- Spain and Sweden top the list for support for transgender rights.
- Spain was the only country where a majority of our sample support allowing people to change their legal gender designation without restriction.
- Most respondents in two-thirds of these countries said transgender people should be “allowed to use the restroom of the sex they identify with.”
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The study is based on interviews conducted via Ipsos’ Global Advisor online Omnibus from October 21st-November 4th, 2016 interviews with 17,105 adults across 23 countries. Of those citizens surveyed, 16 countries yield results that are balanced to reflect the general population: Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Poland, Russia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom, and United States. The seven remaining countries surveyed –Brazil, China, India, Mexico, Peru, South Africa and Turkey – reflect online populations that tend to be more urban and have higher education/income than the general population. As such, for total population comparisons the total global group surveyed can be referred collectively as Primary Consumer Citizens.
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