Area Information for Holly Crescent, Broughty Ferry, Dundee, Scotland, DD5 2PS

Holly Crescent in Broughty Ferry is in Scotland. The postcode is within the The Ferry ward/electoral division, which is in the UK Parliamentary Constituency of Dundee East. The Scottish Parliament constituency is Dundee City East. This page combines information for the address Holly Crescent, Broughty Ferry, Dundee, Scotland, DD5 2PS, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of DD5 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 Large Urban Area
Local Authority Dundee City
Ward The Ferry
UK Parliamentary Constituency Dundee East
Scottish Parliament Constituency Dundee City East
Country Scotland


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 Holly Crescent, Broughty Ferry, Dundee, Scotland, DD5 2PS:

Campfield Gardens, Broughty Ferry, Dundee, DD5 2NH
Addison Road, Broughty Ferry, Dundee, DD5 2NB
Holly Road, Broughty Ferry, Dundee, DD5 2LZ
Camphill Road, Broughty Ferry, Dundee, DD5 2NA
Camphill Road, Broughty Ferry, Dundee, DD5 2LY
Campfield Road, Broughty Ferry, Dundee, DD5 2NG

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about DD5 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Holly Crescent, Broughty Ferry, Dundee, Scotland, DD5 2PS 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

This area contains a mixture of housing types, as detailed below. No single type of dwelling accounts for more than 50% of the dwellings. 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 27
Semi-Detached 30
Terraced 1
Flat (Purpose-Built) 0
Flat (Converted) 3
Total 61
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

This area consists predominantly of housing where the property is being repaid through a mortgage arrangement. The national average is just under 33%, while in this area it represents 51% of housing spaces.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 26
Owned with Mortgage 31
Shared Ownership 0
Rented: From Council 0
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 2
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 1
Rent Free 1
Total 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.

Housing Occupancy
One Person 11
Two People 22
Three People 14
Four People 12
Five People 1
Six People 1
Seven People 0
8+ People 0
Total 61

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 14
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 18
C2 - Skilled manual workers 9
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 3
Total 44

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 Dundee East UK Parliamentary Constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 47% male.

Gender
Male 74
Female 82
Total 156

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 8
5-7 3
8-9 6
10-14 14
15 2
16-17 6
18-19 2
20-24 3
25-29 8
30-44 33
45-59 37
60-64 9
65-74 16
75-84 6
85-89 0
90+ 3
Total 156

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode DD5 2PS 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 24
Married 82
Divorced 6
Separated 0
Widowed 9
Same Sex 2
Total 123

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.

Health
Very Good 103
Good 33
Fair 14
Bad 3
Very Bad 3
Total 156

Education & Qualifications Embed This Back to Top

At the time of the 2011 census, across Scotland 26.8% of residents had no qualification, 23.1% had Standard Grade, 14.3% had Highers, 9.7% had HNC/HND, and 26.1% had a degree (or similar).

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.

Due to the way in which census data was collected in Scotland, former SCE Higher Grade, Highers, and Advanced Highers are grouped together as "Highers" in the data below.

Highest Qualification Level Achieved
Degree or Similar e.g. professional qualification (accountancy etc) 57
HNC, HND, SVQ level 4 or Equivalent 17
Scottish Highers, AS- or A-Level or Equivalent 17
Standard Grade, GCSE or Equivalent 20
No GCSEs or Equivalent 12
Total 123

Ethnic Group Embed This

As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with this area being 95% 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.

Ethnic Group
White 148
Indian 3
Chinese 3
Black Caribbean 2
Total 156

Country of Birth Embed This Back to Top

At the time of the 2011 census, approximately 83.3% of the resident population of Scotland were born in Scotland. The other groups were 8.7% English, 0.3% Welsh, 0.7% Northern Irish, 0.4% from the Republic of Ireland, 2.6% from other European Union countries, and 4% from outside of Europe.

Country of Birth
England 11
Wales 1
Scotland 135
Northern Ireland 0
Republic of Ireland 0
European Union 1
Other 8
Total 156

Religion Embed This Back to Top

Scotland is primarily a Christian country, with 15.9% of residents Catholic, 37.9% other Christians, and 2.5% other religions. Approximately 36.7% of residents state that they have no religion or are Atheist, while 7% did not state their religious views.

Religion
Catholic 13
Other Christian 72
No Religion 59
Buddhist 0
Hindu 0
Jewish 3
Muslim 0
Sikh 0
Other Religion 1
Not Stated 8
Total 156

Economic Activity Embed This

This address within the The Ferry ward had a larger than average concentration of residents that were in part-time employment - 18% 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.

Economic Activity
Full-Time Employee 43
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 20
Self Employed 13
Unemployed 1
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 9
Retired 24
Looking After Home or Family 3
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 1
Other 0
Total 114

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
Mining/Quarrying 2
Manufacturing 3
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 1
Construction 8
RetailInc. Wholesale 7
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 2
Accommodation and Food 4
Information and Communication 3
Professional, Scientific and Technical 7
Public Administration and Defence 6
Education 19
HealthInc. Social Work 16
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 1
Total 79
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Below are the details of the closest services to Broughty Ferry. 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 DD5 2PS.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 11 closest railway stations to Holly Crescent, Broughty Ferry, Dundee, Scotland, DD5 2PS. The nearest railway station is Broughty Ferry, approximately 0.6 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Broughty Ferry 0.6 miles
Balmossie 0.9 miles
Monifieth 1.8 miles
Dundee 4.3 miles
Barry Links 4.7 miles
Golf Street 5.7 miles
Carnoustie 6.2 miles
Leuchars (for St. Andrews) 6.9 miles
Invergowrie 7.5 miles
Arbroath 13 miles
Cupar 13 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Holly Crescent, Broughty Ferry, Dundee, Scotland, DD5 2PS. The nearest is Forthill Primary School, approximately 720 yards away.

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Holly Crescent, Broughty Ferry, Dundee, Scotland, DD5 2PS. The nearest is Grove Academy, approximately 0.7 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Grove Academy 0.7 miles
Monifieth High School 0.9 miles
Craigie High School 2.3 miles
Braeview Academy 2.5 miles
Morgan Academy 3.5 miles
St Paul's RC Academy 4.4 miles
St John's RC High School 5.1 miles
Baldragon Academy 5.1 miles
Harris Academy 5.7 miles
Carnoustie High School 5.8 miles

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Holly Crescent, Broughty Ferry, Dundee, Scotland, DD5 2PS. The nearest is Broughty Family Healthcare, approximately 0.7 miles away. Please consult the facility to check if they are currently accepting new NHS patients.

Nearest Hospitals

Listed here are the 10 closest hospitals to Holly Crescent, Broughty Ferry, Dundee, Scotland, DD5 2PS. The nearest is Dundonald Centre, approximately 3.8 miles 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 DD5 2PS

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.

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Average Download Speed 34.8Mbps
Maximum Download Speed Reported 47Mbps
Average Upload Speed 6.8Mbps
Maximum Upload Speed Reported 10.9Mbps
Superfast Broadband Available Yes

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Supplier Customer Rating
Plusnet 76.2%
Zen Internet 75.8%
Post Office 74%
EE Broadband 73.4%
NOW TV 70.8%
Vodafone 70%
Sky Digital 69.2%
BT Broadband 67.4%
Virgin Media 67.4%
TalkTalk 65.2%
 

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