Area Information for Manchester, M28 5WZ
This postcode was terminated by the Royal Mail in May 1994. Where possible, we have attempted to find data relating to the area in which the postcode used to reside before retirement. However, some data such as street names and house pricing is based on current postcodes only and so may be missing or incomplete.
About the Demographic Information
The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Manchester, M28 5WZ 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
This area contains a mixture of housing types, as detailed below. No single type of dwelling accounts for more than 50% of the dwellings. 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 Tenure Embed This Back to Top
The area containing Manchester contains a higher than average level of social housing - 56% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 18%.
|Owned with Mortgage||23|
|Rented: From Council||45|
|Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations||20|
|Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents||6|
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||3|
|C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions||15|
|C2 - Skilled manual workers||26|
|DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers||35|
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 Worsley and Eccles South constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 49% male.
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.
Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top
The postcode M28 5WZ 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.
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.
However, this area of the Walkden North ward shows lower levels of residents that report their health as Good or Very Good (63%) than average, which is usually indicative of areas with older populations or areas of social deprivation.
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)||15|
|HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels||24|
|5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels||18|
|1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent||42|
|No GCSEs or Equivalent||73|
Ethnic Group Embed This
This address (Manchester) 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 98% 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
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||2|
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 M28 5WZ
|Republic of Ireland||1|
|Europe (including European Union)||4|
|Middle East or Asia||0|
|North America or Caribbean||0|
|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 Walkden North ward showed a higher than average concentration of retired residents - 19% of the resident population. On average, around 13.8% of census respondents were retired. While the UK has an aging population, less residents over 65 are choosing to retire than previously. Between the 2001 and 2011 census, the number of economically active 65-74 year olds almost doubled to 8.7% - an increase of some 413,000 people.
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)||12|
|Full-Time Student (with or without job)||7|
|Looking After Home or Family||14|
|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.
|Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc.||1|
|Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management||1|
|TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics||9|
|Accommodation and Food||3|
|Information and Communication||1|
|Financial ServicesInc. Insurance||3|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical||3|
|Public Administration and Defence||4|
|HealthInc. Social Work||5|
|OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc.||3|
Manchester, M28 5WZ is within the Walkden North policing neighbourhood, under the Greater Manchester Police force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999.
|Crime:||Click here to view crimes committed near M28 5WZ|
|Neighbourhood Team Address||
Below are the details of the closest services to M28 5WZ. 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 M28 5WZ.
Nearest Railway Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Manchester, M28 5WZ. The nearest railway station is Walkden, approximately 0.5 miles away.
|Kearsley (Manchester)||1.4 miles|
|Moses Gate||2.1 miles|
|Swinton (Manchester)||2.3 miles|
|Clifton (Manchester)||3.2 miles|
|Eccles (Manchester)||3.7 miles|
|Hag Fold||4.3 miles|
|Daisy Hill||5.2 miles|
|Salford Crescent||5.5 miles|
|Chassen Road||5.6 miles|
|Humphrey Park||5.8 miles|
Nearest Primary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Manchester, M28 5WZ. The nearest is St Paul's CofE Primary School, approximately 260 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|St Paul's CofE Primary School||260 yards||
|Christ The King RC Primary School||590 yards||
|St Paul's CofE Primary School||630 yards||
|North Walkden Primary School||0.7 miles||
|Mesne Lea Primary School||0.7 miles||
|Bridgewater Primary School||0.8 miles||
|St Edmund's RC Primary School||0.8 miles||
|St Andrew's Methodist Primary School||0.9 miles||
|James Brindley Community Primary School||1 mile||
|St Stephen's CofE Primary School||1.1 miles||
Nearest Secondary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Manchester, M28 5WZ. The nearest is Kearsley Academy, approximately 0.8 miles away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Kearsley Academy||0.8 miles||
|Harrop Fold School||0.8 miles||
|Co-op Academy Walkden||0.9 miles||
|St Ambrose Barlow RC High School||1.4 miles||
|St James's Church of England High School||1.7 miles||
|Harper Green School||1.9 miles||
|Moorside High School||2.2 miles||
|Co-op Academy Swinton||2.2 miles||
|Mount St Joseph||2.4 miles||
|Little Lever School||2.5 miles||
Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices
Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Manchester, M28 5WZ. The nearest is Oakbank Medical Centre, approximately 620 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Oakbank Medical Centre||620 yards|
|Walkden Gateway||620 yards|
|The Gill Medical Practice||640 yards|
|Walkden Medical Practice||650 yards|
|The Limes Medical Practice||680 yards|
|Manchester Road East Medical Practice||0.8 miles|
|Kearsley Medical Centre||1.2 miles|
|Dearden Avenue Medical Practice||1.3 miles|
|STONEHILL MEDICAL CENTRE||1.3 miles|
|Cleggs Lane Medical Practice/129||1.3 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to Manchester, M28 5WZ. The nearest is Walkden Dental Practice, approximately 710 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Walkden Dental Practice||710 yards|
|Smile Dental||1.2 miles|
|Kearsley Dental Care||1.2 miles|
|Smart Dental Care – Bolton Road Dental Centre||1.2 miles|
|Cleggs Lane Dental Practice||1.4 miles|
|Highfield Dental Practice Ltd||1.4 miles|
|Meridian Dental Clinic - Mr A Khan||1.9 miles|
|Redbridge associates Limited - Worsley Road||2 miles|
|Limes Dental Centre||2 miles|
|Boothstown Dental Practice||2.1 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest hospitals to Manchester, M28 5WZ. The nearest is Woodlands Hospital, approximately 1.4 miles away.
|Woodlands Hospital||1.4 miles|
|Bolton Royal Hospital||2.5 miles|
|Royal Bolton Hospital||2.5 miles|
|The Royal Bolton Hospital, Rivington Unit||2.5 miles|
|Oaklands Hospital||3.7 miles|
|Salford Royal||3.9 miles|
|SpaMedica Eye Hospital Bolton||4 miles|
|Hulton Hospital||4 miles|
|Prestwich Hospital||4.1 miles|
|Trafford General Hospital||5.1 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Manchester, M28 5WZ. The nearest is Lyne J, approximately 680 yards away.
|Lyne J||680 yards|
|Specscart (Ellesmere Shopping Centre)||730 yards|
|Yates & Suddell||740 yards|
|Addison R||750 yards|
|Tesco Opticians (Walkden Branch, Manchester)||780 yards|
|Revolution Optical Ltd||1.4 miles|
|District Opticians||1.4 miles|
|Spurretts Opticians||1.5 miles|
|Optical Direct Ltd||1.5 miles|
|Martin Berry Ltd||1.5 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.