Area Information for Rock Close, Birkenhead, CH42 1LL
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|New Chester Road, Birkenhead, CH42 1LE|
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About the Demographic Information
The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Rock Close, Birkenhead, CH42 1LL 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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We have found 2 property sales in Rock Close since the beginning of 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 Rock Close, Birkenhead 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.
|Residence in Commercial Building||4|
Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top
The area containing Rock Close, Birkenhead contains a higher than average level of social housing - 36% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 18%.
|Owned with Mortgage||19|
|Rented: From Council||12|
|Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations||32|
|Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents||43|
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||5|
|C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions||27|
|C2 - Skilled manual workers||14|
|DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers||70|
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 Birkenhead constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 44% male.
Age Groups Embed This Back to Top
The area around CH42 1LL has a very large concentration of children that are under 16 (at 29% of the resident population). This is commonly seen in suburban neighbourhoods, and sometiems in areas of high social housing.
Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top
The postcode CH42 1LL 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
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)||24|
|2+ A Levels||16|
|5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels||41|
Ethnic Group Embed This
As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with this area being 90% 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||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 CH42 1LL
|Republic of Ireland||0|
|Europe (including European Union)||3|
|Middle East or Asia||4|
|North America or Caribbean||0|
|Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands)||0|
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 Rock Ferry ward had a larger than average concentration of residents that were in part-time employment - 21% of the resident population. On average, around 13.7% of census respondents were in part-time employment. There was a large disparity between employment types of male and female residents - almost four times as many women were part-time employees when compared to men.
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)||40|
|Full-Time Student (with or without job)||22|
|Looking After Home or Family||16|
|Long-Term Sick or Disabled||15|
Employment Industry Embed This Back to Top
This data is based on resident aged 16-74 on census day 2011, who were in employment.
|Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc.||1|
|Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management||1|
|TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics||8|
|Accommodation and Food||8|
|Information and Communication||2|
|Financial ServicesInc. Insurance||1|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical||2|
|Public Administration and Defence||5|
|HealthInc. Social Work||16|
|OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc.||8|
Rock Close, Birkenhead, CH42 1LL is within the Wirral Community Police Team - Hub Two policing neighbourhood, under the Merseyside Police force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999.
|Crime:||Click here to view crimes committed near Rock Close|
|Neighbourhood Team Address||
Wirral Community Police Team - Hub Two
Below are the details of the closest services to CH42 1LL. 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 CH42 1LL.
Nearest Railway Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Rock Close, Birkenhead, CH42 1LL. The nearest railway station is Rock Ferry, approximately 270 yards away.
|Rock Ferry||270 yards|
|Green Lane||0.6 miles|
|Birkenhead Central||1 mile|
|Birkenhead Hamilton Square||1.4 miles|
|Conway Park||1.4 miles|
|Port Sunlight||1.8 miles|
|Birkenhead Park||2 miles|
|Liverpool James Street||2.2 miles|
|St Michaels||2.4 miles|
|Liverpool Central||2.4 miles|
|Liverpool Central Loop Line||2.4 miles|
|Liverpool Lime Street||2.6 miles|
|Liverpool Lime Street Low Level||2.7 miles|
|Birkenhead North||2.8 miles|
|Bromborough Rake||3.2 miles|
Nearest Primary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Rock Close, Birkenhead, CH42 1LL. The nearest is Rock Ferry Primary School, approximately 100 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Rock Ferry Primary School||100 yards|
|Well Lane Primary School||670 yards|
|St Anne's Catholic Primary School||0.6 miles|
|Mersey Park Primary School||0.6 miles|
|Bedford Drive Primary School||0.7 miles|
|Devonshire Park Primary School||1 mile|
|St John's Catholic Junior School||1 mile|
|Grove Street Primary School||1 mile|
|St John's Catholic Infant School||1 mile|
|Woodlands Primary School||1.1 miles|
Nearest Secondary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Rock Close, Birkenhead, CH42 1LL. The nearest is Prenton High School for Girls, approximately 0.8 miles away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Prenton High School for Girls||0.8 miles||
|St John Plessington Catholic College||1.1 miles||
|Co-op Academy Bebington||1.5 miles|
|Birkenhead Park School||1.7 miles||
|Wirral Grammar School for Girls||1.8 miles||
|Wirral Grammar School for Boys||1.9 miles||
|Liverpool Life Sciences UTC||1.9 miles||
|The Studio School Liverpool||1.9 miles||
|St Anselm's College||1.9 miles||
|King's Leadership Academy, Liverpool||2.2 miles||
Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices
Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Rock Close, Birkenhead, CH42 1LL. The nearest is Gladstone Medical Centre - M Salahuddin, approximately 380 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Gladstone Medical Centre - M Salahuddin||380 yards|
|Riverside Surgery||440 yards|
|St Catherine's Health Centre||0.8 miles|
|Parkfield Med Ctr||0.9 miles|
|Sunlight Group Practice||0.9 miles|
|Whetstone Lane Medical Centre - Cm Pleasance||1.2 miles|
|Hamilton Medical Centre||1.3 miles|
|Devaney Medical Centre - Jw Bates||1.3 miles|
|Teehey Lane Surgery||1.6 miles|
|Dr Sekhar Karyampudi||1.7 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to Rock Close, Birkenhead, CH42 1LL. The nearest is mydentist, New Chester Road, Wirral, approximately 440 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|mydentist, New Chester Road, Wirral||440 yards|
|Devonshire Park Dental Centre||0.7 miles|
|Woodlands Dental Practice||0.7 miles|
|Wirral Community NHS Trust||0.8 miles|
|West House Specialist Orthodontic Practice||1.1 miles|
|Prenton Dental Practice||1.2 miles|
|Westbourne Dental Practice||1.2 miles|
|Hamilton Square Dental Practice||1.3 miles|
|Balls Road Dental Practice||1.4 miles|
|Glencairn Dental Practice||1.5 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest hospitals to Rock Close, Birkenhead, CH42 1LL. The nearest is St Catherine's Hospital, approximately 0.8 miles away.
|St Catherine's Hospital||0.8 miles|
|Windsor House||2.2 miles|
|Pds Medical - Pall Mall Hospital||2.5 miles|
|Liverpool Women's NHS Foundation Trust||2.6 miles|
|Royal Liverpool University Dental Hospital||2.9 miles|
|Clatterbridge Hospital||3 miles|
|The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre (Wirral)||3 miles|
|The Royal Liverpool University Hospital||3 miles|
|Victoria Central Hospital||3.2 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Rock Close, Birkenhead, CH42 1LL. The nearest is The Rock Ferry Optical Centre, approximately 360 yards away.
|The Rock Ferry Optical Centre||360 yards|
|Price Opticians||1.1 miles|
|Specsavers Opticians||1.1 miles|
|Rayner Opticians||1.1 miles|
|Vision Express (UK) Ltd||1.2 miles|
|Eye 2 Eye, (Gartshore Optical Centre)||1.3 miles|
|P K McMullen||1.3 miles|
|Frederick Howard Opticians||1.5 miles|
|R A Carr||1.5 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.
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Broadband in CH42 1LL
This postcode has support for superfast broadband at one or more premises. Superfast broadband is generally taken to mean fixed line broadband at a potential speed of 30Mbps plus - more than enough for gaming, video calling, watching video and internet browsing. 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 8 reported internet connections.
|Average Download Speed||27.1Mbps|
|Maximum Download Speed Reported||52.5Mbps|
|Average Upload Speed||6.4Mbps|
|Maximum Upload Speed Reported||16.5Mbps|
|Superfast Broadband Available||Yes|
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