Area Information for Wood Park, Prestwick, Scotland, KA9 2AU

Wood Park in Prestwick is in Scotland. The postcode is within the Prestwick ward/electoral division, which is in the UK Parliamentary Constituency of Central Ayrshire. The Scottish Parliament constituency is Ayr. This page combines information for the address Wood Park, Prestwick, Scotland, KA9 2AU, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of KA9 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 South Ayrshire
Ward Prestwick
UK Parliamentary Constituency Central Ayrshire
Scottish Parliament Constituency Ayr
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 Wood Park, Prestwick, Scotland, KA9 2AU:

Arran Park, Prestwick, KA9 2AJ
Wood Park, Prestwick, KA9 2AS
Wood Park, Prestwick, KA9 2AX
Wood Park, Prestwick, KA9 2AP
Arran Park, Prestwick, KA9 2AH
Wood Park, Prestwick, KA9 2AR

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about KA9 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Wood Park, Prestwick, Scotland, KA9 2AU 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 Wood Park, Prestwick, 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 4
Semi-Detached 0
Terraced 0
Flat (Purpose-Built) 38
Flat (Converted) 0
Total 42
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

The area containing Wood Park, Prestwick, Scotland contains a higher than average level of social housing - 67% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 18%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 2
Owned with Mortgage 5
Shared Ownership 0
Rented: From Council 26
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 2
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 6
Rent Free 1
Total 42

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 15
Two People 13
Three People 11
Four People 1
Five People 1
Six People 1
Seven People 0
8+ People 0
Total 42

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 4
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 8
C2 - Skilled manual workers 5
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 24
Total 41

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 Central Ayrshire UK Parliamentary Constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 44% male.

Gender
Male 39
Female 50
Total 89

Age Groups Embed This Back to Top

The area around KA9 2AU has a very large concentration of children that are under 16 (at 28% of the resident population). This is commonly seen in suburban neighbourhoods, and sometiems in areas of high social housing.

Age Groups
0-4 9
5-7 6
8-9 1
10-14 7
15 2
16-17 1
18-19 9
20-24 11
25-29 8
30-44 21
45-59 11
60-64 1
65-74 2
75-84 0
85-89 0
90+ 0
Total 89

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The number of residents who are separated in KA9 2AU is high - 7% 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 34
Married 10
Divorced 14
Separated 6
Widowed 0
Same Sex 0
Total 64

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 59
Good 21
Fair 6
Bad 3
Very Bad 0
Total 89

Education & Qualifications Embed This Back to Top

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) 10
HNC, HND, SVQ level 4 or Equivalent 7
Scottish Highers, AS- or A-Level or Equivalent 9
Standard Grade, GCSE or Equivalent 22
No GCSEs or Equivalent 16
Total 64

Ethnic Group Embed This

This address (Wood Park, Prestwick, 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 97% 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 86
Total 86

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 4
Wales 0
Scotland 75
Northern Ireland 1
Republic of Ireland 0
European Union 6
Other 3
Total 89

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 27
Other Christian 8
No Religion 51
Buddhist 0
Hindu 0
Jewish 0
Muslim 0
Sikh 0
Other Religion 0
Not Stated 3
Total 89

Economic Activity Embed This

This address within the Prestwick ward had a larger than average concentration of residents that were in part-time employment - 19% of the resident population. On average, around 13.7% of census respondents were in part-time employment. There was a large disparity between employment types of male and female residents - almost four times as many women were part-time employees when compared to men.

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 16
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 12
Self Employed 3
Unemployed 12
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 5
Retired 3
Looking After Home or Family 8
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 3
Other 2
Total 64

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 2
Construction 2
RetailInc. Wholesale 8
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 1
Accommodation and Food 5
Information and Communication 1
Professional, Scientific and Technical 1
Administration 2
Education 1
HealthInc. Social Work 5
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 3
Total 32
Key: Railway Stations Railway Station Hospitals Hospital GP Practices GP Primary School Primary School Secondary School Secondary School

Below are the details of the closest services to KA9 2AU. 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 KA9 2AU.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 13 closest railway stations to Wood Park, Prestwick, Scotland, KA9 2AU. The nearest railway station is Newton-on-Ayr, approximately 1 mile away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Newton-on-Ayr 1 mile
Prestwick Town 1.1 miles
Prestwick International Airport 1.6 miles
Ayr 2 miles
Troon 4.3 miles
Barassie 5.4 miles
Irvine 9 miles
Maybole 9.5 miles
Kilmarnock 9.8 miles
Kilmaurs 11 miles
Stevenston 12 miles
Saltcoats 13 miles
Kilwinning 13 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Wood Park, Prestwick, Scotland, KA9 2AU. The nearest is Kingcase Primary School, approximately 110 yards away.

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 6 closest secondary schools to Wood Park, Prestwick, Scotland, KA9 2AU. The nearest is Prestwick Academy, approximately 1.2 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Prestwick Academy 1.2 miles
Ayr Academy 1.8 miles
Kyle Academy 2 miles
Belmont Academy 2.9 miles
Queen Margaret Academy 3.1 miles
Marr College 4.5 miles

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Wood Park, Prestwick, Scotland, KA9 2AU. The nearest is Station Road Medical Practice, approximately 1.1 miles away. Please consult the facility to check if they are currently accepting new NHS patients.

Nearest Hospitals

Listed here are the 4 closest hospitals to Wood Park, Prestwick, Scotland, KA9 2AU. The nearest is Biggart Hospital, approximately 0.5 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Biggart Hospital 0.5 miles
Arrol Park Resource Centre 2.8 miles
Ailsa Hospital 3.7 miles
University Hospital Ayr 3.9 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.