Table 7
Attitudes towards gender equality and gender-based violence, by gender and statement or perception, territories, 2018


Table 7
Attitudes towards gender equality and gender-based violence, by gender and statement or perception, territories, 2018
Table summary
This table displays the results of Attitudes towards gender equality and gender-based violence. The information is grouped by Statement or perception (appearing as row headers), Women, Men, Total, percent and 95% confidence interval, calculated using from and to units of measure (appearing as column headers).
Statement or perceptionTable 7 Note 1 WomenTable 7 Note  Men Total
percent 95% confidence interval percent 95% confidence interval percent 95% confidence interval
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People should be able to express their gender however they choose
Agree or strongly agree 82 78 85 78Note * 74 82 80 76 83
Neither agree nor disagree 13 10 16 15 12 19 14 11 17
Disagree or strongly disagree 5 3 7 7 5 8 6 5 7
There are significant obstacles that make it harder for women to get ahead than men
Agree or strongly agree 65 62 67 56Note * 51 61 60 58 63
Neither agree nor disagree 20 17 23 25Note * 22 28 22 20 25
Disagree or strongly disagree 15 12 17 19Note * 16 22 17 15 19
People who report sexual assault are almost always telling the truth
Agree or strongly agree 64 61 68 52Note * 49 55 58 55 61
Neither agree nor disagree 25 22 29 31Note * 28 34 28 26 31
Disagree or strongly disagree 10 8 13 16Note * 14 19 13 11 15
Violence between partners can be excused if people get so angry they lose control
Agree or strongly agree 12 10 15 15 13 19 14 12 16
Neither agree nor disagree 8 6 12 11Note * 9 15 10 8 13
Disagree or strongly disagree 79 75 82 73Note * 68 77 76 73 79
It is understandable that someone would react violently if they suspect their partner of having an affair
Agree or strongly agree 22 19 25 26Note * 23 29 24 21 27
Neither agree nor disagree 15 12 18 17 14 21 16 14 18
Disagree or strongly disagree 63 60 66 57Note * 52 61 60 57 62
If a family member of mine came out as transgender, I would not be able to support them
Agree or strongly agree 9 6 12 9 7 12 9 7 11
Neither agree nor disagree 10 8 13 16Note * 13 20 13 11 16
Disagree or strongly disagree 80 76 84 74Note * 71 77 77 74 80
People have the right to check who their partner has been calling or texting at all times
Agree or strongly agree 20 18 23 20 17 22 20 18 22
Neither agree nor disagree 20 17 22 23 20 26 21 19 24
Disagree or strongly disagree 59 56 63 57 54 60 58 56 61
Same-sex and opposite-sex couples should have the same rights to adopt children
Agree or strongly agree 81 78 84 74Note * 70 78 77 74 80
Neither agree nor disagree 11 9 14 14Note * 11 18 13 10 16
Disagree or strongly disagree 7 5 9 11Note * 9 14 9 8 11
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