Major purchases of gay and lesbian Americans in the U.S. in 2016

This statistic shows the results of a survey among gay men and lesbian women in the United States regarding their major purchases during the last twelve months. The survey was conducted in 2016. According to the source, 22 percent of the lesbian respondents and 30 percent of the gay respondents reported to have bought audio or visual electronics for their home during the past 12 months.

Gay and lesbian Americans: have you (or you and your partner) purchased any of the following major items during the past 12 months?

All LGBTGay & bisexual menLesbian & bisexual women
Audio or visual electronics for home (U.S. $500 or more)26%30%22%
Major piece of furniture (U.S. $500 or more)25%29%23%
Purchased (or leased) a new automobile 22%22%22%
A new suit, dress or expensive clothing item (U.S. $500 or more)17%22%13%
Major home remodel 10%11%10%
Purchased a new primary home or condo 6%7%6%
Purchased a vacation home or timeshare2%3%2%
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Source

Release date

2016

Region

United States

Survey time period

2016

Number of respondents

13,558 respondents

Special properties

Gay & Bisexual Men n=8,834; Lesbian & Bisexual Women n=3,454

Supplementary notes

Multiple answers were possible.

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