ONS finds more women than men bi

Bi Questioning?Bi women outnumber bi men by three to two according to the latest national research. The Integrated Household Survey run annually by the Office for National Statistics asks a question on (self perceived) sexual orientation.

Women were more likely to identify as bisexual (0.6%) compared to men (0.4%).

The gender bias goes the other way for lesbians and gay men – 1.6% of men identified themselves as gay compared to 0.8% of women.

1.6% of interviewees identified as bisexual, lesbian or gay – up from 1.5% last year but not a significant variation.

0.3% of the population stated “other” on the sexual orientation question.