Information about the AB31 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district AB31. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about AB31 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 4141
Semi-Detached 1432
Terraced 549
Flat (Purpose-Built) 398
Flat (Converted) 68
Residence in Commercial Building 37
Caravan/Park/Temporary 7
Total 6632

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 2606
Owned with Mortgage 2161
Shared Ownership 23
Rented: From Council 467
Rented: Other Social 208
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 693
Rented: Other 72
Rent Free 137
Total 6367

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 1504
Two People 2383
Three People 978
Four People 1017
Five People 383
Six People 81
Seven People 15
8+ People 6
Total 6367

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 1599
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 1215
C2 - Skilled manual workers 1176
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 581
Total 4571

Gender Back to Top

Male 7905
Female 8120
Total 16025

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
0-4 926
5-7 551
8-9 374
10-14 1090
15 217
16-17 489
18-19 326
20-24 678
25-29 611
30-44 2929
45-59 3814
60-64 1154
65-74 1473
75-84 1003
85-89 250
90+ 140
Total 16025

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 3095
Married 7835
Divorced 762
Separated 248
Widowed 917
Same Sex 10
Total 12867

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 9562
Good 4743
Fair 1336
Bad 295
Very Bad 89
Total 16025

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) 5005
Apprenticeship 0
2+ A Levels 1205
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 1719
1-4 GCSEs 2685
No GCSEs 2253
Total 12867

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 15787
Mixed Ethnicity 54
Indian 48
Pakistani 20
Bangladeshi 3
Chinese 19
Other Asian 50
Black African 16
Black Caribbean 7
Other Black/African/Caribbean 5
Total 16009

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 3077
Wales 110
Scotland 11538
Northern Ireland 128
Republic of Ireland 48
European Union 438
Other 686
Total 16025

Religion Back to Top

Catholic 958
Other Christian 7439
No Religion 6212
Buddhist 32
Hindu 10
Jewish 3
Muslim 39
Sikh 12
Other Religion 36
Not Stated 1284
Total 16,025

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 4707
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 1717
Self Employed 1461
Unemployed 193
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 785
Retired 1680
Looking After Home or Family 612
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 187
Other 132
Total 11474

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 348
Mining/Quarrying 682
Manufacturing 469
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 17
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 29
Construction 779
RetailInc. Wholesale 1068
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 289
Accommodation and Food 383
Information and Communication 158
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 135
Real Estate 93
Professional, Scientific and Technical 954
Administration 316
Public Administration and Defence 313
Education 746
HealthInc. Social Work 1013
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 432
Total 8224