Area Information for South Ley, Welwyn Garden City, AL7 4JP
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About the Demographic Information
The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about South Ley, Welwyn Garden City, AL7 4JP 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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We have found 18 property sales in South Ley since the beginning of 1995.
Our data comes directly from the Land Registry, and is updated monthly. It does not include commercial sales, or sales of land without property.
Housing Types Embed This
This area contains a mixture of housing types, as detailed below. No single type of dwelling accounts for more than 50% of the dwellings. 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 Tenure Embed This Back to Top
The area containing South Ley, Welwyn Garden City contains a higher than average level of social housing - 38% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 18%.
|Owned with Mortgage||70|
|Rented: From Council||47|
|Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations||35|
|Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents||28|
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.
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.
|AB - Higher and intermediate managerial, administrative, or professional positions||45|
|C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions||50|
|C2 - Skilled manual workers||39|
|DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers||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 Welwyn Hatfield constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 46% male.
Age Groups Embed This Back to Top
The area around AL7 4JP has a very large concentration of children that are under 16 (at 28% of the resident population). This is commonly seen in suburban neighbourhoods, and sometiems in areas of high social housing.
Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top
The postcode AL7 4JP 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.
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.
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. Former Higher School Certificates (HSCs) will be counted as A Levels.
|Highest Qualification Level Achieved|
|Degree or Similar e.g. professional qualification (accountancy etc)||119|
|HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels||59|
|5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels||61|
|1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent||64|
|No GCSEs or Equivalent||63|
Ethnic Group Embed This
As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with this area being 83% 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.
Country of Birth Embed This Back to Top
At the time of the 2011 census, approximately 83.5% of the resident population of England were born in England. The other groups were 1% Welsh, 1.35% Scottish, 0.4% Northern Irish, 0.75% from the Republic of Ireland, 3.75% from other European Union countries, and 9.4% from outside of Europe, with the remainder not stated.
|Country of Birth|
|Republic of Ireland||7|
Passport(s) Held Embed This Back to Top
Note that an individual may hold one or more passports. The data may include people living in adjacent addresses to AL7 4JP
|Republic of Ireland||8|
|Europe (including European Union)||24|
|Middle East or Asia||27|
|North America or Caribbean||4|
|Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands)||4|
Religion Embed This Back to Top
England and Wales are primarily Christian countries, with 59.3% of residents Christian. However, a sizeable portion of the population (25.1%) claim to have no religion. Some 4.8% identify themselves as Muslim, 1.5% Hindu, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.5% Jewish, 0.8% Sikh, and 0.4% as other religions, while the remaining 7.2% did not state their religious views.
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.
|Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week)||49|
|Full-Time Student (with or without job)||39|
|Looking After Home or Family||26|
|Long-Term Sick or Disabled||16|
Employment Industry Embed This Back to Top
This data is based on resident aged 16-74 on census day 2011, who were in employment.
|Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc.||1|
|Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management||2|
|TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics||9|
|Accommodation and Food||12|
|Information and Communication||11|
|Financial ServicesInc. Insurance||5|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical||17|
|Public Administration and Defence||14|
|HealthInc. Social Work||42|
|OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc.||12|
South Ley, Welwyn Garden City, AL7 4JP is within the Welwyn Hatfield South policing neighbourhood, under the Hertfordshire Constabulary force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999.
|Crime:||Click here to view crimes committed near South Ley|
|Neighbourhood Team Address||
Welwyn Hatfield South
Below are the details of the closest services to AL7 4JP. 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 AL7 4JP.
Nearest Railway Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to South Ley, Welwyn Garden City, AL7 4JP. The nearest railway station is Welwyn Garden City, approximately 1.1 miles away.
|Welwyn Garden City||1.1 miles|
|Hatfield (Herts)||1.8 miles|
|Welwyn North||2.6 miles|
|Welham Green||3.5 miles|
|Brookmans Park||4.5 miles|
|Hertford North||4.6 miles|
|Hertford East||5.4 miles|
|St Albans City||6.1 miles|
|Potters Bar||6.2 miles|
|St Albans Abbey||6.9 miles|
|Ware (Herts)||7.3 miles|
|Park Street||7.5 miles|
|How Wood (Hertfordshire)||7.9 miles|
|Crews Hill||8 miles|
Nearest Tube/DLR Stations
Listed here are the 18 closest Tube and Docklands Light Railway stations to South Ley, Welwyn Garden City, AL7 4JP. The nearest Overground station is Cheshunt, approximately 9.4 miles away.
