OUTBermuda 2020 Survey Results

Click here for the full results from the recent Bermuda public opinion research conducted in late August 2020. (as well as contrasting findings from a similar poll conducted in 2016)

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Here are some highlights:

■ 92% believe that gays and lesbians deserved human rights protection (vs. 73% in 2016).

■ 95% believe that gays and lesbians deserved civil rights protection (vs. 68% in 2016).

■ 53% are in favor of same-sex marriage in Bermuda (vs. 36% in 2016).

■ 72% believe that a church should be allowed to perform a wedding between two consenting adults (vs. 54% in 2016).

■ 75% oppose the Bermuda Government spending more money on litigation to ban same-sex marriage; 15% supported it.

■ 3% stated that they had been negatively affected by same-sex couples being able to marry, adopt or live together over the past three years.


Global Research utilized Computer Assisted Telephone Interviewing (CATI) to interview 520 Bermuda residents aged 18 years and older (including 450 registered Bermuda voters). These telephone interviews were conducted between August 20th – August 27th 2020, and the results were weighted to be representative of Bermuda’s population based on age, race and gender. The survey’s margin of error for the study is +/- 4.3%. Reported percentages and summary values may not sum to 100% due to rounding. Where possible, the results obtained are compared to a similar demographically weighted survey conducted in 2016 with 400 registered voters in Bermuda.

About OUTBermuda: OUTBermuda is a registered charity (#973), which promotes and supports the wellbeing, health, dignity, security, safety and protection of the LGBTQ community in Bermuda. Its website is www.OUTBermuda.org. Through its mission, OUTBermuda helps advance human rights, and the promotion of equality and diversity relating to the LGBTQ community in Bermuda.

For media inquiries, contact:

Adrian Hartnett-Beasley [email protected] Mobile +1 441-505-1256 (Bermuda)

Bob Witeck [email protected] Mobile 202-997-4055 (U.S.)

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