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Portsmouth in top 10 for most popular city

May 8, 2024

According to a recent survey by YouGov, Portsmouth has been ranked one of the top 10 cities in the UK. Popularity is defined as the percentage of people who have a positive opinion of a city.

The survey found that York and the capital of Scotland were joint first with scores of 74%, London was third with 63% and Portsmouth was joint eighth with Manchester beating Bristol, Durham, and Newcastle.

YouGov Ratings measures the popularity and fame of everything, based on millions of responses from the British public.  Portsmouth also scored 97% in the fame ranking (fame is defined by the percentage of people who have heard of the city) matching Liverpool, York and Glasgow. The top city in the fame ranking was London.

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