Sexual identity survey: ONS finds UK rise in young LGB people
The proportion of young people who identify as lesbian, gay or bisexual has increased, ONS figures show.
Some 3.3% of 16- to 24-year-olds in the UK - about 242,000 people - identified as LGB in 2015, up from 2.8% in 2014.
The increase was mainly driven by a rise in that age group of those identifying as bisexual, up from 1.3% in 2014 to 1.8% last year.
The Office for National Statistics' sexual identity data comes from its Annual Population Survey.
The ONS said sexual identity was one part of the concept of "sexual orientation", which does not necessarily reflect sexual attraction... read more
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