LGBTI Inclusion

6 charts that reveal global attitudes to LGBT+ and gender identities in 2021

Across all 27 countries, 54% support the right of LGBT+ people to marry legally. Image: REUTERS/Kacper Pempel

Victoria Masterson

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Germany and Sweden have the highest proportion of people identifying as other than male or female. Image: Ipsos LGBT+ Pride 2021 Global Survey

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A higher percentage of younger people described their gender as other than male or female. Image: Ipsos LGBT+ Pride 2021 Global Survey
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Just 7% in Japan and South Korea reported having a gay or lesbian relative, friend or colleague. Image: Ipsos LGBT+ Pride 2021 Global Survey
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Across all 27 countries, 54% support the right of LGBT people to marry legally. Image: Ipsos LGBT+ Pride 2021 Global Survey
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Support for people being open about their sexual orientation or gender identity is highest in Spain 73%. Image: Ipsos LGBT+ Pride 2021 Global Survey
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Half of those surveyed support lesbian, gay and bisexual athletes being open about their orientation. Image: Ipsos LGBT+ Pride 2021 Global Survey
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