|Cheshunt Overground Station||9.4 miles|
|High Barnet Tube Station||9.4 miles|
|Theobalds Grove Overground Station||9.5 miles|
|Cockfosters Tube Station||9.6 miles|
|Oakwood Tube Station||10 miles|
|Turkey Street Overground Station||11 miles|
|Enfield Town Overground Station||11 miles|
|Totteridge & Whetstone Tube Station||11 miles|
|Southgate Tube Station||12 miles|
|Southbury Overground Station||12 miles|
|Bush Hill Park Overground Station||12 miles|
|Woodside Park Tube Station||12 miles|
|Watford Junction Overground Station||13 miles|
|Arnos Grove Tube Station||13 miles|
|West Finchley Tube Station||13 miles|
|Mill Hill East Tube Station||13 miles|
|Stanmore Tube Station||13 miles|
|Edgware Tube Station||13 miles|
Nearest Primary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to South Ley, Welwyn Garden City, AL7 4JP. The nearest is Creswick Primary & Nursery School, approximately 420 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Creswick Primary & Nursery School||420 yards||
|Our Lady Catholic Primary School||630 yards||
|Holwell Primary School||0.5 miles||
|Peartree Primary School||0.7 miles||
|Swallow Dell Primary and Nursery School||0.7 miles||
|Commonswood Primary & Nursery School||0.8 miles||
|The Ryde School||1.2 miles||
|Applecroft School||1.2 miles||
|Panshanger Primary School||1.2 miles||
|Watchlytes Primary School||1.3 miles||
Nearest Secondary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to South Ley, Welwyn Garden City, AL7 4JP. The nearest is Stanborough School, approximately 1 mile away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Stanborough School||1 mile||
|Ridgeway Academy||1.3 miles||
|Onslow St Audreys School||2.1 miles||
|Bishop's Hatfield Girls' School||2.3 miles||
|Monk's Walk School||2.4 miles||
|Links Hatfield Academy||2.8 miles||
|The Sele School||4.1 miles||
|Chancellor's School||4.1 miles||
|Nicholas Breakspear Catholic School||4.8 miles||
|Sandringham School||4.9 miles||
Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices
Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to South Ley, Welwyn Garden City, AL7 4JP. The nearest is Hollybush Lane Surgery, approximately 160 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Hollybush Lane Surgery||160 yards|
|SPRING HOUSE MEDICAL CENTRE||610 yards|
|Hall Grove Practice||0.7 miles|
|Peartree Lane Surgery||0.7 miles|
|Garden City Practice||0.9 miles|
|Parkway Surgery||1.3 miles|
|Moors Walk Surgery||1.4 miles|
|Wrafton House Surgery||1.9 miles|
|Lister House Surgery||2 miles|
|Burvill House Surgery||2.2 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to South Ley, Welwyn Garden City, AL7 4JP. The nearest is Woodhall Dental Practice, approximately 650 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Woodhall Dental Practice||650 yards|
|Beehive Dental Practice||half a mile|
|Peartree Clinic Welwyn||0.9 miles|
|Herts Community NHS Trust||0.9 miles|
|Church Road Dental Practice||1 mile|
|Handside Lane Surgery||1.1 miles|
|Ivory Dental Clinic||1.1 miles|
|Panshanger Dental Surgery||1.5 miles|
|Birchwood Dental Practice||1.9 miles|
|Knightsfield Dental Practice||2 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest hospitals to South Ley, Welwyn Garden City, AL7 4JP. The nearest is New QEII Hospital, approximately 810 yards away.
|New QEII Hospital||810 yards|
|Qe11 Hospital||810 yards|
|One Hatfield Hospital||2 miles|
|Queen Victoria Memorial Hospital||3.1 miles|
|Hertford County Hospital||4.7 miles|
|St Albans City Hospital||6.6 miles|
|Potter Bar Hospital||6.9 miles|
|Potters Bar Community Hospital||6.9 miles|
|Harpenden Memorial Hospital||7.1 miles|
|Kingsley Green||7.3 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to South Ley, Welwyn Garden City, AL7 4JP. The nearest is Jeremy Solomon Opticians, approximately 1.1 miles away.
|Jeremy Solomon Opticians||1.1 miles|
|Bayfields Opticians||1.1 miles|
|Boots-Welwyn Garden City - Howard Centre||1.1 miles|
|Dollond & Aitchison||1.1 miles|
|Boots-Welwyn Garden City - Howard Gate||1.1 miles|
|Scrivens Opticians||1.1 miles|
|Tesco Opticians||1.2 miles|
|Specsavers Opticians||2.1 miles|
|Charrington, Cross, Liversidge & Partners||5 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.
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Broadband in AL7 4JP
This postcode has support for Ultrafast broadband at one or more premises. Ultrafast broadband is the latest high-speed standard, generally taken to mean fixed line broadband at a potential speed of 300Mbps or more - more than enough for even the most demanding household gaming, video calling, video and internet browsing needs. 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 33 reported internet connections.
|Average Download Speed||156.2Mbps|
|Maximum Download Speed Reported||1000Mbps|
|Average Upload Speed||11.8Mbps|
|Maximum Upload Speed Reported||21Mbps|
|Ultrafast (300Mbps+) Broadband Available||Yes|
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