Area Information for Gallagh Road, Toomebridge, Antrim, Northern Ireland, BT41 3QU

Gallagh Road in Toomebridge is in Northern Ireland. The postcode is within the Toome ward/electoral division, which is in the UK Parliamentary Constituency of South Antrim. This page combines information for the address Gallagh Road, Toomebridge, Antrim, Northern Ireland, BT41 3QU, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of BT41 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 Small Village, Hamlet or Open Countryside
Local Authority Antrim and Newtownabbey
Ward Toome
UK Parliamentary Constituency South Antrim
Region Northern Ireland Constituencies
Country Northern Ireland

Nearby Locations

Our information is available for almost all UK postcodes. Why not take a look at some of these other postcodes in the immediate vicinity of Gallagh Road, Toomebridge, Antrim, Northern Ireland, BT41 3QU:

Ballydugennan Villas, Toomebridge, Antrim, BT41 3QX
Gallagh Road, Toomebridge, Antrim, BT41 3NS
Cargin Road, Toomebridge, Antrim, BT41 3NU
Gallagh Road, Toomebridge, Antrim, BT41 3QS
Annaghmore Road, Toomebridge, Antrim, BT41 3NP
Shore Road, Toomebridge, Antrim, BT41 3NW

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about BT41 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Gallagh Road, Toomebridge, Antrim, Northern Ireland, BT41 3QU 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 Gallagh Road, Toomebridge, Antrim, Northern Ireland consists predominantly of detached housing, a strong indicator of affluence. 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 231
Semi-Detached 38
Terraced 12
Flat (Purpose-Built) 7
Flat (Converted) 0
Residence in Commercial Building 1
Caravan/Park/Temporary 2
Total 291
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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.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 130
Owned with Mortgage 106
Shared Ownership 1
Rented: From Council 8
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 1
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 22
Rented: Other 8
Rent Free 6
Total 282

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 40
Two People 62
Three People 48
Four People 66
Five People 36
Six People 19
Seven People 8
8+ People 3
Total 282

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 28
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 49
C2 - Skilled manual workers 101
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 42
Total 220

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 South Antrim UK Parliamentary Constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 51% male.

Male 508
Female 483
Total 991

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.

Age Groups
0-4 69
5-7 44
8-9 19
10-14 70
15 18
16-17 32
18-19 26
20-24 96
25-29 80
30-44 181
45-59 221
60-64 40
65-74 62
75-84 24
85-89 5
90+ 4
Total 991

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode BT41 3QU 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 310
Married 404
Divorced 14
Separated 12
Widowed 29
Same Sex 2
Total 771

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 541
Good 311
Fair 113
Bad 25
Very Bad 1
Total 991

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, and Higher School Certificates (HSCs) will be counted as A Levels.

Highest Qualification Level Achieved
Degree or Similar e.g. professional qualification (accountancy etc) 175
Apprenticeship 46
2+ A Levels 91
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 126
1-4 GCSEs 78
No GCSEs 221
Other 34
Total 771

Ethnic Group Embed This

This address (Gallagh Road, Toomebridge, Antrim, 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.

Ethnic Group
White 982
Indian 8
Other 1
Total 991

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
England 15
Wales 0
Scotland 4
Northern Ireland 936
Republic of Ireland 7
European Union 13
Other 16
Total 991

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 BT41 3QU

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 351
Republic of Ireland 398
Europe (including European Union) 12
African Countries 0
Middle East or Asia 7
North America or Caribbean 10
Central America 0
South America 0
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 1
None 245

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.

Catholic 885
Other Christian 38
Other Religion 0
No Religion 22
Not Stated 46
Total 991

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 292
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 82
Self Employed 92
Unemployed 27
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 78
Retired 52
Looking After Home or Family 28
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 71
Other 16
Total 738

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
AgricultureInc. Forestry and Fishing 22
Mining/Quarrying 2
Manufacturing 45
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 2
Construction 101
RetailInc. Wholesale 79
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 15
Accommodation and Food 26
Information and Communication 7
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 5
Real Estate 3
Professional, Scientific and Technical 24
Administration 8
Public Administration and Defence 24
Education 40
HealthInc. Social Work 64
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 18
Total 485

Gallagh Road, Toomebridge, Antrim, Northern Ireland, BT41 3QU is within the Antrim policing neighbourhood, under the Police Service of Northern Ireland force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999.

Neighbourhood Team

Crime: Click here to view crimes committed near Gallagh Road
Neighbourhood Team Address Antrim
24 Castle Street
County Antrim
BT41 4AU
Force Website:

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Key: Railway Stations Railway Station Hospitals Hospital GP Practices GP Primary School Primary School Secondary School Secondary School

Below are the details of the closest services to Toomebridge. 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 BT41 3QU.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 3 closest railway stations to Gallagh Road, Toomebridge, Antrim, Northern Ireland, BT41 3QU. The nearest railway station is Antrim, approximately 9.2 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Antrim 9.2 miles
Ballymena 12 miles
Cullybackey 12 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Gallagh Road, Toomebridge, Antrim, Northern Ireland, BT41 3QU. The nearest is St Oliver Plunkett Primary School, Antrim, approximately 1.5 miles away.

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 6 closest secondary schools to Gallagh Road, Toomebridge, Antrim, Northern Ireland, BT41 3QU. The nearest is St Benedict's College, approximately 5.3 miles away.

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 7 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Gallagh Road, Toomebridge, Antrim, Northern Ireland, BT41 3QU. The nearest is Dr. Johnston & Partner, approximately 1.7 miles away. Please consult the facility to check if they are currently accepting new NHS patients.

Name Approximate Distance*
Dr. Johnston & Partner 1.7 miles
Dr. Mcilroy & Partners 5 miles
Dr. Hinds & Partners 5.6 miles
Dr. Hunter 6.6 miles
Dr. O'kane & Partners 6.8 miles
Dr. Glancy & Partners 7 miles
Dr. Dalzell & Partners 9.5 miles

Nearest Hospitals

Listed here are the 1 closest hospitals to Gallagh Road, Toomebridge, Antrim, Northern Ireland, BT41 3QU. The nearest is Mid Ulster Hospital, approximately 7.2 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Mid Ulster Hospital 7.2 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.

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Broadband in BT41 3QU

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 20 reported internet connections.

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Average Download Speed 16.3Mbps
Maximum Download Speed Reported 64.7Mbps
Average Upload Speed 2.3Mbps
Maximum Upload Speed Reported 17.8Mbps
Ultrafast (300Mbps+) Broadband Available Yes

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Supplier Customer Rating
Plusnet 78%
Virgin Media 75.1%
EE/Orange Broadband 74.5%
Vodafone 74.1%
Sky Digital 73.6%
BT Broadband 70.5%
TalkTalk 66.7%

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