Area Information for School Lane, Upper Basildon, Reading, RG8 8PD
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About the Demographic Information
The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about School Lane, Upper Basildon, Reading, RG8 8PD 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 School Lane, Upper Basildon, Reading consists predominantly of detached housing, a strong indicator of affluence. 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
This area consists predominantly of housing where the property is owned outright - higher than the national average of just over 30%.
|Owned with Mortgage||47|
|Rented: From Council||0|
|Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations||1|
|Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents||7|
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||60|
|C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions||18|
|C2 - Skilled manual workers||4|
|DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers||1|
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 Newbury constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 51% 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
In the immediate vicinity of RG8 8PD there is a very large concentration of residents that are married - 61% of the resident population. On average, around 47% of census respondents were single. Areas with large married populations are often in suburban settings. They may have a larger number of children if they are couples start families, but this is also often an indicator of an area popular with retirees, particularly where the amount of widowed people is also high. Residents of these areas tend to be more affluent and settled than areas with high concentrations of single people.
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
School Lane and surrounding area has a larger than average concentration of residents that are degree educated or similar - 59% 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)||154|
|HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels||26|
|5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels||25|
|1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent||18|
|No GCSEs or Equivalent||21|
Ethnic Group Embed This
This address (School Lane, Upper Basildon, Reading) 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 RG8 8PD
|Republic of Ireland||2|
|Europe (including European Union)||15|
|Middle East or Asia||1|
|North America or Caribbean||5|
|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 Basildon ward is entrepreneurial, with a larger than average concentration of residents that are self-employed - 17% of the resident population. On average, around 9.7% of census respondents were self-employed. Male residents were more than twice as likely to be self-employed than women.
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)||22|
|Full-Time Student (with or without job)||13|
|Looking After Home or Family||14|
|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.
|Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management||1|
|TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics||4|
|Accommodation and Food||9|
|Information and Communication||22|
|Financial ServicesInc. Insurance||8|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical||24|
|Public Administration and Defence||6|
|HealthInc. Social Work||7|
|OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc.||4|
School Lane, Upper Basildon, Reading, RG8 8PD is within the Pangbourne / Burghfield policing neighbourhood, under the Thames Valley Police force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999.
|Crime:||Click here to view crimes committed near School Lane|
|Neighbourhood Team Address||
Pangbourne / Burghfield
Below are the details of the closest services to Upper Basildon. 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 RG8 8PD.
Nearest Railway Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to School Lane, Upper Basildon, Reading, RG8 8PD. The nearest railway station is Pangbourne, approximately 2.4 miles away.
|Goring & Streatley||2.6 miles|
|Reading West||7 miles|
|Newbury Racecourse||9.2 miles|
|Didcot Parkway||9.7 miles|
|Bramley (Hants)||12 miles|
|Winnersh Triangle||12 miles|
Nearest Primary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to School Lane, Upper Basildon, Reading, RG8 8PD. The nearest is Basildon C.E. Primary School, approximately < 50 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Basildon C.E. Primary School||< 50 yards|
|Streatley C.E. Voluntary Controlled School||2.6 miles|
|Yattendon C.E. Primary School||2.7 miles|
|Whitchurch Primary School||2.9 miles|
|Pangbourne Primary School||2.9 miles|
|Goring Church of England Aided Primary School||3 miles|
|Englefield C.E. Primary School||3.5 miles|
|Bradfield C.E. Primary School||3.5 miles|
|Long Lane Primary School||4 miles|
|Purley CofE Primary School||4.1 miles|
Nearest Secondary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to School Lane, Upper Basildon, Reading, RG8 8PD. The nearest is Denefield School, approximately 4 miles away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Denefield School||4 miles||
|Theale Green School||4.2 miles||
|Little Heath School||4.3 miles||
|Langtree School||4.7 miles||
|The Downs School||5 miles||
|Prospect School||6 miles||
|Blessed Hugh Faringdon Catholic School||6.7 miles||
|The WREN School||6.8 miles||
|Maiden Erlegh Chiltern Edge||6.9 miles||
|The Willink School||6.9 miles||
Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices
Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to School Lane, Upper Basildon, Reading, RG8 8PD. The nearest is The Boat House Surgery, approximately 2.6 miles away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|The Boat House Surgery||2.6 miles|
|Goring & Woodcote Medical Practice||2.6 miles|
|The Bucklebury Practice||4.2 miles|
|Theale Medical Centre||4.3 miles|
|Dr Gargav||4.5 miles|
|Goring & Woodcote Medical Practice||4.5 miles|
|Tilehurst Village Surgery||4.7 miles|
|Westwood Road Surgery||4.8 miles|
|Calcot Surgery||5 miles|
|Downland Practice Compton||5.1 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to School Lane, Upper Basildon, Reading, RG8 8PD. The nearest is HIGH STREET DENTAL PRACTICE PANGBOURNE LTD, approximately 2.5 miles away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|HIGH STREET DENTAL PRACTICE PANGBOURNE LTD||2.5 miles|
|Dentalcare Pangbourne||2.6 miles|
|The Boathouse Dental Surgery||2.6 miles|
|THEALE SURGERY LIMITED||4.5 miles|
|PATEL, Jitesh Manubhai||4.6 miles|
|GENTLE DENTAL CARE 4 U LTD||4.7 miles|
|Triangle Dental||4.9 miles|
|BERKSHIRE CDS (Reading DAC)||5.3 miles|
|BERKSHIRE CDS (Tilehurst)||5.3 miles|
|THE ELMS DENTAL PRACTICE||5.8 miles|
Listed here are the 6 closest hospitals to School Lane, Upper Basildon, Reading, RG8 8PD. The nearest is Prospect Park Hospital, approximately 6.1 miles away.
Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to School Lane, Upper Basildon, Reading, RG8 8PD. The nearest is Vision Express (UK) Ltd, approximately 2.6 miles away.
|Vision Express (UK) Ltd||2.6 miles|
|Bridle Eyecare Ltd||4.5 miles|
|Scrivens Opticians||5 miles|
|Tesco Stores Ltd||6.7 miles|
|Leightons Opticians & Hearing Care||7.4 miles|
|Robin James Opticians Ltd||7.5 miles|
|Boots-Reading - Broad St||7.6 miles|
|Eyesite Opticians||7.7 miles|
|Specsavers Opticians||7.7 miles|
|Leightons Opticians & Hearing Care||7.7 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.