Gender Census 2019: 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 2019.

Participants: 11,242

The full report: click here

Raw data and summary tables: Google Sheets (10.6 MB)


Identity words

The top five were:

  1. nonbinary – 66.6% (up 6%)
  2. queer – 43.0% (up 40.1%)
  3. trans – 36.6% (up 1.8%)
  4. enby – 31.7% (up 7.2%)
  5. transgender – 30.4% (up 2.5%)

Titles

The top 5 were:

  1. No title at all – 33.0% (up 0.6%)
  2. Mx – 31.3% (down 1.3%)
  3. Mr – 8.7% (up 0.2%)
  4. Non-gendered prof/acad. – 5.5% (up 0.1%)
  5. Ms – 4.7% (down 1.0%)

Pronouns

Here’s the top 5:

  1. Singular they – they/them/their/theirs/themself – 79.5% (up 2.1%)
  2. He – he/him/his/his/himself – 30.8% (down 0.4%)
  3. She – she/her/her/hers/herself – 29.0% (down 1.9%)
  4. None/avoid pronouns – 10.3% (up 0.2%)
  5. Xe – xe/xem/xyr/xyrs/xemself – 7.2% (down 0.2%)

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2019-03-31