Area Information for Bridgend, Innerleithen, Scotland, EH44 6JG

Bridgend in Innerleithen is in Scotland. The postcode is within the Tweeddale East ward/electoral division, which is in the UK Parliamentary Constituency of Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale. The Scottish Parliament constituency is Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale. This page combines information for the address Bridgend, Innerleithen, Scotland, EH44 6JG, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of EH44 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 Accessible Rural
Local Authority Scottish Borders
Ward Tweeddale East
UK Parliamentary Constituency Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale
Scottish Parliament Constituency Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale
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 Bridgend, Innerleithen, Scotland, EH44 6JG:

Pirn Road, Innerleithen, EH44 6HQ
Leithen Road, Innerleithen, EH44 6HZ
Drovers Way, Innerleithen, EH44 6HE
Buccleuch Street, Innerleithen, EH44 6LD
Horsbrugh Terrace, Innerleithen, EH44 6HL
High Street, Innerleithen, EH44 6HB

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about EH44 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Bridgend, Innerleithen, Scotland, EH44 6JG 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 Bridgend, Innerleithen, 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.

Housing Types
Detached 8
Semi-Detached 3
Terraced 5
Flat (Purpose-Built) 36
Flat (Converted) 1
Total 53
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

The area containing Bridgend, Innerleithen, Scotland contains a higher than average level of social housing - 28% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 18%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 12
Owned with Mortgage 12
Shared Ownership 0
Rented: From Council 0
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 13
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 9
Rent Free 0
Total 46

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 25
Two People 10
Three People 5
Four People 2
Five People 2
Six People 0
Seven People 2
8+ People 0
Total 46

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 6
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 12
C2 - Skilled manual workers 6
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 7
Total 31

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 Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale UK Parliamentary Constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 48% male.

Gender
Male 44
Female 48
Total 92

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 3
5-7 4
8-9 4
10-14 8
15 0
16-17 2
18-19 0
20-24 5
25-29 5
30-44 15
45-59 18
60-64 9
65-74 9
75-84 5
85-89 5
90+ 0
Total 92

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The number of residents who are separated in EH44 6JG is high - 5% of the area's population. This contrasts with a national average of just 2.7%.

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 22
Married 30
Divorced 11
Separated 5
Widowed 5
Same Sex 0
Total 73

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 90% of the population reporting themselves as being in Good or Very Good health at this address.

Health
Very Good 53
Good 30
Fair 6
Bad 3
Very Bad 0
Total 92

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) 22
Apprenticeship 0
2+ A Levels 8
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 7
1-4 GCSEs 17
No GCSEs 19
Total 73

Ethnic Group Embed This

This address (Bridgend, Innerleithen, 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.

Ethnic Group
White 90
Mixed Ethnicity 1
Indian 1
Total 92

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 13
Wales 1
Scotland 72
Northern Ireland 1
Republic of Ireland 0
European Union 1
Other 4
Total 92

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 4
Other Christian 42
No Religion 35
Buddhist 0
Hindu 0
Jewish 0
Muslim 0
Sikh 0
Other Religion 0
Not Stated 11
Total 92

Economic Activity Embed This

This address within the Tweeddale East ward showed a higher than average concentration of retired residents - 24% of the resident population. On average, around 13.8% of census respondents were retired. While the UK has an aging population, less residents over 65 are choosing to retire than previously. Between the 2001 and 2011 census, the number of economically active 65-74 year olds almost doubled to 8.7% - an increase of some 413,000 people.

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 22
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 8
Self Employed 6
Unemployed 2
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 2
Retired 15
Looking After Home or Family 3
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 3
Other 2
Total 63

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 1
Construction 3
RetailInc. Wholesale 10
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 1
Accommodation and Food 4
Information and Communication 1
Administration 2
Public Administration and Defence 2
Education 5
HealthInc. Social Work 6
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 1
Total 36
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Below are the details of the closest services to EH44 6JG. 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 EH44 6JG.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 3 closest railway stations to Bridgend, Innerleithen, Scotland, EH44 6JG. The nearest railway station is Stow, approximately 9.1 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Stow 9.1 miles
Galashiels 9.9 miles
Tweedbank 12 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 9 closest primary schools to Bridgend, Innerleithen, Scotland, EH44 6JG. The nearest is St Ronan's Primary School, approximately 530 yards away.

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 1 closest secondary schools to Bridgend, Innerleithen, Scotland, EH44 6JG. The nearest is Peebles High School, approximately 5.4 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Peebles High School 5.4 miles

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 4 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Bridgend, Innerleithen, Scotland, EH44 6JG. The nearest is St Ronan's Practice, approximately 650 yards away. Please consult the facility to check if they are currently accepting new NHS patients.

Name Approximate Distance*
St Ronan's Practice 650 yards
The Neidpath Practice 5.8 miles
The Tweed Practice 5.8 miles
Stow & Lauder Health 9.1 miles

Nearest Hospitals

Listed here are the 3 closest hospitals to Bridgend, Innerleithen, Scotland, EH44 6JG. The nearest is Peebles Psychogeriatric Day Hospital, approximately 5.2 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Peebles Psychogeriatric Day Hospital 5.2 miles
Peebles Psychiatric Day Hospital 5.4 miles
Hay Lodge Hospital 5.8 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.

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Broadband in EH44 6JG

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 5 reported internet connections. This postcode does feature some residents who are using lines that support speeds of less than 2Mbps.

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Average Download Speed 25.6Mbps
Maximum Download Speed Reported 55Mbps
Average Upload Speed 4.5Mbps
Maximum Upload Speed Reported 10Mbps
Superfast Broadband Available Yes

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Supplier Customer Rating
Plusnet 74%
Virgin Media 72%
Sky Digital 70%
EE/Orange Broadband 69%
BT Broadband 66%
TalkTalk 63%
 

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