Area Information for Aberdeen, Scotland, AB3 3EF

This postcode in Aberdeen is in Scotland. The postcode is within the Stonehaven and Lower Deeside 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 Aberdeen, Scotland, AB3 3EF, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of AB3 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.

Please Note

This postcode was terminated by the Royal Mail in August 1990. Where possible, we have attempted to find data relating to the area in which the postcode used to reside before retirement. However, some data such as street names and house pricing is based on current postcodes only and so may be missing or incomplete.

Basic Information

Area Type Accessible Rural
Local Authority Aberdeenshire
Ward Stonehaven and Lower Deeside
UK Parliamentary Constituency West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine
Scottish Parliament Constituency Aberdeenshire West
Country Scotland


About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Aberdeen, Scotland, AB3 3EF 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 Aberdeen, Scotland consists predominantly of semi-detached housing, which can be an indicator of an affluent neighbourhood. 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 18
Semi-Detached 49
Terraced 0
Flat (Purpose-Built) 0
Flat (Converted) 0
Total 67
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

This area contains a mixture of housing tenures, as detailed below. Across the UK, an average of 30.6% of household spaces were owned outright, 32.9% were mortgaged, 18.2% were social housing, and 16.3% were privately rented at the last census.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 27
Owned with Mortgage 26
Shared Ownership 8
Rented: From Council 0
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 0
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 2
Rented: Other 1
Rent Free 2
Total 66

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 12
Two People 26
Three People 12
Four People 12
Five People 4
Six People 0
Seven People 0
8+ People 0
Total 66

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 13
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 15
C2 - Skilled manual workers 18
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 6
Total 52

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 50% male.

Gender
Male 84
Female 84
Total 168

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 7
5-7 6
8-9 2
10-14 8
15 1
16-17 10
18-19 4
20-24 12
25-29 9
30-44 39
45-59 39
60-64 9
65-74 16
75-84 5
85-89 0
90+ 1
Total 168

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode AB3 3EF 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 47
Married 83
Divorced 6
Separated 1
Widowed 7
Same Sex 0
Total 144

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 89
Good 62
Fair 14
Bad 2
Very Bad 1
Total 168

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) 31
HNC, HND, SVQ level 4 or Equivalent 15
Scottish Highers, AS- or A-Level or Equivalent 19
Standard Grade, GCSE or Equivalent 53
No GCSEs or Equivalent 26
Total 144

Ethnic Group Embed This

This address (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 99% 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 166
Black African 2
Total 168

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 16
Wales 0
Scotland 144
Northern Ireland 0
Republic of Ireland 0
European Union 4
Other 4
Total 168

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 11
Other Christian 81
No Religion 65
Buddhist 0
Hindu 0
Jewish 0
Muslim 3
Sikh 0
Other Religion 0
Not Stated 8
Total 168

Economic Activity Embed This

This address within the Stonehaven and Lower Deeside 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 53
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 26
Self Employed 16
Unemployed 5
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 11
Retired 18
Looking After Home or Family 4
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 4
Other 1
Total 138

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 2
Mining/Quarrying 3
Manufacturing 8
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 2
Construction 18
RetailInc. Wholesale 21
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 3
Accommodation and Food 3
Information and Communication 2
Professional, Scientific and Technical 4
Administration 11
Education 5
HealthInc. Social Work 16
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 4
Total 102
Key: Railway Stations Railway Station Hospitals Hospital GP Practices GP Primary School Primary School Secondary School Secondary School

Below are the details of the closest services to AB3 3EF. 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 AB3 3EF.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 5 closest railway stations to Aberdeen, Scotland, AB3 3EF. The nearest railway station is Portlethen, approximately 8.3 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Portlethen 8.3 miles
Stonehaven 9.1 miles
Aberdeen 11 miles
Dyce 11 miles
Kintore 12 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Aberdeen, Scotland, AB3 3EF. The nearest is Drumoak School, approximately 450 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Drumoak School 450 yards
Durris School 2.1 miles
Culter School 3.2 miles
Crathes School 3.7 miles
Milltimber School 4.5 miles
Lairhillock School 4.6 miles
Elrick School 5.2 miles
Hill of Banchory School 5.3 miles
Echt School 5.3 miles
Skene School 5.6 miles

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 6 closest secondary schools to Aberdeen, Scotland, AB3 3EF. The nearest is Westhill Academy, approximately 5.6 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Westhill Academy 5.6 miles
Banchory Academy 6 miles
Cults Academy 6.2 miles
Hazlehead Academy 7.5 miles
Bucksburn Academy 8.9 miles
Northfield Academy 9.2 miles

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 8 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Aberdeen, Scotland, AB3 3EF. The nearest is Peterculter Medical Practice, approximately 3.4 miles away. Please consult the facility to check if they are currently accepting new NHS patients.

Nearest Hospitals

Listed here are the 4 closest hospitals to Aberdeen, Scotland, AB3 3EF. The nearest is Glen O'dee Hospital, approximately 6.8 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Glen O'dee Hospital 6.8 miles
Maidencraig House 7.9 miles
Woodend General Hospital 7.9 miles
Rosewell House (Nhs Wards) 8.4 miles

* 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.