU" focusing on people's perceptions, attitudes and opinions of discrimination. The survey included several topics, including religion, minorities, sexual orientation, and gender identity.

Question: "For each of the following types of discrimination, could you please tell me whether, in your opinion, it is very widespread, fairly widespread, fairly rare or very rare in (OUR COUNTRY)? Discrimination on the basis of: Sexual orientation (being gay, lesbian, bisexual)"

Widespread
Rare
  1. 27%
    61%
  2. 25%
    55%
  3. 34%
    60%
  4. 4. Germany
    36%
    56%
  5. 29%
    45%
  6. 6. Malta
    38%
    52%
  7. 7. Latvia
    30%
    43%
  8. 8. Sweden
    42%
    55%
  9. 9. Denmark
    41%
    53%
  10. 10. Finland
    42%
    53%
  11. 11. Estonia
    34%
    44%
  12. 12. Austria
    46%
    48%
  13. 13. Slovenia
    47%
    46%
  14. 14. Ireland
    48%
    44%
  15. 15. Romania
    45%
    41%
  16. 16. Hungary
    46%
    42%
  17. 17. Poland
    49%
    43%
  18. 18. Spain
    54%
    43%
  19. 19. Croatia
    52%
    39%
  20. 20. Lithuania
    50%
    36%
  21. 21. Belgium
    57%
    42%
  22. 60%
    37%
  23. 23. Cyprus
    67%
    29%
  24. 24. Italy
    69%
    26%
  25. 25. Portugal
    71%
    21%
  26. 26. France
    73%
    21%

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).