Area Information for Main Street, Torrance, Glasgow, Scotland, G64 4EN

Main Street in Torrance is in Scotland. The postcode is within the Bishopbriggs North and Campsie ward/electoral division, which is in the UK Parliamentary Constituency of East Dunbartonshire. The Scottish Parliament constituency is Strathkelvin and Bearsden. This page combines information for the address Main Street, Torrance, Glasgow, Scotland, G64 4EN, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of G64 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 East Dunbartonshire
Ward Bishopbriggs North and Campsie
UK Parliamentary Constituency East Dunbartonshire
Scottish Parliament Constituency Strathkelvin and Bearsden
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 Main Street, Torrance, Glasgow, Scotland, G64 4EN:

Main Street, Torrance, Glasgow, G64 4EL
Firbank Avenue, Torrance, Glasgow, G64 4EJ
Rosehill Road, Torrance, Glasgow, G64 4EW
Morrison Gardens, Torrance, Glasgow, G64 4EP
Torrance, Glasgow, G64 4EH
Michael McParland Drive, Torrance, Glasgow, G64 4EE

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about G64 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Main Street, Torrance, Glasgow, Scotland, G64 4EN 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

This area contains a mixture of housing types, as detailed below. No single type of dwelling accounts for more than 50% of the dwellings. 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 21
Semi-Detached 18
Terraced 2
Flat (Purpose-Built) 9
Flat (Converted) 4
Residence in Commercial Building 2
Total 56
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

This area contains a mixture of housing tenures, as detailed below. Across the UK, an average of 30.6% of household spaces were owned outright, 32.9% were mortgaged, 18.2% were social housing, and 16.3% were privately rented at the last census.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 19
Owned with Mortgage 24
Shared Ownership 0
Rented: From Council 2
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 0
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 8
Rent Free 1
Total 54

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 16
Two People 18
Three People 9
Four People 11
Five People 0
Six People 0
Seven People 0
8+ People 0
Total 54

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 11
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 16
C2 - Skilled manual workers 11
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 5
Total 43

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 East Dunbartonshire UK Parliamentary Constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 54% male.

Gender
Male 67
Female 56
Total 123

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 2
8-9 3
10-14 8
15 1
16-17 4
18-19 3
20-24 5
25-29 9
30-44 14
45-59 45
60-64 12
65-74 9
75-84 4
85-89 2
90+ 0
Total 123

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode G64 4EN does not show a significant deviation from the average figures for the UK. In the UK as a whole, the average figures are approximately as follows for relationship statuses: 34% single, 47% married, 3% separated, 9% divorced, 7% widowed, and 0.2% same sex.

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 30
Married 47
Divorced 18
Separated 5
Widowed 7
Same Sex 0
Total 107

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 65
Good 45
Fair 11
Bad 2
Very Bad 0
Total 123

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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) 35
HNC, HND, SVQ level 4 or Equivalent 10
Scottish Highers, AS- or A-Level or Equivalent 18
Standard Grade, GCSE or Equivalent 26
No GCSEs or Equivalent 18
Total 107

Ethnic Group Embed This

Main Street, Torrance, 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 123
Total 123

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 15
Wales 1
Scotland 105
Northern Ireland 0
Republic of Ireland 1
European Union 1
Other 0
Total 123

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 46
No Religion 46
Buddhist 1
Hindu 0
Jewish 0
Muslim 0
Sikh 0
Other Religion 0
Not Stated 12
Total 123

Economic Activity Embed This

This address within the Bishopbriggs North and Campsie ward showed a higher than average concentration of retired residents - 19% 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 42
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 13
Self Employed 14
Unemployed 4
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 8
Retired 19
Looking After Home or Family 0
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 1
Other 0
Total 101

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 11
RetailInc. Wholesale 8
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 5
Accommodation and Food 7
Information and Communication 2
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 3
Real Estate 3
Professional, Scientific and Technical 1
Administration 4
Public Administration and Defence 5
Education 5
HealthInc. Social Work 11
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 2
Total 69
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Below are the details of the closest services to Torrance. 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 G64 4EN.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Main Street, Torrance, Glasgow, Scotland, G64 4EN. The nearest railway station is Bishopbriggs, approximately 2.4 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Bishopbriggs 2.4 miles
Lenzie 2.5 miles
Ashfield 3.7 miles
Possilpark & Parkhouse 3.7 miles
Robroyston 3.8 miles
Gilshochill 3.9 miles
Springburn 3.9 miles
Milngavie 4 miles
Summerston 4.1 miles
Barnhill 4.2 miles
Stepps 4.3 miles
Hillfoot 4.4 miles
Maryhill 4.5 miles
Kelvindale 4.9 miles
Bearsden 4.9 miles
Alexandra Parade 5.1 miles
Westerton 5.3 miles
Anniesland 5.4 miles
Glasgow Queen Street 5.4 miles
Duke Street 5.5 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Main Street, Torrance, Glasgow, Scotland, G64 4EN. The nearest is Torrance Primary School, approximately 400 yards away.

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Main Street, Torrance, Glasgow, Scotland, G64 4EN. The nearest is St Ninian's High School, approximately 1.9 miles away.

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Main Street, Torrance, Glasgow, Scotland, G64 4EN. The nearest is Regent Gardens Medical Centre, approximately 2 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 Main Street, Torrance, Glasgow, Scotland, G64 4EN. The nearest is 2-4 Waterloo Close, approximately 2.4 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
2-4 Waterloo Close 2.4 miles
Woodlands Resource Centre 2.4 miles
Stobhill Hospital 3.1 miles
Skye House 3.1 miles
Rowanbank Clinic 3.2 miles
Springpark Resource Centre/Day Hosp 4.1 miles
The Orchards 4.3 miles
Shawpark Resource Centre 4.4 miles
Bridgeview Resource Centre 4.4 miles
Pineview 4.8 miles

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 1 closest opticians to Main Street, Torrance, Glasgow, Scotland, G64 4EN. The nearest is Visiting Optician (DOM), approximately 6.6 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Visiting Optician (DOM) 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 G64 4EN

This postcode has support for Ultrafast broadband at one or more premises. Ultrafast broadband is the latest high-speed standard, generally taken to mean fixed line broadband at a potential speed of 300Mbps or more - more than enough for even the most demanding household gaming, video calling, video and internet browsing needs. 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 6 reported internet connections.

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Average Download Speed 31.6Mbps
Maximum Download Speed Reported 44Mbps
Average Upload Speed 8.9Mbps
Maximum Upload Speed Reported 17Mbps
Ultrafast (300Mbps+) 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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