Area Information for London, W2 1WG
This postcode was terminated by the Royal Mail in October 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.
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About the Demographic Information
The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about London, W2 1WG 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 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||4|
Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top
The area containing London contains a higher than average level of social housing - 37% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 18%.
|Owned with Mortgage||17|
|Rented: From Council||32|
|Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations||56|
|Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents||83|
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||62|
|C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions||69|
|C2 - Skilled manual workers||13|
|DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers||76|
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 Cities of London and Westminster 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 W2 1WG 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.
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)||160|
|HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels||46|
|5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels||26|
|1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent||29|
|No GCSEs or Equivalent||64|
Ethnic Group Embed This
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 40% 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 (London), only 41% 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||5|
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 1WG
|Republic of Ireland||3|
|Europe (including European Union)||89|
|Middle East or Asia||56|
|North America or Caribbean||10|
|Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands)||5|
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 Hyde Park ward showed a higher than average concentration of student residents - 16% 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)||34|
|Full-Time Student (with or without job)||58|
|Looking After Home or Family||28|
|Long-Term Sick or Disabled||24|
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||1|
|TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics||9|
|Accommodation and Food||20|
|Information and Communication||19|
|Financial ServicesInc. Insurance||30|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical||23|
|Public Administration and Defence||6|
|HealthInc. Social Work||12|
|OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc.||9|
|Crime:||Click here to view crimes committed near W2 1WG|
|Neighbourhood Team Address||
Below are the details of the closest services to W2 1WG. 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 1WG.
Nearest Railway Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to London, W2 1WG. The nearest railway station is London Paddington, approximately 410 yards away.
|London Paddington||410 yards|
|London Marylebone||0.5 miles|
|Kilburn High Road||1.4 miles|
|South Hampstead||1.5 miles|
|Queens Park (London)||1.6 miles|
|London Euston||1.8 miles|
|West Hampstead||2.1 miles|
|Shepherd's Bush||2.1 miles|
|Brondesbury Park||2.1 miles|
|London Victoria||2.1 miles|
|Kensington Olympia||2.1 miles|
|West Hampstead Thameslink||2.1 miles|
|Finchley Road & Frognal||2.2 miles|
|Camden Road||2.2 miles|
|Kensal Rise||2.2 miles|
|Kentish Town West||2.2 miles|
|Kensal Green||2.2 miles|
|London St Pancras International||2.3 miles|
|London St Pancras (Intl)||2.3 miles|
Nearest Tube/DLR Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest Tube and Docklands Light Railway stations to London, W2 1WG. The nearest Tube station is Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground, approximately 310 yards away.
|Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground Tube Station||310 yards|
|Paddington Tube Station||370 yards|
|Edgware Road (Bakerloo) Tube Station||380 yards|
|Edgware Road (Circle Line) Tube Station||550 yards|
|Warwick Avenue Tube Station||810 yards|
|Marylebone Tube Station||0.5 miles|
|Lancaster Gate Tube Station||0.5 miles|
|Royal Oak Tube Station||0.6 miles|
|Bayswater Tube Station||0.8 miles|
|Baker Street Tube Station||0.8 miles|
|Marble Arch Tube Station||0.8 miles|
|Queensway Tube Station||0.8 miles|
|Maida Vale Tube Station||0.8 miles|
|St. John's Wood Tube Station||1 mile|
|Westbourne Park Tube Station||1.1 miles|
|Bond Street Tube Station||1.1 miles|
|Notting Hill Gate Tube Station||1.2 miles|
|Regent's Park Tube Station||1.3 miles|
|Kilburn Park Tube Station||1.3 miles|
|Great Portland Street Tube Station||1.4 miles|
Nearest Primary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to London, W2 1WG. The nearest is Christ Church Bentinck CofE Primary School, approximately 700 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Christ Church Bentinck CofE Primary School||700 yards||
|Gateway Academy||820 yards||
|St Edward's Catholic Primary School||850 yards||
|Hampden Gurney CofE Primary School||half a mile||
|St James & St John Church of England Primary School||half a mile||
|St Mary's Bryanston Square CofE School||0.5 miles||
|St Saviour's CofE Primary School||0.6 miles||
|Hallfield Primary School||0.6 miles||
|St Joseph's RC Primary School||0.6 miles||
|Edward Wilson Primary School||0.6 miles||
Nearest Secondary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to London, W2 1WG. The nearest is Marylebone Boys' School, approximately 170 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Marylebone Boys' School||170 yards||
|Westminster Academy||0.8 miles||
|Paddington Academy||0.8 miles||
|The St Marylebone CofE School||1 mile||
|St George's Catholic School||1.1 miles||
|St Augustine's Federated Schools: CE High School||1.3 miles||
|Harris Academy St John's Wood||1.3 miles||
|Holland Park School||1.5 miles||
|The UCL Academy||1.5 miles||
|All Saints Catholic College||1.7 miles||
Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices
Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to London, W2 1WG. The nearest is Dr Creme & Partners, approximately 220 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Dr Creme & Partners||220 yards|
|Little Venice Medical Centre||530 yards|
|Crompton Medical Centre||560 yards|
|Lisson Grove Health Centre||770 yards|
|Dr Jedth Phornnarit||0.5 miles|
|Crawford Street Surgery||0.6 miles|
|The Connaught Square Practice||0.6 miles|
|Lancaster Gate Medical Centre||0.6 miles|
|Grand Union Health Centre||0.7 miles|
|Dr Philip Olufunwa||0.7 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to London, W2 1WG. The nearest is AYOUB-BEY SM MR, approximately 340 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|AYOUB-BEY SM MR||340 yards|
|mydentist, Edgware Road, Westminster||380 yards|
|Marble Arch Medical and Dental Centre||470 yards|
|Maison smile @ 234 Dental Care||520 yards|
|Cambridge Court Dental Practice||560 yards|
|Church Street Dental Surgery||570 yards|
|Inspire Dental Health||600 yards|
|Paddington Dental Practice||610 yards|
|Central London Community Healthcare||770 yards|
|Crescent Dental Clinic||half a mile|
Listed here are the 10 closest hospitals to London, W2 1WG. The nearest is St Mary's Hospital (HQ), approximately 340 yards away.
|St Mary's Hospital (HQ)||340 yards|
|St Mary's Hospital||340 yards|
|Nightingale Hospital||800 yards|
|Western Eye Hospital||half a mile|
|The Wellington Hospital||0.8 miles|
|Wellington Hospital||0.8 miles|
|Hospital Of St John and St Elizabeth (Grove End Road)||1 mile|
|Hospital Of St John & St Elizabeth||1 mile|
|The Princess Grace Hospital||1 mile|
|Samaritan Hospital For Women||1 mile|
Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to London, W2 1WG. The nearest is Braham Optician, approximately 380 yards away.
|Braham Optician||380 yards|
|Lauder & Rees Optician||380 yards|
|Marble Arch Medical Centre||470 yards|
|Specsavers Opticians||700 yards|
|Vision Care For Homeless People||half a mile|
|Lauder & Rees Opticians @ The Western Eye Hospital||half a mile|
|Crawford Street Opticians||0.6 miles|
|Optichic Optician||0.6 miles|
|Specsavers Opticians||0.6 miles|
|Eye Care Marble Arch||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.