Area Information for Whitechapel Road, London, E1 1BZ
This postcode was terminated by the Royal Mail in January 2016. Where possible, we have attempted to find data relating to the area in which the postcode used to reside before retirement. However, some data such as street names and house pricing is based on current postcodes only and so may be missing or incomplete.
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 Whitechapel Road, London, E1 1BZ:
|East Mount Street, London, E1 1BA|
|Whitechapel Road, London, E1 1BY|
|Whitechapel Road, London, E1 1FR|
|Whitechapel Road, London, E1 1AA|
|Whitechapel Road, London, E1 1DB|
|Whitechapel Road, London, E1 1BJ|
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About the Demographic Information
The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Whitechapel Road, London, E1 1BZ 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 Whitechapel Road, London 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||9|
Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top
The area containing Whitechapel Road, London contains a higher than average level of rented housing (excluding social housing) - 56% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 16%.
|Owned with Mortgage||11|
|Rented: From Council||2|
|Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations||20|
|Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents||51|
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||32|
|C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions||45|
|C2 - Skilled manual workers||5|
|DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers||15|
Gender Embed This Back to Top
Across the UK as a whole, the gender split is roughly 49% male, 51% female. The local area around E1 1BZ however is predominantly male (57%). This can be caused by a number of factors, but amongst the most common are: areas associated with nearby higher education, areas that contain large establishments such as boarding schools, and areas with younger populations (females on average live longer than males, so are more likely to be found in retirement areas).
Age Groups Embed This Back to Top
Across the UK as a whole, the median age is 39. This section of the Whitechapel 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 E1 1BZ there is a large concentration of residents that are single - 63% 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 93% 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, and Higher School Certificates (HSCs) will be counted as A Levels.
|Highest Qualification Level Achieved|
|Degree or Similar e.g. professional qualification (accountancy etc)||138|
|2+ A Levels||92|
|5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels||21|
Ethnic Group Embed This
Whitechapel Road, London can be considered more ethnically diverse than the UK average. As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with residents of this area being 40% 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
In this area (Whitechapel Road, London), only 46% of the residents were born in England, so the majority of the residents of this area were not born in England.
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||2|
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 E1 1BZ
|Republic of Ireland||3|
|Europe (including European Union)||36|
|Middle East or Asia||66|
|North America or Caribbean||14|
|Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands)||8|
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 Whitechapel ward showed a higher than average concentration of student residents - 51% 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)||5|
|Full-Time Student (with or without job)||158|
|Looking After Home or Family||7|
|Long-Term Sick or Disabled||2|
Employment Industry Embed This Back to Top
This data is based on resident aged 16-74 on census day 2011, who were in employment.
|TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics||3|
|Accommodation and Food||10|
|Information and Communication||13|
|Financial ServicesInc. Insurance||14|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical||16|
|Public Administration and Defence||4|
|HealthInc. Social Work||37|
|OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc.||8|
Whitechapel Road, London, E1 1BZ is within the Whitechapel policing neighbourhood, under the Metropolitan Police Service force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999. In June 2018, 682 crimes were reported within half a mile of E1 1BZ.
|Crime:||Click here to view 682 crimes committed near Whitechapel Road|
|Neighbourhood Team Address||
Below are the details of the closest services to E1 1BZ. 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 E1 1BZ.
Nearest Railway Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Whitechapel Road, London, E1 1BZ. The nearest railway station is Whitechapel, approximately 70 yards away.
|Bethnal Green||600 yards|
|Shoreditch High Street||0.8 miles|
|Cambridge Heath (London)||0.9 miles|
|London Liverpool Street||1 mile|
|London Fenchurch Street||1 mile|
|Old Street||1.3 miles|
|London Cannon Street||1.4 miles|
|London Bridge||1.5 miles|
|Canada Water||1.5 miles|
|London Fields||1.5 miles|
|Surrey Quays||1.9 miles|
|City Thameslink||1.9 miles|
Nearest Tube/DLR Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest Tube and Docklands Light Railway stations to Whitechapel Road, London, E1 1BZ. The nearest Overground station is Whitechapel, approximately 70 yards away.
