Sexual orientation of Americans in 2013

This statistic shows the share of adults in the United States who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or straight in 2013. In 2013, 1.5 percent of American adult women identify as lesbian, while 1.8 of American adult men identify as gay.

Share of adults who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or straight in the United States as of 2013, by gender

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Source

Release date

July 2014

Region

United States

Survey time period

2013

Number of respondents

229,406 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Supplementary notes

*According to the source, "response option provided on the National Health Interview Survey was 'gay' for men, and 'gay or lesbian' for women." **According to the source, "response option provided on the National Health Interview Survey was 'straight, that is not gay' for men, and 'straight, that is, not gay or lesbian' for women."

Percentages were rounded.

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