Area Information for Kensington Gore, Westminster, London, SW7 2EU
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About the Demographic Information
The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Kensington Gore, Westminster, London, SW7 2EU 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 Kensington Gore, Westminster, London 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||3|
Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top
The area containing Kensington Gore, Westminster, London contains a higher than average level of rented housing (excluding social housing) - 27% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 16%.
|Owned with Mortgage||13|
|Rented: From Council||1|
|Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations||0|
|Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents||19|
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||32|
|C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions||17|
|C2 - Skilled manual workers||3|
|DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers||7|
Gender Embed This Back to Top
Across the UK as a whole, the gender split is roughly 49% male, 51% female. The local area around SW7 2EU however is predominantly male (57%). This can be caused by a number of factors, but amongst the most common are: areas associated with nearby higher education, areas that contain large establishments such as boarding schools, and areas with younger populations (females on average live longer than males, so are more likely to be found in retirement areas).
Age Groups Embed This Back to Top
Across the UK as a whole, the median age is 39. This section of the Knightsbridge and Belgravia ward has a very large concentration of residents that are aged 18-30. This is most commonly seen in inner city areas that have good entertainment facilities (bars, clubs, theatres etc.) that appeal to this younger demographic.
This type of distribution is also common in the vicinity of higher education facilities, in particular universities.
Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top
In the immediate vicinity of SW7 2EU there is a large concentration of residents that are single - 75% of the resident population. On average, around 35% of census respondents were single. Areas with large single populations are often in built-up areas, with good entertainment facilities. It is also common to see a younger population in these areas.
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 95% 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)||93|
|HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels||235|
|5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels||19|
|1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent||5|
|No GCSEs or Equivalent||4|
Ethnic Group Embed This
Kensington Gore, Westminster, London 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.
Country of Birth Embed This Back to Top
In this area (Kensington Gore, Westminster, London), only 40% 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|
|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 SW7 2EU
|Republic of Ireland||4|
|Europe (including European Union)||79|
|Middle East or Asia||99|
|North America or Caribbean||27|
|Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands)||11|
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 Knightsbridge and Belgravia ward showed a higher than average concentration of student residents - 72% of the resident population. On average, around 9.2% of census respondents were students. Male residents were slightly less likely than women to be students. The figures for students include both working and full-time studying students.
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)||5|
|Full-Time Student (with or without job)||276|
|Looking After Home or Family||12|
|Long-Term Sick or Disabled||1|
Employment Industry Embed This Back to Top
This data is based on resident aged 16-74 on census day 2011, who were in employment.
|TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics||2|
|Accommodation and Food||6|
|Information and Communication||6|
|Financial ServicesInc. Insurance||24|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical||12|
|HealthInc. Social Work||3|
|OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc.||9|
Kensington Gore, Westminster, London, SW7 2EU is within the Knightsbridge and Belgravia policing neighbourhood, under the Metropolitan Police Service force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999.
|Crime:||Click here to view crimes committed near Kensington Gore|
|Neighbourhood Team Address||
Knightsbridge and Belgravia
Below are the details of the closest services to Westminster. 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 SW7 2EU.
Nearest Railway Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Kensington Gore, Westminster, London, SW7 2EU. The nearest railway station is London Paddington, approximately 1 mile away.
|London Paddington||1 mile|
|West Brompton||1.2 miles|
|Kensington Olympia||1.4 miles|
|London Victoria||1.5 miles|
|London Marylebone||1.6 miles|
|Shepherd's Bush||1.7 miles|
|Imperial Wharf||1.9 miles|
|Battersea Park||2.1 miles|
|Queenstown Road (Battersea)||2.3 miles|
|London Charing Cross||2.4 miles|
|Queens Park (London)||2.5 miles|
|Kilburn High Road||2.6 miles|
|Clapham Junction||2.6 miles|
|London Euston||2.7 miles|
|South Hampstead||2.8 miles|
|London Waterloo||2.8 miles|
|Wandsworth Road||2.8 miles|
|Kensal Green||2.8 miles|
|Wandsworth Town||2.8 miles|
Nearest Tube/DLR Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest Tube and Docklands Light Railway stations to Kensington Gore, Westminster, London, SW7 2EU. The nearest Tube station is Gloucester Road, approximately 0.5 miles away.
