World: Morale – Homosexuality

Next, in the “world morale” series, World Values Survey asked the following question:

Justifiable: homosexuality

The answer in the scale form was given, running from 1-10, 1 being “never justifiable” and 10 being “always justifiable”. The mean score given from all the participants in the respective country is shown in the graphs below:

1) OECD/developed countries:

Most of the people in Netherlands, Sweden, Iceland, and Denmark think that homosexuality is justifiable (closer to score 10- “always justifiable”), compared to countries like Hungary, Korea, South Korea and Portugal which gave low score (i.e. closer to “never justifiable”).

2) Selected Asia countries:

On the other hand, Japan has the highest score among selected Asia countries, followed by Philipines, India and Korea. The mean score in countries like Egypt, Bangladesh, Indonesia and China are showing that most of the people in the respective country think that homosexuality is never justifiable.

1 Comment

  1. June 14, 2007 at 8:05 am

    […] Justifiable: Homosexuality […]


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