Gender Census 2018: 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 March 2018.

Participants: 11,278

The full report: click here

Raw data and summary tables: Identitytitlespronouns, and the original spreadsheet of all responses. (4.2 MB)


Identity words

The top five were:

  1. nonbinary – 60.6% (down 5.2%)
  2. trans – 34.8% (up 4.7%)
  3. genderqueer – 30.8% (down 3.5%)
  4. transgender – 27.9% (up 4%)
  5. agender – 26.1% (down 7%)

Titles

The top 5 were:

  1. Mx – 32.6% (up 3.0%)
  2. No title at all – 32.4% (up 1.6%)
  3. Mr – 8.5% (up 3.5%)
  4. Ms – 5.7% (up 2.9%)
  5. Non-gendered prof/acad. – 5.4% (down 10.6%)

Pronouns

Here’s the top 5:

  1. Singular they – they/them/their/theirs/themself – 77.4% (down 3.1%)
  2. He – he/him/his/his/himself – 31.2% (up 3.3%)
  3. She – she/her/her/hers/herself – 30.9% (up 1.7%)
  4. Mix it up – 13.8% (up 0.2%)
  5. None/avoid pronouns – 10.1% (down 0.6%)

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2018-10-15