Area Information for Dorking, RH5 5FE
This postcode was terminated by the Royal Mail in March 2006. 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 Dorking, RH5 5FE:
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|Ewood Lane, Newdigate, Dorking, RH5 5AR|
|Broad Lane, Newdigate, Dorking, RH5 5AS|
|Becket Wood, Newdigate, Dorking, RH5 5AQ|
|Mill Lane, Newdigate, Dorking, RH5 5AL|
|Broad Lane, Newdigate, Dorking, RH5 5AT|
Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about RH5 as a whole.
About the Demographic Information
The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Dorking, RH5 5FE 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.
|Residence in Commercial Building||30|
Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top
The area containing Dorking contains a higher than average level of rented housing (excluding social housing) - 44% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 16%.
|Owned with Mortgage||51|
|Rented: From Council||0|
|Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations||4|
|Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents||66|
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||39|
|C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions||61|
|C2 - Skilled manual workers||18|
|DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers||21|
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 Mole Valley constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 52% 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 number of residents who are separated in RH5 5FE is high - 5% of the area's population. This contrasts with a national average of just 2.7%.
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, and Higher School Certificates (HSCs) will be counted as A Levels.
|Highest Qualification Level Achieved|
|Degree or Similar e.g. professional qualification (accountancy etc)||106|
|2+ A Levels||35|
|5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels||40|
Ethnic Group Embed This
As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with this area being 92% white.
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 RH5 5FE
|Republic of Ireland||0|
|Europe (including European Union)||15|
|Middle East or Asia||10|
|North America or Caribbean||3|
|Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands)||1|
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 Dorking North ward had a larger than average concentration of residents that were in full-time employment - 60% of the resident population. On average, around 38.4% of census respondents were in full-time employment.
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)||25|
|Full-Time Student (with or without job)||6|
|Looking After Home or Family||8|
|Long-Term Sick or Disabled||2|
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|
|Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management||2|
|TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics||6|
|Accommodation and Food||8|
|Information and Communication||10|
|Financial ServicesInc. Insurance||15|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical||17|
|Public Administration and Defence||13|
|HealthInc. Social Work||27|
|OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc.||5|
Dorking, RH5 5FE is within the Dorking Town policing neighbourhood, under the Surrey Police force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999. In December 2018, 62 crimes were reported within half a mile of RH5 5FE.
|Crime:||Click here to view 62 crimes committed near RH5 5FE|
|Neighbourhood Team Address||
Pippbrook Council Offices
Below are the details of the closest services to RH5 5FE. 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 RH5 5FE.
Nearest Railway Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Dorking, RH5 5FE. The nearest railway station is Dorking Deepdene, approximately 800 yards away.
|Dorking Deepdene||800 yards|
|Dorking West||850 yards|
|Box Hill & Westhumble||1.4 miles|
|Effingham Junction||5.6 miles|
|Cobham & Stoke d'Abernon||6.4 miles|
|Tattenham Corner||6.5 miles|
|Earlswood (Surrey)||6.9 miles|
Nearest Primary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Dorking, RH5 5FE. The nearest is St Paul's CofE (Aided) Primary School, approximately 630 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|St Paul's CofE (Aided) Primary School||630 yards|
|St Joseph's Catholic Primary School||740 yards|
|St Martin's CofE Controlled Primary School, Dorking||830 yards|
|Powell Corderoy Primary School||0.8 miles|
|St John's Church of England Primary School||1.2 miles|
|Surrey Hills All Saints Primary School||1.4 miles|
|North Downs Primary School||2 miles|
|St Michael's CofE Aided Infant School||2.6 miles|
|Polesden Lacey Infant School||3.1 miles|
|The Dawnay School||3.7 miles|
Nearest Secondary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Dorking, RH5 5FE. The nearest is The Ashcombe School, approximately 680 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|The Ashcombe School||680 yards||
|The Priory CofE Voluntary Aided School||0.7 miles||
|Howard of Effingham School||4 miles||
|St Andrew's Catholic School||4.8 miles||
|Therfield School||5 miles||
|Reigate School||5.9 miles||
|St Bede's School||6.8 miles||
|Rosebery School||6.9 miles||
|The Warwick School||7.3 miles||
|The Beacon School||7.5 miles||
Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices
Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Dorking, RH5 5FE. The nearest is Medwyn Surgery, approximately 470 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Medwyn Surgery||470 yards|
|Dorking Medical Practice||710 yards|
|North Holmwood Surgery||1.3 miles|
|Riverbank Surgery||1.8 miles|
|Tanners Meadow Surgery||2.2 miles|
|Hillside Surgery||2.6 miles|
|Northbrook Surgery||2.8 miles|
|Fairfield Medical Centre||3.7 miles|
|Eastwick Park Medical Practice||3.9 miles|
|The Molebridge Practice- Fetcham||4.3 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to Dorking, RH5 5FE. The nearest is Mr N H Douglas, approximately 160 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Mr N H Douglas||160 yards|
|Old Courthouse Dental Practice||240 yards|
|IDH Dorking||470 yards|
|Mr J T Downey||630 yards|
|Pamela Noon & Shernaz Wadia||720 yards|
|Orthodontic Surrey Ltd||4.1 miles|
|mydentist, High Street, Leatherhead||4.3 miles|
|Surrey PCT Salaried Dental Service||4.3 miles|
|MRS SC TAYLOR||4.4 miles|
|Taylor, Susan Caroline||4.4 miles|
Listed here are the 7 closest hospitals to Dorking, RH5 5FE. The nearest is Dorking Community Hospital, approximately 0.5 miles away.
Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Dorking, RH5 5FE. The nearest is Batemans (Opticians) Ltd, approximately 160 yards away.
|Batemans (Opticians) Ltd||160 yards|
|Specsavers Opticians||160 yards|
|EMSLIE OPTICIANS||230 yards|
|Donner Optometrists||3.7 miles|
|Specsavers Opticians||5.3 miles|
|Bateman Opticians||5.4 miles|
|Whiteman Opticians||5.4 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.