Area Information for Glasgow, Scotland, G5 8EA

This postcode in Glasgow is in Scotland. The postcode is within the Govan ward/electoral division, which is in the UK Parliamentary Constituency of Glasgow Central. The Scottish Parliament constituency is Glasgow Southside. This page combines information for the address Glasgow, Scotland, G5 8EA, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of G5 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.

Please Note

This postcode was terminated by the Royal Mail in December 1995. Where possible, we have attempted to find data relating to the area in which the postcode used to reside before retirement. However, some data such as street names and house pricing is based on current postcodes only and so may be missing or incomplete.

Basic Information

Area Type Large Urban Area
Local Authority Glasgow City
Ward Govan
UK Parliamentary Constituency Glasgow Central
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 Glasgow, Scotland, G5 8EA:

Tradeston Street, Glasgow, G5 8BL
Nelson Street, Glasgow, G5 8DZ
Nelson Street, Glasgow, G5 8EJ
West Street, Glasgow, G5 8BA
Tradeston Street, Glasgow, G5 8BG
Tradeston Street, Glasgow, G5 8BH

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about G5 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Glasgow, Scotland, G5 8EA 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 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 0
Flat (Purpose-Built) 80
Flat (Converted) 1
Residence in Commercial Building 1
Total 83
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

The area containing Glasgow, Scotland contains a higher than average level of rented housing (excluding social housing) - 70% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 16%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 5
Owned with Mortgage 11
Shared Ownership 0
Rented: From Council 0
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 7
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 53
Rented: Other 1
Rent Free 0
Total 77

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 31
Two People 33
Three People 7
Four People 6
Five People 0
Six People 0
Seven People 0
8+ People 0
Total 77

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 23
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 44
C2 - Skilled manual workers 6
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 4
Total 77

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 G5 8EA however is predominantly male (67%). 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).

Gender
Male 136
Female 66
Total 202

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 4
5-7 5
8-9 1
10-14 1
15 1
16-17 3
18-19 9
20-24 24
25-29 45
30-44 85
45-59 16
60-64 5
65-74 2
75-84 1
85-89 0
90+ 0
Total 202

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

In the immediate vicinity of G5 8EA there is a large concentration of residents that are single - 68% 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 137
Married 30
Divorced 10
Separated 7
Widowed 4
Same Sex 2
Total 190

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 105
Good 54
Fair 23
Bad 11
Very Bad 9
Total 202

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) 74
Apprenticeship 0
2+ A Levels 19
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 30
1-4 GCSEs 33
No GCSEs 34
Total 190

Ethnic Group Embed This

As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with this area being 79% 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 159
Mixed Ethnicity 1
Indian 21
Pakistani 4
Other Asian 2
Black African 11
Other Black/African/Caribbean 1
Total 199

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 12
Wales 2
Scotland 138
Northern Ireland 3
Republic of Ireland 1
European Union 7
Other 39
Total 202

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 36
Other Christian 48
No Religion 77
Buddhist 0
Hindu 17
Jewish 1
Muslim 8
Sikh 0
Other Religion 0
Not Stated 15
Total 202

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 70
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 9
Self Employed 10
Unemployed 16
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 28
Retired 4
Looking After Home or Family 4
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 32
Other 16
Total 189

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 4
Construction 1
RetailInc. Wholesale 12
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 3
Accommodation and Food 9
Information and Communication 12
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 17
Professional, Scientific and Technical 8
Administration 10
Public Administration and Defence 6
Education 7
HealthInc. Social Work 6
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 3
Total 98
Key: Railway Stations Railway Station Hospitals Hospital GP Practices GP Primary School Primary School Secondary School Secondary School

Below are the details of the closest services to G5 8EA. 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 G5 8EA.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Glasgow, Scotland, G5 8EA. The nearest railway station is Glasgow Central Low Level, approximately 770 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Glasgow Central Low Level 770 yards
Glasgow Central 0.5 miles
Anderston 0.6 miles
Argyle Street 0.6 miles
Glasgow Queen Street 0.8 miles
Glasgow Queen Street Low Level 0.8 miles
Pollokshields East 0.8 miles
Charing Cross (Glasgow) 0.9 miles
Exhibition Centre (Glasgow) 1 mile
High Street (Glasgow) 1 mile
Pollokshields West 1.2 miles
Queens Park (Glasgow) 1.2 miles
Crosshill 1.4 miles
Maxwell Park 1.4 miles
Bridgeton 1.5 miles
Bellgrove 1.5 miles
Crossmyloof 1.5 miles
Dumbreck 1.6 miles
Mount Florida 1.8 miles
Dalmarnock 1.9 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Glasgow, Scotland, G5 8EA. The nearest is Al Khalil College, approximately 850 yards away.

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Glasgow, Scotland, G5 8EA. The nearest is Al Khalil College, approximately 850 yards away.

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Glasgow, Scotland, G5 8EA. The nearest is Drs Gordon, Best & Mcintyre, approximately 0.5 miles 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 Glasgow, Scotland, G5 8EA. The nearest is Florence Street Mental Health Resource Centre, approximately 0.6 miles away.

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 7 closest opticians to Glasgow, Scotland, G5 8EA. The nearest is Community Eyecare (UK) Ltd, approximately 4 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.