Area Information for Ash Hill Way, Aberdeen, Scotland, AB16 5YL

Ash Hill Way in Aberdeen is in Scotland. The postcode is within the Hilton/Woodside/Stockethill ward/electoral division, which is in the UK Parliamentary Constituency of Aberdeen North. The Scottish Parliament constituency is Aberdeen Central. This page combines information for the address Ash Hill Way, Aberdeen, Scotland, AB16 5YL, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of AB16 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 Hilton/Woodside/Stockethill
UK Parliamentary Constituency Aberdeen North
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 Ash Hill Way, Aberdeen, Scotland, AB16 5YL:

Cornhill Terrace, Aberdeen, AB16 5YP
Ash Hill Drive, Aberdeen, AB16 5YS
Cornhill Terrace, Aberdeen, AB16 5HH
Ash Hill Road, Aberdeen, AB16 5HJ
Braefoot Road, Aberdeen, AB16 5EY
Cornhill Drive, Aberdeen, AB16 5LY

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about AB16 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Ash Hill Way, Aberdeen, Scotland, AB16 5YL 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 Ash Hill Way, Aberdeen, Scotland consists predominantly of terraced housing, which is common in suburban and inner-city areas. 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 9
Semi-Detached 10
Terraced 38
Flat (Purpose-Built) 3
Flat (Converted) 0
Total 60
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

The area containing Ash Hill Way, Aberdeen, Scotland contains a higher than average level of social housing - 29% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 18%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 23
Owned with Mortgage 13
Shared Ownership 0
Rented: From Council 17
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 0
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 2
Rented: Other 1
Rent Free 2
Total 58

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 16
Two People 24
Three People 12
Four People 4
Five People 2
Six People 0
Seven People 0
8+ People 0
Total 58

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 4
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 11
C2 - Skilled manual workers 7
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 11
Total 33

Gender Embed This Back to Top

Across the UK as a whole, the gender split is roughly equal at 49% male, 51% female. This address in Aberdeen North UK Parliamentary Constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 46% male.

Gender
Male 58
Female 68
Total 126

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 5
5-7 4
8-9 2
10-14 2
15 0
16-17 1
18-19 7
20-24 10
25-29 7
30-44 21
45-59 19
60-64 10
65-74 24
75-84 12
85-89 0
90+ 2
Total 126

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode AB16 5YL does not show a significant deviation from the average figures for the UK. In the UK as a whole, the average figures are approximately as follows for relationship statuses: 34% single, 47% married, 3% separated, 9% divorced, 7% widowed, and 0.2% same sex.

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 37
Married 53
Divorced 11
Separated 1
Widowed 11
Same Sex 0
Total 113

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.

Health
Very Good 51
Good 52
Fair 18
Bad 3
Very Bad 2
Total 126

Education & Qualifications Embed This Back to Top

At the time of the 2011 census, across the UK 22.9% of residents had no qualification, 13.2% had 1-4 GCSEs, 15.2% had 5+ GCSEs and 1-2 A/AS-Levels, 12.3% had 2+ A-Levels, 27.1% had a degree (or similar), and 3.6% had an apprenticeship.

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) 21
Apprenticeship 0
2+ A Levels 13
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 9
1-4 GCSEs 33
No GCSEs 37
Total 113

Ethnic Group Embed This

Ash Hill Way, Aberdeen, Scotland can be considered less ethnically diverse than the UK average. As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with residents of this area being exclusively so.

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 126
Total 126

Country of Birth Embed This Back to Top

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 9
Wales 1
Scotland 104
Northern Ireland 0
Republic of Ireland 1
European Union 8
Other 3
Total 126

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 12
Other Christian 51
No Religion 55
Buddhist 0
Hindu 0
Jewish 0
Muslim 0
Sikh 0
Other Religion 0
Not Stated 8
Total 126

Economic Activity Embed This

This address within the Hilton/Woodside/Stockethill ward showed a higher than average concentration of retired residents - 26% of the resident population. On average, around 13.8% of census respondents were retired. While the UK has an aging population, less residents over 65 are choosing to retire than previously. Between the 2001 and 2011 census, the number of economically active 65-74 year olds almost doubled to 8.7% - an increase of some 413,000 people.

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 41
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 13
Self Employed 4
Unemployed 1
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 11
Retired 26
Looking After Home or Family 1
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 1
Other 1
Total 99

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 6
Manufacturing 7
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 1
Construction 4
RetailInc. Wholesale 7
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 5
Accommodation and Food 6
Information and Communication 4
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 3
Real Estate 1
Professional, Scientific and Technical 2
Administration 3
Public Administration and Defence 1
Education 3
HealthInc. Social Work 6
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 3
Total 62
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Below are the details of the closest services to AB16 5YL. 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 AB16 5YL.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 3 closest railway stations to Ash Hill Way, Aberdeen, Scotland, AB16 5YL. The nearest railway station is Aberdeen, approximately 1.6 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Aberdeen 1.6 miles
Dyce 4 miles
Portlethen 6.8 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Ash Hill Way, Aberdeen, Scotland, AB16 5YL. The nearest is Cornhill School, approximately 430 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Cornhill School 430 yards
Kittybrewster School 0.6 miles
Mile End School 0.7 miles
Woodside School 0.8 miles
Bramble Brae School 0.8 miles
Skene Square School 0.9 miles
Manor Park School 0.9 miles
Total School 1 mile
Riverbank School 1 mile
Quarryhill School 1 mile

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Ash Hill Way, Aberdeen, Scotland, AB16 5YL. The nearest is Northfield Academy, approximately 0.7 miles away.

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Ash Hill Way, Aberdeen, Scotland, AB16 5YL. The nearest is Westburn Medical Group, approximately half a mile 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 Ash Hill Way, Aberdeen, Scotland, AB16 5YL. The nearest is Elmwood, approximately 360 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 AB16 5YL

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 8 reported internet connections.

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Average Download Speed 26.9Mbps
Maximum Download Speed Reported 41Mbps
Average Upload Speed 7.7Mbps
Maximum Upload Speed Reported 15.8Mbps
Superfast Broadband Available Yes

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Supplier Customer Rating
Plusnet 78%
Virgin Media 75.1%
EE/Orange Broadband 74.5%
Vodafone 74.1%
Sky Digital 73.6%
BT Broadband 70.5%
TalkTalk 66.7%
 

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