The demographics of sexual orientation show variance, and estimates for the lesbian, gay and bisexual (lgb) population are subject to controversy and ensuing debates. Obtaining precise numbers is difficult for a variety of reasons. One of the major reasons for the difference in statistical findings regarding homosexuality and bisexuality has to do with the nature of the research questions. Percentage of gay couple households, by race of householder u. 2018, by age percentage of same-sex couple households in the u. The demographics of sexual orientation and gender identity in the united states have been studied in the social sciences in recent decades. A different survey in 2016, from the williams institute, estimated that 0. Here he reveals how kinseys contested claim that 10 of us are gay is actually close to the mark. Bi men, meanwhile, reported watching gay porn at a rate of 96 (nearly as much as the 98. 3 of gay men who reported watching gay porn) and straight porn at a rate of 88. In his 1948 book, sexual behavior in the human male, alfred kinsey shocked the world by announcing that 10 of the male population is gay. A 1993 janus report estimated that nine percent of men and five percent of women had more than occasional homosexual relationships. To some people, homosexuality is a matter of perception and definition. 8 of americans are gay the williams institute at the ucla school of law, a sexual orientation law and public policy think tank, estimates that 9 million (about 3. 8) of americans identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender (2011). Quiz what percentage gay are you? Bobby rae march 17, 2016 olly murs, a british popstar, recently made headlines by saying he was 20 gay. Our list of 10 countries with the biggest gay population in the world is likely to catch you by surprise as youre going to find some of the most conservative countries in this list as well. Women it turns out are less likely to identify with being exclusively gay. 6 of women had experienced at least one occurrence of same-sex relations in their lifetime.