Area Information for Carbost Street, Glasgow, Scotland, G23 5HS

Carbost Street in Glasgow is in Scotland. The postcode is within the Maryhill ward/electoral division, which is in the UK Parliamentary Constituency of Glasgow North. The Scottish Parliament constituency is Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn. This page combines information for the address Carbost Street, Glasgow, Scotland, G23 5HS, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of G23 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 Glasgow City
Ward Maryhill
UK Parliamentary Constituency Glasgow North
Scottish Parliament Constituency Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn
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 Carbost Street, Glasgow, Scotland, G23 5HS:

Invershiel Road, Glasgow, G23 5JG
Lewiston Drive, Glasgow, G23 5JB
Milovaig Street, Glasgow, G23 5JA
Torgyle Street, Glasgow, G23 5HR
Elphin Street, Glasgow, G23 5JD
Carnoch Street, Glasgow, G23 5HU

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about G23 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Carbost Street, Glasgow, Scotland, G23 5HS 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 Carbost Street, Glasgow, 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 0
Semi-Detached 1
Terraced 4
Flat (Purpose-Built) 32
Flat (Converted) 0
Total 37
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

The area containing Carbost Street, Glasgow, Scotland contains a higher than average level of social housing - 43% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 18%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 10
Owned with Mortgage 10
Shared Ownership 0
Rented: From Council 0
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 16
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 1
Rent Free 0
Total 37

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 12
Two People 17
Three People 4
Four People 4
Five People 0
Six People 0
Seven People 0
8+ People 0
Total 37

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 2
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 6
C2 - Skilled manual workers 5
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 9
Total 22

Gender Embed This Back to Top

Across the UK as a whole, the gender split is roughly 49% male, 51% female. This part of the Maryhill ward however contains significantly more women than average (62%). This can be caused by a number of factors, but amongst the most common are large establishments such as boarding schools and convents, and areas with older populations.

Females on average live longer than males, so are more likely to be found in retirement areas. In general, as people age they move away from city centre addresses to suburbs, smaller towns and rural locations, so these areas often show a greater number of females, with inner city areas showing the opposite trend.

Gender
Male 28
Female 46
Total 74

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 2
5-7 1
8-9 1
10-14 3
15 0
16-17 1
18-19 1
20-24 3
25-29 4
30-44 13
45-59 17
60-64 7
65-74 13
75-84 8
85-89 0
90+ 0
Total 74

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The number of residents in a same sex partnership/marriage in G23 5HS is high - 3% of the area's population. This contrasts with a national average of just 0.2%, or 2 in 1000 people. As a result, numbers of children in these areas tend to be slightly lower, although even areas such as London's Church End that sports a same sex percentage of a whopping 11% still has a large amount of children.

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 17
Married 32
Divorced 5
Separated 2
Widowed 9
Same Sex 2
Total 67

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 31
Good 29
Fair 12
Bad 2
Very Bad 0
Total 74

Education & Qualifications Embed This Back to Top

Carbost Street and surrounding area has a larger than average concentration of residents have no qualifications - 51% of the resident population. On average, around 22.9% 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, and Higher School Certificates (HSCs) will be counted as A Levels.

Highest Qualification Level Achieved
Degree or Similar e.g. professional qualification (accountancy etc) 7
Apprenticeship 0
2+ A Levels 7
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 4
1-4 GCSEs 15
No GCSEs 34
Total 67

Ethnic Group Embed This

Carbost Street, Glasgow, 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 exclusively 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 74
Total 74

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 1
Wales 0
Scotland 68
Northern Ireland 1
Republic of Ireland 1
European Union 3
Other 0
Total 74

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 30
Other Christian 27
No Religion 14
Buddhist 0
Hindu 0
Jewish 0
Muslim 0
Sikh 0
Other Religion 0
Not Stated 3
Total 74

Economic Activity Embed This

This address within the Maryhill ward showed a higher than average concentration of retired residents - 27% 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 28
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 5
Self Employed 0
Unemployed 3
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 3
Retired 16
Looking After Home or Family 1
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 3
Other 0
Total 59

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 2
Construction 1
RetailInc. Wholesale 8
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 2
Accommodation and Food 3
Information and Communication 3
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 2
Professional, Scientific and Technical 2
Administration 2
Public Administration and Defence 1
Education 3
HealthInc. Social Work 5
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 1
Total 35
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Below are the details of the closest services to G23 5HS. 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 G23 5HS.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Carbost Street, Glasgow, Scotland, G23 5HS. The nearest railway station is Summerston, approximately 690 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Summerston 690 yards
Maryhill 0.6 miles
Gilshochill 0.6 miles
Kelvindale 1 mile
Hillfoot 1.5 miles
Anniesland 1.6 miles
Possilpark & Parkhouse 1.6 miles
Westerton 1.7 miles
Bearsden 1.8 miles
Hyndland 1.9 miles
Jordanhill 2 miles
Ashfield 2 miles
Partick 2.5 miles
Bishopbriggs 2.6 miles
Milngavie 2.7 miles
Scotstounhill 2.7 miles
Drumchapel 2.7 miles
Springburn 2.9 miles
Charing Cross (Glasgow) 2.9 miles
Exhibition Centre (Glasgow) 3 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Carbost Street, Glasgow, Scotland, G23 5HS. The nearest is St Blane's Primary School, approximately 160 yards away.

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Carbost Street, Glasgow, Scotland, G23 5HS. The nearest is John Paul Academy, approximately 270 yards away.

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Carbost Street, Glasgow, Scotland, G23 5HS. The nearest is Barclay Medical Practice, approximately 1 mile 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 Carbost Street, Glasgow, Scotland, G23 5HS. The nearest is Shawpark Resource Centre, approximately 1 mile away.

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 7 closest opticians to Carbost Street, Glasgow, Scotland, G23 5HS. The nearest is Community Eyecare (UK) Ltd, approximately 7.1 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 G23 5HS

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 27 reported internet connections.

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Average Download Speed 96.3Mbps
Maximum Download Speed Reported 200Mbps
Average Upload Speed 7.2Mbps
Maximum Upload Speed Reported 20Mbps
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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