LGBT - discrimination against or harassment in the European Union in 2012

This statistic shows the results of a 2012 survey among more than 90,000 respondents who are members of the LGBT community in all 27 European Union member states and Croatia. They were asked if they have ever felt personally discriminated against or harrassed because of their sexual orientation. 30 percent of respondents in the Netherlands stated they had felt discriminated against or had been harrassed because of their sexual orientation.

In your country, have you personally felt discriminated against or harrassed because of your sexual orientation?

CountryShare of respondents answering yes
Lithuania61%
Croatia60%
Poland57%
Cyprus56%
Romania54%
Italy54%
Slovenia53%
Bulgaria53%
Slovakia52%
Malta51%
Portugal 51%
Austria48%
Greece48%
Latvia48%
EU LGBT average47%
Ireland47%
Germany46%
Hungary45%
Estonia44%
United Kingdom44%
France41%
Spain38%
Finland38%
Czech Republic36%
Belgium35%
Sweden35%
Luxembourg33%
Denmark31%
Netherlands30%
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Source

Release date

May 2013

Region

Europe

Survey time period

April to July 2012

Number of respondents

93,079*

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

Respondents are members of the LGBT community

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

* According to the source, "the survey collected information from 93,079 persons aged 18 years or over who identified as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender, and who lived in the EU or Croatia, about their experiences of discrimination, violence and harassment and other key issues."

The source poses the question as follows: "In the last 12 months, in the country where you live, have you personally felt discriminated against or harassed on the basis of one of more of the following grounds? Answer: C. Sexual orientation."

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