Area Information for Whittington, Oswestry, SY11 4NS
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About the Demographic Information
The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Whittington, Oswestry, SY11 4NS 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.
Using this Information Commercially
There have been no house sales reported to the Land Registry in this postcode since January 1st 1995.
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The area containing Whittington, Oswestry 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.
|Residence in Commercial Building||1|
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The area containing Whittington, Oswestry contains a higher than average level of rented housing (excluding social housing) - 22% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 16%.
|Owned with Mortgage||40|
|Rented: From Council||1|
|Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations||2|
|Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents||27|
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|AB - Higher and intermediate managerial, administrative, or professional positions||27|
|C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions||20|
|C2 - Skilled manual workers||20|
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 Shropshire constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 52% male.
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The postcode SY11 4NS 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.
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|Highest Qualification Level Achieved|
|Degree or Similar e.g. professional qualification (accountancy etc)||91|
|HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels||28|
|5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels||40|
|1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent||29|
|No GCSEs or Equivalent||67|
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This address (Whittington, Oswestry) 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.
Country of Birth Embed This Back to Top
|Country of Birth|
|Republic of Ireland||1|
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Note that an individual may hold one or more passports. The data may include people living in adjacent addresses to SY11 4NS
|Republic of Ireland||2|
|Europe (including European Union)||1|
|Middle East or Asia||3|
|North America or Caribbean||2|
|Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands)||0|
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This address within the Whittington ward is entrepreneurial, with a larger than average concentration of residents that are self-employed - 16% 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.
|Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week)||42|
|Full-Time Student (with or without job)||13|
|Looking After Home or Family||5|
|Long-Term Sick or Disabled||17|
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||10|
|Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management||2|
|TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics||4|
|Accommodation and Food||2|
|Information and Communication||2|
|Financial ServicesInc. Insurance||6|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical||12|
|Public Administration and Defence||3|
|HealthInc. Social Work||26|
|OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc.||7|
Whittington, Oswestry, SY11 4NS is within the Oswestry Rural North policing neighbourhood, under the West Mercia Police force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999.
|Crime:||Click here to view crimes committed near SY11 4NS|
|Neighbourhood Team Address||
Oswestry Rural North
Below are the details of the closest services to Whittington. 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 SY11 4NS.
Nearest Railway Stations
Listed here are the 8 closest railway stations to Whittington, Oswestry, SY11 4NS. The nearest railway station is Gobowen, approximately 2.5 miles away.
Nearest Primary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Whittington, Oswestry, SY11 4NS. The nearest is Whittington CofE (VA) Primary School, approximately 1.1 miles away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Whittington CofE (VA) Primary School||1.1 miles||
|Karen Morris||2.6 miles||
|Gobowen Primary School||2.8 miles||
|Holy Trinity Church of England Primary Academy and Nursery||2.9 miles||
|Criftins CofE Primary School||3.1 miles||
|Woodside Primary School||3.2 miles||
|Our Lady and St Oswald's Catholic Primary School||3.7 miles||
|West Felton CofE Primary School||3.8 miles||
|Ellesmere Primary School||3.8 miles||
|Weston Rhyn Primary School||4.1 miles||
Nearest Secondary Schools
Listed here are the 3 closest secondary schools to Whittington, Oswestry, SY11 4NS. The nearest is Lakelands Academy, approximately 3.7 miles away.
Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices
Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Whittington, Oswestry, SY11 4NS. The nearest is Cambrian Surgery, approximately 3.1 miles away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Cambrian Surgery||3.1 miles|
|The Caxton Surgery||3.2 miles|
|Plas Ffynnon Medical Centre||3.3 miles|
|Churchmere Medical Group - Ellesmere||4 miles|
|Churchmere Medical Group||4 miles|
|Chirk Surgery||4.8 miles|
|Knockin Medical Centre||6 miles|
|Dr R F Fallows & Partners||6.5 miles|
|Dr J Patel||7.5 miles|
|Dr K J Redman||7.6 miles|
Listed here are the 7 closest dentists to Whittington, Oswestry, SY11 4NS. The nearest is Signature Smiles Dental Practice, approximately 2.6 miles away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
Listed here are the 3 closest hospitals to Whittington, Oswestry, SY11 4NS. The nearest is Inhealth Pain Management Solutions - Robert Jones And Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital, approximately 2.2 miles away.
|Inhealth Pain Management Solutions - Robert Jones And Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital||2.2 miles|
|Oswestry Midwife Led Unit||2.2 miles|
|The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital||2.2 miles|
Listed here are the 6 closest opticians to Whittington, Oswestry, SY11 4NS. The nearest is BBR Opticians, approximately 3.4 miles away.