Office for National Statistics draws the LGBT map of Great Britain


The results show that mostly rural Devon has a higher proportion of gay and lesbian people than the county containing Brighton and Hove.Inner London tops the chart, with 3.1 percent of its population made up of gays and lesbians, followed by Cambridgeshire and Greater Manchester. Brighton and Hove is in third place in between of 2 London areas. South London boroughs Lambeth and Southwark have the highest percentages of lesbians and gays in Britain, with 5.5 and 5 percent respectively. Fellow London areas Hackney, Camden, Islington and Haringey are also in the top ten, with Manchester, Cardiff and Bristol making up the list. 35 to 49-year-olds in the South East were also around one-third more likely than Millennials to identify as gay or lesbian. In contrast, bisexuals in Britain reflected a wider trend towards LGBT self-acceptance in younger generations, with 16 to 34-year-olds in every region defining as bisexual in a higher proportion than older age groups.


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