The demographics of sexual orientation and gender identity in the United States have been studied in the social sciences in recent decades. A Gallup poll concluded that 4. Studies from several nations, including the U. Online surveys tend to yield higher figures than other methods,  a likely result of the higher degree of anonymity of Internet surveys, and demographic of those utilizing online platforms which elicit reduced levels of socially desirable responding. Census Bureau does not ask about sexual orientation in the United States Census.
More Americans now call themselves bisexual - especially women, says CDC
More Americans now call themselves bisexual - especially women, says CDC - thisisjapan.asia
For decades, experts studying human sexuality have asked people if they're gay, straight, or bisexual. Two more possible answers have been added in recent years, allowing people to say they're attracted "mostly to the opposite sex" or "mostly to the same sex. The results have uncovered an unprecedented level of same-sex attraction - particularly in young adults. Just three-quarters of women ages
Percentage of Bisexual Americans on the Rise, Survey Finds
The latest estimate is based on over , interviews conducted as part of Gallup's daily tracking in Gallup's LGBT estimates are based on those respondents who say "yes" when asked, "Do you, personally, identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender? The expansion in the number of Americans who identify as LGBT is driven primarily by the cohort of millennials, defined as those born between and
The survey, which is conducted every couple years, asks respondents their attitudes on topics ranging from race relations to drug use. In , the survey started including a question on sexual identity. In the 10 years that the General Social Survey has included a question on sexual identity, rates of identification among gay men, lesbian women and bisexual men in the U. One decade ago, only 1 in 65 did.