Area Information for Praed Street, Westminster, London, W2 1HU
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About the Demographic Information
The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Praed Street, Westminster, London, W2 1HU 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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We have found one property sale in Praed Street since the beginning of 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 Praed Street, 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||16|
Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top
The area containing Praed Street, Westminster, London contains a higher than average level of social housing - 27% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 18%.
|Owned with Mortgage||5|
|Rented: From Council||2|
|Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations||23|
|Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents||44|
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||25|
|C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions||44|
|C2 - Skilled manual workers||3|
|DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers||16|
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 W2 1HU however is predominantly male (60%). 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. 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
In the immediate vicinity of W2 1HU there is a large concentration of residents that are single - 60% 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.
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)||57|
|HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels||13|
|5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels||14|
|1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent||8|
|No GCSEs or Equivalent||18|
Ethnic Group Embed This
Praed Street, 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 44% 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 (Praed Street, Westminster, London), only 23% 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||3|
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 W2 1HU
|Republic of Ireland||2|
|Europe (including European Union)||42|
|Middle East or Asia||16|
|North America or Caribbean||1|
|Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands)||6|
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
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)||15|
|Full-Time Student (with or without job)||19|
|Looking After Home or Family||6|
|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||1|
|Accommodation and Food||18|
|Information and Communication||4|
|Financial ServicesInc. Insurance||9|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical||8|
|Public Administration and Defence||1|
|HealthInc. Social Work||22|
|OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc.||10|
Praed Street, Westminster, London, W2 1HU is within the Hyde Park policing neighbourhood, under the Metropolitan Police Service force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999. In November 2020, 708 crimes were reported within half a mile of W2 1HU.
|Crime:||Click here to view 708 crimes committed near Praed Street|
|Neighbourhood Team Address||
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 W2 1HU.
Nearest Railway Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Praed Street, Westminster, London, W2 1HU. The nearest railway station is London Paddington, approximately 160 yards away.
|London Paddington||160 yards|
|London Marylebone||0.7 miles|
|Kilburn High Road||1.6 miles|
|South Hampstead||1.8 miles|
|Queens Park (London)||1.8 miles|
|London Euston||1.9 miles|
|London Victoria||2 miles|
|Kensington Olympia||2 miles|
|Shepherd's Bush||2 miles|
|West Brompton||2.2 miles|
|London Charing Cross||2.3 miles|
|Brondesbury Park||2.3 miles|
|West Hampstead||2.3 miles|
|Kensal Green||2.3 miles|
|Camden Road||2.3 miles|
|Kensal Rise||2.3 miles|
|London St Pancras International||2.3 miles|
|West Hampstead Thameslink||2.4 miles|
|Finchley Road & Frognal||2.4 miles|
Nearest Tube/DLR Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest Tube and Docklands Light Railway stations to Praed Street, Westminster, London, W2 1HU. The nearest Tube station is Paddington, approximately 80 yards away.
