Gender Census 2017: UK Summary

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Who? Everyone in the UK whose gender doesn’t tidily fit into the female/male binary.

What? An online survey asking UK participants how they describe themselves and how they would like other people to refer to them.

When? February to May 2017.

Participants: 1,357

The full report: click here

Raw data and summary tables: Excel spreadsheet download (7.5 MB)


Q1: Identity words

Top 5:

  1. nonbinary – 65%
  2. genderqueer – 34%
  3. trans – 32%
  4. agender – 28%
  5. fluid gender/genderfluid – 27%

Q2: Titles

Top 5:

  1. Mx – 38%
  2. No title at all – 27%
  3. Non-gendered professional or academic (eg: Dr) – 13%
  4. Mr – 6%
  5. Miss – 4%

Q3: Pronouns

Top 5:

  1. Singular they/them – 78%
  2. He/him – 30%
  3. She/her – 28%
  4. Mix it up – 12%
  5. None/avoid pronouns – 10%

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2017-08-18