Area Information for Infirmary Square, Leicester, LE1 5WW
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About the Demographic Information
The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Infirmary Square, Leicester, LE1 5WW 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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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 Infirmary Square, Leicester 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.
|Residence in Commercial Building||2|
Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top
The area containing Infirmary Square, Leicester contains a higher than average level of social housing - 46% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 18%.
|Owned with Mortgage||2|
|Rented: From Council||2|
|Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations||69|
|Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents||57|
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||7|
|C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions||92|
|C2 - Skilled manual workers||11|
|DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers||38|
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 Leicester South constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 48% male.
Age Groups Embed This Back to Top
Across the UK as a whole, the median age is 39. This section of the Castle ward has a very large concentration of residents that are aged 18-30. This is most commonly seen in inner city areas that have good entertainment facilities (bars, clubs, theatres etc.) that appeal to this younger demographic.
This type of distribution is also common in the vicinity of higher education facilities, in particular universities.
Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top
In the immediate vicinity of LE1 5WW there is a large concentration of residents that are single - 83% of the resident population. On average, around 35% of census respondents were single. Areas with large single populations are often in built-up areas, with good entertainment facilities. It is also common to see a younger population in these areas.
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. Former Higher School Certificates (HSCs) will be counted as A Levels.
|Highest Qualification Level Achieved|
|Degree or Similar e.g. professional qualification (accountancy etc)||66|
|HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels||114|
|5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels||26|
|1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent||22|
|No GCSEs or Equivalent||35|
Ethnic Group Embed This
Infirmary Square, Leicester can be considered more ethnically diverse than the UK average. As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with residents of this area being 52% 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.
Country of Birth Embed This Back to Top
In this area (Infirmary Square, Leicester), 58% of the residents were born in England, which is significantly below the English average.
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|
|Republic of Ireland||1|
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 LE1 5WW
|Republic of Ireland||0|
|Europe (including European Union)||11|
|Middle East or Asia||68|
|North America or Caribbean||3|
|Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands)||0|
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.
Economic Activity Embed This
This address within the Castle ward showed a higher than average concentration of student residents - 60% of the resident population. On average, around 9.2% of census respondents were students. Male residents were slightly less likely than women to be students. The figures for students include both working and full-time studying students.
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)||15|
|Full-Time Student (with or without job)||177|
|Looking After Home or Family||4|
|Long-Term Sick or Disabled||20|
Employment Industry Embed This Back to Top
This data is based on resident aged 16-74 on census day 2011, who were in employment.
|AgricultureInc. Forestry and Fishing||1|
|Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc.||2|
|TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics||3|
|Accommodation and Food||12|
|Financial ServicesInc. Insurance||1|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical||4|
|Public Administration and Defence||2|
|HealthInc. Social Work||6|
|OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc.||11|
Infirmary Square, Leicester, LE1 5WW is within the Riverside policing neighbourhood, under the Leicestershire Police force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999.
|Crime:||Click here to view crimes committed near Infirmary Square|
|Neighbourhood Team Address||
74 Belgrave Gate
Below are the details of the closest services to LE1 5WW. 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 LE1 5WW.
Nearest Railway Stations
Listed here are the 8 closest railway stations to Infirmary Square, Leicester, LE1 5WW. The nearest railway station is Leicester, approximately 0.6 miles away.
Nearest Primary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Infirmary Square, Leicester, LE1 5WW. The nearest is Hazel Community Primary School, approximately 420 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Hazel Community Primary School||420 yards||
|Shaftesbury Junior School||0.6 miles||
|King Richard III Infant and Nursery School||0.6 miles||
|Sparkenhoe Community Primary School||0.7 miles||
|Medway Community Primary School||0.9 miles||
|Highfields Primary School||1 mile||
|St Mary's Fields Primary School||1 mile||
|Uplands Infant School||1 mile||
|Uplands Junior L.E.A.D Academy||1 mile||
|Knighton Mead Primary Academy||1 mile||
Nearest Secondary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Infirmary Square, Leicester, LE1 5WW. The nearest is Castle Mead Academy, approximately 0.8 miles away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Castle Mead Academy||0.8 miles|
|Moat Community College||0.8 miles||
|Fullhurst Community College||1.1 miles||
|Sir Jonathan North College||1.5 miles||
|Madani Boys School||1.5 miles||
|Madani Girls' School||1.5 miles||
|The Lancaster Academy||1.6 miles||
|Crown Hills Community College||1.9 miles||
|English Martyrs' Catholic School, A Voluntary Academy||1.9 miles||
|Leicester High School for Girls||2 miles|
Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices
Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Infirmary Square, Leicester, LE1 5WW. The nearest is Walnut Street Surgery, approximately 340 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Walnut Street Surgery||340 yards|
|De Montfort Surgery - Ib Cross||450 yards|
|Bowling Green Street Surgery||780 yards|
|Dr S Shafi||0.5 miles|
|Westcotes Gp Surgery (One)||0.6 miles|
|Westcotes GP Surgery W2||0.6 miles|
|Inclusion Healthcare||0.7 miles|
|Leicester City Assist Practice||0.7 miles|
|South Wigston Asylum Service||0.7 miles|
|Highfields Surgery (R Wadhwa)||0.8 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to Infirmary Square, Leicester, LE1 5WW. The nearest is Taylors Dental Practice, approximately 460 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Taylors Dental Practice||460 yards|
|Bowling Green Dental Care||790 yards|
|JDRM Dental Care Leicester||half a mile|
|JDRM Dental Care Westcotes||0.5 miles|
|Upperton Dental Practice LTD||0.6 miles|
|Granville Dental Practice||0.7 miles|
|City Dental Practice||0.7 miles|
|City Orthodontics||0.7 miles|
|C O (Leicester) Limited||0.7 miles|
|Fosse Dental Care||0.8 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest hospitals to Infirmary Square, Leicester, LE1 5WW. The nearest is Cuh At Leicester Royal Infirmary, approximately < 50 yards away.
|Cuh At Leicester Royal Infirmary||< 50 yards|
|Leicester Royal Infirmary||< 50 yards|
|Stoneygate Eye Hospital||1.7 miles|
|Leicester General Hospital||2.3 miles|
|Spire Leicester Hospital||2.4 miles|
|Uhl Leics Spire||2.4 miles|
|Glenfield Gh Bcss||2.7 miles|
|Glenfield Hospital||2.7 miles|
|Nuffield Health, Leicester Hospital||3 miles|
|Uhl Nuffield||3 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Infirmary Square, Leicester, LE1 5WW. The nearest is Homehealth Optical Services, approximately 780 yards away.
|Homehealth Optical Services||780 yards|
|Regent Street Opticians Limited||820 yards|
|Optical Express||820 yards|
|While Ophthalmic Opticians||830 yards|
|Henry Smith & Hamylton||half a mile|
|i2i Optometrists Ltd||0.5 miles|
|Chapman & Partners||0.6 miles|
|Boots-Leicester - Halford St||0.6 miles|
|Eyes Right Opticians||0.6 miles|
|Spect-A-Call @ Woodgate Eye Centre||0.6 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.