Information about the AB24 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district AB24. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about AB24 is based on the last census performed in the UK in 2011. They are performed once every 10 years. The figures are representative of the local area, not a specific street address or row of houses.

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Housing Types

Housing Types
Detached 478
Semi-Detached 1259
Terraced 1090
Flat (Purpose-Built) 14669
Flat (Converted) 795
Residence in Commercial Building 68
Caravan/Park/Temporary 1
Total 18360

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 2342
Owned with Mortgage 3370
Shared Ownership 212
Rented: From Council 6157
Rented: Other Social 793
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 3496
Rented: Other 566
Rent Free 267
Total 17203

Housing Occupancy 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.

Housing Occupancy
One Person 7694
Two People 5769
Three People 2293
Four People 1008
Five People 318
Six People 98
Seven People 16
8+ People 7
Total 17203

Social Grade

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.

Social Grade
AB - Higher and intermediate managerial, administrative, or professional positions 2331
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 5445
C2 - Skilled manual workers 2790
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 3896
Total 14462

Gender Back to Top

Male 18482
Female 18325
Total 36807

Age Groups 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.

Age Groups
0-4 1786
5-7 679
8-9 362
10-14 884
15 203
16-17 441
18-19 3131
20-24 7470
25-29 4761
30-44 7163
45-59 4761
60-64 1472
65-74 1839
75-84 1406
85-89 309
90+ 140
Total 36807

Relationship Status Back to Top

Figures for relationship status do not include those aged under 16, or those family members aged 16-18 who are in full-time education.

Relationship Status
Single 19901
Married 7994
Divorced 2570
Separated 841
Widowed 1541
Same Sex 46
Total 32893

Health 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.

Very Good 19572
Good 11627
Fair 3863
Bad 1392
Very Bad 353
Total 36807

Education & Qualifications 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.

Highest Qualification Level Achieved
Degree or Similar e.g. professional qualification (accountancy etc) 10302
Apprenticeship 0
2+ A Levels 3076
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 7354
1-4 GCSEs 6142
No GCSEs 6019
Total 32893

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 32320
Mixed Ethnicity 338
Indian 603
Pakistani 278
Bangladeshi 207
Chinese 697
Other Asian 534
Black African 1314
Black Caribbean 69
Other Black/African/Caribbean 59
Other 47
Total 36466

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 3526
Wales 121
Scotland 22948
Northern Ireland 406
Republic of Ireland 301
European Union 4901
Other 4604
Total 36807

Religion Back to Top

Catholic 4814
Other Christian 9563
No Religion 17589
Buddhist 212
Hindu 435
Jewish 53
Muslim 1211
Sikh 34
Other Religion 199
Not Stated 2697
Total 36,807

Economic Activity

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.

Economic Activity
Full-Time Employee 11191
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 2629
Self Employed 1018
Unemployed 1176
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 10359
Retired 2133
Looking After Home or Family 727
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 1268
Other 537
Total 31038

Employment Industry Back to Top

This data is based on resident aged 16-74 on census day 2011, who were in employment.

Employment Industry
AgricultureInc. Forestry and Fishing 55
Mining/Quarrying 1012
Manufacturing 1126
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 36
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 105
Construction 985
RetailInc. Wholesale 3340
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 881
Accommodation and Food 2141
Information and Communication 421
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 179
Real Estate 124
Professional, Scientific and Technical 1380
Administration 1122
Public Administration and Defence 681
Education 1633
HealthInc. Social Work 2144
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 883
Total 18248