Area Information for Hospital Close, Leicester, LE5 4WU

Hospital Close in Leicester is in the East Midlands region of England. The postcode is within the Evington ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of Leicester East. This page combines information for the address Hospital Close, Leicester, LE5 4WU, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of LE5 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
Local Authority Leicester
Ward Evington
Constituency Leicester East
Region East Midlands
Country England

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 Hospital Close, Leicester, LE5 4WU:

Hospital Close, Leicester, LE5 4WQ
Falmouth Road, Leicester, LE5 4WH
Lulworth Close, Leicester, LE5 4WL
Falmouth Road, Leicester, LE5 4WN
Coverack Walk, Leicester, LE5 4WF
Sidmouth Avenue, Leicester, LE5 4WB

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about LE5 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Hospital Close, Leicester, LE5 4WU 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 Hospital Close, 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.

Housing Types
Detached 2
Semi-Detached 39
Terraced 16
Flat (Purpose-Built) 70
Flat (Converted) 5
Residence in Commercial Building 1
Total 133
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

The area containing Hospital Close, Leicester contains a higher than average level of rented housing (excluding social housing) - 68% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 16%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 6
Owned with Mortgage 15
Shared Ownership 0
Rented: From Council 6
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 12
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 14
Rented: Other 69
Rent Free 0
Total 122

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 23
Two People 23
Three People 24
Four People 37
Five People 11
Six People 2
Seven People 2
8+ People 0
Total 122

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 22
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 57
C2 - Skilled manual workers 14
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 25
Total 118

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

Male 177
Female 200
Total 377

Age Groups Embed This Back to Top

The area around LE5 4WU has a very large concentration of children that are under 16 (at 32% of the resident population). This is commonly seen in suburban neighbourhoods, and sometiems in areas of high social housing.

Age Groups
0-4 62
5-7 15
8-9 11
10-14 25
15 8
16-17 15
18-19 12
20-24 11
25-29 25
30-44 127
45-59 53
60-64 2
65-74 5
75-84 6
85-89 0
90+ 0
Total 377

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode LE5 4WU 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 77
Married 149
Divorced 15
Separated 8
Widowed 7
Same Sex 0
Total 256

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.

Very Good 220
Good 115
Fair 32
Bad 7
Very Bad 3
Total 377

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) 127
Apprenticeship 3
HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels 17
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 33
1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent 22
No GCSEs or Equivalent 28
Other 26
Total 256

Ethnic Group Embed This

Hospital Close, 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 15% 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 58
Mixed Ethnicity 16
Indian 159
Pakistani 29
Chinese 1
Other Asian 47
Black African 30
Black Caribbean 7
Other Black/African/Caribbean 5
Other 25
Total 377

Country of Birth Embed This Back to Top

In this area (Hospital Close, Leicester), only 35% of the residents were born in England, so the majority of the residents of this area were not born in England.

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 132
Wales 4
Scotland 0
Northern Ireland 1
Republic of Ireland 1
European Union 5
Other 234
Total 377

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 LE5 4WU

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 200
Republic of Ireland 0
Europe (including European Union) 10
African Countries 24
Middle East or Asia 97
North America or Caribbean 5
Central America 0
South America 4
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 2
None 44

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.

Christian 182
No Religion 39
Buddhist 4
Hindu 56
Jewish 0
Muslim 80
Sikh 2
Other Religion 2
Not Stated 12
Total 377

Economic Activity Embed This

This address within the Evington ward had a larger than average concentration of residents that were in full-time employment - 55% of the resident population. On average, around 38.4% of census respondents were in full-time employment.

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 137
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 28
Self Employed 9
Unemployed 10
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 38
Retired 5
Looking After Home or Family 11
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 5
Other 7
Total 250

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
Manufacturing 14
Construction 3
RetailInc. Wholesale 13
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 4
Accommodation and Food 8
Information and Communication 1
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 1
Real Estate 1
Professional, Scientific and Technical 4
Administration 5
Public Administration and Defence 5
Education 12
HealthInc. Social Work 112
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 3
Total 186

Hospital Close, Leicester, LE5 4WU is within the Evington policing neighbourhood, under the Leicestershire Police force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999.

Neighbourhood Team

Crime: Click here to view crimes committed near Hospital Close
Neighbourhood Team Address Evington
Colin Grundy Drive
Off Keyham Lane
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Below are the details of the closest services to LE5 4WU. 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 LE5 4WU.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 8 closest railway stations to Hospital Close, Leicester, LE5 4WU. The nearest railway station is Leicester, approximately 1.8 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Leicester 1.8 miles
South Wigston 3.8 miles
Syston 4.6 miles
Narborough 6.4 miles
Sileby 7.3 miles
Barrow upon Soar 8.8 miles
Loughborough (Leics) 12 miles
Melton Mowbray 13 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Hospital Close, Leicester, LE5 4WU. The nearest is Linden Primary School, approximately 510 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Linden Primary School 510 yards
Mayflower Primary School 620 yards
Coleman Primary School 800 yards
Whitehall Primary School 800 yards
Rowlatts Mead Primary Academy 0.6 miles  
Krishna Avanti Primary School 0.6 miles
Evington Valley Primary School 0.8 miles
Land of Learning Primary School 0.8 miles  
Spinney Hill Primary School 0.9 miles
St Barnabas CofE Primary School 1.1 miles

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Hospital Close, Leicester, LE5 4WU. The nearest is Crown Hills Community College, approximately 520 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Crown Hills Community College 520 yards
St Paul's Catholic School, a Voluntary Academy 0.6 miles
Madani Boys School 0.7 miles
Madani Girls' School 0.7 miles
Judgemeadow Community College 0.8 miles
The City of Leicester College 0.9 miles
Leicester High School for Girls 1.4 miles  
Moat Community College 1.6 miles
Manor High School 1.9 miles
Orchard Mead Academy 2.2 miles  

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Hospital Close, Leicester, LE5 4WU. The nearest is Evington Surgery, approximately 740 yards 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 Hospital Close, Leicester, LE5 4WU. The nearest is Total Dental Care, approximately 0.7 miles away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.

Name Approximate Distance*
Total Dental Care 0.7 miles
Smile Zone 0.9 miles
Bupa Dental Care, Evington 0.9 miles
Gohil's Dental Practice 1 mile
Whitehouse Dental Surgery 1 mile
Maple Dental Clinic 1 mile
No1 Dental Practice 1.1 miles
Smile Dental Practice 1.1 miles
Dental Art 1.1 miles
Pancholi, RK 1.1 miles

Nearest Hospitals

Listed here are the 5 closest hospitals to Hospital Close, Leicester, LE5 4WU. The nearest is Leicester General Hospital, approximately 320 yards away.

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Hospital Close, Leicester, LE5 4WU. The nearest is The Eye Clinic, approximately 0.5 miles away.

* 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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