Area Information for Oriel Avenue, Gorleston, Great Yarmouth, NR31 7JJ
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About the Demographic Information
The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Oriel Avenue, Gorleston, Great Yarmouth, NR31 7JJ 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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We have found 13 property sales in Oriel Avenue since the beginning of 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 Oriel Avenue, Gorleston, Great Yarmouth contains a higher than average level of social housing - 59% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 18%.
|Owned with Mortgage||24|
|Rented: From Council||70|
|Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations||5|
|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||6|
|C2 - Skilled manual workers||17|
|DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers||41|
Gender Embed This Back to Top
Across the UK as a whole, the gender split is roughly 49% male, 51% female. This part of the Magdalen ward however contains significantly more women than average (57%). This can be caused by a number of factors, but amongst the most common are large establishments such as boarding schools and convents, and areas with older populations.
Females on average live longer than males, so are more likely to be found in retirement areas. In general, as people age they move away from city centre addresses to suburbs, smaller towns and rural locations, so these areas often show a greater number of females, with inner city areas showing the opposite trend.
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 NR31 7JJ 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 Magdalen ward shows lower levels of residents that report their health as Good or Very Good (65%) than average, which is usually indicative of areas with older populations or areas of social deprivation.
Education & Qualifications Embed This Back to Top
Oriel Avenue and surrounding area has a larger than average concentration of residents have no qualifications - 52% of the resident population. On average, around 22.9% of census respondents fall into 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)||11|
|HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels||15|
|5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels||29|
|1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent||43|
|No GCSEs or Equivalent||116|
Ethnic Group Embed This
Oriel Avenue, Gorleston, Great Yarmouth 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.
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||4|
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 NR31 7JJ
|Republic of Ireland||3|
|Europe (including European Union)||2|
|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
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)||26|
|Full-Time Student (with or without job)||17|
|Looking After Home or Family||14|
|Long-Term Sick or Disabled||23|
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|
|TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics||6|
|Accommodation and Food||6|
|Information and Communication||1|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical||2|
|Public Administration and Defence||2|
|HealthInc. Social Work||15|
|OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc.||5|
Oriel Avenue, Gorleston, Great Yarmouth, NR31 7JJ is within the Magdalen policing neighbourhood, under the Norfolk Constabulary force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999.
|Crime:||Click here to view crimes committed near Oriel Avenue|
|Neighbourhood Team Address||
Below are the details of the closest services to Gorleston. 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 NR31 7JJ.
Nearest Railway Stations
Listed here are the 14 closest railway stations to Oriel Avenue, Gorleston, Great Yarmouth, NR31 7JJ. The nearest railway station is Great Yarmouth, approximately 2.9 miles away.
|Great Yarmouth||2.9 miles|
|Berney Arms||3.5 miles|
|Reedham (Norfolk)||6.3 miles|
|Oulton Broad North||6.4 miles|
|Oulton Broad South||7 miles|
Nearest Primary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Oriel Avenue, Gorleston, Great Yarmouth, NR31 7JJ. The nearest is Ormiston Herman Academy, approximately 170 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Ormiston Herman Academy||170 yards||
|Peterhouse CofE Primary Academy||660 yards||
|Homefield VC CofE Primary School||0.6 miles||
|Woodlands Primary Academy||0.7 miles||
|Stradbroke Primary Academy||0.8 miles||
|Hillside Primary School||0.8 miles||
|Ormiston Cliff Park Junior Academy||0.9 miles||
|Ormiston Cliff Park Infant Academy||0.9 miles||
|St Mary and St Peter Catholic Primary School||1 mile||
|Wroughton Infant Academy||1 mile||
Nearest Secondary Schools
Listed here are the 8 closest secondary schools to Oriel Avenue, Gorleston, Great Yarmouth, NR31 7JJ. The nearest is Ormiston Venture Academy, approximately 340 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Ormiston Venture Academy||340 yards||
|Cliff Park Ormiston Academy||0.9 miles||
|Lynn Grove Academy||0.9 miles||
|Great Yarmouth Charter Academy||3.5 miles||
|Benjamin Britten Academy of Music and Mathematics||5.2 miles||
|Caister Academy||5.8 miles||
|Ormiston Denes Academy||5.8 miles||
|Acle Academy||8.5 miles||
Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices
Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Oriel Avenue, Gorleston, Great Yarmouth, NR31 7JJ. The nearest is Falkland Surgery, approximately 550 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Falkland Surgery||550 yards|
|Gorleston Medical Centre||850 yards|
|The Beaches Medical Centre||0.9 miles|
|Millwood Surgery||1 mile|
|Hopton Surgery||2.3 miles|
|Nelson Medical Centre||2.4 miles|
|The Lighthouse Medical Centre (a branch of East Norfolk Medical Practice)||2.5 miles|
|The Park Surgery||2.6 miles|
|Newtown Surgery (a branch of East Norfolk Medical Practice)||3.4 miles|
|Caister Health Centre (a branch of East Norfolk Medical Prac||5.3 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to Oriel Avenue, Gorleston, Great Yarmouth, NR31 7JJ. The nearest is John G Plummer & Associates, approximately 820 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|John G Plummer & Associates||820 yards|
|MR JG PLUMMER||860 yards|
|mydentist, Lowestoft Road, Gorleston-on-Sea||0.7 miles|
|Great Yarmouth and Waveney CDS||0.7 miles|
|Great Yarmouth and Waveney CDS||0.8 miles|
|John G Plummer & Associates||0.9 miles|
|Bupa Dental Care, Gorleston||1.1 miles|
|Hopton Dental Surgery||2.3 miles|
|John G Plummer & Associates||2.5 miles|
|Crown Road Dental Care||2.6 miles|
Listed here are the 6 closest hospitals to Oriel Avenue, Gorleston, Great Yarmouth, NR31 7JJ. The nearest is 1b St Catherines Way, Gorleston, approximately 680 yards away.
Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Oriel Avenue, Gorleston, Great Yarmouth, NR31 7JJ. The nearest is D Kneale Opticians, approximately 0.8 miles away.
|D Kneale Opticians||0.8 miles|
|T W A Schoenherr of Gorleston||1 mile|
|The Spectacle Centre||1 mile|
|Tesco Opticians||2.4 miles|
|Specs Express Ltd||2.5 miles|
|Specs Express Ltd||2.6 miles|
|Coleman Opticians||2.6 miles|
|Boots-Great Yarmouth||2.7 miles|
|Specsavers Opticians||2.7 miles|
|The Spectacle Centre||3 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 NR31 7JJ
This postcode has support for Ultrafast broadband at one or more premises. Ultrafast broadband is the latest high-speed standard, generally taken to mean fixed line broadband at a potential speed of 300Mbps or more - more than enough for even the most demanding household gaming, video calling, video and internet browsing needs. 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.
|Average Download Speed||70.8Mbps|
|Maximum Download Speed Reported||350Mbps|
|Average Upload Speed||5.3Mbps|
|Maximum Upload Speed Reported||19.5Mbps|
|Ultrafast (300Mbps+) Broadband Available||Yes|
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