Area Information for Southampton, SO9 7ZF

This postcode in Southampton is in the South East region of England. The postcode is within the Shirley ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of Southampton, Test. This page combines information for the address Southampton, SO9 7ZF, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of SO9 here. For more details on the exact area these statistics cover, please see the map below and click "Show Census Area Covered" immediately below the map.

Please Note

This postcode was terminated by the Royal Mail in December 1992. 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.

Basic Information

Area Type Urban
Local Authority Southampton
Ward Shirley
Constituency Southampton, Test
Region South East
Country England

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Southampton, SO9 7ZF 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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House Prices

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.

Housing Types
Detached 18
Semi-Detached 48
Terraced 5
Flat (Purpose-Built) 25
Flat (Converted) 9
Total 105
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

The area containing Southampton contains a higher than average level of rented housing (excluding social housing) - 50% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 16%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 19
Owned with Mortgage 23
Shared Ownership 0
Rented: From Council 4
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 1
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 40
Rented: Other 7
Rent Free 0
Total 94

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.

Housing Occupancy
One Person 29
Two People 31
Three People 11
Four People 16
Five People 3
Six People 3
Seven People 1
8+ People 0
Total 94

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.

Social Grade
AB - Higher and intermediate managerial, administrative, or professional positions 24
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 24
C2 - Skilled manual workers 10
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 21
Total 79

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 Southampton, Test constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 53% male.

Male 121
Female 107
Total 228

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.

Age Groups
0-4 16
5-7 16
8-9 4
10-14 13
15 4
16-17 3
18-19 2
20-24 5
25-29 17
30-44 93
45-59 23
60-64 7
65-74 13
75-84 7
85-89 5
90+ 0
Total 228

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode SO9 7ZF 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.

Relationship Status
Single 54
Married 100
Divorced 13
Separated 3
Widowed 5
Same Sex 0
Total 175

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.

Very Good 115
Good 86
Fair 23
Bad 4
Very Bad 0
Total 228

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) 68
Apprenticeship 5
HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels 13
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 15
1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent 16
No GCSEs or Equivalent 27
Other 31
Total 175

Ethnic Group Embed This

Southampton 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 54% 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.

Ethnic Group
White 124
Mixed Ethnicity 6
Indian 33
Pakistani 3
Chinese 2
Other Asian 43
Black African 10
Black Caribbean 4
Other 3
Total 228

Country of Birth Embed This Back to Top

In this area (Southampton), only 47% of the residents were born in England, so the majority of the residents of this area were not born in England.

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
England 107
Wales 2
Scotland 1
Northern Ireland 0
Republic of Ireland 4
European Union 28
Other 86
Total 228

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 SO9 7ZF

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 106
Republic of Ireland 4
Europe (including European Union) 27
African Countries 7
Middle East or Asia 44
North America or Caribbean 0
Central America 0
South America 2
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 0
None 38

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.

Christian 169
No Religion 34
Buddhist 3
Hindu 3
Jewish 0
Muslim 10
Sikh 0
Other Religion 0
Not Stated 9
Total 228

Economic Activity Embed This

This address within the Shirley ward had a larger than average concentration of residents that were in full-time employment - 58% 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.

Economic Activity
Full-Time Employee 95
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 20
Self Employed 11
Unemployed 6
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 12
Retired 11
Looking After Home or Family 4
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 2
Other 2
Total 163

Employment Industry Embed This Back to Top

This data is based on resident aged 16-74 on census day 2011, who were in employment.

Employment Industry
Mining/Quarrying 1
Manufacturing 12
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 2
Construction 9
RetailInc. Wholesale 7
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 8
Accommodation and Food 5
Information and Communication 1
Professional, Scientific and Technical 5
Administration 6
Public Administration and Defence 2
Education 13
HealthInc. Social Work 57
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 2
Total 130

Southampton, SO9 7ZF is within the Shirley and Freemantle policing neighbourhood, under the Hampshire Constabulary force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999.

Neighbourhood Team

Crime: Click here to view crimes committed near SO9 7ZF
Neighbourhood Team Address Shirley and Freemantle
Southern Road
SO15 1AN
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Below are the details of the closest services to SO9 7ZF. 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 SO9 7ZF.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Southampton, SO9 7ZF. The nearest railway station is Millbrook (Hants), approximately 1.4 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Millbrook (Hants) 1.4 miles
Redbridge 1.8 miles
Southampton Central 1.9 miles
St Denys 2 miles
Totton 2.4 miles
Swaythling 2.5 miles
Bitterne 2.6 miles
Southampton Airport Parkway 3.3 miles
Woolston 3.3 miles
Sholing 3.8 miles
Chandlers Ford 4.1 miles
Eastleigh 4.4 miles
Romsey 5 miles
Ashurst New Forest 5 miles
Netley 5.6 miles
Hedge End 6 miles
Hamble 6.1 miles
Beaulieu Road 6.2 miles
Bursledon 6.4 miles
Botley 7.6 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Southampton, SO9 7ZF. The nearest is Shirley Infant School, approximately 620 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Shirley Infant School 620 yards
Shirley Junior School 620 yards
Shirley Warren Primary & Nursery School 660 yards
Wordsworth Primary School 860 yards
Hollybrook Junior School 0.5 miles
Hollybrook Infant School 0.5 miles
Foundry Lane Primary School 0.9 miles
Oakwood Primary School 1 mile
Newlands Primary School 1.1 miles
Sinclair Primary and Nursery School 1.1 miles

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Southampton, SO9 7ZF. The nearest is Assure Community College, approximately 460 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Assure Community College 460 yards  
Upper Shirley High School 720 yards
Regents Park Community College 0.7 miles
Oasis Academy Lord's Hill 1 mile
Cantell School 1.6 miles
Redbridge Community School 1.6 miles
St Anne's Catholic School 1.6 miles
Saint George Catholic Voluntary Aided College Southampton 2.4 miles
Testwood School 2.7 miles
Bitterne Park School 2.7 miles

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Southampton, SO9 7ZF. The nearest is Victor Street Surgery, approximately 0.5 miles away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.

Nearest Dentists

Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to Southampton, SO9 7ZF. The nearest is Dale Road Dental Clinic, approximately 110 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.

Nearest Hospitals

Listed here are the 10 closest hospitals to Southampton, SO9 7ZF. The nearest is Spire Southampton Hospital, approximately 140 yards away.

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Southampton, SO9 7ZF. The nearest is Scrivens Opticians & Hearing Care, approximately 0.7 miles away.

* 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.