Area Information for Rochdale, OL16 5SQ
This postcode was terminated by the Royal Mail in December 1981. 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.
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 Rochdale, OL16 5SQ:
|Millfield Grove, Rochdale, OL16 5SY|
|Pares Land Walk, Rochdale, OL16 5SX|
|Surma Close, Rochdale, OL16 5NR|
|Channing Street, Rochdale, OL16 5ST|
|Crawford Street, Rochdale, OL16 5RS|
|Rough Hey Walk, Rochdale, OL16 5SU|
Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about OL16 as a whole.
About the Demographic Information
The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Rochdale, OL16 5SQ 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 Rochdale consists predominantly of terraced housing, which is common in suburban and inner-city areas. 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 Rochdale contains a higher than average level of social housing - 26% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 18%.
|Owned with Mortgage||44|
|Rented: From Council||3|
|Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations||33|
|Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents||29|
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||11|
|C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions||24|
|C2 - Skilled manual workers||26|
|DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers||59|
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 Rochdale constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 54% male.
Age Groups Embed This Back to Top
The area around OL16 5SQ has a very large concentration of children that are under 16 (at 30% of the resident population). This is commonly seen in suburban neighbourhoods, and sometiems in areas of high social housing.
Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top
The postcode OL16 5SQ 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.
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)||35|
|HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels||48|
|5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels||41|
|1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent||47|
|No GCSEs or Equivalent||91|
Ethnic Group Embed This
Rochdale 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 37% 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 (Rochdale), 68% 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||6|
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 OL16 5SQ
|Republic of Ireland||8|
|Europe (including European Union)||8|
|Middle East or Asia||26|
|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)||35|
|Full-Time Student (with or without job)||41|
|Looking After Home or Family||31|
|Long-Term Sick or Disabled||25|
Employment Industry Embed This Back to Top
This data is based on resident aged 16-74 on census day 2011, who were in employment.
|Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management||1|
|TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics||17|
|Accommodation and Food||13|
|Information and Communication||7|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical||5|
|Public Administration and Defence||3|
|HealthInc. Social Work||16|
|OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc.||3|
|Crime:||Click here to view crimes committed near OL16 5SQ|
|Neighbourhood Team Address||
Below are the details of the closest services to OL16 5SQ. 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 OL16 5SQ.
Nearest Railway Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Rochdale, OL16 5SQ. The nearest railway station is Rochdale, approximately 740 yards away.
|Castleton (Manchester)||1.9 miles|
|Smithy Bridge||2.1 miles|
|Mills Hill (Manchester)||4.2 miles|
|Mossley (Manchester)||7.7 miles|
|Marsden (Yorks)||8.7 miles|
|Clifton (Manchester)||9.2 miles|
|Manchester Victoria||9.3 miles|
|Guide Bridge||9.4 miles|
|Manchester Piccadilly||9.8 miles|
Nearest Primary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Rochdale, OL16 5SQ. The nearest is St Peter's Church of England Primary School, approximately 440 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|St Peter's Church of England Primary School||440 yards||
|Deeplish Primary Academy||550 yards||
|Lowerplace Primary School||550 yards||
|Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Primary School Rochdale||690 yards||
|St John's Roman Catholic Primary School, Rochdale||0.5 miles||
|St Mary's Church of England Primary School, Balderstone||0.6 miles||
|Broadfield Community Primary School||0.8 miles||
|Ashfield Valley Primary School||0.9 miles||
|Belfield Community School||0.9 miles||
|Sandbrook Community Primary School||1 mile||
Nearest Secondary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Rochdale, OL16 5SQ. The nearest is Kingsway Park High School, approximately 720 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Kingsway Park High School||720 yards||
|Rochdale Islamic Academy||1.3 miles|
|St Cuthbert's RC High School||1.3 miles||
|Rochdale Islamic Academy||1.3 miles|
|Falinge Park High School||1.5 miles||
|Hollingworth Academy||1.7 miles||
|Oulder Hill Community School and Language College||1.9 miles||
|Matthew Moss High School||1.9 miles||
|Wardle Academy||2.4 miles||
|The Crompton House Church of England Academy||2.4 miles||
Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices
Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Rochdale, OL16 5SQ. The nearest is Wellfield Health Centre, approximately 380 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Wellfield Health Centre||380 yards|
|The Kingsway Practice||700 yards|
|Winter Pressures||700 yards|
|The Dale Medical Practice||840 yards|
|Dr George Bhima||840 yards|
|Dr Hamid's Practice||840 yards|
|Dr M B Ghafoor And Dr S A Abbasi||840 yards|
|Yorkshire Street Surgery||0.9 miles|
|The Croft Shifa Health Centre||1 mile|
|Dr Sonal Sharma||1 mile|
Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to Rochdale, OL16 5SQ. The nearest is Kings Dental Centre, approximately 810 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Kings Dental Centre||810 yards|
|One Dental||810 yards|
|Deeplish Dental Practice||840 yards|
|Bupa Dental Care, Rochdale||0.6 miles|
|Crescent Orthodontics & Dental Practice||0.6 miles|
|Drake Dental Practice||0.6 miles|
|Mr M D Shepherd & Mr M Brown||0.7 miles|
|Croft Shifa Dental Practice||1 mile|
|KLM Orthodontics||1 mile|
|Urgent Dental Care Ltd||1.1 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest hospitals to Rochdale, OL16 5SQ. The nearest is BMI The Highfield Hospital, approximately 1 mile away.
|BMI The Highfield Hospital||1 mile|
|Highfield Hospital||1 mile|
|Rochdale Infirmary||1.3 miles|
|Birch Hill Hospital (Floyd Unit)||2.3 miles|
|Birch Hill Hospital Mental Health Services||2.3 miles|
|Birch Hill Hospital||2.3 miles|
|Royal Oldham Hospital||4 miles|
|The Christie At Oldham||4 miles|
|Royal Oldham Hospital Mental Health Services||4.1 miles|
|Child & Family Service||4.6 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Rochdale, OL16 5SQ. The nearest is S J Holt, approximately 780 yards away.
|S J Holt||780 yards|
|The Clinic 4 Eyes Ltd||840 yards|
|Clinic 4 Eyes||840 yards|
|Eye Care Optical||0.5 miles|
|Focus Opticians||0.5 miles|
|Crescent Optical Ltd||0.6 miles|
|Paul Cheetham Eyecare||0.9 miles|
|Clinic 4 Eyes||0.9 miles|
|Specsavers Opticians||0.9 miles|
|Boots-Rochdale - Royal Exchange Shopping Cntr||0.9 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.