Area Information for Torridge Way, Plymouth, PL3 6GZ
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About the Demographic Information
The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Torridge Way, Plymouth, PL3 6GZ 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 Torridge Way, Plymouth 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||4|
Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top
The area containing Torridge Way, Plymouth contains a higher than average level of social housing - 86% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 18%.
|Owned with Mortgage||8|
|Rented: From Council||33|
|Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations||74|
|Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents||3|
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||16|
|C2 - Skilled manual workers||14|
|DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers||28|
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 Efford and Lipson 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
In the immediate vicinity of PL3 6GZ the number widowed residents is high - 18% of the area's population. This may be indicative of an older population, and these areas often contain more women than men as a result.
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 Efford and Lipson ward shows lower levels of residents that report their health as Good or Very Good (58%) than average, which is usually indicative of areas with older populations or areas of social deprivation.
Education & Qualifications Embed This Back to Top
Torridge Way and surrounding area has a larger than average concentration of residents have no qualifications - 54% 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||21|
|1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent||17|
|No GCSEs or Equivalent||92|
Ethnic Group Embed This
This address (Torridge Way, Plymouth) 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 100% 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||0|
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 PL3 6GZ
|Republic of Ireland||0|
|Europe (including European Union)||0|
|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 Efford and Lipson ward showed a higher than average concentration of retired residents - 27% 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)||10|
|Full-Time Student (with or without job)||11|
|Looking After Home or Family||12|
|Long-Term Sick or Disabled||16|
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|
|Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc.||1|
|TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics||2|
|Accommodation and Food||4|
|Information and Communication||1|
|Public Administration and Defence||3|
|HealthInc. Social Work||6|
|OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc.||3|
Torridge Way, Plymouth, PL3 6GZ is within the Efford policing neighbourhood, under the Devon & Cornwall Police force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999.
|Crime:||Click here to view crimes committed near Torridge Way|
|Neighbourhood Team Address||
Devon & Cornwall Police
Charles Cross Police Station
Below are the details of the closest services to PL3 6GZ. 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 PL3 6GZ.
Nearest Railway Stations
Listed here are the 13 closest railway stations to Torridge Way, Plymouth, PL3 6GZ. The nearest railway station is Plymouth, approximately 1.6 miles away.
|Dockyard (Devonport)||2.9 miles|
|St Budeaux Ferry Road||3.5 miles|
|St Budeaux Victoria Road||3.6 miles|
|Bere Ferrers||5.4 miles|
|Bere Alston||7.9 miles|
|St Germans||8.8 miles|
Nearest Primary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Torridge Way, Plymouth, PL3 6GZ. The nearest is High View School, approximately 80 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|High View School||80 yards||
|Laira Green Primary School||450 yards||
|Lipson Vale Primary School||0.6 miles||
|Austin Farm Academy||0.6 miles||
|Compton CofE Primary School||0.8 miles||
|Eggbuckland Vale Primary School||1.1 miles||
|Salisbury Road Primary School||1.1 miles||
|St Edward's CofE Primary School||1.1 miles||
|Prince Rock Primary School||1.1 miles||
|Hyde Park Infants' School||1.2 miles||
Nearest Secondary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Torridge Way, Plymouth, PL3 6GZ. The nearest is Lipson Co-operative Academy, approximately 0.6 miles away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Lipson Co-operative Academy||0.6 miles||
|Eggbuckland Community College||1.1 miles||
|Plymouth College||1.2 miles|
|Plymouth High School for Girls||1.3 miles||
|St Boniface's RC College||1.7 miles||
|Tor Bridge High||1.7 miles||
|Devonport High School for Girls||1.9 miles||
|Hele's School||2 miles||
|Plymstock School||2 miles||
|Stoke Damerel Community College||2.2 miles||
Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices
Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Torridge Way, Plymouth, PL3 6GZ. The nearest is Efford Surgery, approximately 150 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Efford Surgery||150 yards|
|Laira Surgery||550 yards|
|Mount Gould Primary Care Centre||0.7 miles|
|Mannamead Surgery||0.9 miles|
|Lisson Grove And Woolwell Medical Centres||1 mile|
|Dr Jonathan Carlson And Dr Amanda Beasley||1.2 miles|
|Beaumont Villa Surgery||1.3 miles|
|Friary House Surgery||1.3 miles|
|Wycliffe Surgery||1.4 miles|
|University Medical Centre (Endsleigh Place)||1.4 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to Torridge Way, Plymouth, PL3 6GZ. The nearest is Plymouth Orthodontics Ltd, approximately 0.7 miles away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Plymouth Orthodontics Ltd||0.7 miles|
|SpaDental Plymouth||1.1 miles|
|Dental and Implant Centre||1.2 miles|
|Armada Dental Surgery||1.2 miles|
|Dental Access Centre||1.2 miles|
|Emergency Dental Service Plymouth||1.2 miles|
|Fauchard House Dental Surgery||1.3 miles|
|Smile Care Plymouth Ltd||1.4 miles|
|Crownhill Dental Surgery||1.7 miles|
|Addy Dental Care||1.8 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest hospitals to Torridge Way, Plymouth, PL3 6GZ. The nearest is Mount Gould Hospital, approximately 0.6 miles away.
|Mount Gould Hospital||0.6 miles|
|Mount Gould Local Care Centre||0.7 miles|
|Practice Plus Group Hospital, Plymouth||1.8 miles|
|Derriford Hospital||2 miles|
|Gstt @ Derriford Hospital||2 miles|
|Royal Eye Infirmary||2 miles|
|Nuffield Health, Plymouth Hospital||2.2 miles|
|St Barnabas Hospital - Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust||4.8 miles|
|St Barnabas Hospital||4.8 miles|
|Lee Mill Hospital||6.5 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Torridge Way, Plymouth, PL3 6GZ. The nearest is MEE Healthcare, approximately 1 mile away.
|MEE Healthcare||1 mile|
|S Laws Lascelles Opticians||1.2 miles|
|Centre Eyecare Excellence||1.5 miles|
|Boots-Plymouth - Drake Circus||1.6 miles|
|S Chatterjee Opticians||1.7 miles|
|Vision Express Opticians||1.7 miles|
|Specsavers Opticians||1.7 miles|
|Visualeyes (The Barbican) Ltd||1.8 miles|
|Boots-Plymouth - Cornwall St||1.8 miles|
|Noakes Habermehl & Kerr||1.8 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 PL3 6GZ
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 6 reported internet connections.
|Average Download Speed||132.8Mbps|
|Maximum Download Speed Reported||484Mbps|
|Average Upload Speed||19.4Mbps|
|Maximum Upload Speed Reported||35Mbps|
|Ultrafast (300Mbps+) Broadband Available||Yes|
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