Area Information for Meols Drive, West Kirby, Wirral, CH48 5DH
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About the Demographic Information
The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Meols Drive, West Kirby, Wirral, CH48 5DH 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 Meols Drive, West Kirby, Wirral 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||29|
Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top
The area containing Meols Drive, West Kirby, Wirral contains a higher than average level of rented housing (excluding social housing) - 40% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 16%.
|Owned with Mortgage||43|
|Rented: From Council||0|
|Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations||1|
|Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents||61|
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||52|
|C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions||35|
|C2 - Skilled manual workers||15|
|DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers||16|
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 Wirral West constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 49% male.
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 CH48 5DH 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. Former Higher School Certificates (HSCs) will be counted as A Levels.
|Highest Qualification Level Achieved|
|Degree or Similar e.g. professional qualification (accountancy etc)||131|
|HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels||25|
|5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels||32|
|1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent||33|
|No GCSEs or Equivalent||32|
Ethnic Group Embed This
This address (Meols Drive, West Kirby, Wirral) 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 95% 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 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||5|
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 CH48 5DH
|Republic of Ireland||5|
|Europe (including European Union)||8|
|Middle East or Asia||2|
|North America or Caribbean||0|
|Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands)||4|
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
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)||31|
|Full-Time Student (with or without job)||11|
|Looking After Home or Family||8|
|Long-Term Sick or Disabled||3|
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||4|
|TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics||9|
|Accommodation and Food||13|
|Information and Communication||4|
|Financial ServicesInc. Insurance||8|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical||20|
|Public Administration and Defence||9|
|HealthInc. Social Work||28|
|OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc.||11|
Meols Drive, West Kirby, Wirral, CH48 5DH is within the Wirral Community Police Team - Hub One policing neighbourhood, under the Merseyside Police force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999. In June 2019, 44 crimes were reported within half a mile of CH48 5DH.
|Crime:||Click here to view 44 crimes committed near Meols Drive|
|Neighbourhood Team Address||
Wirral Community Police Team - Hub One
Below are the details of the closest services to West Kirby. 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 CH48 5DH.
Nearest Railway Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Meols Drive, West Kirby, Wirral, CH48 5DH. The nearest railway station is West Kirby, approximately 290 yards away.
|West Kirby||290 yards|
|Manor Road||1.5 miles|
|Moreton (Merseyside)||3.7 miles|
|Birkenhead North||5.6 miles|
|Wallasey Village||5.8 miles|
|Wallasey Grove Road||6 miles|
|Birkenhead Park||6.2 miles|
|Conway Park||6.8 miles|
|Birkenhead Central||6.8 miles|
|Green Lane||7 miles|
|New Brighton||7.1 miles|
|Rock Ferry||7.2 miles|
|Birkenhead Hamilton Square||7.2 miles|
Nearest Primary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Meols Drive, West Kirby, Wirral, CH48 5DH. The nearest is West Kirby Primary School, approximately 320 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|West Kirby Primary School||320 yards|
|West Kirby St Bridget's CofE Primary School||0.6 miles|
|Black Horse Hill Infant School||0.9 miles|
|Black Horse Hill Junior School||0.9 miles|
|Hoylake Holy Trinity CofE Primary School||1.5 miles|
|Great Meols Primary School||2.4 miles|
|Thurstaston Dawpool CofE Primary School||2.6 miles|
|Greasby Infant School||2.6 miles|
|Our Lady of Pity Catholic Primary School||2.7 miles|
|Greasby Junior School||2.7 miles|
Nearest Secondary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Meols Drive, West Kirby, Wirral, CH48 5DH. The nearest is West Kirby Grammar School, approximately 340 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|West Kirby Grammar School||340 yards||
|Hilbre High School||1 mile||
|Calday Grange Grammar School||1.1 miles||
|Upton Hall School FCJ||3.6 miles||
|Pensby High School||3.7 miles||
|Woodchurch High School||4.5 miles||
|Ridgeway High School||4.6 miles||
|St Anselm's College||5.7 miles||
|The Mosslands School||5.7 miles||
|Weatherhead High School||5.9 miles||
Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices
Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Meols Drive, West Kirby, Wirral, CH48 5DH. The nearest is Estuary Medical Practice, approximately 280 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Estuary Medical Practice||280 yards|
|Marine Lake Medical Practice||280 yards|
|Hoylake and Meols Medical Centre||2.1 miles|
|Greasby Group Practice - Pj Coppock||2.6 miles|
|HOYLAKE ROAD MEDICAL CENTRE||3.3 miles|
|Moreton Health Clinic - J Wright||3.5 miles|
|Moreton Medical Centre - A Pereira||3.5 miles|
|Moreton Cross Group Practice - R Alman||3.6 miles|
|Heatherlands Med Ctr||4 miles|
|Woodchurch Medical Centre||4 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to Meols Drive, West Kirby, Wirral, CH48 5DH. The nearest is Heathfield Dental Practice, approximately 110 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Heathfield Dental Practice||110 yards|
|Lakeside Orthodontics||480 yards|
|Banks House Dental Practice||0.6 miles|
|Carlton Dental Practice||1.7 miles|
|Hoylake Dental Practice||1.7 miles|
|Greasby Dental Centre||3 miles|
|Moreton Dental Practice||3.3 miles|
|Thornhedge Dental Surgery||3.5 miles|
|Pasture Road Health Centre Dental Clinic||3.6 miles|
|Arrowe Park Dental Practice <1>||3.6 miles|
Listed here are the 9 closest hospitals to Meols Drive, West Kirby, Wirral, CH48 5DH. The nearest is Arrowe Park Hospital, approximately 3.7 miles away.
|Arrowe Park Hospital||3.7 miles|
|Spire Murrayfield Hospital||4.7 miles|
|Victoria Central Hospital||6.4 miles|
|St Catherine's Hospital||6.6 miles|
|Clatterbridge Hospital||7.3 miles|
|The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre (Wirral)||7.3 miles|
|Pds Medical - Pall Mall Hospital||8.3 miles|
|Abbey Hospitals||9.7 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Meols Drive, West Kirby, Wirral, CH48 5DH. The nearest is Harris Opticians, approximately 360 yards away.
|Harris Opticians||360 yards|
|A D Melling Ltd||370 yards|
|Greasby Opticians||2.7 miles|
|Paul Moore Opticians||3.4 miles|
|R Millican Opticians||3.5 miles|
|Eye 2 Eye, (Gartshore Optical Centre)||3.6 miles|
|The Eyeworks||3.6 miles|
|Frederick Howard Opticians||4.2 miles|
|Eye 2 Eye, (Gartshore Optical Centre)||4.7 miles|
|Harris Opticians||4.8 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.