LGBT people - Did you hide your sexual orientation when you were a kid in school?
(by country)
LGBT - hiding one's sexual orientation in school 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 hid their sexual orientation when they were a kid in school. 81 percent of respondents in Lithuania said they hid or disguised the fact that they were a member of the LGBT community when they were a kid in school.
LGBT people - Did you hide your sexual orientation when you were a kid in school?
(by country)
CountryShare of respondents answering yes
Lithuania81%
Latvia77%
Greece76%
Cyprus76%
Romania73%
Ireland72%
Estonia72%
Bulgaria71%
Italy69%
Austria68%
Germany68%
United Kingdom68%
Slovenia67%
EU LGBT average67%
France66%
Spain66%
Croatia66%
Hungary66%
Luxembourg65%
Malta64%
Belgium63%
Netherlands63%
Denmark63%
Poland62%
Portugal 60%
Sweden59%
Finland59%
Slovakia58%
Czech Republic57%
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LGBT - hiding one's sexual orientation in school 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 hid their sexual orientation when they were a kid in school. 81 percent of respondents in Lithuania said they hid or disguised the fact that they were a member of the LGBT community when they were a kid in school.
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