Area Information for Ashdale Drive, Westhill, Scotland, AB32 6LP

Ashdale Drive in Westhill is in Scotland. The postcode is within the Westhill and District ward/electoral division, which is in the UK Parliamentary Constituency of West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine. The Scottish Parliament constituency is Aberdeenshire West. This page combines information for the address Ashdale Drive, Westhill, Scotland, AB32 6LP, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of AB32 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 Urban Area
Local Authority Aberdeenshire
Ward Westhill and District
UK Parliamentary Constituency West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine
Scottish Parliament Constituency Aberdeenshire West
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 Ashdale Drive, Westhill, Scotland, AB32 6LP:

Grant Close, Westhill, AB32 6LH
Gordon Gardens, Westhill, AB32 6LQ
Ashdale Court, Westhill, AB32 6LJ
Wrights Walk, Westhill, AB32 6LR
Gordon Close, Westhill, AB32 6LL
Trinity Court, Westhill, AB32 6LS

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about AB32 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Ashdale Drive, Westhill, Scotland, AB32 6LP 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 Ashdale Drive, Westhill, Scotland consists predominantly of detached housing, a strong indicator of affluence. 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 31
Semi-Detached 11
Terraced 9
Flat (Purpose-Built) 1
Flat (Converted) 0
Total 52
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

This area consists predominantly of housing where the property is being repayed through a mortgage arrangement. The national average is just under 33%, while in this area it represents 69% of housing spaces.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 11
Owned with Mortgage 36
Shared Ownership 0
Rented: From Council 0
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 3
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 2
Rent Free 0
Total 52

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 4
Two People 17
Three People 7
Four People 20
Five People 4
Six People 0
Seven People 0
8+ People 0
Total 52

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 15
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 16
C2 - Skilled manual workers 9
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 6
Total 46

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 West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine UK Parliamentary Constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 46% male.

Gender
Male 73
Female 86
Total 159

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 4
5-7 7
8-9 7
10-14 20
15 1
16-17 9
18-19 4
20-24 13
25-29 7
30-44 40
45-59 38
60-64 1
65-74 6
75-84 1
85-89 1
90+ 0
Total 159

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode AB32 6LP 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 44
Married 68
Divorced 4
Separated 1
Widowed 3
Same Sex 0
Total 120

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 92% of the population reporting themselves as being in Good or Very Good health at this address.

Health
Very Good 107
Good 40
Fair 9
Bad 3
Very Bad 0
Total 159

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) 52
Apprenticeship 0
2+ A Levels 8
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 24
1-4 GCSEs 28
No GCSEs 8
Total 120

Ethnic Group Embed This

This address (Ashdale Drive, Westhill, 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 97% 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 154
Indian 1
Pakistani 4
Total 159

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 10
Wales 1
Scotland 137
Northern Ireland 0
Republic of Ireland 0
European Union 1
Other 10
Total 159

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 7
Other Christian 57
No Religion 76
Buddhist 0
Hindu 0
Jewish 0
Muslim 3
Sikh 0
Other Religion 0
Not Stated 16
Total 159

Economic Activity Embed This

This address within the Westhill and District ward had a larger than average concentration of residents that were in part-time employment - 19% of the resident population. On average, around 13.7% of census respondents were in part-time employment. There was a large disparity between employment types of male and female residents - almost four times as many women were part-time employees when compared to men.

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 56
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 22
Self Employed 9
Unemployed 2
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 13
Retired 7
Looking After Home or Family 5
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 2
Other 2
Total 118

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 5
Manufacturing 4
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 1
Construction 7
RetailInc. Wholesale 12
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 5
Accommodation and Food 4
Information and Communication 2
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 2
Real Estate 1
Professional, Scientific and Technical 14
Administration 1
Public Administration and Defence 4
Education 11
HealthInc. Social Work 16
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 4
Total 93
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Below are the details of the closest services to AB32 6LP. 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 AB32 6LP.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 4 closest railway stations to Ashdale Drive, Westhill, Scotland, AB32 6LP. The nearest railway station is Dyce, approximately 4.9 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Dyce 4.9 miles
Aberdeen 6.9 miles
Portlethen 8.7 miles
Inverurie 9.7 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Ashdale Drive, Westhill, Scotland, AB32 6LP. The nearest is Crombie School, approximately 200 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Crombie School 200 yards
Westhill Primary School 260 yards
Elrick School 710 yards
Kingswells Primary School 2.2 miles
Skene School 2.7 miles
Milltimber School 3.8 miles
Brimmond School 3.8 miles
Culter School 3.9 miles
Cults Primary School 4 miles
Heathryburn School 4.1 miles

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Ashdale Drive, Westhill, Scotland, AB32 6LP. The nearest is Westhill Academy, approximately 200 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Westhill Academy 200 yards
Hazlehead Academy 3.9 miles
Bucksburn Academy 4 miles
Cults Academy 4.3 miles
International School of Aberdeen 5.1 miles
Northfield Academy 5.1 miles
Dyce Academy 5.3 miles
The Aberdeen Green School 5.5 miles
Albyn School 5.7 miles
Total School 6.2 miles

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Ashdale Drive, Westhill, Scotland, AB32 6LP. The nearest is Skene Medical Group, approximately 0.5 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 Ashdale Drive, Westhill, Scotland, AB32 6LP. The nearest is Maidencraig House, approximately 4.2 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 AB32 6LP

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 36 reported internet connections.

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Average Download Speed 30Mbps
Maximum Download Speed Reported 80Mbps
Average Upload Speed 4.9Mbps
Maximum Upload Speed Reported 20Mbps
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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