Area Information for Provost Rust Drive, Aberdeen, Scotland, AB16 7YL

Provost Rust Drive in Aberdeen is in Scotland. The postcode is within the Northfield/Mastrick North ward/electoral division, which is in the UK Parliamentary Constituency of Aberdeen North. The Scottish Parliament constituency is Aberdeen Donside. This page combines information for the address Provost Rust Drive, Aberdeen, Scotland, AB16 7YL, 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 Northfield/Mastrick North
UK Parliamentary Constituency Aberdeen North
Scottish Parliament Constituency Aberdeen Donside
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 Provost Rust Drive, Aberdeen, Scotland, AB16 7YL:

Strachan Place, Aberdeen, AB16 7YQ
Provost Rust Drive, Aberdeen, AB16 7DL
Fowler Avenue, Aberdeen, AB16 7YP
Cummings Park Road, Aberdeen, AB16 7YJ
Cummings Park Drive, Aberdeen, AB16 7BB
Fowler Avenue, Aberdeen, AB16 7YR

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 Provost Rust Drive, Aberdeen, Scotland, AB16 7YL 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 Provost Rust Drive, 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 3
Semi-Detached 5
Terraced 2
Flat (Purpose-Built) 26
Flat (Converted) 0
Total 36
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

The area containing Provost Rust Drive, Aberdeen, Scotland contains a higher than average level of social housing - 77% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 18%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 2
Owned with Mortgage 5
Shared Ownership 0
Rented: From Council 27
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 0
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 1
Rent Free 0
Total 35

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 8
Two People 6
Three People 6
Four People 7
Five People 7
Six People 1
Seven People 0
8+ People 0
Total 35

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 1
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 6
C2 - Skilled manual workers 11
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 15
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 AB16 7YL however is predominantly male (55%). 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 59
Female 48
Total 107

Age Groups Embed This Back to Top

The area around AB16 7YL has a very large concentration of children that are under 16 (at 35% of the resident population). This is commonly seen in suburban neighbourhoods, and sometiems in areas of high social housing.

Age Groups
0-4 10
5-7 10
8-9 1
10-14 13
15 3
16-17 2
18-19 4
20-24 10
25-29 4
30-44 20
45-59 25
60-64 1
65-74 2
75-84 2
85-89 0
90+ 0
Total 107

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The number of residents who are separated in AB16 7YL is high - 6% of the area's population. This contrasts with a national average of just 2.7%.

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 30
Married 25
Divorced 8
Separated 6
Widowed 1
Same Sex 0
Total 70

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 64
Good 31
Fair 10
Bad 2
Very Bad 0
Total 107

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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) 9
Apprenticeship 0
2+ A Levels 6
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 8
1-4 GCSEs 24
No GCSEs 23
Total 70

Ethnic Group Embed This

As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with this area being 94% 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 101
Pakistani 1
Chinese 4
Black African 1
Total 107

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 2
Wales 0
Scotland 88
Northern Ireland 0
Republic of Ireland 0
European Union 14
Other 3
Total 107

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 17
Other Christian 27
No Religion 59
Buddhist 1
Hindu 0
Jewish 0
Muslim 0
Sikh 0
Other Religion 0
Not Stated 3
Total 107

Economic Activity Embed This

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 33
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 8
Self Employed 3
Unemployed 6
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 9
Retired 1
Looking After Home or Family 7
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 1
Other 0
Total 68

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
Manufacturing 2
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 2
Construction 6
RetailInc. Wholesale 7
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 5
Accommodation and Food 6
Professional, Scientific and Technical 3
Administration 9
Public Administration and Defence 1
HealthInc. Social Work 8
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 2
Total 51
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Below are the details of the closest services to AB16 7YL. 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 7YL.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 4 closest railway stations to Provost Rust Drive, Aberdeen, Scotland, AB16 7YL. The nearest railway station is Aberdeen, approximately 2.6 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Aberdeen 2.6 miles
Dyce 3 miles
Portlethen 7.5 miles
Inverurie 12 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Provost Rust Drive, Aberdeen, Scotland, AB16 7YL. The nearest is Manor Park School, approximately 240 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Manor Park School 240 yards
Bramble Brae School 330 yards
Quarryhill School 0.6 miles
Westpark School 0.7 miles
Woodside School 0.8 miles
Cornhill School 0.8 miles
Heathryburn School 0.9 miles
Muirfield School 1 mile
Danestone Primary School 1.1 miles
Riverbank School 1.2 miles

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Provost Rust Drive, Aberdeen, Scotland, AB16 7YL. The nearest is Northfield Academy, approximately 800 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Northfield Academy 800 yards
Bucksburn Academy 1.3 miles
St Machar Academy 1.5 miles
Bridge Of Don Academy 1.9 miles
Total School 1.9 miles
Oldmachar Academy 1.9 miles
Aberdeen Grammar School 2 miles
Hazlehead Academy 2 miles
Albyn School 2 miles
Harlaw Academy 2.2 miles

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Provost Rust Drive, Aberdeen, Scotland, AB16 7YL. The nearest is Woodside Medical Group, approximately 1.1 miles 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 Provost Rust Drive, Aberdeen, Scotland, AB16 7YL. The nearest is Hyperbaric Centre, approximately 1 mile 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 7YL

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 18 reported internet connections.

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Average Download Speed 18.3Mbps
Maximum Download Speed Reported 39.4Mbps
Average Upload Speed 2.8Mbps
Maximum Upload Speed Reported 8.9Mbps
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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