The London boroughs where people are the most and least likely to cheat on their partner

The number of people in London having affairs has been revealed in a new map which will not make for comfortable reading for suspicious partners.

According to IllicitEncounters.com, 168,322 Londoners are looking to have a bit of fun outside their current relationships.

This would mean that 0.55 per cent of London’s adult population are seeking affairs.

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The website claims to be the ‘UK’s leading dating website for married people and the leading authority on infidelity’ and has broken down the numbers by London boroughs.

According to the research, the most promiscuous London borough is Bromley where 14,586 people are having affairs making up 4.70 per cent of the borough’s population.

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This is closely followed by Tower Hamlets (13,659, 4,27 per cent) and Brent (24,698, 3.39 per cent).

In contrast, the London borough where the least people are cheating is Ealing where 11,241 are unfaithful or 1.39 per cent of the population.

A full breakdown of London’s infidelity rates by borough can be found below.

The data reads name of London borough, percentage of adult population and number of affairs.

Bromley – 4.70 – 14,586

Tower Hamlets- 4.27 -13,659

Brent- 3.39 – 24,698

Camden – 3.32 -18,489

Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea- 3.19 -11,658

Merton- 3.13 -14,986

Hammersmith and Fulham -3.01 -12,354

Croydon -2.97 – 26,365

Richmond upon Thames -2.35 – 10,654

Kingston upon Thames -2.29 -9245

City of London – 2.27 – 460

Harrow – 2.27- 13,175

Barking and Dagenham -2.15 -9598

Sutton – 2.06 -9584

Newham -2.01 – 15,846

Lambeth -1.98 – 14,940

Lewisham -1.96-13,662

Enfield- 1.94 -14,875

Wandsworth-1.94 -14,326

Westminster -1.91 -10,654

Bexley – 1.90 -10,659

Southwark -1.89 -13,654

Hounslow -1.89- 11,896

Islington -1.83 – 9736

Waltham Forest -1.82 – 11,542

Barnet – 1.81 -16,236

Hillingdon -1.78 -16,354

Havering -1.65 – 9647

Haringey -1.57 – 10,023

Greenwich -1.55 -9996

Hackney -1.48 – 9326

Redbridge -1.48 -10,326

Ealing – 1.39 -11,241

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