The LGB map of the UK

Louis Dor
Sunday 09 October 2016 15:00
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According to figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), in 2015, 1.7 per cent of the UK population identified themselves as lesbian, gay or bisexual.

Men were more likely to do so than women, two per cent to 1.5 per cent, as were younger demographics.

Those aged 16 to 24 were most likely to identify as LGB, with 3.3 per cent self-identifying as such.

The below map by Statista shows the regions of the country where people self-identified more frequently as LGB:


London was the LGB capital of the country with 2.6 per cent identifying as such.

The East of England had the lowest levels of LGB people, at 1.2 per cent.

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