Area Information for Islington, London, WC2R 1HS
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|Islington, London, WC2R 1WD|
|Strand, Westminster, London, WC2R 1DA|
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|Strand, Westminster, London, WC2R 1BE|
|Strand, Westminster, London, WC2R 1BA|
|Strand, Westminster, London, WC2R 1BH|
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About the Demographic Information
The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Islington, London, WC2R 1HS 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 Islington, 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||1|
Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top
The area containing Islington, London contains a higher than average level of social housing - 52% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 18%.
|Owned with Mortgage||8|
|Rented: From Council||33|
|Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations||23|
|Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents||26|
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||29|
|C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions||36|
|C2 - Skilled manual workers||7|
|DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers||22|
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 Islington South and Finsbury constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 49% 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
In the immediate vicinity of WC2R 1HS there is a large concentration of residents that are single - 63% 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)||83|
|HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels||33|
|5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels||9|
|1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent||17|
|No GCSEs or Equivalent||29|
Ethnic Group Embed This
As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with this area being 83% 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 (Islington, London), 67% of the residents were born in England, which is significantly below the English average.
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||4|
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 WC2R 1HS
|Republic of Ireland||5|
|Europe (including European Union)||16|
|Middle East or Asia||7|
|North America or Caribbean||5|
|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
This address within the Clerkenwell ward is entrepreneurial, with a larger than average concentration of residents that are self-employed - 15% 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)||11|
|Full-Time Student (with or without job)||22|
|Looking After Home or Family||4|
|Long-Term Sick or Disabled||14|
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||4|
|Accommodation and Food||5|
|Information and Communication||11|
|Financial ServicesInc. Insurance||7|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical||36|
|Public Administration and Defence||5|
|HealthInc. Social Work||10|
|OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc.||6|
Islington, London, WC2R 1HS is within the Clerkenwell policing neighbourhood, under the Metropolitan Police Service force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999. In October 2021, 457 crimes were reported within half a mile of WC2R 1HS.
|Crime:||Click here to view 457 crimes committed near WC2R 1HS|
|Neighbourhood Team Address||
Below are the details of the closest services to Islington. 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 WC2R 1HS.
Nearest Railway Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Islington, London, WC2R 1HS. The nearest railway station is Farringdon, approximately 730 yards away.
|London Kings Cross||0.6 miles|
|London St Pancras International||0.7 miles|
|London St Pancras (Intl)||0.8 miles|
|City Thameslink||0.8 miles|
|London Blackfriars||1 mile|
|London Euston||1 mile|
|Old Street||1 mile|
|London Charing Cross||1.3 miles|
|Caledonian Road & Barnsbury||1.3 miles|
|Essex Road||1.3 miles|
|London Cannon Street||1.3 miles|
|London Liverpool Street||1.4 miles|
|London Waterloo East||1.4 miles|
|London Waterloo||1.5 miles|
|Shoreditch High Street||1.6 miles|
|Highbury & Islington||1.6 miles|
|Camden Road||1.7 miles|
Nearest Tube/DLR Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest Tube and Docklands Light Railway stations to Islington, London, WC2R 1HS. The nearest Tube station is Farringdon, approximately 760 yards away.
