The Home Office publishes data on asylum applications in the ‘Immigration Statistics Quarterly Release’. Data on the number of asylum applications on the basis of sexual orientation and the initial decisions on such applications are published in the LGBT asylum data table under SOC_00 of the asylum and resettlement detailed datasets.
Information on how to use the dataset can be found in the ‘Notes’ page of the workbook. The latest data relates to 2018, with the next planned update scheduled for August 2020.
Information on future Home Office statistical release dates can be found in the ‘Research and statistics calendar’.
Immigration Statistics Quarterly Release:
LGBT asylum data table:
Asylum and Resettlement Detailed Datasets https://www.gov.uk/government/statistical-data-sets/asylum-and-resettlement-datasets
Research and statistics calendar: