Area Information for Thistle Lane, Aberdeen, Scotland, AB10 1TZ

Thistle Lane in Aberdeen is in Scotland. The postcode is within the Midstocket/Rosemount ward/electoral division, which is in the UK Parliamentary Constituency of Aberdeen South. The Scottish Parliament constituency is Aberdeen Central. This page combines information for the address Thistle Lane, Aberdeen, Scotland, AB10 1TZ, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of AB10 here. For more details on the exact area these statistics cover, please see the map below and click "Show Census Area Covered" immediately below the map.

Basic Information

Area Type Large Urban Area
Local Authority Aberdeen City
Ward Midstocket/Rosemount
UK Parliamentary Constituency Aberdeen South
Scottish Parliament Constituency Aberdeen Central
Country Scotland


Nearby Locations

Our information is available for almost all UK postcodes. Why not take a look at some of these other postcodes in the immediate vicinity of Thistle Lane, Aberdeen, Scotland, AB10 1TZ:

Margaret Street, Aberdeen, AB10 1TY
Margaret Street, Aberdeen, AB10 1UJ
Skene Street, Aberdeen, AB10 1QN
Victoria Street, Aberdeen, AB10 1QA
Victoria Street, Aberdeen, AB10 1UX

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about AB10 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Thistle Lane, Aberdeen, Scotland, AB10 1TZ is based on the last census performed in the UK in 2011. They are performed once every 10 years. Please note: census information may include figures for adjacent streets and postcodes. The figures are therefore representative of the local area, not a specific street address or row of houses. The census collection is designed so that each group of postcodes should contain at least 100 people (50 in Scotland). This is done to preserve the anonymity of the people in that area, as some postcodes cover a very small area, sometimes a single building. You can see the area covered by the census statistics by clicking "Show Census Area Covered" below the map above.

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Housing Types Embed This

The area containing Thistle Lane, Aberdeen, Scotland consists predominantly of flats, which is common in inner cities, student neighbourhoods and poorer suburban settings. Please note that the figures may include adjacent streets - see the Summary tab for an explanation and map of the area that these figures cover.

Housing Types
Detached 1
Semi-Detached 1
Terraced 2
Flat (Purpose-Built) 29
Flat (Converted) 7
Residence in Commercial Building 1
Total 41
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

The area containing Thistle Lane, Aberdeen, Scotland contains a higher than average level of rented housing (excluding social housing) - 36% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 16%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 10
Owned with Mortgage 13
Shared Ownership 0
Rented: From Council 1
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 0
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 13
Rented: Other 1
Rent Free 1
Total 39

Housing Occupancy Embed This Back to Top

This data lists the total number of residents normally resident within each household. The figures do not record under- or over-occupancy.

Housing Occupancy
One Person 23
Two People 7
Three People 4
Four People 4
Five People 1
Six People 0
Seven People 0
8+ People 0
Total 39

Social Grade Embed This

Social Grade approximations are derived from an algorithm created by the Market Research Society. The figures shown are per-household rather than individual - more specifically, the job title and employer of the "household reference person" is used, analogous to what traditionally was called the head of the household. Only household reference persons between the ages of 16-64 are included.

Social Grade
AB - Higher and intermediate managerial, administrative, or professional positions 16
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 12
C2 - Skilled manual workers 4
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 1
Total 33

Gender Embed This Back to Top

Across the UK as a whole, the gender split is roughly 49% male, 51% female. The local area around AB10 1TZ however is predominantly male (63%). This can be caused by a number of factors, but amongst the most common are: areas associated with nearby higher education, areas that contain large establishments such as boarding schools, and areas with younger populations (females on average live longer than males, so are more likely to be found in retirement areas).

Gender
Male 44
Female 26
Total 70

Age Groups Embed This Back to Top

Across the UK as a whole, the median age is 39. In general, inner city areas show high concentrations of people aged 18-30, suburbs show larger numbers of small children and adults aged 30-50, and rural and small towns are more popular with older workers and retirees. Many poorer areas lack a majority age group, which is due in part to the people in that area being constrained by circumstance rather than being able to choose where to retire, raise a family or grow up.

Age Groups
0-4 1
5-7 1
8-9 1
10-14 2
15 0
16-17 3
18-19 1
20-24 9
25-29 12
30-44 21
45-59 7
60-64 5
65-74 1
75-84 6
85-89 0
90+ 0
Total 70

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

In the immediate vicinity of AB10 1TZ there is a large concentration of residents that are single - 67% of the resident population. On average, around 35% of census respondents were single. Areas with large single populations are often in built-up areas, with good entertainment facilities. It is also common to see a younger population in these areas.

Figures for relationship status do not include those aged under 16, or those family members aged 16-18 who are in full-time education.

Relationship Status
Single 47
Married 9
Divorced 3
Separated 3
Widowed 3
Same Sex 0
Total 65

Health Embed This Back to Top

Health in the UK is strongly tied to age as you would expect, but the affluence of a neighbourhood also has strong influence, with deprived areas often showing poorer standards of health.

Overall, the UK considers itself to be healthy - 81.1% of residents rated their health as Very Good or Good. The full breakdown is as follows for the United Kingdom: 47.1% Very Good, 34% Good, 13.3% Fair, 4.3% Bad and 1.3% Very Bad.

This area is fit as a fiddle, with over 90% of the population reporting themselves as being in Good or Very Good health at this address.

Health
Very Good 38
Good 25
Fair 7
Bad 0
Very Bad 0
Total 70

Education & Qualifications Embed This Back to Top

Thistle Lane and surrounding area has a larger than average concentration of residents that are degree educated or similar - 63% of the resident population. On average, around 27.1% of census respondents fall in to this category.

The qualification levels are based on current qualification names. The former Ordinary Levels (O-Levels) and CSEs will be included in the GCSE figures, and Higher School Certificates (HSCs) will be counted as A Levels.

Highest Qualification Level Achieved
Degree or Similar e.g. professional qualification (accountancy etc) 41
Apprenticeship 0
2+ A Levels 3
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 9
1-4 GCSEs 5
No GCSEs 7
Total 65

Ethnic Group Embed This

As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with this area being 87% white.

As a country with a diverse population, the UK is home to other sizable ethnic groups, with mixed ethnicity (2.1%), Indian (2.4%) and Pakistani (1.9%) being the largest groups reported.

There is considerable division of ethnicities within the UK, with ethnically diverse addresses uncommon outside of urban areas.

Ethnic Group
White 61
Mixed Ethnicity 3
Chinese 2
Other Asian 2
Black African 2
Total 70

Country of Birth Embed This Back to Top

In this area (Thistle Lane, Aberdeen, Scotland), 0% of the residents were born in Scotland, which means that the majority were born outside of Scotland.

At the time of the 2011 census, approximately 83.3% of the resident population of Scotland were born in Scotland. The other groups were 8.7% English, 0.3% Welsh, 0.7% Northern Irish, 0.4% from the Republic of Ireland, 2.6% from other European Union countries, and 4% from outside of Europe.

Country of Birth
England 17
Wales 0
Scotland 34
Northern Ireland 3
Republic of Ireland 2
European Union 5
Other 9
Total 70

Religion Embed This Back to Top

Scotland is primarily a Christian country, with 15.9% of residents Catholic, 37.9% other Christians, and 2.5% other religions. Approximately 36.7% of residents state that they have no religion or are Atheist, while 7% did not state their religious views.

Religion
Catholic 5
Other Christian 18
No Religion 34
Buddhist 3
Hindu 0
Jewish 0
Muslim 0
Sikh 0
Other Religion 0
Not Stated 10
Total 70

Economic Activity Embed This

This address within the Midstocket/Rosemount ward had a larger than average concentration of residents that were in full-time employment - 54% of the resident population. On average, around 38.4% of census respondents were in full-time employment.

