Area Information for Pollokshaws Road, Glasgow, Scotland, G41 3EB

Pollokshaws Road in Glasgow is in Scotland. The postcode is within the Pollokshields ward/electoral division, which is in the UK Parliamentary Constituency of Glasgow South. The Scottish Parliament constituency is Glasgow Southside. This page combines information for the address Pollokshaws Road, Glasgow, Scotland, G41 3EB, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of G41 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 Pollokshields
UK Parliamentary Constituency Glasgow South
Scottish Parliament Constituency Glasgow Southside
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 Pollokshaws Road, Glasgow, Scotland, G41 3EB:

Pollokshaws Road, Glasgow, G41 3YF
Frankfort Street, Glasgow, G41 3XG
Pollokshaws Road, Glasgow, G41 3EA
Pollokshaws Road, Glasgow, G41 3YG
Baker Street, Glasgow, G41 3YE
Abbot Street, Glasgow, G41 3XE

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about G41 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Pollokshaws Road, Glasgow, Scotland, G41 3EB 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 Pollokshaws Road, 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 0
Terraced 0
Flat (Purpose-Built) 66
Flat (Converted) 0
Residence in Commercial Building 1
Total 67
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

The area containing Pollokshaws Road, Glasgow, Scotland contains a higher than average level of rented housing (excluding social housing) - 48% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 16%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 8
Owned with Mortgage 25
Shared Ownership 0
Rented: From Council 0
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 0
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 31
Rent Free 1
Total 65

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 35
Two People 24
Three People 1
Four People 3
Five People 2
Six People 0
Seven People 0
8+ People 0
Total 65

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 22
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 23
C2 - Skilled manual workers 7
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 8
Total 60

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 Glasgow South UK Parliamentary Constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 48% male.

Gender
Male 52
Female 56
Total 108

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 6
8-9 0
10-14 1
15 0
16-17 2
18-19 5
20-24 9
25-29 19
30-44 42
45-59 11
60-64 4
65-74 3
75-84 2
85-89 1
90+ 0
Total 108

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

In the immediate vicinity of G41 3EB there is a large concentration of residents that are single - 67% 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.

Relationship Status
Single 72
Married 16
Divorced 5
Separated 2
Widowed 3
Same Sex 0
Total 98

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 61
Good 34
Fair 9
Bad 4
Very Bad 0
Total 108

Education & Qualifications Embed This Back to Top

Pollokshaws Road and surrounding area has a larger than average concentration of residents that are degree educated or similar - 54% 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) 53
HNC, HND, SVQ level 4 or Equivalent 10
Scottish Highers, AS- or A-Level or Equivalent 13
Standard Grade, GCSE or Equivalent 13
No GCSEs or Equivalent 9
Total 98

Ethnic Group Embed This

As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with this area being 81% 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 87
Indian 8
Pakistani 11
Black African 1
Total 107

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 9
Wales 0
Scotland 73
Northern Ireland 1
Republic of Ireland 1
European Union 7
Other 17
Total 108

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 18
Other Christian 9
No Religion 53
Buddhist 1
Hindu 8
Jewish 1
Muslim 11
Sikh 0
Other Religion 0
Not Stated 7
Total 108

Economic Activity Embed This

This address within the Pollokshields ward had a larger than average concentration of residents that were in full-time employment - 56% of the resident population. On average, around 38.4% of census respondents were in full-time employment.

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 53
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 6
Self Employed 9
Unemployed 4
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 11
Retired 5
Looking After Home or Family 3
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 4
Other 0
Total 95

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 5
Construction 2
RetailInc. Wholesale 10
Accommodation and Food 7
Information and Communication 3
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 13
Professional, Scientific and Technical 10
Administration 4
Education 8
HealthInc. Social Work 7
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 5
Total 74
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Below are the details of the closest services to G41 3EB. 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 G41 3EB.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Pollokshaws Road, Glasgow, Scotland, G41 3EB. The nearest railway station is Crossmyloof, approximately 460 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Crossmyloof 460 yards
Pollokshields West 810 yards
Shawlands 0.5 miles
Pollokshaws East 0.6 miles
Queens Park (Glasgow) 0.6 miles
Maxwell Park 0.6 miles
Langside 0.7 miles
Mount Florida 0.8 miles
Pollokshields East 0.8 miles
Crosshill 0.9 miles
Pollokshaws West 1 mile
Cathcart 1.2 miles
Dumbreck 1.2 miles
Kings Park 1.5 miles
Muirend 1.5 miles
Thornliebank 1.9 miles
Giffnock 2 miles
Anderston 2 miles
Glasgow Central Low Level 2.1 miles
Exhibition Centre (Glasgow) 2.1 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Pollokshaws Road, Glasgow, Scotland, G41 3EB. The nearest is Shawlands Primary School, approximately 480 yards away.

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Pollokshaws Road, Glasgow, Scotland, G41 3EB. The nearest is Shawlands Academy, approximately 300 yards away.

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Pollokshaws Road, Glasgow, Scotland, G41 3EB. The nearest is Baker Street Surgery, approximately 160 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 Pollokshaws Road, Glasgow, Scotland, G41 3EB. The nearest is New Victoria Hospital, approximately 0.6 miles away.

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 6 closest opticians to Pollokshaws Road, Glasgow, Scotland, G41 3EB. The nearest is Community Eyecare (UK) Ltd, approximately 4.2 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 G41 3EB

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 8 reported internet connections.

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Average Download Speed 44.2Mbps
Maximum Download Speed Reported 79.7Mbps
Average Upload Speed 11.6Mbps
Maximum Upload Speed Reported 20Mbps
Superfast Broadband Available Yes

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Supplier Customer Rating
Plusnet 76.2%
Zen Internet 75.8%
Post Office 74%
EE Broadband 73.4%
NOW TV 70.8%
Vodafone 70%
Sky Digital 69.2%
BT Broadband 67.4%
Virgin Media 67.4%
TalkTalk 65.2%
 

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