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.