Gender Census 2017: Worldwide Summary

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

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

When? February to May 2017.

Participants: 9,932

The full report: click here

Raw data and summary tables: Excel spreadsheet download (58.8 MB)


Q1: Identity words

Top 5:

  1. nonbinary – 66%
  2. genderqueer – 34%
  3. agender – 33%
  4. trans – 30%
  5. fluid gender/genderfluid – 30%

Q2: Titles

Top 5:

  1. No title at all – 31%
  2. Mx – 30%
  3. Non-gendered professional or academic (eg: Dr) – 16%
  4. Mr – 5%
  5. Unknown – 4%

Q3: Pronouns

Top 5:

  1. Singular they/them – 81%
  2. She/her – 29%
  3. He/him – 28%
  4. Mix it up – 14%
  5. None/avoid pronouns – 11%

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2017-05-14