|Farringdon Tube Station||760 yards|
|Chancery Lane Tube Station||770 yards|
|Russell Square Tube Station||0.5 miles|
|Holborn Tube Station||0.6 miles|
|Angel Tube Station||0.6 miles|
|King's Cross St. Pancras Tube Station||0.6 miles|
|Barbican Tube Station||0.7 miles|
|Euston Tube Station||0.9 miles|
|St. Paul's Tube Station||0.9 miles|
|Temple Tube Station||0.9 miles|
|Covent Garden Tube Station||1 mile|
|Blackfriars Tube Station||1 mile|
|Tottenham Court Road Tube Station||1 mile|
|London Euston Overground Station||1 mile|
|Goodge Street Tube Station||1 mile|
|Euston Square Tube Station||1 mile|
|Old Street Tube Station||1 mile|
|Moorgate Tube Station||1.1 miles|
|Warren Street Tube Station||1.1 miles|
|Leicester Square Tube Station||1.2 miles|
Nearest Primary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Islington, London, WC2R 1HS. The nearest is Christopher Hatton Primary School, approximately 230 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Christopher Hatton Primary School||230 yards||
|St George the Martyr Church of England Primary School||440 yards||
|St Alban's Church of England Primary School||540 yards||
|Hugh Myddelton Primary School||600 yards||
|St Peter and St Paul Catholic Primary School||850 yards||
|Argyle Primary School||0.6 miles||
|Winton Primary School||0.6 miles||
|Moreland Primary School||0.6 miles||
|City of London Primary Academy, Islington||0.7 miles||
|St Josephs Catholic Primary School||0.7 miles||
Nearest Secondary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Islington, London, WC2R 1HS. The nearest is Elizabeth Garrett Anderson School, approximately 0.6 miles away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Elizabeth Garrett Anderson School||0.6 miles||
|Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts||0.6 miles|
|Birkbeck College||0.8 miles|
|Maria Fidelis Catholic School FCJ||1 mile||
|New Regent's College||1 mile||
|City of London Academy Islington||1 mile||
|Fashion Retail Academy||1 mile|
|Central Foundation Boys' School||1.1 miles||
|Regent High School||1.1 miles||
|The Royal Veterinary College||1.3 miles|
Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices
Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Islington, London, WC2R 1HS. The nearest is Clerkenwell Medical Practice, approximately 250 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Clerkenwell Medical Practice||250 yards|
|Dr John Segarajasinghe||250 yards|
|Grays Inn Road Medical Practice||290 yards|
|Amwell Group Practice||440 yards|
|The Holborn Medical Centre||570 yards|
|The Bloomsbury Surgery||860 yards|
|Brunswick Medical Centre||half a mile|
|The Neaman Practice||0.7 miles|
|Museum Practice||0.7 miles|
|Angel Medical Services||0.7 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to Islington, London, WC2R 1HS. The nearest is Community Dental Service, approximately 370 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Community Dental Service||370 yards|
|Conduit Dental Practice||620 yards|
|Gandhi & Chan Dental Surgery||650 yards|
|Malmin Orthodontic Group Ltd||670 yards|
|Raval Dental Surgery||half a mile|
|Malmin Orthodontic Group Ltd||half a mile|
|Whittington Health OOHUDS||0.6 miles|
|London City Smiles||0.6 miles|
|Travers Dental Practice||0.6 miles|
|NEWHAM FAMILY DENTAL CARE LTD||0.6 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest hospitals to Islington, London, WC2R 1HS. The nearest is Great Ormond Street Hospital For Children, approximately 670 yards away.
|Great Ormond Street Hospital For Children||670 yards|
|Great Ormond Street Hospital||670 yards|
|The Royal London Hospital For Integrated Medicine||790 yards|
|National Hospital For Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square||810 yards|
|Nuffield Health At St Bartholomew's Hospital||0.7 miles|
|St Bartholomew's Hospital||0.7 miles|
|University College Hospital Grafton Way Building||0.9 miles|
|Royal National ENT and Eastman Dental Hospitals||0.9 miles|
|Moorfields Eye Hospital (City Road)||1 mile|
|Moorfields Eye Hospital Nhst||1 mile|
Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Islington, London, WC2R 1HS. The nearest is OPTIX AT BROADGATE (MR KARBARON), approximately < 50 yards away.
|OPTIX AT BROADGATE (MR KARBARON)||< 50 yards|
|My Eyes Opticians||370 yards|
|New Era Optical||520 yards|
|Schuller Opticians||590 yards|
|Vision Express Optical Lab||760 yards|
|Specsavers Opticians||790 yards|
|City University City Sight||790 yards|
|Anthoney Austin Opticians||800 yards|
|City Opticians||820 yards|
* 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.