Area Information for Philips Road, Whitebirk Industrial Estate, Blackburn, BB1 5SW
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About the Demographic Information
The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Philips Road, Whitebirk Industrial Estate, Blackburn, BB1 5SW 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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There have been no house sales reported to the Land Registry in this postcode since January 1st 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
The area containing Philips Road, Whitebirk Industrial Estate, Blackburn 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 Tenure Embed This Back to Top
The area containing Philips Road, Whitebirk Industrial Estate, Blackburn contains a higher than average level of social housing - 31% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 18%.
|Owned with Mortgage||36|
|Rented: From Council||20|
|Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations||18|
|Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents||5|
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||9|
|C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions||24|
|C2 - Skilled manual workers||20|
|DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers||43|
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 Blackburn constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 47% male.
Age Groups Embed This Back to Top
The area around BB1 5SW 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 BB1 5SW 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)||36|
|HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels||23|
|5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels||40|
|1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent||52|
|No GCSEs or Equivalent||94|
Ethnic Group Embed This
Philips Road, Whitebirk Industrial Estate, Blackburn can be considered more ethnically diverse than the UK average. As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with residents of this area being 43% 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.
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||0|
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 BB1 5SW
|Republic of Ireland||0|
|Europe (including European Union)||1|
|Middle East or Asia||14|
|North America or Caribbean||0|
|Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands)||0|
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)||34|
|Full-Time Student (with or without job)||25|
|Looking After Home or Family||25|
|Long-Term Sick or Disabled||26|
Employment Industry Embed This Back to Top
This data is based on resident aged 16-74 on census day 2011, who were in employment.
|TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics||8|
|Accommodation and Food||9|
|Information and Communication||5|
|Financial ServicesInc. Insurance||2|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical||6|
|Public Administration and Defence||8|
|HealthInc. Social Work||20|
|OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc.||2|
Philips Road, Whitebirk Industrial Estate, Blackburn, BB1 5SW is within the Little Harwood policing neighbourhood, under the Lancashire Constabulary force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999. In June 2019, 29 crimes were reported within half a mile of BB1 5SW.
|Crime:||Click here to view 29 crimes committed near Philips Road|
|Neighbourhood Team Address||
St Johns Court
Below are the details of the closest services to Whitebirk Industrial Estate. 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 BB1 5SW.
Nearest Railway Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Philips Road, Whitebirk Industrial Estate, Blackburn, BB1 5SW. The nearest railway station is Ramsgreave & Wilpshire, approximately 1.3 miles away.
|Ramsgreave & Wilpshire||1.3 miles|
|Mill Hill (Lancs)||2.6 miles|
|Church & Oswaldtwistle||3 miles|
|Cherry Tree||3.2 miles|
|Rose Grove||7.4 miles|
|Burnley Barracks||8.5 miles|
|Bamber Bridge||8.6 miles|
|Burnley Manchester Road||8.7 miles|
|Burnley Central||9 miles|
Nearest Primary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Philips Road, Whitebirk Industrial Estate, Blackburn, BB1 5SW. The nearest is St Stephen's Church of England Primary School, approximately 790 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|St Stephen's Church of England Primary School||790 yards|
|Rawdhatul Uloom Islamic Primary School||0.5 miles|
|Roe Lee Park Primary School||0.7 miles|
|Daisyfield Primary School||0.7 miles|
|Cedars Primary School||0.7 miles|
|Brookhouse Primary School||0.8 miles|
|Holy Souls Roman Catholic Primary School Blackburn||1 mile|
|St Gabriel's Church of England Primary School||1 mile|
|St Alban's Roman Catholic Primary School Blackburn||1 mile|
|St James' Church of England Primary School Blackburn||1.1 miles|
Nearest Secondary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Philips Road, Whitebirk Industrial Estate, Blackburn, BB1 5SW. The nearest is Pleckgate High School, approximately 1.2 miles away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Pleckgate High School||1.2 miles||
|Al Islah Girls' High School||1.5 miles|
|Our Lady and St John Catholic College||1.6 miles||
|The Hyndburn Academy||1.7 miles||
|Blackburn Central High School||1.9 miles||
|Tauheedul Islam Boys' High School||2 miles||
|St Wilfrid's Church of England Academy||2.1 miles||
|Tauheedul Islam Girls' High School||2.3 miles||
|Witton Park Academy||2.6 miles||
|Rhyddings Business and Enterprise School||3.1 miles||
Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices
Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Philips Road, Whitebirk Industrial Estate, Blackburn, BB1 5SW. The nearest is Little Harwood Health Centre, approximately 0.5 miles away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Little Harwood Health Centre||0.5 miles|
|Blakewater Healthcare||0.6 miles|
|Shifa Surgery||0.8 miles|
|Primrose Bank Medical Centre||1.1 miles|
|Brownhill Surgery||1.1 miles|
|Larkhill Surgery||1.1 miles|
|Stepping Stone Practice||1.2 miles|
|Umar Medical Centre||1.3 miles|
|Dr N Nagpal's Practice||1.3 miles|
|Lambeth Street Surgery||1.3 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to Philips Road, Whitebirk Industrial Estate, Blackburn, BB1 5SW. The nearest is Drakes Dental Care, approximately 0.7 miles away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Drakes Dental Care||0.7 miles|
|The Dental Centre Accrington Rd||1.2 miles|
|East Lancashire Dental Service||1.2 miles|
|Accrington Road Dental Surgery||1.2 miles|
|mydentist, Langham Road, Blackburn||1.3 miles|
|L A Southworth & Associates||1.4 miles|
|Total Orthodontics, Blackburn||1.4 miles|
|Boulevard Dental Practice||1.4 miles|
|mydentist, Railway Road, Blackburn||1.4 miles|
|Barbara Castle Way Health Centre - Dental Department||1.5 miles|
Listed here are the 6 closest hospitals to Philips Road, Whitebirk Industrial Estate, Blackburn, BB1 5SW. The nearest is Royal Blackburn Hospital, approximately 2 miles away.
Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Philips Road, Whitebirk Industrial Estate, Blackburn, BB1 5SW. The nearest is Eye Shop Optical UK Ltd, approximately 0.7 miles away.
|Eye Shop Optical UK Ltd||0.7 miles|
|Spectacle Factory Shop Ltd||1.1 miles|
|Ideal Eyecare||1.2 miles|
|Dignity Eyecare||1.3 miles|
|Magenta Optical Services T/A Dignity Eyecare||1.3 miles|
|Li Sam Vicky Chiu T/A Peter Worden Opticians||1.3 miles|
|Worden Opticians||1.3 miles|
|A J Spurrett||1.4 miles|
|Univision Eye Centre||1.4 miles|
|Specsavers Opticians||1.4 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.