|Gloucester Road Tube Station||0.5 miles|
|South Kensington Tube Station||0.5 miles|
|High Street Kensington Tube Station||0.6 miles|
|Queensway Tube Station||0.7 miles|
|Lancaster Gate Tube Station||0.7 miles|
|Knightsbridge Tube Station||0.8 miles|
|Bayswater Tube Station||0.9 miles|
|Earl's Court Tube Station||0.9 miles|
|Notting Hill Gate Tube Station||0.9 miles|
|Paddington Tube Station||1.1 miles|
|Hyde Park Corner Tube Station||1.1 miles|
|Sloane Square Tube Station||1.1 miles|
|Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground Tube Station||1.2 miles|
|Marble Arch Tube Station||1.2 miles|
|West Brompton Tube Station||1.2 miles|
|West Brompton Overground Station||1.2 miles|
|Holland Park Tube Station||1.2 miles|
|Royal Oak Tube Station||1.3 miles|
|Edgware Road (Bakerloo) Tube Station||1.4 miles|
|Edgware Road (Circle Line) Tube Station||1.4 miles|
Nearest Primary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Kensington Gore, Westminster, London, SW7 2EU. The nearest is Our Lady of Victories RC Primary School, approximately 0.6 miles away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Our Lady of Victories RC Primary School||0.6 miles||
|St Mary Abbots CofE Primary School||0.6 miles||
|Marlborough Primary School||0.8 miles||
|St James & St John Church of England Primary School||0.8 miles||
|Oratory Roman Catholic Primary School||0.8 miles||
|Bousfield Primary School||0.8 miles||
|Fox Primary School||0.9 miles||
|St Barnabas and St Philip's CofE Primary School||0.9 miles||
|St Joseph's Catholic Primary School||0.9 miles||
|Hallfield Primary School||0.9 miles||
Nearest Secondary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Kensington Gore, Westminster, London, SW7 2EU. The nearest is Saint Thomas More Language College, approximately 0.9 miles away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Saint Thomas More Language College||0.9 miles||
|Holland Park School||1 mile||
|Marylebone Boys' School||1.2 miles||
|The Fulham Boys School||1.3 miles||
|The Cardinal Vaughan Memorial RC School||1.4 miles||
|Westminster Academy||1.5 miles||
|The London Oratory School||1.5 miles||
|Sir Simon Milton Westminster University Technical College||1.6 miles|
|Chelsea Academy||1.6 miles||
|Westminster City School||1.7 miles||
Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices
Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Kensington Gore, Westminster, London, SW7 2EU. The nearest is Imperial College Health Centre, approximately 470 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Imperial College Health Centre||470 yards|
|Kynance Practice||650 yards|
|Dr King Stott And Pankhurst||860 yards|
|Stanhope Mews Surgery||half a mile|
|Scarsdale Medical Centre||0.6 miles|
|Chelsea Medical Services||0.7 miles|
|Holland Park Surgery||0.7 miles|
|Lancaster Gate Medical Centre||0.7 miles|
|Knightsbridge Medical Centre||0.8 miles|
|Earls Court Health and Wellbeing Centre||0.8 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to Kensington Gore, Westminster, London, SW7 2EU. The nearest is Imperial College Dental Surgery, approximately 460 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Imperial College Dental Surgery||460 yards|
|Knightsbridge Orthodontics Limited||0.5 miles|
|80 Kensington Dental Clinic||0.6 miles|
|Kensington Dental Practice||0.7 miles|
|Hyde Park Dental Clinic||0.7 miles|
|Queensway Dental Care||0.8 miles|
|NHS Dentist - Earls Court||0.8 miles|
|Queensway Dental Practice||0.9 miles|
|Earls Court Dental Practice||0.9 miles|
|Dental Surgery - Bahl & Moselhi||0.9 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest hospitals to Kensington Gore, Westminster, London, SW7 2EU. The nearest is Bupa Cromwell Hospital, approximately 0.7 miles away.
|Bupa Cromwell Hospital||0.7 miles|
|The Royal Marsden Hospital (London)||0.8 miles|
|Royal Brompton Hospital||0.9 miles|
|St Mary's Hospital (HQ)||1.1 miles|
|St Mary's Hospital||1.1 miles|
|Chelsea and Westminster Hospital||1.2 miles|
|Gosh Inpatients At Chelsea And Westminster Hospital||1.2 miles|
|Western Eye Hospital||1.5 miles|
|Nightingale Hospital||1.5 miles|
|The Lister Hospital||1.6 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Kensington Gore, Westminster, London, SW7 2EU. The nearest is University Vision, approximately 390 yards away.
|University Vision||390 yards|
|Eyeworks London||590 yards|
|H A Curran||590 yards|
|Boots-Kensington - High St||750 yards|
|Abbot Opticians||0.5 miles|
|Joy Optical||0.5 miles|
|Kensington Cromwell Road Specsavers Ltd||0.6 miles|
|Bromptons Opticians||0.6 miles|
|David Clulow Opticians||0.6 miles|
|Kensington Eye Centre Ltd||0.6 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.