Area Information for Swindon, SN2 3GY
This postcode was terminated by the Royal Mail in June 2000. 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.
About the Demographic Information
The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Swindon, SN2 3GY 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||1|
Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top
This area consists predominantly of housing where the property is being repaid through a mortgage arrangement. The national average is just under 33%, while in this area it represents 67% of housing spaces.
|Owned with Mortgage||111|
|Rented: From Council||0|
|Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations||1|
|Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents||25|
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||42|
|C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions||62|
|C2 - Skilled manual workers||30|
|DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers||17|
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 North Swindon 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
The postcode SN2 3GY 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.
This area is fit as a fiddle, with over 93% of the population reporting themselves as being in Good or Very Good health at this address.
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)||99|
|HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels||54|
|5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels||62|
|1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent||56|
|No GCSEs or Equivalent||26|
Ethnic Group Embed This
As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with this area being 88% 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 SN2 3GY
|Republic of Ireland||1|
|Europe (including European Union)||12|
|Middle East or Asia||13|
|North America or Caribbean||1|
|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 St Andrews ward had a larger than average concentration of residents that were in full-time employment - 53% 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)||51|
|Full-Time Student (with or without job)||17|
|Looking After Home or Family||9|
|Long-Term Sick or Disabled||6|
Employment Industry Embed This Back to Top
This data is based on resident aged 16-74 on census day 2011, who were in employment.
|Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc.||1|
|Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management||2|
|TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics||18|
|Accommodation and Food||7|
|Information and Communication||15|
|Financial ServicesInc. Insurance||20|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical||16|
|Public Administration and Defence||19|
|HealthInc. Social Work||17|
|OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc.||13|
|Crime:||Click here to view crimes committed near SN2 3GY|
|Neighbourhood Team Address||
Below are the details of the closest services to SN2 3GY. 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 SN2 3GY.
Nearest Railway Stations
Listed here are the 2 closest railway stations to Swindon, SN2 3GY. The nearest railway station is Swindon (Wilts), approximately 2.4 miles away.
Nearest Primary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Swindon, SN2 3GY. The nearest is Abbey Meads Community Primary School, approximately 170 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Abbey Meads Community Primary School||170 yards||
|Catherine Wayte Primary School||700 yards||
|Bridlewood Primary School||810 yards||
|Seven Fields Primary School||0.8 miles||
|Greenmeadow Primary School||0.8 miles||
|Haydonleigh Primary School||0.8 miles||
|Tadpole Farm CofE Primary Academy||0.9 miles||
|Orchid Vale Primary School||0.9 miles||
|Haydon Wick Primary School||0.9 miles||
|Rodbourne Cheney Primary School||1.1 miles||
Nearest Secondary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Swindon, SN2 3GY. The nearest is Abbey Park School, approximately 1.1 miles away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Abbey Park School||1.1 miles||
|Great Western Academy||1.3 miles|
|Nova Hreod Academy||1.5 miles||
|Kingsdown School||1.6 miles||
|UTC Swindon||2.6 miles||
|St Joseph's Catholic College||2.7 miles||
|Lawn Manor Academy||3.4 miles||
|Bradon Forest School||3.5 miles||
|The Commonweal School||3.5 miles||
|Lydiard Park Academy||3.6 miles||
Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices
Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Swindon, SN2 3GY. The nearest is Abbey Meads Medical Pract, approximately 240 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Abbey Meads Medical Pract||240 yards|
|Penhill Surgery||0.6 miles|
|North Swindon Practice||0.8 miles|
|Blunsdon Surgery||1.2 miles|
|Moredon Medical Centre||1.3 miles|
|Taw Hill Medical Practice||1.3 miles|
|Crossroads Surgery||1.3 miles|
|Hawthorn Medical Centre||1.7 miles|
|Merchiston Surgery||2.1 miles|
|Sparcells Surgery||2.3 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to Swindon, SN2 3GY. The nearest is Abbey Meads Dental Practice, approximately 240 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Abbey Meads Dental Practice||240 yards|
|Priory Vale Dental Practice||0.9 miles|
|Dentalcare Swindon||1.2 miles|
|Smile Dental Care||1.3 miles|
|Cheney Manor Dental Practice||1.9 miles|
|Gorse Hill Dental Practice||2 miles|
|mydentist, Cricklade Road, Swindon||2 miles|
|Wiltshire & Swindon OOH Dental Service||2.6 miles|
|Ambience Dental Practice||2.6 miles|
|Milton Road Dental Practice||2.7 miles|
Listed here are the 6 closest hospitals to Swindon, SN2 3GY. The nearest is Great Western Hospital, approximately 5.1 miles away.
Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Swindon, SN2 3GY. The nearest is ASDA Vision Centre, approximately 850 yards away.
|ASDA Vision Centre||850 yards|
|Glasses Direct||0.9 miles|
|Haine & Smith Opticians||2 miles|
|Tesco Opticians||2.3 miles|
|Optical Express||2.5 miles|
|Vision Express (UK) Ltd||2.7 miles|
|Boots-Swindon - Brunel Plaza (in Boots UK)||2.7 miles|
|The White Horse Optical Practice||2.7 miles|
|Haine & Smith Opticians||2.8 miles|
|Specsavers Opticians||2.8 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.