Figures for economic activity do not include those aged under 16, or those family members aged 16-18 who are in full-time education. This data is therefore based on 42.4 million of the United Kingdom's 57.8 million residents. The data was correct as of the 2011 census, which was a period of depressed economic activity.

Economic Activity
Full-Time Employee 32
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 3
Self Employed 7
Unemployed 1
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 11
Retired 2
Looking After Home or Family 2
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 0
Other 1
Total 59

Employment Industry Embed This Back to Top

This data is based on resident aged 16-74 on census day 2011, who were in employment.

Employment Industry
Mining/Quarrying 10
Manufacturing 1
RetailInc. Wholesale 7
Accommodation and Food 5
Information and Communication 2
Professional, Scientific and Technical 10
Public Administration and Defence 2
Education 2
HealthInc. Social Work 7
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 2
Total 48
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Below are the details of the closest services to AB10 1TZ. All distances are straightline distances, please consult the map of the facility to check the exact location. You can also view these details on our interactive services map for AB10 1TZ.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 3 closest railway stations to Thistle Lane, Aberdeen, Scotland, AB10 1TZ. The nearest railway station is Aberdeen, approximately 0.6 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Aberdeen 0.6 miles
Dyce 5.1 miles
Portlethen 5.8 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Thistle Lane, Aberdeen, Scotland, AB10 1TZ. The nearest is Total School, approximately 330 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Total School 330 yards
Gilcomstoun School 330 yards
St Margaret's School for Girls Aberdeen 360 yards
Robert Gordon's College 840 yards
Skene Square School 850 yards
Ferryhill School 0.6 miles
Ashley Road School 0.6 miles
St Joseph's RC School 0.6 miles
Mile End School 0.7 miles
Albyn School 0.7 miles

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Thistle Lane, Aberdeen, Scotland, AB10 1TZ. The nearest is Aberdeen Grammar School, approximately 250 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Aberdeen Grammar School 250 yards
Total School 330 yards
St Margaret's School for Girls Aberdeen 360 yards
Harlaw Academy 440 yards
Robert Gordon's College 840 yards
Albyn School 0.7 miles
Torry Academy 1.4 miles
St Machar Academy 1.4 miles
Northfield Academy 1.7 miles
Kincorth Academy 1.8 miles

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Thistle Lane, Aberdeen, Scotland, AB10 1TZ. The nearest is Carden Medical Centre, approximately 180 yards away. Please consult the facility to check if they are currently accepting new NHS patients.

Nearest Hospitals

Listed here are the 10 closest hospitals to Thistle Lane, Aberdeen, Scotland, AB10 1TZ. The nearest is Woolmanhill Hospital, approximately 700 yards away.

* Distances are measured in a straight line from the given postcode. Please consult the facility's map page or your preferred route finding/GPS app for driving directions.

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Broadband in AB10 1TZ

This postcode has support for superfast broadband at one or more premises. Superfast broadband is generally taken to mean fixed line broadband at a potential speed of 30Mbps plus - more than enough for gaming, video calling, watching video and internet browsing. Note that occasionally some properties in a postcode may still not be eligible due to conditions on the ground, or the building structure. If you wish to enquire about a specific property in this postcode, contact the major suppliers, for instance Virgin Media, BT Broadband and Plusnet. For more information on Superfast Broadband, see the OpenReach website.

Broadband data is based on information provided by the major fixed internet service providers in the UK, including Virgin Media and BT. It does not include providers of satellite internet. Data at this postcode has been sourced from 20 reported internet connections.

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Average Download Speed 10.3Mbps
Maximum Download Speed Reported 15Mbps
Average Upload Speed 1Mbps
Maximum Upload Speed Reported 1.2Mbps
Superfast Broadband Available Yes

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Supplier Customer Rating
Plusnet 74%
Virgin Media 72%
Sky Digital 70%
EE/Orange Broadband 69%
BT Broadband 66%
TalkTalk 63%
 

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