Area Information for Connaught Street, Westminster, London, W2 2AZ
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About the Demographic Information
The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Connaught Street, Westminster, London, W2 2AZ 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 Connaught 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||18|
Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top
The area containing Connaught Street, Westminster, London contains a higher than average level of rented housing (excluding social housing) - 51% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 16%.
|Owned with Mortgage||14|
|Rented: From Council||1|
|Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations||6|
|Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents||54|
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||37|
|C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions||31|
|C2 - Skilled manual workers||3|
|DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers||9|
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 54% 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 2AZ 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
Connaught Street and surrounding area has a larger than average concentration of residents that are degree educated or similar - 62% of the resident population. On average, around 27.1% of census respondents fall in to this category.
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)||113|
|HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels||10|
|5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels||9|
|1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent||8|
|No GCSEs or Equivalent||17|
Ethnic Group Embed This
As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with this area being 80% white.
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 (Connaught Street, Westminster, London), only 38% 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 W2 2AZ
|Republic of Ireland||2|
|Europe (including European Union)||45|
|Middle East or Asia||17|
|North America or Caribbean||17|
|Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands)||4|
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 is entrepreneurial, with a larger than average concentration of residents that are self-employed - 17% 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.
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)||8|
|Full-Time Student (with or without job)||8|
|Looking After Home or Family||3|
|Long-Term Sick or Disabled||7|
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||5|
|Information and Communication||17|
|Financial ServicesInc. Insurance||28|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical||15|
|Public Administration and Defence||1|
|HealthInc. Social Work||3|
|OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc.||6|
Connaught Street, Westminster, London, W2 2AZ 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.
|Crime:||Click here to view crimes committed near Connaught 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 2AZ.
Nearest Railway Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Connaught Street, Westminster, London, W2 2AZ. The nearest railway station is London Paddington, approximately half a mile away.
|London Paddington||half a mile|
|London Marylebone||0.6 miles|
|London Victoria||1.6 miles|
|London Euston||1.7 miles|
|London Charing Cross||1.9 miles|
|Kilburn High Road||1.9 miles|
|South Hampstead||2 miles|
|London St Pancras International||2.1 miles|
|London St Pancras (Intl)||2.1 miles|
|Queens Park (London)||2.2 miles|
|London Kings Cross||2.2 miles|
|Camden Road||2.2 miles|
|Kensington Olympia||2.2 miles|
|West Brompton||2.3 miles|
|Shepherd's Bush||2.3 miles|
|London Waterloo||2.4 miles|
|Kentish Town West||2.4 miles|
|West Hampstead||2.5 miles|
|London Waterloo East||2.6 miles|
|Finchley Road & Frognal||2.6 miles|
Nearest Tube/DLR Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest Tube and Docklands Light Railway stations to Connaught Street, Westminster, London, W2 2AZ. The nearest Tube station is Marble Arch, approximately 540 yards away.
|Marble Arch Tube Station||540 yards|
|Edgware Road (Circle Line) Tube Station||690 yards|
|Edgware Road (Bakerloo) Tube Station||800 yards|
|Paddington Tube Station||800 yards|
|Lancaster Gate Tube Station||810 yards|
|Marylebone Tube Station||0.6 miles|
|Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground Tube Station||0.6 miles|
|Bond Street Tube Station||0.7 miles|
|Baker Street Tube Station||0.7 miles|
|Knightsbridge Tube Station||0.9 miles|
|Queensway Tube Station||1 mile|
|Bayswater Tube Station||1 mile|
|Hyde Park Corner Tube Station||1 mile|
|Warwick Avenue Tube Station||1 mile|
|Oxford Circus Tube Station||1 mile|
|Regent's Park Tube Station||1 mile|
|Royal Oak Tube Station||1 mile|
|Green Park Tube Station||1.1 miles|
|Great Portland Street Tube Station||1.1 miles|
|Notting Hill Gate Tube Station||1.4 miles|
