Area Information for Great Northern Road, Aberdeen, Scotland, AB24 2AS

Great Northern Road 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 Donside. This page combines information for the address Great Northern Road, Aberdeen, Scotland, AB24 2AS, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of AB24 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 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 Great Northern Road, Aberdeen, Scotland, AB24 2AS:

Marquis Road, Aberdeen, AB24 2QY
Marquis Road, Aberdeen, AB24 2QP
Western Road, Aberdeen, AB24 2QQ
Marquis Road, Aberdeen, AB24 2QN
Great Northern Road, Aberdeen, AB24 2AH
Ferrier Gardens, Aberdeen, AB24 2QD

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about AB24 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Great Northern Road, Aberdeen, Scotland, AB24 2AS 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 Great Northern Road, 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 5
Semi-Detached 0
Terraced 3
Flat (Purpose-Built) 87
Flat (Converted) 7
Total 102
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

The area containing Great Northern Road, Aberdeen, Scotland contains a higher than average level of social housing - 72% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 18%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 3
Owned with Mortgage 11
Shared Ownership 0
Rented: From Council 62
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 4
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 10
Rent Free 2
Total 92

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 48
Two People 34
Three People 7
Four People 2
Five People 1
Six People 0
Seven People 0
8+ People 0
Total 92

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 5
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 24
C2 - Skilled manual workers 23
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 32
Total 84

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 AB24 2AS 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 83
Female 67
Total 150

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 9
5-7 3
8-9 1
10-14 1
15 1
16-17 1
18-19 3
20-24 18
25-29 19
30-44 30
45-59 44
60-64 10
65-74 8
75-84 2
85-89 0
90+ 0
Total 150

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode AB24 2AS 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 65
Married 45
Divorced 19
Separated 4
Widowed 2
Same Sex 0
Total 135

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.

However, this area of the Hilton/Woodside/Stockethill ward shows lower levels of residents that report their health as Good or Very Good (69%) than average, which is usually indicative of areas with older populations or areas of social deprivation.

Health
Very Good 49
Good 55
Fair 23
Bad 17
Very Bad 6
Total 150

Education & Qualifications Embed This Back to Top

At the time of the 2011 census, across Scotland 26.8% of residents had no qualification, 23.1% had Standard Grade, 14.3% had Highers, 9.7% had HNC/HND, and 26.1% had a degree (or similar).

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

Due to the way in which census data was collected in Scotland, former SCE Higher Grade, Highers, and Advanced Highers are grouped together as "Highers" in the data below.

Highest Qualification Level Achieved
Degree or Similar e.g. professional qualification (accountancy etc) 22
HNC, HND, SVQ level 4 or Equivalent 10
Scottish Highers, AS- or A-Level or Equivalent 24
Standard Grade, GCSE or Equivalent 46
No GCSEs or Equivalent 33
Total 135

Ethnic Group Embed This

As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with this area being 95% 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 142
Mixed Ethnicity 2
Indian 2
Pakistani 2
Other Asian 2
Total 150

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 13
Wales 0
Scotland 99
Northern Ireland 2
Republic of Ireland 1
European Union 28
Other 7
Total 150

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 25
Other Christian 36
No Religion 76
Buddhist 0
Hindu 0
Jewish 0
Muslim 2
Sikh 0
Other Religion 1
Not Stated 10
Total 150

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 53
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 14
Self Employed 1
Unemployed 8
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 13
Retired 11
Looking After Home or Family 5
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 21
Other 7
Total 133

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
AgricultureInc. Forestry and Fishing 1
Mining/Quarrying 3
Manufacturing 10
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 1
Construction 8
RetailInc. Wholesale 10
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 1
Accommodation and Food 10
Information and Communication 3
Professional, Scientific and Technical 2
Administration 5
Public Administration and Defence 3
Education 6
HealthInc. Social Work 9
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 3
Total 75
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Below are the details of the closest services to AB24 2AS. 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 AB24 2AS.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 4 closest railway stations to Great Northern Road, Aberdeen, Scotland, AB24 2AS. The nearest railway station is Aberdeen, approximately 2 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Aberdeen 2 miles
Dyce 3.6 miles
Portlethen 7.5 miles
Inverurie 13 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Great Northern Road, Aberdeen, Scotland, AB24 2AS. The nearest is Riverbank School, approximately 440 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Riverbank School 440 yards
Woodside School 580 yards
Kittybrewster School 750 yards
St Peter's RC School 0.9 miles
Cornhill School 0.9 miles
Manor Park School 0.9 miles
Danestone Primary School 1 mile
Bramble Brae School 1 mile
Sunnybank School 1 mile
Seaton School 1 mile

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Great Northern Road, Aberdeen, Scotland, AB24 2AS. The nearest is St Machar Academy, approximately 820 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance*
St Machar Academy 820 yards
Northfield Academy 1.1 miles
Bridge Of Don Academy 1.2 miles
Oldmachar Academy 1.5 miles
Total School 1.6 miles
Aberdeen Grammar School 1.6 miles
Robert Gordon's College 1.7 miles
Harlaw Academy 1.9 miles
St Margaret's School for Girls Aberdeen 1.9 miles
Albyn School 2 miles

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Great Northern Road, Aberdeen, Scotland, AB24 2AS. The nearest is Woodside Medical Group, approximately < 50 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 Great Northern Road, Aberdeen, Scotland, AB24 2AS. The nearest is Elmwood, approximately 0.8 miles 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 AB24 2AS

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 16 reported internet connections.

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Average Download Speed 34.5Mbps
Maximum Download Speed Reported 70.3Mbps
Average Upload Speed 8.2Mbps
Maximum Upload Speed Reported 20Mbps
Superfast Broadband Available Yes

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Supplier Customer Rating
Plusnet 76.2%
Zen Internet 75.8%
Post Office 74%
EE Broadband 73.4%
NOW TV 70.8%
Vodafone 70%
Sky Digital 69.2%
BT Broadband 67.4%
Virgin Media 67.4%
TalkTalk 65.2%
 

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