Area Information for Southwick Street, Southwick, Brighton, BN42 4TA
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About the Demographic Information
The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Southwick Street, Southwick, Brighton, BN42 4TA 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 Southwick Street, 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.
|Residence in Commercial Building||2|
Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top
The area containing Southwick Street, Southwick, Brighton contains a higher than average level of social housing - 35% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 18%.
|Owned with Mortgage||24|
|Rented: From Council||40|
|Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations||1|
|Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents||15|
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||11|
|C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions||30|
|C2 - Skilled manual workers||7|
|DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers||5|
Gender Embed This Back to Top
Across the UK as a whole, the gender split is roughly 49% male, 51% female. This part of the Southwick Green ward however contains significantly more women than average (61%). This can be caused by a number of factors, but amongst the most common are large establishments such as boarding schools and convents, and areas with older populations.
Females on average live longer than males, so are more likely to be found in retirement areas. In general, as people age they move away from city centre addresses to suburbs, smaller towns and rural locations, so these areas often show a greater number of females, with inner city areas showing the opposite trend.
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.
Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top
In the immediate vicinity of BN42 4TA the number widowed residents is high - 17% of the area's population. This may be indicative of an older population, and these areas often contain more women than men as a result.
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)||52|
|HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels||10|
|5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels||19|
|1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent||29|
|No GCSEs or Equivalent||59|
Ethnic Group Embed This
As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with this area being 95% 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||1|
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 4TA
|Republic of Ireland||1|
|Europe (including European Union)||5|
|Middle East or Asia||0|
|North America or Caribbean||1|
|Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands)||1|
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
This address within the Southwick Green ward showed a higher than average concentration of retired residents - 25% of the resident population. On average, around 13.8% of census respondents were retired. While the UK has an aging population, less residents over 65 are choosing to retire than previously. Between the 2001 and 2011 census, the number of economically active 65-74 year olds almost doubled to 8.7% - an increase of some 413,000 people.
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)||21|
|Full-Time Student (with or without job)||8|
|Looking After Home or Family||5|
|Long-Term Sick or Disabled||7|
Employment Industry Embed This Back to Top
This data is based on resident aged 16-74 on census day 2011, who were in employment.
|AgricultureInc. Forestry and Fishing||1|
|Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc.||1|
|Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management||2|
|TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics||3|
|Accommodation and Food||4|
|Information and Communication||4|
|Financial ServicesInc. Insurance||10|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical||4|
|Public Administration and Defence||2|
|HealthInc. Social Work||16|
|OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc.||1|
Southwick Street, Southwick, Brighton, BN42 4TA is within the Southwick Green policing neighbourhood, under the Sussex Police force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999.
|Crime:||Click here to view crimes committed near Southwick Street|
|Neighbourhood Team Address||
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 4TA.
Nearest Railway Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Southwick Street, Southwick, Brighton, BN42 4TA. The nearest railway station is Southwick, approximately 370 yards away.
|Preston Park||3.6 miles|
|London Road (Brighton)||4.3 miles|
|East Worthing||5.3 miles|
|West Worthing||7 miles|
|Burgess Hill||9.4 miles|
Nearest Primary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Southwick Street, Southwick, Brighton, BN42 4TA. The nearest is Eastbrook Primary Academy, approximately 510 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Eastbrook Primary Academy||510 yards||
|Glebe Primary School||600 yards||
|Holmbush Primary Academy||0.8 miles||
|Brackenbury Primary School||0.8 miles||
|St Peter's Community Primary School||0.9 miles||
|St Nicolas' CofE Primary School||0.9 miles||
|St Mary's Catholic Primary School||1 mile||
|Peter Gladwin Primary School||1 mile||
|Benfield Primary School||1.1 miles||
|Mile Oak Primary School||1.2 miles||
Nearest Secondary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Southwick Street, Southwick, Brighton, BN42 4TA. The nearest is Shoreham Academy, approximately 840 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Shoreham Academy||840 yards||
|Portslade Aldridge Community Academy||1.1 miles||
|King's School||2.3 miles||
|Blatchington Mill School||2.4 miles||
|Hove Park School and Sixth Form Centre||2.4 miles||
|Cardinal Newman Catholic School||3.4 miles||
|Dorothy Stringer School||4.1 miles||
|The Sir Robert Woodard Academy||4.2 miles||
|Patcham High School||4.4 miles||
|Varndean School||4.4 miles||
Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices
Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Southwick Street, Southwick, Brighton, BN42 4TA. The nearest is The Manor Practice, approximately < 50 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|The Manor Practice||< 50 yards|
|Harbour View Healthcare||840 yards|
|Portslade Health Centre Medical Practice||1 mile|
|Northbourne Medical Centre||1.1 miles|
|Benfield Valley Healthcare Hub||1.1 miles|
|Mile Oak Medical Centre||1.2 miles|
|Links Road Surgery||1.2 miles|
|Harbour View Healthcare||1.7 miles|
|Hove Medical Centre||1.9 miles|
|Wish Park Surgery||2 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to Southwick Street, Southwick, Brighton, BN42 4TA. The nearest is Colin Bunce Ltd, approximately 190 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Colin Bunce Ltd||190 yards|
|Silva, Bruno Miguel Pedra||0.9 miles|
|E Lazanakis Limited||1 mile|
|264 Dental Surgery||1.3 miles|
|Zafarulla, Mohamed Yoosuf Mohamed||1.6 miles|
|Shoreham Oral Care Ltd.||1.7 miles|
|Church House Dental Practice Limited||1.8 miles|
|Hangleton Dental Practice Ltd||1.9 miles|
|Bupa Dental Care, Hove||2 miles|
|Portland road dental clinic||2.1 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest hospitals to Southwick Street, Southwick, Brighton, BN42 4TA. The nearest is Southlands Hospital, approximately 1 mile away.
|Southlands Hospital||1 mile|
|Mill View Hospital||2 miles|
|Aldrington Centre||2.2 miles|
|The Montefiore Hospital||3.5 miles|
|Royal Alexandra Children's Hospital||5.2 miles|
|Royal Sussex County Hospital||5.2 miles|
|Brighton General Hospital||5.2 miles|
|Gstt @ Brighton General Hospital||5.2 miles|
|Sussex Eye Hospital||5.2 miles|
|Worthing Hospital||5.7 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Southwick Street, Southwick, Brighton, BN42 4TA. The nearest is Peter Marson Optometrist, approximately 170 yards away.
|Peter Marson Optometrist||170 yards|
|Tesco Opticians||0.9 miles|
|Specsavers Opticians (Portslade)||1.3 miles|
|Complete Community Care (South) Ltd||1.5 miles|
|Thomas H Collison Ltd||1.7 miles|
|Edminson Butler Optician||1.7 miles|
|Jennifer Armstrong Optician||1.9 miles|
|Barnard Associates Optometrists||2.5 miles|
|Peter Marson Optometrist||2.5 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.