Global views towards homosexuality 2013

This statistic depicts the global views towards homosexuality in 2013. The majority people from Asian countries believe that homosexuality is unacceptable. In contrast to this, Europeans are much less likely to say that homosexuality is unacceptable. This is especially true in Spain (6%), Germany (8%), France (14%), Italy (19%), and Britain (17%).

Do you personally believe that homosexuality is morally acceptable, unacceptable, or is it not a moral issue?

CountryNot a Moral IssueAcceptableUnacceptable
Ghana 1%1%98%
Jordan 3%2%95%
Egypt 1%1%95%
Palestinian ter. 4%1%94%
Uganda 5%1%93%
Indonesia 2%3%93%
Tunisia 4%0%92%
Kenya 9%3%88%
Malaysia 6%4%88%
Nigeria 11%1%85%
Pakistan 3%1%85%
Lebanon 11%7%80%
Turkey 12%4%78%
Russia 9%9%72%
El Salvador 9%18%70%
Senegal 26%3%68%
India 11%9%67%
Philippines 9%25%65%
South Africa 12%18%62%
China 17%13%61%
South Korea 21%18%57%
Bolivia 9%32%51%
Venezuela 12%32%49%
Greece 24%24%45%
Poland 26%22%44%
Israel 25%27%43%
Mexico 15%36%40%
Brazil 14%44%39%
United States 35%23%37%
Chile 13%45%32%
Japan 25%38%31%
Argentina 20%49%27%
Italy 31%42%19%
Australia 45%33%18%
Britain 43%36%17%
Canada 50%30%15%
France 50%36%14%
Czech Republic 27%56%14%
Germany 38%51%8%
Spain 38%55%6%
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Release date

April 2014



Survey time period


Number of respondents

700-100 participants per country

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Face-to-face interviews, telephone interviews

Supplementary notes

Survey results are based on national samples. The missing percentage points to 100 percent are divided among participants who refused to answer and those who said that the answer would depend on the situation.

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