Area Information for Philips Road, Whitebirk Industrial Estate, Blackburn, BB1 5SW

Philips Road in Whitebirk Industrial Estate is in the North West region of England. The postcode is within the Little Harwood & Whitebirk ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of Blackburn. This page combines information for the address Philips Road, Whitebirk Industrial Estate, Blackburn, BB1 5SW, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of BB1 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
Local Authority Blackburn with Darwen
Ward Little Harwood & Whitebirk
Constituency Blackburn
Region North West
Country England


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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House Prices

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 Types
Detached 22
Semi-Detached 86
Terraced 19
Flat (Purpose-Built) 1
Flat (Converted) 0
Total 128
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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%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 41
Owned with Mortgage 36
Shared Ownership 0
Rented: From Council 20
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 18
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 5
Rented: Other 1
Rent Free 2
Total 123

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 23
Two People 35
Three People 18
Four People 21
Five People 12
Six People 6
Seven People 5
8+ People 3
Total 123

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 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
Total 96

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.

Gender
Male 180
Female 206
Total 386

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.

Age Groups
0-4 40
5-7 21
8-9 11
10-14 33
15 4
16-17 15
18-19 7
20-24 24
25-29 16
30-44 87
45-59 66
60-64 21
65-74 21
75-84 18
85-89 2
90+ 0
Total 386

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.

Relationship Status
Single 79
Married 160
Divorced 18
Separated 5
Widowed 15
Same Sex 0
Total 277

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 165
Good 141
Fair 47
Bad 21
Very Bad 12
Total 386

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
Apprenticeship 12
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
Other 20
Total 277

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.

Ethnic Group
White 166
Mixed Ethnicity 8
Indian 100
Pakistani 92
Bangladeshi 13
Chinese 4
Other Asian 2
Other 1
Total 386

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
England 301
Wales 2
Scotland 3
Northern Ireland 3
Republic of Ireland 0
European Union 4
Other 73
Total 386

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

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 299
Republic of Ireland 0
Europe (including European Union) 1
African Countries 3
Middle East or Asia 14
North America or Caribbean 0
Central America 0
South America 0
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 0
None 76

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.

Religion
Christian 127
No Religion 30
Buddhist 0
Hindu 0
Jewish 0
Muslim 191
Sikh 0
Other Religion 0
Not Stated 38
Total 386

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 70
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 34
Self Employed 19
Unemployed 12
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 25
Retired 35
Looking After Home or Family 25
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 26
Other 11
Total 257

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
Manufacturing 15
Construction 6
RetailInc. Wholesale 23
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 8
Accommodation and Food 9
Information and Communication 5
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 2
Real Estate 3
Professional, Scientific and Technical 6
Administration 5
Public Administration and Defence 8
Education 13
HealthInc. Social Work 20
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 2
Total 125

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.


Neighbourhood Team

Crime: Click here to view 29 crimes committed near Philips Road
Neighbourhood Team Address Little Harwood
St Johns Court
Ainsworth St
Blackburn
Force Website: http://lancashire.police.uk

Data courtesy of police.uk. See our Data Sources page for more information.

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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.

Name Approximate Distance*
Ramsgreave & Wilpshire 1.3 miles
Blackburn 1.5 miles
Rishton 1.6 miles
Mill Hill (Lancs) 2.6 miles
Langho 2.8 miles
Church & Oswaldtwistle 3 miles
Cherry Tree 3.2 miles
Accrington 3.8 miles
Pleasington 4.2 miles
Whalley 4.5 miles
Darwen 4.6 miles
Huncoat 4.6 miles
Hapton 6 miles
Rose Grove 7.4 miles
Entwistle 7.8 miles
Clitheroe 8 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.

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.

Nearest Dentists

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.

Nearest Hospitals

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.

Nearest Opticians

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.

* 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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