Nearest Primary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Connaught Street, Westminster, London, W2 2AZ. The nearest is Hampden Gurney CofE Primary School, approximately 320 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Hampden Gurney CofE Primary School||320 yards||
|St Mary's Bryanston Square CofE School||770 yards||
|Christ Church Bentinck CofE Primary School||870 yards||
|St James & St John Church of England Primary School||0.6 miles||
|St Edward's Catholic Primary School||0.6 miles||
|St Vincent's Catholic Primary School||0.6 miles||
|St George's Hanover Square CofE Primary School||0.8 miles||
|Gateway Academy||0.8 miles||
|Hallfield Primary School||0.9 miles||
|St Saviour's CofE Primary School||1.1 miles||
Nearest Secondary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Connaught Street, Westminster, London, W2 2AZ. The nearest is Marylebone Boys' School, approximately 0.6 miles away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Marylebone Boys' School||0.6 miles||
|The St Marylebone CofE School||0.8 miles||
|Westminster Academy||1.2 miles||
|Paddington Academy||1.4 miles||
|Saint Thomas More Language College||1.5 miles||
|St George's Catholic School||1.6 miles||
|Westminster City School||1.6 miles||
|Holland Park School||1.7 miles||
|Harris Academy St John's Wood||1.7 miles||
|St Augustine's Federated Schools: CE High School||1.8 miles||
Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices
Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Connaught Street, Westminster, London, W2 2AZ. The nearest is The Connaught Square Practice, approximately 180 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|The Connaught Square Practice||180 yards|
|Crawford Street Surgery||700 yards|
|Lees Place Medical Centre||0.5 miles|
|Dr Creme & Partners||0.6 miles|
|The Mayfair Medical Centre||0.7 miles|
|Lisson Grove Health Centre||0.7 miles|
|Lancaster Gate Medical Centre||0.8 miles|
|Little Venice Medical Centre||0.8 miles|
|Crompton Medical Centre||0.8 miles|
|Cavendish Health Centre||0.8 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to Connaught Street, Westminster, London, W2 2AZ. The nearest is Cambridge Court Dental Practice, approximately 500 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Cambridge Court Dental Practice||500 yards|
|Maison smile @ 234 Dental Care||600 yards|
|Marble Arch Medical and Dental Centre||610 yards|
|Crescent Dental Clinic||620 yards|
|AYOUB-BEY SM MR||670 yards|
|Bond Dental||800 yards|
|Paddington Dental Practice||840 yards|
|Hyde Park Dental Clinic||half a mile|
|Marylebone House Dental Practice||0.6 miles|
|mydentist, Edgware Road, Westminster||0.6 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest hospitals to Connaught Street, Westminster, London, W2 2AZ. The nearest is St Mary's Hospital (HQ), approximately 670 yards away.
|St Mary's Hospital (HQ)||670 yards|
|St Mary's Hospital||670 yards|
|Western Eye Hospital||800 yards|
|Nightingale Hospital||0.5 miles|
|London Welbeck Hospital||0.8 miles|
|Weymouth Street Hospital||0.8 miles|
|University College Hospital at Westmoreland Street||0.8 miles|
|The Princess Grace Hospital||0.8 miles|
|Samaritan Hospital For Women||0.8 miles|
|Harley Street Specialist Hospital (Queen Anne Street)||0.9 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Connaught Street, Westminster, London, W2 2AZ. The nearest is Eye Care Marble Arch, approximately 250 yards away.
|Eye Care Marble Arch||250 yards|
|Specsavers Opticians||370 yards|
|Viren Jani Optometrist||570 yards|
|Marble Arch Medical Centre||610 yards|
|Lauder & Rees Optician||640 yards|
|Crawford Street Opticians||720 yards|
|Vision Care For Homeless People||760 yards|
|Lauder & Rees Opticians @ The Western Eye Hospital||800 yards|
|Visioncare Opticians||0.5 miles|
|David Clulow Opticians||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.
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Broadband in W2 2AZ
This postcode has support for superfast broadband at one or more premises. Superfast broadband is generally taken to mean fixed line broadband at a potential speed of 30Mbps plus - more than enough for gaming, video calling, watching video and internet browsing. Note that occasionally some properties in a postcode may still not be eligible due to conditions on the ground, or the building structure. If you wish to enquire about a specific property in this postcode, contact the major suppliers, for instance Virgin Media, BT Broadband and Plusnet. For more information on Superfast Broadband, see the OpenReach website.
Broadband data is based on information provided by the major fixed internet service providers in the UK, including Virgin Media and BT. It does not include providers of satellite internet. Data at this postcode has been sourced from 6 reported internet connections.
|Average Download Speed||16.6Mbps|
|Maximum Download Speed Reported||22.8Mbps|
|Average Upload Speed||1.1Mbps|
|Maximum Upload Speed Reported||1.3Mbps|
|Superfast Broadband Available||Yes|
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