Area Information for Ponton Street, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH3 9QQ
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About the Demographic Information
The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Ponton Street, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH3 9QQ 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
The area containing Ponton Street, Edinburgh, Scotland 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||1|
Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top
The area containing Ponton Street, Edinburgh, Scotland contains a higher than average level of social housing - 30% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 18%.
|Owned with Mortgage||6|
|Rented: From Council||1|
|Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations||19|
|Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents||27|
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||19|
|C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions||20|
|C2 - Skilled manual workers||7|
|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 49% male, 51% female. The local area around EH3 9QQ however is predominantly male (56%). 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. 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
In the immediate vicinity of EH3 9QQ there is a large concentration of residents that are single - 56% 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.
Education & Qualifications Embed This Back to Top
Ponton Street and surrounding area has a larger than average concentration of residents that are degree educated or similar - 57% of the resident population. On average, around 27.1% of census respondents fall in to this category.
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)||52|
|HNC, HND, SVQ level 4 or Equivalent||8|
|Scottish Highers, AS- or A-Level or Equivalent||7|
|Standard Grade, GCSE or Equivalent||17|
|No GCSEs or Equivalent||7|
Ethnic Group Embed This
This address (Ponton Street, Edinburgh, Scotland) 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 98% 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 83.3% 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|
|Republic of Ireland||4|
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.
Economic Activity Embed This
This address within the City Centre ward showed a higher than average concentration of student residents - 16% 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)||6|
|Full-Time Student (with or without job)||14|
|Looking After Home or Family||5|
|Long-Term Sick or Disabled||4|
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||2|
|Accommodation and Food||11|
|Information and Communication||3|
|Financial ServicesInc. Insurance||6|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical||4|
|HealthInc. Social Work||2|
|OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc.||6|
Below are the details of the closest services to EH3 9QQ. 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 EH3 9QQ.
Nearest Railway Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Ponton Street, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH3 9QQ. The nearest railway station is Haymarket, approximately 850 yards away.
|South Gyle||3.6 miles|
|Wester Hailes||3.7 miles|
|Edinburgh Park||4.1 miles|
|Edinburgh Gateway||4.4 miles|
|North Queensferry||8.7 miles|
Nearest Primary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Ponton Street, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH3 9QQ. The nearest is Tollcross Primary School, approximately 140 yards away.
|Tollcross Primary School||140 yards|
|Bruntsfield Primary School||820 yards|
|James Gillespie's Primary School||0.6 miles|
|Dalry Primary School||0.7 miles|
|Sciennes Primary School||0.9 miles|
|St Peter's RC Primary School||1 mile|
|Stockbridge Primary School||1.1 miles|
|Craiglockhart Primary School||1.2 miles|
|Preston Street Primary School||1.2 miles|
|Roseburn Primary School||1.2 miles|
Nearest Secondary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Ponton Street, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH3 9QQ. The nearest is St Thomas Of Aquin's High School, approximately 360 yards away.
|St Thomas Of Aquin's High School||360 yards|
|Boroughmuir High School||670 yards|
|James Gillespie's High School||0.6 miles|
|Tynecastle High School||1 mile|
|Drummond Community High School||1.3 miles|
|Broughton High School||1.3 miles|
|Leith Academy||2.2 miles|
|Trinity Academy||2.3 miles|
|Firrhill High School||2.4 miles|
|Holy Rood RC High School||2.4 miles|
Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices
Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Ponton Street, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH3 9QQ. The nearest is Gilmore Medical Practice, approximately < 50 yards away. Please consult the facility to check if they are currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Gilmore Medical Practice||< 50 yards|
|Leven Medical Practice||< 50 yards|
|Polwarth Medical Practice||< 50 yards|
|Meadows Medical Practice||420 yards|
|Edinburgh Access Practice||430 yards|
|Marchmont Medical Practice||0.5 miles|
|West End Medical Practice||0.5 miles|
|Boroughloch Medical Practice||0.5 miles|
|Challenging Behaviour General Practice||0.5 miles|
|Bruntsfield Medical Practice||0.6 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest hospitals to Ponton Street, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH3 9QQ. The nearest is Cambridge Street Day Centre, approximately 490 yards away.
|Cambridge Street Day Centre||490 yards|
|Edinburgh Dental Institute||550 yards|
|Princess Alexandra Eye Pavilion||550 yards|
|Chalmers Hospital||560 yards|
|Ballenden House||0.9 miles|
|Learning Disabilities Service Healthcare Houses||1.1 miles|
|Astley Ainslie Hospital||1.1 miles|
|Royal Edinburgh Hospital||1.2 miles|
|The Islay Centre||1.2 miles|
|William Fraser Centre||1.2 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 EH3 9QQ
This postcode has support for Ultrafast broadband at one or more premises. Ultrafast broadband is the latest high-speed standard, generally taken to mean fixed line broadband at a potential speed of 300Mbps or more - more than enough for even the most demanding household gaming, video calling, video and internet browsing needs. 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 10 reported internet connections.
|Average Download Speed||75.3Mbps|
|Maximum Download Speed Reported||203Mbps|
|Average Upload Speed||8.9Mbps|
|Maximum Upload Speed Reported||21Mbps|
|Gigabit (1,000Mbps+) Internet Available||Yes|
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