Area Information for Balmaha, Glasgow, Scotland, G63 0JQ

This postcode in Balmaha is in Scotland. The postcode is within the Forth and Endrick ward/electoral division, which is in the UK Parliamentary Constituency of Stirling. The Scottish Parliament constituency is Stirling. This page combines information for the address Balmaha, Glasgow, Scotland, G63 0JQ, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of G63 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 Stirling
Ward Forth and Endrick
UK Parliamentary Constituency Stirling
Scottish Parliament Constituency Stirling
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 Balmaha, Glasgow, Scotland, G63 0JQ:

Drymen, Glasgow, G63 0JG
Balmaha, Glasgow, G63 0AH
Drymen, Glasgow, G63 0AQ
Inchfad Island, Balmaha, Glasgow, G63 0JS
Drymen, Glasgow, G63 0AJ
Drymen, Glasgow, G63 0AG

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about G63 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Balmaha, Glasgow, Scotland, G63 0JQ 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 Balmaha, Glasgow, Scotland consists predominantly of detached housing, a strong indicator of affluence. 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 32
Semi-Detached 4
Terraced 0
Flat (Purpose-Built) 1
Flat (Converted) 2
Total 39
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This area consists predominantly of housing where the property is owned outright - higher than the national average of just over 30%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 13
Owned with Mortgage 4
Shared Ownership 0
Rented: From Council 1
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 0
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 5
Rented: Other 1
Rent Free 1
Total 25

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 5
Two People 12
Three People 5
Four People 2
Five People 1
Six People 0
Seven People 0
8+ People 0
Total 25

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 6
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 5
Total 19

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 G63 0JQ however is predominantly male (55%). 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 32
Female 26
Total 58

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 0
5-7 1
8-9 1
10-14 1
15 3
16-17 4
18-19 0
20-24 3
25-29 0
30-44 7
45-59 21
60-64 4
65-74 9
75-84 4
85-89 0
90+ 0
Total 58

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The number of residents who are separated in G63 0JQ 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 14
Married 26
Divorced 7
Separated 3
Widowed 0
Same Sex 2
Total 52

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 16
Fair 7
Bad 3
Very Bad 1
Total 58

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At the time of the 2011 census, across Scotland 26.8% of residents had no qualification, 23.1% had Standard Grade, 14.3% had Highers, 9.7% had HNC/HND, and 26.1% had a degree (or similar).

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) 17
HNC, HND, SVQ level 4 or Equivalent 4
Scottish Highers, AS- or A-Level or Equivalent 7
Standard Grade, GCSE or Equivalent 13
No GCSEs or Equivalent 11
Total 52

Ethnic Group Embed This

Balmaha, 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 58
Total 58

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 6
Wales 1
Scotland 42
Northern Ireland 0
Republic of Ireland 0
European Union 4
Other 5
Total 58

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 28
No Religion 18
Buddhist 0
Hindu 0
Jewish 0
Muslim 0
Sikh 0
Other Religion 0
Not Stated 8
Total 58

Economic Activity Embed This

This address within the Forth and Endrick ward is entrepreneurial, with a larger than average concentration of residents that are self-employed - 29% of the resident population. On average, around 9.7% of census respondents were self-employed. Male residents were more than twice as likely to be self-employed than women.

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 12
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 4
Self Employed 14
Unemployed 1
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 4
Retired 10
Looking After Home or Family 1
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 1
Other 1
Total 48

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
AgricultureInc. Forestry and Fishing 4
Manufacturing 2
Construction 2
RetailInc. Wholesale 4
Accommodation and Food 5
Administration 4
Education 5
HealthInc. Social Work 2
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 4
Total 32
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Below are the details of the closest services to Balmaha. 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 G63 0JQ.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 19 closest railway stations to Balmaha, Glasgow, Scotland, G63 0JQ. The nearest railway station is Balloch, approximately 5.9 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Balloch 5.9 miles
Alexandria 7 miles
Renton 8.1 miles
Helensburgh Upper 8.9 miles
Craigendoran 9.1 miles
Helensburgh Central 9.3 miles
Dumbarton Central 9.5 miles
Dalreoch 9.6 miles
Cardross 9.6 miles
Dumbarton East 9.8 miles
Bowling 11 miles
Arrochar & Tarbet 11 miles
Garelochhead 12 miles
Langbank 12 miles
Kilpatrick 12 miles
Woodhall 12 miles
Port Glasgow 12 miles
Bogston 13 miles
Cartsdyke 13 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Balmaha, Glasgow, Scotland, G63 0JQ. The nearest is Gartocharn Primary School, approximately 2.9 miles away.

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 2 closest secondary schools to Balmaha, Glasgow, Scotland, G63 0JQ. The nearest is Hermitage Academy, approximately 8.8 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Hermitage Academy 8.8 miles
Lomond School 9.3 miles

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 8 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Balmaha, Glasgow, Scotland, G63 0JQ. The nearest is Drymen Health Centre, approximately 3.5 miles away. Please consult the facility to check if they are currently accepting new NHS patients.

Name Approximate Distance*
Drymen Health Centre 3.5 miles
Drs Mclachlan & Partners 6.5 miles
Oak View Medical Practice 6.6 miles
The Lennox Practice 6.6 miles
Loch Lomond Surgery 6.9 miles
Killearn Health Centre 6.9 miles
Dr Mclachlan & Partners 9.2 miles
Millig Practice 9.2 miles

Nearest Hospitals

Listed here are the 1 closest hospitals to Balmaha, Glasgow, Scotland, G63 0JQ. The nearest is Vale Of Leven General Hospital, approximately 6.6 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Vale Of Leven General Hospital 6.6 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 G63 0JQ

The maximum speed reported in this postcode is over 20Mbps, a fast connection. At this speed gaming, video calling, watching video and internet browsing can generally be done without noticeable slowdown. A small number of devices will be able to share the connection simultaneously, although some slowdown may occur during evenings.

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 28 reported internet connections.

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Average Download Speed 16.8Mbps
Maximum Download Speed Reported 24.4Mbps
Average Upload Speed 1Mbps
Maximum Upload Speed Reported 1.3Mbps
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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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