Area Information for Birchwood Lane, Cardiff, Wales, CF23 5LH
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 Birchwood Lane, Cardiff, Wales, CF23 5LH:
|Birchwood Road, Cardiff, CF23 5YB|
|Ty Gwyn Gardens, Penylan, Cardiff, CF23 5BF|
|Ty Gwyn Road, Penylan, Cardiff, CF23 5JG|
|Birchwood Road, Cardiff, CF23 5LJ|
|Penylan Court, Ty Gwyn Road, Penylan, Cardiff, CF23 5JH|
|Clos Tecwyn, Cardiff, CF23 5ND|
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About the Demographic Information
The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Birchwood Lane, Cardiff, Wales, CF23 5LH 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 Birchwood Lane, Cardiff, Wales 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 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||30|
|Rented: From Council||1|
|Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations||0|
|Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents||3|
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||26|
|C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions||5|
|C2 - Skilled manual workers||6|
|DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers||1|
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 Cardiff Central UK Parliamentary Constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 44% male.
Age Groups Embed This Back to Top
Across the UK as a whole, the median age is 39. This section of the Penylan ward has a very large concentration of residents that are aged 18-30. This is most commonly seen in inner city areas that have good entertainment facilities (bars, clubs, theatres etc.) that appeal to this younger demographic.
This type of distribution is also common in the vicinity of higher education facilities, in particular universities.
Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top
In the immediate vicinity of CF23 5LH there is a large concentration of residents that are single - 79% of the resident population. On average, around 35% of census respondents were single. Areas with large single populations are often in built-up areas, with good entertainment facilities. It is also common to see a younger population in these areas.
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.
This area is fit as a fiddle, with over 94% of the population reporting themselves as being in Good or Very Good health at this address.
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)||99|
|HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels||517|
|5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels||89|
|1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent||14|
|No GCSEs or Equivalent||22|
Welsh Language Embed This
The area around CF23 5LH has a lower than average concentration of Welsh speakers - 6% of the resident population. Across Wales, 18.6% of the population spoke Welsh at the time of the last census.
|Other Skills e.g. Some listening comprehension, reading or writing||28|
|No Welsh Skills||733|
Ethnic Group Embed This
As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with this area being 84% 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
In this area (Birchwood Lane, Cardiff, Wales), 28% of the residents were born in Wales, which means that the majority were born outside of Wales.
At the time of the 2011 census, approximately 72.7% of the resident population of Wales were born in Wales. The other groups were 20.8% English, 0.79% Scottish, 0.27% Northern Irish, 0.39% from the Republic of Ireland, 1.8% from other European Union countries, and 3.25% from outside of Europe.
|Country of Birth|
|Republic of Ireland||9|
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 CF23 5LH
|Republic of Ireland||12|
|Europe (including European Union)||30|
|Middle East or Asia||39|
|North America or Caribbean||4|
|Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands)||3|
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 Penylan ward showed a higher than average concentration of student residents - 84% of the resident population. On average, around 9.2% of census respondents were students. Male residents were slightly less likely than women to be students. The figures for students include both working and full-time studying students.
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)||15|
|Full-Time Student (with or without job)||629|
|Looking After Home or Family||7|
|Long-Term Sick or Disabled||4|
Employment Industry Embed This Back to Top
This data is based on resident aged 16-74 on census day 2011, who were in employment.
|Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management||1|
|TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics||1|
|Accommodation and Food||49|
|Information and Communication||5|
|Financial ServicesInc. Insurance||5|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical||13|
|Public Administration and Defence||4|
|HealthInc. Social Work||17|
|OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc.||8|
Birchwood Lane, Cardiff, Wales, CF23 5LH is within the Penylan policing neighbourhood, under the South Wales Police force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999. In July 2019, 17 crimes were reported within half a mile of CF23 5LH.
|Crime:||Click here to view 17 crimes committed near Birchwood Lane|
|Neighbourhood Team Address||
Below are the details of the closest services to CF23 5LH. 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 CF23 5LH.
Nearest Railway Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Birchwood Lane, Cardiff, Wales, CF23 5LH. The nearest railway station is Heath Low Level, approximately 1 mile away.
|Heath Low Level||1 mile|
|Heath High Level||1 mile|
|Cardiff Queen Street||1.6 miles|
|Ty Glas||1.7 miles|
|Cardiff Central||2.1 miles|
|Ninian Park||2.5 miles|
|Cardiff Bay||2.6 miles|
|Whitchurch (Cardiff)||2.7 miles|
|Grangetown (Cardiff)||2.8 miles|
|Lisvane & Thornhill||2.8 miles|
|Waun-gron Park||3 miles|
Nearest Primary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Birchwood Lane, Cardiff, Wales, CF23 5LH. The nearest is Lakeside Primary School, approximately half a mile away.
|Lakeside Primary School||half a mile|
|All Saints C.I.W. Primary School||0.5 miles|
|Roath Park Primary School||0.6 miles|
|Llanedeyrn Primary School||0.7 miles|
|Springwood Primary School||0.8 miles|
|Howardian Primary School||0.8 miles|
|Albany Primary School||0.8 miles|
|Allensbank Primary School||0.9 miles|
|St Phillip Evans R.C. Primary School||1.1 miles|
|Cardiff Muslim Primary School||1.1 miles|
Nearest Secondary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Birchwood Lane, Cardiff, Wales, CF23 5LH. The nearest is Cardiff High School, approximately 0.9 miles away.
|Cardiff High School||0.9 miles|
|St Teilo's C.I.W. High School||1 mile|
|Cathays High School||1.2 miles|
|Willows High School||1.9 miles|
|Corpus Christi Catholic High School||2 miles|
|Llanishen High School||2.1 miles|
|St Illtyds R.C. High School||2.3 miles|
|Whitchurch High School||2.5 miles|
|Fitzalan High School||2.8 miles|
|The Bishop Of Llandaff C.I.W. High School||2.9 miles|
Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices
Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Birchwood Lane, Cardiff, Wales, CF23 5LH. The nearest is Dr J D Westlake & Partners, approximately 0.5 miles away. Please consult the facility to check if they are currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Dr J D Westlake & Partners||0.5 miles|
|The Penylan Surgery||0.6 miles|
|Dr J A Johnson & Partners||0.7 miles|
|Llan Healthcare||0.8 miles|
|Meddygfa Albany Surgery||1 mile|
|Cathays Surgery||1 mile|
|Drs O P & R Aggarwal||1 mile|
|Whitchurch Road Surgery||1.1 miles|
|The Clifton Surgery||1.2 miles|
|Roathwell Surgery||1.2 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest hospitals to Birchwood Lane, Cardiff, Wales, CF23 5LH. The nearest is Consulting Rooms [5 Ffordd Bodlyn], approximately 280 yards away.
|Consulting Rooms [5 Ffordd Bodlyn]||280 yards|
|Consulting Rooms [14 Lake Road East]||530 yards|
|Private Practice [University Hospital Of Wales]||1 mile|
|The Children's Hospital For Wales||1 mile|
|University Hospital Of Wales||1 mile|
|University Dental Hospital||1.1 miles|
|R&R Consulting Centre||1.3 miles|
|Cyncoed Consulting Rooms||1.3 miles|
|North West Cmht - Gabalfa Clinic||1.3 miles|
|South East Cardiff Cmht - Links Centre||1.4 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.