REVEALED: The cities where people are most likely to cheat on their partners

The Sunshine State – more like the cheating state.

New data released by married dating site Ashley Madison has revealed Queensland is the worst state in the country when it comes to cheating husbands and wives.

According to the data, Queenslanders are the most likely in the nation to strike up a summer fling with someone other than their partner.


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However, despite coming in as the most unfaithful state in the country, it was Coffs Harbour in NSW that took out the dubious top spot on the list of infidelity.

Residents in Central Queensland are also up there, with Mackay coming in at number two on the list, followed closely by Rockhampton.

The glitter strip is also cementing its name as a cheating hotspot, with the Gold Coast charging into seventh spot after jumping four places to enter the top ten.

Full list of locations housing the most summer cheaters:

1. Coffs Harbour, NSW
2. Mackay, QLD
3. Rockhampton, QLD
4. Canberra, ACT
5. Albury, NSW
6. Cairns, QLD
7. Gold Coast, QLD
8. Toowoomba, QLD
9. Ballarat, VIC
10. Bundaberg, QLD
11. Townsville, QLD
12. Sunshine Coast, QLD
13. Bunbury, WA
14. Newcastle, NSW
15. Wollongong, NSW
16. Darwin, NT
17. Brisbane, QLD
18. Hobart, TAS
19. Adelaide, SA
20. Perth, WA