Acceptance of homosexuality in selected countries 2011

This statistic shows the results of a survey among respondents from selected countries all over the world in 2011 on whether they think that homosexuality is a way of life that should be accepted by society, or not. The survey was conducted in spring 2011. 60 percent of respondents from the United States think that homosexuality is a way of life that should be accepted by society, while 33 percent of American respondents do not agree.

Do you think homosexuality is a way of life that should be accepted by society?

CountryYes, it should be acceptedNo, it should not be acceptedDon't know / refused
United States60%33%7%
Britain81%15%3%
France86%14%0%
Germany87%12%1%
Spain91%8%1%
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Source

Release date

November 2011

Region

Germany

Survey time period

March 21, 2001 to April 14, 2011

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Telephone interview

Supplementary notes

USA: N=1,001
Britain: N= 1,000
France: N=1,004
Germany: N=1,001
Spain: N=1,000.

The original question was: which one of these comes closer to your opinion, number 1 or number 2? - Number 1: Homosexuality is a way of life that should be accepted by society. – Number 2: Homosexuality is a way of life that should not be accepted by society."

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