Analyses include sexual identity in the UK by sex, region and age group, sourced from the Annual Population Survey.
What's in the bulletin?
- In 2015, 1.7% of the UK population identified themselves as lesbian, gay or bisexual (LGB).
- More males (2.0%) than females (1.5%) identified themselves as LGB in 2015.
- Of the population aged 16 to 24, there were 3.3% identifying themselves as LGB, the largest percentage within any age group in 2015.
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Experimental Official Statistics on sexual identity in the UK in 2015 by region, sex, age, marital status, ethnicity and NS-SEC.
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