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Gallup Poll: More Adults Identifying as LGBT

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By    |   Thursday, 12 Jan 2017 10:38 AM

About 4.1 percent of American adults — or more than 10 million people — identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender in 2016, a new Gallup poll reveals.

The poll notes the current figures show a 1.75 million increase when compared to 2012 poll results.

Here is how the poll breaks down:

  • 7.3 percent of Millennials (those born between 1980-1998) identify as LGBT, compared to 5.8 percent in 2012.
  • 3.2 percent of General X (those born between 1965-1979) call themselves LGBT – the same percentage as those surveyed in 2012.
  • 2.4 percent of Baby Boomers (born between 1946-1964) identify as LGBT, compared to 2.7 percent in 2012.
  • 1.4 percent of Traditionalists (born between 1913-1945) calls themselves LGBT, compared to 1.8 percent in 2012.
  • 3.7 percent of males identify with LGBT, compared to 3.4 percent in 2012.
  • 4.4 percent of women identify with LGBT, compared to 3.5 percent in 2012.

"Millennials are more than twice as likely as any other generation to identify as LGBT," Gallup says. "In 2012, they accounted for 43 percent of LGBT-identified adults. As a result of their disproportionate increases in identification since then, they now account for 58 percent. Millennials comprise 32 percent of the general adult population"

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