In a study carried out by the Ipsos statistical study agency worldwide, it gives figures for the countries that have the largest population that identifies as LGBT+.
The report presents the percentage of the population of each country as non-heterosexual.
In the top 20 in the world:
- Brazil (14%)
- Spain (12%)
- Netherlands (11%)
- United Kingdom (11%)
- New Zealand (10%)
- Australia (10%)
- Colombia (10%)
- Switzerland (9%)
- Canada (9%)
- France (9%)
- Germany (9%)
- United States (9%)
- Belgium (9%)
- Mexico (8%)
- Argentina (8%)
- chili (8%)
- Thailand (8%)
- Türkiye (8%)
- Sweden (7%)
- Singapore (7%)
In this study, aspects of the diversity population are considered according to their orientation: homosexual, bisexual, pansexual/omnisexual and asexual.
This report indicates that he conducted interviews around the world with more than 23,000 people between the ages of 18 and 74 in 30 countries around the world, and also points out that the younger the age, the higher the percentage of LGBT+ people. That is to say, among the youngest people (Generation Z) is where the study has found more people with a non-majority orientation, a percentage that is notably different from the rest of the generations such as Millennials, Generation X and Boomers.
How many people identify as LGBT+ in Mexico
Mexico appears in the list in the 14th position of this study, with 8% of the population that identifies as non-heterosexual people.. Taking as a base that the population of the nation is around 127 million inhabitants for this 2023, we could say that there are more than 10.1 million people who openly identify themselves in the LGBT+ population in the country.
The Ipsos study indicates that in Mexico 2% have a homosexual orientation (lesbian/gay), bisexual 5%, and 1% identify as asexual. The figures for Mexico are identical to those for Argentina according to the report that is available.
In the case of Mexico, the appearance of people identified as Queer or Non-binary as well as Trans have gained visibility, since 13% of those surveyed know a queer person and 14% know a person who identifies in gender transition.
On this issue, it is also the youngest who include LGBT+ people in their environment, 51% in Generation Z, although very close to Millennials (49%). This relationship with people from the group drops somewhat more when it comes to Generation X and Boomers (41%).
In the perception of Mexicans there is still great resistance to homoparental couples having the right to adopt, with 34% opposition to this, Poland is the worst ranked with 54%, Romania with 48% opposition and Turkey 51 %.
On the other hand, Spain, Thailand and Portugal have rates of 17%, 12% and 17% respectively in opposition to adoption by same-sex couples.