Tag Archives: UK

Public Health England Explores LGB Stats

Public Health England has published a review of estimates of the number of bisexual, lesbian and gay people in the country. They find the LGB population of England to be somewhere between 1.3m and 3.2m people. Previously government’s best estimate was the 6% which the Department of Trade and Industry concocted in 2003 and was used in planning for the […]

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The UK has voted to leave the European Union.  While it may not have immediate impact on bi people as such we can expect change. Most LGBT+ equalities that have been won for UK (or at least GB) citizens in the past 20 years have come through European campaigns. We got parenting rights, an equal age of consent, workplace protections […]

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More suspect stats

The Office for National Statistics has published this year’s figures on the proportion of the population who are bisexual, lesbian, or gay, broken down to Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland, and regions of England. 0.5% of adults identified as bisexual – but with a marked gender skew, with that being the answer of 0.7% of women and 0.3% of men. 0.7% […]

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