Americans who identify as LGBT from 2012-2017, by gender

Share of Americans who identify as LGBT from 2012 to 2017, by gender

Americans who identify as LGBT from 2012-2017, by gender This statistic shows the share of adults in the United States who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender from 2012 to 2017. The results were sorted by gender. In 2012, 3.5 percent of female respondents stated they identify as LGBT, while in 2017, 5.1 percent of female respondents said the same.
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Share of Americans who identify as LGBT from 2012 to 2017, by gender

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MaleFemale
20173.9%5.1%
20163.7%4.4%
20153.7%4.1%
20143.6%3.9%
20133.5%3.6%
20123.4%3.5%
MaleFemale
20173.9%5.1%
20163.7%4.4%
20153.7%4.1%
20143.6%3.9%
20133.5%3.6%
20123.4%3.5%
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This statistic shows the share of adults in the United States who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender from 2012 to 2017. The results were sorted by gender. In 2012, 3.5 percent of female respondents stated they identify as LGBT, while in 2017, 5.1 percent of female respondents said the same.
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Release date
May 2018
Region
United States
Survey time period
June 1, 2012 - December 30, 2017
Number of respondents
340,604*
Age group
18 years and older
Method of interview
Telephone interview
Supplementary notes
* In 2017. The source does not provide the exact number of respondents for each year. See source for methodology.
The source does not define the term "gender" in detail.
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