Area Information for Water Lane, Leeds, LS98 4SA
About the Demographic Information
The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Water Lane, Leeds, LS98 4SA 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 Water Lane, Leeds 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||15|
Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top
The area containing Water Lane, Leeds contains a higher than average level of rented housing (excluding social housing) - 88% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 16%.
|Owned with Mortgage||13|
|Rented: From Council||0|
|Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations||1|
|Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents||154|
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||89|
|C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions||71|
|C2 - Skilled manual workers||8|
|DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers||6|
Gender Embed This Back to Top
Across the UK as a whole, the gender split is roughly 49% male, 51% female. The local area around LS98 4SA however is predominantly male (60%). This can be caused by a number of factors, but amongst the most common are: areas associated with nearby higher education, areas that contain large establishments such as boarding schools, and areas with younger populations (females on average live longer than males, so are more likely to be found in retirement areas).
Age Groups Embed This Back to Top
Across the UK as a whole, the median age is 39. This section of the Beeston & Holbeck 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 LS98 4SA there is a large concentration of residents that are single - 72% 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.
This area is fit as a fiddle, with over 96% of the population reporting themselves as being in Good or Very Good health at this address.
Education & Qualifications Embed This Back to Top
Water Lane and surrounding area has a larger than average concentration of residents that are degree educated or similar - 70% of the resident population. On average, around 27.1% of census respondents fall in to this category.
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)||158|
|HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels||24|
|5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels||7|
|1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent||9|
|No GCSEs or Equivalent||4|
Ethnic Group Embed This
Water Lane, Leeds 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 64% 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 (Water Lane, Leeds), 56% 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||3|
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 LS98 4SA
|Republic of Ireland||5|
|Europe (including European Union)||31|
|Middle East or Asia||39|
|North America or Caribbean||2|
|Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands)||2|
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 Beeston & Holbeck ward had a larger than average concentration of residents that were in full-time employment - 67% 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.
|Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week)||7|
|Full-Time Student (with or without job)||37|
|Looking After Home or Family||5|
|Long-Term Sick or Disabled||0|
Employment Industry Embed This Back to Top
This data is based on resident aged 16-74 on census day 2011, who were in employment.
|TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics||7|
|Accommodation and Food||8|
|Information and Communication||14|
|Financial ServicesInc. Insurance||30|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical||37|
|HealthInc. Social Work||12|
|OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc.||10|
Water Lane, Leeds, LS98 4SA is within the Leeds City policing neighbourhood, under the West Yorkshire Police force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999.
|Crime:||Click here to view crimes committed near Water Lane|
|Neighbourhood Team Address||
2 Park Street
Below are the details of the closest services to LS98 4SA. 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 LS98 4SA.
Nearest Railway Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Water Lane, Leeds, LS98 4SA. The nearest railway station is Leeds, approximately 490 yards away.
|Burley Park||1.9 miles|
|Kirkstall Forge||3.6 miles|
|Bramley (West Yorkshire)||3.8 miles|
|Cross Gates||4.1 miles|
|New Pudsey||5.5 miles|
|Apperley Bridge||7.2 miles|
|East Garforth||7.3 miles|
|Wakefield Westgate||7.8 miles|
|Wakefield Kirkgate||8.1 miles|
Nearest Primary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Water Lane, Leeds, LS98 4SA. The nearest is Lane End Primary School, approximately half a mile away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Lane End Primary School||half a mile||
|Beeston Hill St Luke's Church of England Primary School||0.7 miles||
|Ingram Road Primary School||0.8 miles||
|The New Bewerley Community Primary School||0.8 miles||
|St Francis of Assisi Catholic Primary School||0.9 miles||
|Hunslet Moor Primary School||0.9 miles||
|Greenmount Primary School||1 mile||
|St Peter's Church of England Primary School, Leeds||1 mile||
|St Joseph's Catholic Primary School, Hunslet||1 mile||
|Castleton Primary School||1.1 miles||
Nearest Secondary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Water Lane, Leeds, LS98 4SA. The nearest is The Ruth Gorse Academy, approximately 0.6 miles away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|The Ruth Gorse Academy||0.6 miles||
|University Technical College Leeds||0.6 miles||
|Mount St Mary's Catholic High School||0.9 miles||
|Co-op Academy Leeds||1.4 miles||
|The Elland Academy||1.6 miles||
|Cockburn John Charles Academy||1.8 miles||
|Leeds City Academy||1.9 miles||
|The Stephen Longfellow Academy||2 miles||
|Cockburn School||2.2 miles||
|Dixons Unity Academy||2.2 miles||
Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices
Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Water Lane, Leeds, LS98 4SA. The nearest is This IS MY, approximately 190 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|This IS MY||190 yards|
|One Medicare Llp-The Light||0.6 miles|
|York Street Health Practice||0.8 miles|
|City View Medical Practice||0.9 miles|
|Leeds City Medical Practice||0.9 miles|
|Leeds City Medical Practice||0.9 miles|
|Priory View Medical Centre||1.1 miles|
|Thornton Medical Centre||1.1 miles|
|Leeds Student Medical Practice||1.2 miles|
|Dr N Dumphy & Partners||1.2 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to Water Lane, Leeds, LS98 4SA. The nearest is Briggate Dental Practice, approximately 640 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Briggate Dental Practice||640 yards|
|Dr Stefan Andronovici||0.6 miles|
|Genix Healthcare Beeston||0.6 miles|
|Clarendon Dental Spa||0.8 miles|
|Quarry House Dental Practice||0.9 miles|
|Leeds City Dental Care||0.9 miles|
|I D Marker and associates||1 mile|
|mydentist, Skinner Lane, Leeds||1.1 miles|
|mydentist, Orthodontic Centre, Low Road, Hunslet||1.1 miles|
|Hunslet Dental Practice||1.2 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest hospitals to Water Lane, Leeds, LS98 4SA. The nearest is Nuffield Health, Leeds Hospital, approximately 0.7 miles away.
|Nuffield Health, Leeds Hospital||0.7 miles|
|Hbss Leeds General Infirmary||0.7 miles|
|Leeds General Infimary||0.7 miles|
|Leeds General Infirmary - Dental clinic||0.7 miles|
|Leeds General Infirmary||0.7 miles|
|Onemedicalgroup(Leeds General Infirmary)||0.7 miles|
|Leeds Dental Hospital||0.9 miles|
|The Mount||1 mile|
|Becklin Centre||1.4 miles|
|Leeds PET/CT Centre, St James University Hospital||1.6 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Water Lane, Leeds, LS98 4SA. The nearest is Eye Room, approximately 570 yards away.
|Eye Room||570 yards|
|Vision Express (UK) Ltd||740 yards|
|Vison Optics||740 yards|
|Vision Plus Ltd||750 yards|
|Boots-Leeds - Albion Arcade (in Boots UK)||790 yards|
|Optical Express||0.5 miles|
|David H Myers||0.5 miles|
|Boots-Leeds - Albion St||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.