Statistics on Queer Female Deaths

For a pure list of all dead, we have shows where characters died as well as characters who have died (aka the Dead Lesbians list).

Totals of Death

Dead Characters — 13.66% (288 characters)
Shows with Dead — 26.21% (190 shows)

Charts

Shows With Dead

Character Sexuality

Character Gender Identity

Character Role

On average, 5 characters die per year (including years where no queers died).

Dead Characters by Year

Deaths by Year

  • 2017 — 0.9% (18 characters)
  • 2016 — 2.1% (44 characters)
  • 2015 — 1.8% (37 characters)
  • 2014 — 0.9% (20 characters)
  • 2013 — 1.1% (24 characters)
  • 2012 — 0.7% (14 characters)
  • 2011 — 0.6% (12 characters)
  • 2010 — 0.5% (11 characters)
  • 2009 — 0.3% (7 characters)
  • 2008 — 0.4% (8 characters)
  • 2007 — 0.4% (8 characters)
  • 2006 — 0.4% (9 characters)
  • 2005 — 0.2% (5 characters)
  • 2004 — 0.8% (16 characters)
  • 2003 — 0.2% (4 characters)
  • 2002 — 0.3% (7 characters)
  • 2001 — 0.4% (8 characters)
  • 1999 — 0.3% (6 characters)
  • 1998 — 0.2% (5 characters)
  • 1997 — 0.3% (6 characters)
  • 1996 — 0.1% (3 characters)
  • 1995 — 0.1% (3 characters)
  • 1994 — 0% (1 characters)
  • 1992 — 0% (1 characters)
  • 1990 — 0.1% (2 characters)
  • 1988 — 0.1% (2 characters)
  • 1987 — 0% (1 characters)
  • 1980 — 0% (1 characters)
  • 1979 — 0.1% (2 characters)
  • 1977 — 0% (1 characters)
  • 1976 — 0% (1 characters)

Percentages

Percentages are of all queers and shows, not just the dead.

Shows

Sexual Orientation

Gender Identity

Character Role