Which gender do you most identify with?

Most societies think there are only two genders that people identify with, either male or female. This belief is called the gender binary. Most societies also have expectations and stereotypes about gender based on someone’s assigned sex. Like expecting males to be “tough” and females to be “gentle”.

Why is gender important in a survey?

A gender survey question is the question in a survey asking for the respondent to report their gender. Sex and gender are important demographic characteristics to understand in social research, but for information on these things to be meaningful, researchers must be thoughtful in collecting the data.

What are the gender options?

The classification has three categories: male, female, and gender diverse. Gender diverse can be further divided into four subcategories: gender diverse not further defined, transgender male to female, transgender female to male, and gender diverse not elsewhere classified.

Is female a gender?

Sex is usually categorized as female or male but there is variation in the biological attributes that comprise sex and how those attributes are expressed. Gender refers to the socially constructed roles, behaviours, expressions and identities of girls, women, boys, men, and gender diverse people.