Area Information for Alton, GU34 4YT

This postcode in Alton is in the South East region of England. The postcode is within the Binsted, Bentley & Selborne ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of East Hampshire. This page combines information for the address Alton, GU34 4YT, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of GU34 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 June 1996. 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 Village
Local Authority East Hampshire
Ward Binsted, Bentley & Selborne
Constituency East Hampshire
Region South East
Country England


About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Alton, GU34 4YT 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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House Prices

There have been no house sales reported to the Land Registry in this postcode since January 1st 1995.

Our data comes directly from the Land Registry, and is updated monthly. It does not include commercial sales, or sales of land without property.

Housing Types Embed This

The area containing Alton 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 84
Semi-Detached 55
Terraced 18
Flat (Purpose-Built) 1
Flat (Converted) 0
Total 158
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

The area containing Alton contains a higher than average level of rented housing (excluding social housing) - 23% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 16%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 48
Owned with Mortgage 46
Shared Ownership 0
Rented: From Council 1
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 5
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 27
Rented: Other 5
Rent Free 8
Total 140

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 30
Two People 54
Three People 18
Four People 28
Five People 9
Six People 1
Seven People 0
8+ People 0
Total 140

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 51
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 25
C2 - Skilled manual workers 19
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 8
Total 103

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 Hampshire constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 47% male.

Gender
Male 166
Female 189
Total 355

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 28
5-7 8
8-9 10
10-14 20
15 3
16-17 9
18-19 4
20-24 11
25-29 13
30-44 68
45-59 96
60-64 18
65-74 37
75-84 20
85-89 7
90+ 3
Total 355

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode GU34 4YT 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 65
Married 165
Divorced 29
Separated 10
Widowed 17
Same Sex 0
Total 286

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 184
Good 124
Fair 37
Bad 9
Very Bad 1
Total 355

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) 127
Apprenticeship 9
2+ A Levels 37
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 35
1-4 GCSEs 26
No GCSEs 42
Other 10
Total 286

Ethnic Group Embed This

This address (Alton) 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 99% 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 353
Mixed Ethnicity 2
Total 355

Country of Birth Embed This Back to Top

At the time of the 2011 census, approximately 83.5% of the resident population of England were born in England. The other groups were 1% Welsh, 1.35% Scottish, 0.4% Northern Irish, 0.75% from the Republic of Ireland, 3.75% from other European Union countries, and 9.4% from outside of Europe, with the remainder not stated.

Country of Birth
England 308
Wales 5
Scotland 9
Northern Ireland 1
Republic of Ireland 1
European Union 10
Other 21
Total 355

Passport(s) Held Embed This Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports. The data may include people living in adjacent addresses to GU34 4YT

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 289
Republic of Ireland 0
Europe (including European Union) 9
African Countries 6
Middle East or Asia 1
North America or Caribbean 6
Central America 0
South America 0
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 0
None 54

Religion Embed This Back to Top

England and Wales are primarily Christian countries, with 59.3% of residents Christian. However, a sizeable portion of the population (25.1%) claim to have no religion. Some 4.8% identify themselves as Muslim, 1.5% Hindu, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.5% Jewish, 0.8% Sikh, and 0.4% as other religions, while the remaining 7.2% did not state their religious views.

Religion
Christian 232
No Religion 86
Buddhist 2
Hindu 0
Jewish 1
Muslim 0
Sikh 0
Other Religion 0
Not Stated 34
Total 355

Economic Activity Embed This

This address within the Binsted, Bentley & Selborne ward is entrepreneurial, with a larger than average concentration of residents that are self-employed - 17% 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 110
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 30
Self Employed 44
Unemployed 6
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 14
Retired 22
Looking After Home or Family 17
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 10
Other 3
Total 256

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 12
Manufacturing 11
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 1
Construction 10
RetailInc. Wholesale 26
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 8
Accommodation and Food 5
Information and Communication 9
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 7
Real Estate 2
Professional, Scientific and Technical 30
Administration 19
Public Administration and Defence 4
Education 17
HealthInc. Social Work 21
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 7
Total 189

Alton, GU34 4YT is within the Alton Rural policing neighbourhood, under the Hampshire Constabulary force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999.


Neighbourhood Team

Crime: Click here to view crimes committed near GU34 4YT
Neighbourhood Team Address Alton Rural
Orchard Lane
Alton
GU11 1NZ
Force Website: https://www.hampshire.police.uk/

Data courtesy of police.uk. See our Data Sources page for more information.

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Below are the details of the closest services to GU34 4YT. 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 GU34 4YT.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 13 closest railway stations to Alton, GU34 4YT. The nearest railway station is Alton, approximately 0.6 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Alton 0.6 miles
Bentley (Hants) 4.2 miles
Liss 7.9 miles
Farnham 8.1 miles
Liphook 8.7 miles
Hook 8.9 miles
Winchfield 9.4 miles
Basingstoke 9.9 miles
Petersfield 11 miles
Aldershot 11 miles
Fleet 11 miles
Haslemere 12 miles
Ash 13 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Alton, GU34 4YT. The nearest is Andrews' Endowed Church of England Primary School, approximately 0.7 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Andrews' Endowed Church of England Primary School 0.7 miles
    
Alton Infant School 0.8 miles
    
Anstey Junior School 0.8 miles
    
Saint Lawrence Church of England Primary School 1 mile
    
Wootey Infant School 1.1 miles
    
Wootey Junior School 1.1 miles
    
The Butts Primary School 1.5 miles
    
Chawton Church of England Primary School 2.1 miles
    
Binsted Church of England Primary School 2.5 miles
    
Selborne Church of England Primary School 3.7 miles
    

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 8 closest secondary schools to Alton, GU34 4YT. The nearest is Eggar's School, approximately 0.6 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Eggar's School 0.6 miles
    
Amery Hill School 1 mile
    
Mill Chase Academy 5.2 miles
    
Weydon School 7 miles
    
Bohunt School 8.1 miles
    
Farnham Heath End 9.2 miles
    
Brighton Hill Community School 9.6 miles
    
All Hallows Catholic School 9.6 miles
    

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Alton, GU34 4YT. The nearest is The Wilson Practice, approximately 0.6 miles away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.

Nearest Dentists

Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to Alton, GU34 4YT. The nearest is Alton Dental, approximately 0.6 miles away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.

Nearest Hospitals

Listed here are the 6 closest hospitals to Alton, GU34 4YT. The nearest is Lord Mayor Treloar Hospital, approximately 1.8 miles away.

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Alton, GU34 4YT. The nearest is Rawlings Opticians, approximately 1 mile away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Rawlings Opticians 1 mile
Specsavers 1 mile
Alton Eyecare 1 mile
Leightons Opticians & Hearing Care 1.1 miles
Bliinx Eyecare Studios 3.8 miles
Matheson Optometrists 4.7 miles
Chandlers Opticians 5.1 miles
The Optical Studio 7.9 miles
C.E. Hall Opticians 7.9 miles
Specsavers 7.9 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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