Gender Census 2020: UK Summary

Who? Everyone in the UK 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 April 2020.

Participants: 3,089

The full report: click here

Raw data and summary tables: Google Sheets (2 MB)


Identity words

The top five were:

  1. nonbinary – 61.7%
  2. queer (partially or completely in relation to gender) – 39.8%
  3. trans – 30.6%
  4. enby – 27.1%
  5. transgender – 26.3%

Titles

The top 5 were:

  • Mx – 34.6%
  • No title at all – 27.5%
  • Mr – 8.4%
  • Ms – 5.8%
  • Miss – 5.6%

Pronouns

Here’s the top 5:

  1. Singular they – they/them/their/theirs/themself – 76.0%
  2. She – she/her/her/hers/herself – 29.0%
  3. He – he/him/his/his/himself – 27.8%
  4. Avoid pronouns / use name as pronoun – 12.9%
  5. Xe – xe/xem/xyr/xyrs/xemself – 6.7%

2020-11-13