These are the UK’s favourite sex positions, broken down by city


Whether you find hook-ups through the best sex apps, or you’ve been in a committed relationship for as long as you can remember, new research suggests that we’re all actually pretty predictable when it comes to sex. Single, committed, ‘it’s complicated’ – we’re all searching for the same three sex positions, apparently. So before you convince yourself that everyone else is having wilder sex than you are, take a look at this.

Flowercard analysed Google search data from across the UK to reveal the country’s most popular sex positions. The research found that missionary actually came out on top with 42,200 monthly searches in the UK, followed closely by doggy style (37,700) and reverse cowgirl (30,000).

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Even more interesting, the study looked at what individual cities are looking for the most when it comes to sex positions, honing in on towns or cities with a population of over 100,000 people (according to latest government estimates). The likes of London, Brighton and Sheffield are all about keeping things simple with a bit of missionary tickling their fancy, whereas reverse cowgirl was the most popular choice in Bath, Solihull and Wigan.

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Credit: Flowercard

Want to see how your city ranked? Take a look at the full list here:

Town/City Favourite Sex Position
Aberdeen Missionary
Basildon Reverse Cowgirl
Basingstoke Reverse Cowgirl
Bath Reverse Cowgirl
Belfast Doggy Style
Birkenhead Reverse Cowgirl
Birmingham Missionary
Blackburn Doggy Style
Blackpool Reverse Cowgirl
Bolton Missionary
Bournemouth Doggy Style
Bradford Doggy Style
Brighton Missionary
Bristol Missionary
Cambridge Missionary
Cardiff Missionary
Chelmsford Reverse Cowgirl
Cheltenham Doggy Style
Colchester Missionary
Coventry Missionary
Crawley Doggy Style
Derby Missionary
Doncaster Doggy Style
Dundee Reverse Cowgirl
Eastbourne Doggy Style
Edinburgh Missionary
Exeter Doggy Style
Gateshead Reverse Cowgirl
Glasgow Missionary
Gloucester Reverse Cowgirl
Hemel Hempstead Doggy Style
High Wycombe Reverse Cowgirl
Huddersfield Missionary
Ipswich Reverse Cowgirl
Kingston upon Hull Missionary
Leeds Missionary
Leicester Missionary
Lincoln Doggy Style
Liverpool Missionary
London Missionary
Luton Missionary
Maidstone Reverse Cowgirl
Manchester Missionary
Middlesbrough Doggy Style
Milton Keynes Doggy Style
Newcastle upon Tyne Missionary
Newport Reverse Cowgirl
Northampton Missionary
Norwich Doggy Style
Nottingham Missionary
Oldham Missionary
Oxford Missionary
Peterborough Missionary
Plymouth Missionary
Poole Reverse Cowgirl
Portsmouth Missionary
Reading Missionary
Rochdale Reverse Cowgirl
Rotherham Doggy Style
Sale Reverse Cowgirl
Salford Reverse Cowgirl
Sheffield Missionary
Slough Doggy Style
Solihull Reverse Cowgirl
Southampton Missionary
Southend-on-Sea Missionary
St. Helens Missionary
Stockport Doggy Style
Stoke-on-Trent Missionary
Sunderland Doggy Style
Sutton Coldfield Reverse Cowgirl
Swansea Missionary
Swindon Missionary
Telford Doggy Style
Wakefield Reverse Cowgirl
Warrington Reverse Cowgirl
Watford Doggy Style
Wigan Reverse Cowgirl
Woking Doggy Style
Wolverhampton Missionary
Worcester Doggy Style
Worthing Doggy Style
York Missionary

Spooning, 69 and cowgirl didn’t get as much love, indicating that we’re all pretty laid back (lol) when it comes to what we get up to in between the sheets.

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