Sleep map of Great Britain shows who's getting the most shut-eye

Turns out if you're in the Midlands you're getting the most zzzzzs


People in the Midlands get the most shut eye in Britain - but one in 10 of us nationwide only gets less than four hours sleep, a new study reveals.

In central England, almost two-thirds of people (63%) believe they get a decent night's sleep overall - but one in 10 people in Wales said they only get between three to four hours of sleep a night on average.

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In the South East of England, a similar amount (62%) are happy with the amount of shut eye they get on average.

That's in stark contrast to Northern Ireland which has the worst sleepers according to the data - with just over half (55%) revealing that they do not sleep well most nights.

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The Midlands get the most amount of sleep

In Scotland one in two people said they usually have a bad night's sleep.

But people in the Midlands appear to have the most sleep, with one in 20 getting over 10 hours a night.

Sleeping arrangements vary from region to region and might affect the quality of sleep.

Sleep map of Great Britain revealed

Sleep map of Great Britain and the Republic of Ireland

In the Republic of Ireland 49% of people admit to letting their pets in the bed.

And in Wales, sleeping next to a partner is the preferred sleeping arrangement, while a third of those in the North of England would much prefer to sleep alone.

The research of 2,000 adults by the Wool Room and Leeds University found that a third of Brits blame the hot weather for a lack of sleep at this time of year.

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Changing the sheets regularly can help with a good night's sleep

Changing the sheets can also help with a better night's sleep, according to the research, which says 40% of Scots change theirs one a week.

The average amount people change their sheets is twice a month.

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