Area Information for Shiel Avenue, East Kilbride, Glasgow, Scotland, G74 4AW
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About the Demographic Information
The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Shiel Avenue, East Kilbride, Glasgow, Scotland, G74 4AW 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 Tenure Embed This Back to Top
This area consists predominantly of housing where the property is being repayed through a mortgage arrangement. The national average is just under 33%, while in this area it represents 51% of housing spaces.
|Owned with Mortgage||28|
|Rented: From Council||7|
|Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations||0|
|Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents||4|
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.
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.
|AB - Higher and intermediate managerial, administrative, or professional positions||5|
|C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions||13|
|C2 - Skilled manual workers||11|
|DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers||8|
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 Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow UK Parliamentary Constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 50% male.
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.
Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top
The postcode G74 4AW 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.
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.
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)||24|
|2+ A Levels||12|
|5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels||22|
Ethnic Group Embed This
As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with this area being 95% 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.
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|
|Republic of Ireland||0|
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.
Economic Activity Embed This
This address within the East Kilbride Central North ward had a larger than average concentration of residents that were in full-time employment - 50% 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.
|Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week)||10|
|Full-Time Student (with or without job)||8|
|Looking After Home or Family||2|
|Long-Term Sick or Disabled||1|
Employment Industry Embed This Back to Top
This data is based on resident aged 16-74 on census day 2011, who were in employment.
|Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management||1|
|TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics||5|
|Financial ServicesInc. Insurance||5|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical||2|
|Public Administration and Defence||10|
|HealthInc. Social Work||5|
|OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc.||1|
Below are the details of the closest services to East Kilbride. 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 G74 4AW.
Nearest Railway Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Shiel Avenue, East Kilbride, Glasgow, Scotland, G74 4AW. The nearest railway station is East Kilbride, approximately 800 yards away.
|East Kilbride||800 yards|
|Burnside (Strathclyde)||3.2 miles|
|Newton (S Lanarks)||3.6 miles|
|Kings Park||4.2 miles|
|Hamilton West||4.8 miles|
|Mount Florida||5 miles|
Nearest Primary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Shiel Avenue, East Kilbride, Glasgow, Scotland, G74 4AW. The nearest is St Kenneth's Primary School, approximately 720 yards away.
|St Kenneth's Primary School||720 yards|
|Halfmerke Primary School||740 yards|
|Maxwellton Primary School||0.7 miles|
|Kirktonholme Primary School||0.8 miles|
|Hunter Primary School||0.9 miles|
|Blacklaw Primary School||1.1 miles|
|Long Calderwood Primary||1.1 miles|
|Murray Primary School||1.2 miles|
|Our Lady Of Lourdes Primary School||1.2 miles|
|East Milton Primary School||1.2 miles|
Nearest Secondary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Shiel Avenue, East Kilbride, Glasgow, Scotland, G74 4AW. The nearest is St Andrew's and St Bride's High School, approximately 0.8 miles away.
|St Andrew's and St Bride's High School||0.8 miles|
|Calderglen High School||1.4 miles|
|Duncanrig Secondary School||1.4 miles|
|Fernhill School||2.5 miles|
|Cathkin High School||2.8 miles|
|Castlemilk High School||2.9 miles|
|St Margaret Mary's Secondary School||3.2 miles|
|Trinity High School||3.4 miles|
|Stonelaw High School||3.5 miles|
|Calderside Academy||3.6 miles|
Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices
Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Shiel Avenue, East Kilbride, Glasgow, Scotland, G74 4AW. The nearest is Calderglen Medical Practice, approximately 0.7 miles away. Please consult the facility to check if they are currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Calderglen Medical Practice||0.7 miles|
|Huntergreen Medical Practice||0.7 miles|
|Kilbryde Medical Practice||0.7 miles|
|Kirkview Medical Practice||0.7 miles|
|Kittoch Medical Practice||0.7 miles|
|Mavor Medical Practice||0.7 miles|
|Calderlea Surgery||0.9 miles|
|Strathcalder Practice||0.9 miles|
|The Murray Surgery||1.4 miles|
|The Craigallian Avenue Practice||3 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest hospitals to Shiel Avenue, East Kilbride, Glasgow, Scotland, G74 4AW. The nearest is Red Deer Centre/Day Hospital, approximately 1.3 miles away.
|Red Deer Centre/Day Hospital||1.3 miles|
|University Hospital Hairmyres||2 miles|
|Udston Hospital||3.9 miles|
|Eastwood Resource Centre||4.5 miles|
|Beckford Lodge||5 miles|
|Kirklands Hospital||5.1 miles|
|New Victoria Hospital||5.2 miles|
|Parkview Resource Centre||5.3 miles|
|Acorn Street Day Hospital||5.5 miles|
|Anvil Resource Centre||5.6 miles|
Listed here are the 7 closest opticians to Shiel Avenue, East Kilbride, Glasgow, Scotland, G74 4AW. The nearest is COMMUNITY EYECARE UK LTD T/A VISION CALL, approximately 3.6 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 G74 4AW
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 2 reported internet connections.
|Average Download Speed||33.6Mbps|
|Maximum Download Speed Reported||70Mbps|
|Average Upload Speed||2.5Mbps|
|Maximum Upload Speed Reported||5Mbps|
|Ultrafast (300Mbps+) Broadband Available||Yes|
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Thanks to a survey[link] performed for Broadband Genie, we can show you the best broadband suppliers in the United Kingdom as of 2018. The most popular supplier was Plusnet, based on average scores for value, support, speed, reliability, customer service, security and whether the customer would recommend the supplier.