Area Information for Carden Castle Park, Cardenden, Lochgelly, Scotland, KY5 0EG

Carden Castle Park in Cardenden is in Scotland. The postcode is within the Lochgelly, Cardenden and Benarty ward/electoral division, which is in the UK Parliamentary Constituency of Glenrothes. The Scottish Parliament constituency is Cowdenbeath. This page combines information for the address Carden Castle Park, Cardenden, Lochgelly, Scotland, KY5 0EG, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of KY5 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 Small Town
Local Authority Fife
Ward Lochgelly, Cardenden and Benarty
UK Parliamentary Constituency Glenrothes
Scottish Parliament Constituency Cowdenbeath
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 Carden Castle Park, Cardenden, Lochgelly, Scotland, KY5 0EG:

Carden Castle Park, Cardenden, Lochgelly, KY5 0ED
Carden Castle Park, Cardenden, Lochgelly, KY5 0EQ
Carden Castle Park, Cardenden, Lochgelly, KY5 0EB
Carden Castle Park, Cardenden, Lochgelly, KY5 0EF
Hyndloup Terrace, Cardenden, Lochgelly, KY5 0EE
Carden Castle Avenue, Cardenden, Lochgelly, KY5 0EH

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about KY5 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Carden Castle Park, Cardenden, Lochgelly, Scotland, KY5 0EG 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 Carden Castle Park, Cardenden, Lochgelly, Scotland consists predominantly of semi-detached housing, which can be an indicator of an affluent neighbourhood. 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 36
Terraced 22
Flat (Purpose-Built) 1
Flat (Converted) 0
Total 63
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

The area containing Carden Castle Park, Cardenden, Lochgelly, Scotland contains a higher than average level of social housing - 69% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 18%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 4
Owned with Mortgage 14
Shared Ownership 0
Rented: From Council 41
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 2
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 1
Rent Free 0
Total 62

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 10
Two People 27
Three People 17
Four People 7
Five People 1
Six People 0
Seven People 0
8+ People 0
Total 62

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 0
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 12
C2 - Skilled manual workers 11
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 25
Total 48

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

Gender
Male 65
Female 83
Total 148

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 4
5-7 4
8-9 5
10-14 12
15 0
16-17 5
18-19 5
20-24 9
25-29 9
30-44 27
45-59 35
60-64 15
65-74 11
75-84 6
85-89 1
90+ 0
Total 148

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode KY5 0EG 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 40
Married 59
Divorced 14
Separated 2
Widowed 8
Same Sex 0
Total 123

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 53
Good 51
Fair 25
Bad 16
Very Bad 3
Total 148

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) 8
HNC, HND, SVQ level 4 or Equivalent 12
Scottish Highers, AS- or A-Level or Equivalent 16
Standard Grade, GCSE or Equivalent 40
No GCSEs or Equivalent 47
Total 123

Ethnic Group Embed This

Carden Castle Park, Cardenden, Lochgelly, 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 148
Total 148

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 7
Wales 0
Scotland 136
Northern Ireland 0
Republic of Ireland 2
European Union 1
Other 2
Total 148

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 11
Other Christian 45
No Religion 85
Buddhist 0
Hindu 0
Jewish 0
Muslim 0
Sikh 0
Other Religion 0
Not Stated 7
Total 148

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 45
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 11
Self Employed 2
Unemployed 13
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 9
Retired 20
Looking After Home or Family 4
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 12
Other 0
Total 116

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
Mining/Quarrying 2
Manufacturing 10
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 2
Construction 10
RetailInc. Wholesale 11
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 3
Accommodation and Food 2
Information and Communication 2
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 1
Real Estate 2
Administration 3
Public Administration and Defence 4
Education 3
HealthInc. Social Work 2
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 1
Total 58
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Below are the details of the closest services to Cardenden. 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 KY5 0EG.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 17 closest railway stations to Carden Castle Park, Cardenden, Lochgelly, Scotland, KY5 0EG. The nearest railway station is Cardenden, approximately 530 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Cardenden 530 yards
Lochgelly 2.3 miles
Kirkcaldy 3.9 miles
Cowdenbeath 4 miles
Glenrothes with Thornton 4.5 miles
Kinghorn 5.8 miles
Burntisland 5.9 miles
Aberdour 6.2 miles
Markinch 6.3 miles
Dunfermline Queen Margaret 7.7 miles
Dalgety Bay 8.1 miles
Dunfermline Town 9.2 miles
Inverkeithing 9.2 miles
Rosyth 9.4 miles
North Queensferry 11 miles
Ladybank 11 miles
Dalmeny 12 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Carden Castle Park, Cardenden, Lochgelly, Scotland, KY5 0EG. The nearest is Cardenden Primary School, approximately 280 yards away.

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Carden Castle Park, Cardenden, Lochgelly, Scotland, KY5 0EG. The nearest is Lochgelly High School, approximately 2.4 miles away.

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Carden Castle Park, Cardenden, Lochgelly, Scotland, KY5 0EG. The nearest is Wallsgreen Medical Practice, approximately 0.5 miles away. Please consult the facility to check if they are currently accepting new NHS patients.

Nearest Hospitals

Listed here are the 7 closest hospitals to Carden Castle Park, Cardenden, Lochgelly, Scotland, KY5 0EG. The nearest is Whytemans Brae Hospital, approximately 3.7 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Whytemans Brae Hospital 3.7 miles
Victoria Hospital 3.8 miles
Victoria Maternity Unit 3.8 miles
Glenrothes Hospital 5.2 miles
Lynebank Hospital 7.4 miles
Queen Margaret Hospital 7.8 miles
Cameron Hospital 8.2 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 KY5 0EG

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 26 reported internet connections.

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Average Download Speed 31.5Mbps
Maximum Download Speed Reported 64.9Mbps
Average Upload Speed 6.2Mbps
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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