Britain’s sex cheat capitals exposed – where does Sheffield rank in UK top 50 for adultery?
The number of people in Sheffield cheating on their partner has helped rocked the city into a top 50 of Britain’s love cheat capitals.
New statistics reveal that there are currently a whopping 22,208 people having an affair in Sheffield - up 10% on last year.
Up from last year’s figure of 20,221, it was enough to land Sheffield 32nd spot in a rundown of the UK’s worst love rat towns and cities.
The interactive Infidelity Index allows users to search a city, town or postcode to discover how many people are having affairs in any locality.
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Windsor was named the most popular town in Britain for cheating according to Illicitencounters.com, the UK’s leading dating site for married people.
The study said that 4.29% of the population in Windsor are cheating, while St Albans is the most popular city for affairs.
IllicitEncounters.com spokesman Christian Grant said: “Adultery is booming in Sheffield with a 10% increase in the last year.
“Lots of couples in South Yorkshire cannot afford to divorce due to the cost of establishing two new homes, so they are sticking with their partner and adding some spice to their marriage by discreetly having an affair.
“They know that with a site such as IllicitEncounters they can have an affair with a like-minded partner who is also looking to cheat. Both sides can have some fun without upsetting things at home.”
Since its inception 16 years ago, more than one million people have registered with the site.
The full rundown of the top cheating cities in the UK
1 St Albans
10 Newcastle upon Tyne
43 Kingston upon Hull
44 Brighton and Hove