Area Information for Station Road, Southwick, Brighton, BN42 4AE

Station Road in Southwick is in the South East region of England. The postcode is within the Eastbrook ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of East Worthing and Shoreham. This page combines information for the address Station Road, Southwick, Brighton, BN42 4AE, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of BN42 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 Adur
Ward Eastbrook
Constituency East Worthing and Shoreham
Region South East
Country England

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Station Road, Southwick, Brighton, BN42 4AE 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 Station Road, Southwick, Brighton consists predominantly of flats, which is common in inner cities, student neighbourhoods and poorer suburban settings. 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 1
Semi-Detached 5
Terraced 2
Flat (Purpose-Built) 113
Flat (Converted) 2
Total 123
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

The area containing Station Road, Southwick, Brighton contains a higher than average level of social housing - 70% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 18%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 9
Owned with Mortgage 16
Shared Ownership 0
Rented: From Council 83
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 2
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 9
Rent Free 2
Total 121

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 42
Two People 45
Three People 10
Four People 13
Five People 6
Six People 4
Seven People 0
8+ People 1
Total 121

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 5
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 20
C2 - Skilled manual workers 20
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 40
Total 85

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 East Worthing and Shoreham constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 46% male.

Male 128
Female 148
Total 276

Age Groups Embed This Back to Top

The area around BN42 4AE 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 29
5-7 11
8-9 9
10-14 27
15 2
16-17 13
18-19 7
20-24 20
25-29 20
30-44 55
45-59 31
60-64 6
65-74 16
75-84 20
85-89 6
90+ 4
Total 276

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode BN42 4AE 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 87
Married 64
Divorced 22
Separated 5
Widowed 20
Same Sex 0
Total 198

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.

Very Good 120
Good 88
Fair 49
Bad 13
Very Bad 6
Total 276

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) 18
Apprenticeship 9
HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels 22
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 22
1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent 47
No GCSEs or Equivalent 74
Other 6
Total 198

Ethnic Group Embed This

As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with this area being 91% 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.

Ethnic Group
White 251
Mixed Ethnicity 9
Bangladeshi 4
Other Asian 2
Black African 2
Other 8
Total 276

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 248
Wales 3
Scotland 2
Northern Ireland 0
Republic of Ireland 1
European Union 10
Other 12
Total 276

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 BN42 4AE

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 172
Republic of Ireland 0
Europe (including European Union) 12
African Countries 0
Middle East or Asia 1
North America or Caribbean 0
Central America 0
South America 1
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 0
None 93

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.

Christian 135
No Religion 117
Buddhist 2
Hindu 1
Jewish 1
Muslim 4
Sikh 0
Other Religion 0
Not Stated 16
Total 276

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 39
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 16
Self Employed 14
Unemployed 19
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 13
Retired 16
Looking After Home or Family 24
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 14
Other 13
Total 168

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 1
Manufacturing 4
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 2
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 1
Construction 5
RetailInc. Wholesale 17
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 6
Accommodation and Food 6
Real Estate 1
Professional, Scientific and Technical 3
Administration 2
Public Administration and Defence 2
Education 5
HealthInc. Social Work 9
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 6
Total 70

Station Road, Southwick, Brighton, BN42 4AE is within the Eastbrook policing neighbourhood, under the Sussex Police force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999. In March 2021, 45 crimes were reported within half a mile of BN42 4AE.

Neighbourhood Team

Crime: Click here to view 45 crimes committed near Station Road
Neighbourhood Team Address Eastbrook
Ham Road
BN43 6DB
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Below are the details of the closest services to Southwick. 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 BN42 4AE.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Station Road, Southwick, Brighton, BN42 4AE. The nearest railway station is Southwick, approximately 120 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Southwick 120 yards
Fishersgate 0.7 miles
Portslade 1.4 miles
Shoreham-by-Sea 1.6 miles
Aldrington 2.4 miles
Hove 2.9 miles
Preston Park 3.7 miles
Lancing 3.8 miles
Brighton 4.1 miles
London Road (Brighton) 4.4 miles
Moulsecoomb 5.2 miles
East Worthing 5.2 miles
Worthing 6.2 miles
Falmer 6.8 miles
West Worthing 6.9 miles
Hassocks 7.5 miles
Durrington-on-Sea 7.7 miles
Goring-by-Sea 8.7 miles
Burgess Hill 9.7 miles
Plumpton 11 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Station Road, Southwick, Brighton, BN42 4AE. The nearest is Glebe Primary School, approximately 650 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Glebe Primary School 650 yards
Eastbrook Primary Academy 790 yards
St Peter's Community Primary School 0.9 miles
Holmbush Primary Academy 1 mile
Brackenbury Primary School 1 mile
St Mary's Catholic Primary School 1 mile
St Nicolas CofE Primary School 1.1 miles
Peter Gladwin Primary School 1.2 miles
Benfield Primary School 1.2 miles
St Peter's Catholic Primary School, Shoreham-by-Sea 1.3 miles

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Station Road, Southwick, Brighton, BN42 4AE. The nearest is Shoreham College, approximately 830 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Shoreham College 830 yards  
Shoreham Academy 0.5 miles
Portslade Aldridge Community Academy 1.4 miles
King's School 2.5 miles
Hove Park School and Sixth Form Centre 2.5 miles
Blatchington Mill School 2.6 miles
Lancing College 3.2 miles  
Cardinal Newman Catholic School 3.4 miles
The Sir Robert Woodard Academy 4.1 miles
Dorothy Stringer School 4.2 miles

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Station Road, Southwick, Brighton, BN42 4AE. The nearest is Harbour View Healthcare, approximately 0.7 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 Station Road, Southwick, Brighton, BN42 4AE. The nearest is Colin Bunce Ltd, approximately 420 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.

Nearest Hospitals

Listed here are the 10 closest hospitals to Station Road, Southwick, Brighton, BN42 4AE. The nearest is Southlands Hospital, approximately 1.1 miles away.

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Station Road, Southwick, Brighton, BN42 4AE. The nearest is Peter Marson Optometrist, approximately 290 yards 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.