|Whitechapel Overground Station||70 yards|
|Whitechapel Tube Station||90 yards|
|Bethnal Green Overground Station||600 yards|
|Shadwell DLR Station||0.5 miles|
|Shadwell Overground Station||0.5 miles|
|Stepney Green Tube Station||0.6 miles|
|Bethnal Green Tube Station||0.6 miles|
|Aldgate East Tube Station||0.6 miles|
|Shoreditch High Street Overground Station||0.8 miles|
|Aldgate Tube Station||0.8 miles|
|Tower Gateway DLR Station||0.9 miles|
|Cambridge Heath (London) Overground Station||0.9 miles|
|Limehouse DLR Station||1 mile|
|London Liverpool Street Overground Station||1 mile|
|Tower Hill Tube Station||1 mile|
|Wapping Overground Station||1 mile|
|Liverpool Street Tube Station||1 mile|
|Hoxton Overground Station||1.1 miles|
|Mile End Tube Station||1.2 miles|
|Moorgate Tube Station||1.3 miles|
Nearest Primary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Whitechapel Road, London, E1 1BZ. The nearest is Date Palm Primary School, approximately 470 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Date Palm Primary School||470 yards|
|Stewart Headlam Primary School||490 yards|
|Osmani Primary School||510 yards|
|Thomas Buxton Primary School||540 yards|
|Smithy Street Primary School||560 yards|
|Kobi Nazrul Primary School||570 yards|
|Redlands Primary School||580 yards|
|Buttercup Primary School||620 yards|
|John Scurr Primary School||640 yards|
|St Anne's Catholic Primary School||710 yards|
Nearest Secondary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Whitechapel Road, London, E1 1BZ. The nearest is Swanlea School, approximately 220 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Swanlea School||220 yards||
|Wapping High School||520 yards||
|Mulberry School for Girls||590 yards||
|London Enterprise Academy||630 yards||
|Bishop Challoner Girls' School||0.5 miles||
|Bishop Challoner Boys' School||0.6 miles||
|Sir John Cass Foundation and Redcoat Church of England Secondary School||0.7 miles||
|Stepney Green Mathematics and Computing College||0.7 miles||
|Oaklands School||0.7 miles||
|Morpeth School||0.7 miles||
Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices
Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Whitechapel Road, London, E1 1BZ. The nearest is ALBION HEALTH CENTRE, approximately 170 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|ALBION HEALTH CENTRE||170 yards|
|Whitechapel Health Centre||650 yards|
|City Wellbeing Practice||730 yards|
|EAST ONE HEALTH||730 yards|
|The Blithehale Medical Centre||740 yards|
|The Spitalfields Practice||820 yards|
|Brayford Square Surgery||half a mile|
|JUBILEE STREET PRACTICE||0.5 miles|
|Spitalfields Medical Centre - Health E1||0.5 miles|
|BETHNAL GREEN HEALTH CENTRE||0.6 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to Whitechapel Road, London, E1 1BZ. The nearest is Abbey Dental Practice, approximately 150 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Abbey Dental Practice||150 yards|
|East Side Dental Practice||180 yards|
|2nd Floor Dental Practice||320 yards|
|The Whitechapel Dental Centre||360 yards|
|New Road Dental Practice||500 yards|
|Aldgate House Dental Care||560 yards|
|Care Dental Practice||650 yards|
|Community Dental Service||0.6 miles|
|E2 Dental Practice||0.6 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest hospitals to Whitechapel Road, London, E1 1BZ. The nearest is The Royal London Hospital, approximately 90 yards away.
|The Royal London Hospital||90 yards|
|BMI The London Independent Hospital||0.5 miles|
|St Clements Hospital||0.6 miles|
|Mile End Hospital||0.8 miles|
|The Tower Hamlets Centre For Mental Health||0.8 miles|
|The London Chest Hospital||1 mile|
|St Leonard's||1.3 miles|
|Moorfields Eye Hospital (City Road)||1.4 miles|
|London Bridge Hospital||1.4 miles|
|Guy's Hospital||1.7 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Whitechapel Road, London, E1 1BZ. The nearest is THE ROYAL LONDON HOSPITAL, approximately 90 yards away.
|THE ROYAL LONDON HOSPITAL||90 yards|
|SACKWILD, MR L||140 yards|
|WATNEY EYECARE||700 yards|
|INFOCUS OPTICS (MR ZAMAN)||730 yards|
|INFOCUS (KAUSHAL, MR R)||0.6 miles|
|SPECSAVERS (MR HALAI)||0.6 miles|
|G BLEETMAN OPTICIANS||0.6 miles|
|EYE EMPORIUM||0.6 miles|
|VISION CARE FOR HOMELESS PEOPLE||0.6 miles|
|In Focus Optics||0.6 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.