Information about the AB44 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district AB44. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about AB44 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 550
Semi-Detached 684
Terraced 445
Flat (Purpose-Built) 248
Flat (Converted) 33
Residence in Commercial Building 24
Total 1984

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 625
Owned with Mortgage 566
Shared Ownership 2
Rented: From Council 493
Rented: Other Social 65
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 89
Rented: Other 16
Rent Free 18
Total 1874

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 650
Two People 631
Three People 278
Four People 212
Five People 78
Six People 17
Seven People 5
8+ People 3
Total 1874

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 118
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 273
C2 - Skilled manual workers 505
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 413
Total 1309

Gender Back to Top

Male 2084
Female 2123
Total 4207

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
0-4 241
5-7 118
8-9 88
10-14 237
15 47
16-17 119
18-19 104
20-24 267
25-29 246
30-44 806
45-59 867
60-64 255
65-74 450
75-84 265
85-89 66
90+ 31
Total 4207

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 1080
Married 1670
Divorced 290
Separated 109
Widowed 316
Same Sex 11
Total 3476

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 2066
Good 1408
Fair 527
Bad 154
Very Bad 52
Total 4207

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) 564
Apprenticeship 0
2+ A Levels 271
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 444
1-4 GCSEs 1036
No GCSEs 1161
Total 3476

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 4173
Mixed Ethnicity 4
Indian 4
Pakistani 1
Chinese 13
Other Asian 2
Black African 2
Black Caribbean 5
Total 4204

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 378
Wales 14
Scotland 3590
Northern Ireland 12
Republic of Ireland 4
European Union 155
Other 54
Total 4207

Religion Back to Top

Catholic 210
Other Christian 1729
No Religion 1974
Buddhist 4
Hindu 3
Jewish 1
Muslim 0
Sikh 0
Other Religion 14
Not Stated 272
Total 4,207

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 1245
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 511
Self Employed 237
Unemployed 134
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 195
Retired 476
Looking After Home or Family 121
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 139
Other 56
Total 3114

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 96
Mining/Quarrying 124
Manufacturing 236
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 3
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 15
Construction 213
RetailInc. Wholesale 284
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 116
Accommodation and Food 136
Information and Communication 10
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 28
Real Estate 12
Professional, Scientific and Technical 65
Administration 46
Public Administration and Defence 99
Education 142
HealthInc. Social Work 344
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 85
Total 2054