|Paddington Tube Station||80 yards|
|Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground Tube Station||360 yards|
|Lancaster Gate Tube Station||560 yards|
|Edgware Road (Bakerloo) Tube Station||610 yards|
|Edgware Road (Circle Line) Tube Station||700 yards|
|Warwick Avenue Tube Station||0.6 miles|
|Bayswater Tube Station||0.6 miles|
|Royal Oak Tube Station||0.6 miles|
|Marylebone Tube Station||0.7 miles|
|Queensway Tube Station||0.7 miles|
|Marble Arch Tube Station||0.7 miles|
|Baker Street Tube Station||0.9 miles|
|Notting Hill Gate Tube Station||1 mile|
|Maida Vale Tube Station||1 mile|
|Bond Street Tube Station||1.1 miles|
|Westbourne Park Tube Station||1.2 miles|
|Knightsbridge Tube Station||1.2 miles|
|St. John's Wood Tube Station||1.3 miles|
|High Street Kensington Tube Station||1.3 miles|
|Regent's Park Tube Station||1.3 miles|
Nearest Primary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Praed Street, Westminster, London, W2 1HU. The nearest is St James & St John Church of England Primary School, approximately 540 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|St James & St John Church of England Primary School||540 yards||
|Hampden Gurney CofE Primary School||800 yards||
|Christ Church Bentinck CofE Primary School||0.5 miles||
|Hallfield Primary School||0.5 miles||
|St Mary's Bryanston Square CofE School||0.6 miles||
|St Edward's Catholic Primary School||0.6 miles||
|Gateway Academy||0.7 miles||
|St Saviour's CofE Primary School||0.7 miles||
|Edward Wilson Primary School||0.7 miles||
|St Mary Magdalene CofE Primary School||0.8 miles||
Nearest Secondary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Praed Street, Westminster, London, W2 1HU. The nearest is Marylebone Boys' School, approximately 360 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Marylebone Boys' School||360 yards||
|Westminster Academy||0.8 miles||
|Paddington Academy||1 mile||
|The St Marylebone CofE School||1.1 miles||
|St George's Catholic School||1.3 miles||
|Holland Park School||1.4 miles||
|St Augustine's Federated Schools: CE High School||1.5 miles||
|Harris Academy St John's Wood||1.5 miles||
|Saint Thomas More Language College||1.7 miles||
|All Saints Catholic College||1.7 miles||
Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices
Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Praed Street, Westminster, London, W2 1HU. The nearest is Dr Creme & Partners, approximately 590 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Dr Creme & Partners||590 yards|
|Dr Jedth Phornnarit||810 yards|
|Lancaster Gate Medical Centre||850 yards|
|The Connaught Square Practice||half a mile|
|Little Venice Medical Centre||0.5 miles|
|Crompton Medical Centre||0.5 miles|
|Crawford Street Surgery||0.6 miles|
|Lisson Grove Health Centre||0.6 miles|
|Newton Medical Centre||0.7 miles|
|Grand Union Health Centre||0.7 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to Praed Street, Westminster, London, W2 1HU. The nearest is AYOUB-BEY SM MR, approximately 140 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|AYOUB-BEY SM MR||140 yards|
|Paddington Dental Practice||240 yards|
|Marble Arch Medical and Dental Centre||560 yards|
|Hyde Park Dental Clinic||570 yards|
|Cambridge Court Dental Practice||580 yards|
|Maison smile @ 234 Dental Care||610 yards|
|mydentist, Edgware Road, Westminster||760 yards|
|Church Street Dental Surgery||0.5 miles|
|Crescent Dental Clinic||0.5 miles|
|Inspire Dental Health||0.6 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest hospitals to Praed Street, Westminster, London, W2 1HU. The nearest is St Mary's Hospital (HQ), approximately 140 yards away.
|St Mary's Hospital (HQ)||140 yards|
|St Mary's Hospital||140 yards|
|Nightingale Hospital||0.6 miles|
|Western Eye Hospital||0.6 miles|
|The Princess Grace Hospital||1 mile|
|The Wellington Hospital||1.1 miles|
|Wellington Hospital||1.1 miles|
|Weymouth Street Hospital||1.1 miles|
|London Welbeck Hospital||1.1 miles|
|Samaritan Hospital For Women||1.1 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Praed Street, Westminster, London, W2 1HU. The nearest is Lauder & Rees Optician, approximately 140 yards away.
|Lauder & Rees Optician||140 yards|
|Marble Arch Medical Centre||560 yards|
|Specsavers Opticians||640 yards|
|Braham Optician||750 yards|
|Eye Care Marble Arch||0.5 miles|
|Optichic Optician||0.6 miles|
|Vision Care For Homeless People||0.6 miles|
|Specsavers Opticians||0.6 miles|
|Lauder & Rees Opticians @ The Western Eye Hospital||0.6 miles|
|New Vision||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.