Area Information for Royal Avenue, Largs, Scotland, KA30 9JL

Royal Avenue in Largs is in Scotland. The postcode is within the North Coast and Cumbraes ward/electoral division, which is in the UK Parliamentary Constituency of North Ayrshire and Arran. The Scottish Parliament constituency is Cunninghame North. This page combines information for the address Royal Avenue, Largs, Scotland, KA30 9JL, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of KA30 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 Urban Area
Local Authority North Ayrshire
Ward North Coast and Cumbraes
UK Parliamentary Constituency North Ayrshire and Arran
Scottish Parliament Constituency Cunninghame North
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 Royal Avenue, Largs, Scotland, KA30 9JL:

North Middleton Drive, Largs, KA30 9JW
Holehouse Road, Largs, KA30 9JQ
Holehouse Road, Largs, KA30 9JH
Lindsay Crescent, Largs, KA30 9JR
Moorburn Road, Largs, KA30 9HY
Holehouse Road, Largs, KA30 9JG

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about KA30 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Royal Avenue, Largs, Scotland, KA30 9JL 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 Royal Avenue, Largs, 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 1
Semi-Detached 12
Terraced 5
Flat (Purpose-Built) 55
Flat (Converted) 0
Caravan/Park/Temporary 1
Total 74
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

The area containing Royal Avenue, Largs, Scotland contains a higher than average level of social housing - 56% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 18%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 4
Owned with Mortgage 21
Shared Ownership 0
Rented: From Council 37
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 3
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 5
Rent Free 1
Total 71

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 24
Two People 18
Three People 9
Four People 10
Five People 9
Six People 1
Seven People 0
8+ People 0
Total 71

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 3
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 7
C2 - Skilled manual workers 17
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 41
Total 68

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 North Ayrshire and Arran UK Parliamentary Constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 45% male.

Gender
Male 80
Female 98
Total 178

Age Groups Embed This Back to Top

The area around KA30 9JL has a very large concentration of children that are under 16 (at 31% of the resident population). This is commonly seen in suburban neighbourhoods, and sometiems in areas of high social housing.

Age Groups
0-4 14
5-7 10
8-9 8
10-14 20
15 4
16-17 9
18-19 7
20-24 16
25-29 12
30-44 39
45-59 28
60-64 8
65-74 3
75-84 0
85-89 0
90+ 0
Total 178

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The number of residents who are separated in KA30 9JL is high - 6% 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 59
Married 36
Divorced 13
Separated 10
Widowed 4
Same Sex 0
Total 122

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 48
Fair 9
Bad 11
Very Bad 5
Total 178

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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) 22
HNC, HND, SVQ level 4 or Equivalent 18
Scottish Highers, AS- or A-Level or Equivalent 8
Standard Grade, GCSE or Equivalent 38
No GCSEs or Equivalent 36
Total 122

Ethnic Group Embed This

Royal Avenue, Largs, 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 178
Total 178

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 23
Wales 0
Scotland 148
Northern Ireland 2
Republic of Ireland 2
European Union 1
Other 2
Total 178

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 53
No Religion 92
Buddhist 2
Hindu 0
Jewish 0
Muslim 0
Sikh 0
Other Religion 1
Not Stated 12
Total 178

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 35
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 15
Self Employed 8
Unemployed 13
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 14
Retired 6
Looking After Home or Family 10
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 16
Other 5
Total 122

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 1
Manufacturing 4
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 2
Construction 2
RetailInc. Wholesale 9
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 4
Accommodation and Food 7
Professional, Scientific and Technical 1
Administration 7
Public Administration and Defence 4
Education 5
HealthInc. Social Work 12
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 4
Total 62
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Below are the details of the closest services to KA30 9JL. 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 KA30 9JL.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Royal Avenue, Largs, Scotland, KA30 9JL. The nearest railway station is Largs, approximately half a mile away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Largs half a mile
Fairlie 3.2 miles
Wemyss Bay 5.5 miles
West Kilbride 7.1 miles
Inverkip 7.5 miles
Glengarnock 8.2 miles
Dalry 8.6 miles
IBM (Greenock) 9.2 miles
Lochwinnoch 9.4 miles
Branchton 11 miles
Drumfrochar 11 miles
Whinhill 11 miles
Greenock West 11 miles
Greenock Central 11 miles
Ardrossan Harbour 12 miles
Ardrossan South Beach 12 miles
Ardrossan Town 12 miles
Cartsdyke 12 miles
Bogston 12 miles
Fort Matilda 12 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Royal Avenue, Largs, Scotland, KA30 9JL. The nearest is Largs Primary School, approximately 450 yards away.

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 3 closest secondary schools to Royal Avenue, Largs, Scotland, KA30 9JL. The nearest is Largs Academy, approximately 440 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Largs Academy 440 yards
Rothesay Academy 7.9 miles
Garnock Community Campus 8.3 miles

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 6 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Royal Avenue, Largs, Scotland, KA30 9JL. The nearest is Largs Medical Group, approximately 560 yards away. Please consult the facility to check if they are currently accepting new NHS patients.

Name Approximate Distance*
Largs Medical Group 560 yards
Cumbrae Medical Practice 4.1 miles
Dr Rai's Practice 4.9 miles
Kilbirnie Medical Practice 7.6 miles
The Bute Practice 8 miles
Dalry Medical Practice 8.2 miles

Nearest Hospitals

Listed here are the 4 closest hospitals to Royal Avenue, Largs, Scotland, KA30 9JL. The nearest is Brooksby Day Hospital, approximately 650 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Brooksby Day Hospital 650 yards
Lady Margaret Hospital 3.8 miles
Victoria Hospital Annexe 7.9 miles
Victoria Hospital 8 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 KA30 9JL

This postcode has support for superfast broadband at one or more premises. Superfast broadband is generally taken to mean fixed line broadband at a potential speed of 30Mbps plus - more than enough for gaming, video calling, watching video and internet browsing. 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 30 reported internet connections.

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Average Download Speed 33.4Mbps
Maximum Download Speed Reported 79.9Mbps
Average Upload Speed 7.3Mbps
Maximum Upload Speed Reported 20Mbps
Superfast 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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