Area Information for Lasswade Road, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH16 6TZ

Lasswade Road in Edinburgh is in Scotland. The postcode is within the Liberton/Gilmerton ward/electoral division, which is in the UK Parliamentary Constituency of Edinburgh South. The Scottish Parliament constituency is Edinburgh Eastern. This page combines information for the address Lasswade Road, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH16 6TZ, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of EH16 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 City of Edinburgh
Ward Liberton/Gilmerton
UK Parliamentary Constituency Edinburgh South
Scottish Parliament Constituency Edinburgh Eastern
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 Lasswade Road, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH16 6TZ:

Lockerby Grove, Edinburgh, EH16 6RU
Philip Terrace, Edinburgh, EH16 6FJ
Gracemount House Drive, Edinburgh, EH16 6FD
Lockerby Crescent, Edinburgh, EH16 6XP
Carnbee Avenue, Edinburgh, EH16 6GB
Garvald Street, Edinburgh, EH16 6FB

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about EH16 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Lasswade Road, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH16 6TZ 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 6
Semi-Detached 17
Terraced 11
Flat (Purpose-Built) 19
Flat (Converted) 2
Residence in Commercial Building 1
Total 56
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

The area containing Lasswade Road, Edinburgh, Scotland contains a higher than average level of social housing - 44% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 18%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 3
Owned with Mortgage 19
Shared Ownership 5
Rented: From Council 5
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 19
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 2
Rented: Other 1
Rent Free 1
Total 55

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 19
Two People 15
Three People 13
Four People 5
Five People 2
Six People 0
Seven People 0
8+ People 1
Total 55

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 3
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 14
C2 - Skilled manual workers 9
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 20
Total 46

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 Edinburgh South UK Parliamentary Constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 46% male.

Gender
Male 58
Female 68
Total 126

Age Groups Embed This Back to Top

The area around EH16 6TZ has a very large concentration of children that are under 16 (at 28% of the resident population). This is commonly seen in suburban neighbourhoods, and sometiems in areas of high social housing.

Age Groups
0-4 18
5-7 5
8-9 3
10-14 9
15 0
16-17 1
18-19 1
20-24 9
25-29 21
30-44 31
45-59 14
60-64 0
65-74 6
75-84 6
85-89 1
90+ 1
Total 126

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode EH16 6TZ 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 44
Married 38
Divorced 3
Separated 2
Widowed 4
Same Sex 0
Total 91

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 56
Good 49
Fair 18
Bad 3
Very Bad 0
Total 126

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) 23
HNC, HND, SVQ level 4 or Equivalent 10
Scottish Highers, AS- or A-Level or Equivalent 6
Standard Grade, GCSE or Equivalent 31
No GCSEs or Equivalent 21
Total 91

Ethnic Group Embed This

As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with this area being 77% 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 97
Mixed Ethnicity 4
Pakistani 3
Bangladeshi 5
Other Asian 1
Black African 8
Total 118

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 10
Wales 0
Scotland 75
Northern Ireland 0
Republic of Ireland 0
European Union 23
Other 18
Total 126

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 38
Other Christian 22
No Religion 51
Buddhist 0
Hindu 0
Jewish 0
Muslim 13
Sikh 0
Other Religion 0
Not Stated 2
Total 126

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.

Economic Activity
Full-Time Employee 39
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 11
Self Employed 6
Unemployed 1
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 6
Retired 4
Looking After Home or Family 6
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 10
Other 0
Total 83

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
Manufacturing 3
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 1
Construction 3
RetailInc. Wholesale 12
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 5
Accommodation and Food 9
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 3
Professional, Scientific and Technical 2
Administration 1
Public Administration and Defence 3
Education 2
HealthInc. Social Work 13
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 2
Total 59
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Below are the details of the closest services to EH16 6TZ. 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 EH16 6TZ.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Lasswade Road, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH16 6TZ. The nearest railway station is Shawfair, approximately 2.6 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Shawfair 2.6 miles
Newcraighall 3.1 miles
Brunstane 3.2 miles
Edinburgh 3.5 miles
Musselburgh 3.6 miles
Haymarket 3.7 miles
Slateford 3.8 miles
Newtongrange 4.3 miles
Kingsknowe 4.5 miles
Eskbank 5 miles
Wester Hailes 5.1 miles
Wallyford 5.8 miles
South Gyle 6.1 miles
Gorebridge 6.1 miles
Edinburgh Park 6.2 miles
Curriehill 6.4 miles
Edinburgh Gateway 6.9 miles
Prestonpans 7.6 miles
Dalmeny 11 miles
Burntisland 11 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Lasswade Road, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH16 6TZ. The nearest is Gracemount Primary School, approximately 120 yards away.

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Lasswade Road, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH16 6TZ. The nearest is Gracemount High School, approximately < 50 yards away.

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Lasswade Road, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH16 6TZ. The nearest is Gracemount Medical Practice, approximately 400 yards 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 Lasswade Road, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH16 6TZ. The nearest is Liberton Hospital, approximately 350 yards 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.