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Sex stats for the British population

Updated Monday, 14 February 2022

There are lots of myths and misunderstandings about sex and it can be tricky to get to the truth. This easy to use interactive tool gives you access to robust data collected by Natsal-3, a survey collected from thousands of adults living all over Britain.

Find out more about The Open University’s statistics qualifications.

Illustration of a public park scene, full of people doing various activities. Click on the image above, to start your interactive experience...

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Mae'r adnodd yma hefyd ar gael yn Gymraeg. | This resource is also available in Welsh.


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