Area Information for Rathfern Way, Newtownabbey, Northern Ireland, BT36 6BX
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About the Demographic Information
The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Rathfern Way, Newtownabbey, Northern Ireland, BT36 6BX 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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Housing Types Embed This
The area containing Rathfern Way, Newtownabbey, Northern Ireland consists predominantly of terraced housing, which is common in suburban and inner-city areas. 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
This area contains a mixture of housing tenures, as detailed below. Across the UK, an average of 30.6% of household spaces were owned outright, 32.9% were mortgaged, 18.2% were social housing, and 16.3% were privately rented at the last census.
|Owned with Mortgage||52|
|Rented: From Council||29|
|Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations||0|
|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||6|
|C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions||27|
|C2 - Skilled manual workers||25|
|DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers||33|
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 Rathcoole ward however contains significantly more women than average (57%). 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
The postcode BT36 6BX 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
Rathfern Way and surrounding area has a larger than average concentration of residents have no qualifications - 45% of the resident population. On average, around 22.9% of census respondents fall in to this category.
The qualification levels are based on current qualification names. The former Ordinary Levels (O-Levels) and CSEs will be included in the GCSE figures, and Higher School Certificates (HSCs) will be counted as A Levels.
|Highest Qualification Level Achieved|
|Degree or Similar e.g. professional qualification (accountancy etc)||22|
|2+ A Levels||21|
|5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels||30|
Ethnic Group Embed This
This address (Rathfern Way, Newtownabbey, Northern Ireland) can be considered less ethnically diverse than the UK average. As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with residents of this area being 99% 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 88.8% of the resident population of Northern Ireland were born in Northern Ireland. The other groups were 3.6% English, 0.85% Scottish, 0.14% Welsh, 2.1% from the Republic of Ireland, 2.51% from other European Union countries, and 2% from outside of Europe.
For postcodes in Northern Ireland, there may be some margin of error in the figures for "Northern Ireland" and "Republic of Ireland" - some respondents simply answer "Ireland" on the census, which may lead to misclassification.
|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 BT36 6BX
|Republic of Ireland||7|
|Europe (including European Union)||7|
|Middle East or Asia||0|
|North America or Caribbean||0|
|Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands)||0|
Religion Embed This Back to Top
Northern Ireland is primarily a Christian country, with 40.7% of residents Catholic, 41.6% other Christians, and 0.8% other religions. Approximately 10.1% of residents state that they have no religion or are Atheist, while 6.8% did not state their religious views.
Economic Activity Embed This
This address within the Rathcoole ward showed a higher than average concentration of retired residents - 19% 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)||33|
|Full-Time Student (with or without job)||14|
|Looking After Home or Family||12|
|Long-Term Sick or Disabled||23|
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|
|Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management||2|
|TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics||15|
|Accommodation and Food||5|
|Information and Communication||3|
|Financial ServicesInc. Insurance||3|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical||5|
|Public Administration and Defence||5|
|HealthInc. Social Work||17|
|OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc.||7|
Rathfern Way, Newtownabbey, Northern Ireland, BT36 6BX is within the Newtownabbey policing neighbourhood, under the Police Service of Northern Ireland force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999. In February 2019, 28 crimes were reported within half a mile of BT36 6BX.
|Crime:||Click here to view 28 crimes committed near Rathfern Way|
|Neighbourhood Team Address||
416-426 Shore Road
Below are the details of the closest services to BT36 6BX. 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 BT36 6BX.
Nearest Railway Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Rathfern Way, Newtownabbey, Northern Ireland, BT36 6BX. The nearest railway station is Whiteabbey Halt, approximately 0.6 miles away.
|Whiteabbey Halt||0.6 miles|
|Mossley West Halt||2 miles|
|Trooperslane Halt||3.7 miles|
|Holywood Halt||3.9 miles|
|Belfast - Yorkgate||4.4 miles|
|Marino Halt||4.5 miles|
|Belfast - Sydenham Halt||4.8 miles|
|Cultra Halt||4.8 miles|
|Clipperstown Halt||5 miles|
|Belfast - Bridge End Halt||5 miles|
|Belfast - Central||5.5 miles|
|Belfast - Gt Victoria St||5.6 miles|
|Belfast - Botanic||6 miles|
|Belfast - City Hospital Halt||6 miles|
|Downshire Halt||6.1 miles|
|Seahill Halt||6.1 miles|
|Belfast - Adelaide Halt||6.8 miles|
Nearest Primary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Rathfern Way, Newtownabbey, Northern Ireland, BT36 6BX. The nearest is Kings Park Primary School, Newtownabbey, approximately 470 yards away.
|Kings Park Primary School, Newtownabbey||470 yards|
|Abbots Cross Primary School||740 yards|
|St James' Primary School and Nursery Unit, Newtownabbey||0.5 miles|
|Rathcoole Primary School||0.8 miles|
|Hollybank Primary School||0.8 miles|
|Whitehouse Primary School||1 mile|
|Whiteabbey Primary School||1 mile|
|St Bernard's Primary School, Newtownabbey||1.4 miles|
|Ashgrove Primary||1.4 miles|
|Carnmoney Primary School||1.4 miles|
Nearest Secondary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Rathfern Way, Newtownabbey, Northern Ireland, BT36 6BX. The nearest is Abbey Community College, approximately 1.1 miles away.
|Abbey Community College||1.1 miles|
|Belfast High School||1.8 miles|
|Glengormley High School||1.9 miles|
|Hazelwood College||1.9 miles|
|Edmund Rice College||2.1 miles|
|Blessed Trinity College||3.1 miles|
|Dominican College, Belfast||3.1 miles|
|Belfast Boys' Model School||3.6 miles|
|Belfast Model School For Girls||3.9 miles|
|Mercy College Belfast||4.1 miles|
Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices
Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Rathfern Way, Newtownabbey, Northern Ireland, BT36 6BX. The nearest is Notting Hill Medical Practice, approximately 700 yards away. Please consult the facility to check if they are currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Notting Hill Medical Practice||700 yards|
|Abbots Cross Medical Practice||740 yards|
|Whitehouse Medical Group Practice||1.4 miles|
|Tramways Medical Centre||1.7 miles|
|Glengormley Practice||1.7 miles|
|Old School Surgery||2.5 miles|
|Rosehall Medical Practice||2.7 miles|
|Salisbury Medical Centre||3.2 miles|
|Antrim Road Medical Centre||3.6 miles|
|Grove Medical Practice||4 miles|
Listed here are the 7 closest hospitals to Rathfern Way, Newtownabbey, Northern Ireland, BT36 6BX. The nearest is Whiteabbey Hospital, approximately 600 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.
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Broadband in BT36 6BX
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 36 reported internet connections.
|Average Download Speed||69.6Mbps|
|Maximum Download Speed Reported||200Mbps|
|Average Upload Speed||5.3Mbps|
|Maximum Upload Speed Reported||17.2Mbps|
|Ultrafast (300Mbps+) Broadband Available||Yes|
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