Information about the AL6 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district AL6. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about AL6 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 3185
Semi-Detached 1321
Terraced 910
Flat (Purpose-Built) 385
Flat (Converted) 58
Residence in Commercial Building 39
Caravan/Park/Temporary 48
Total 5946

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 2431
Owned with Mortgage 2086
Shared Ownership 21
Rented: From Council 434
Rented: Other Social 202
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 431
Rented: Other 35
Rent Free 70
Total 5710

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 1358
Two People 2164
Three People 861
Four People 943
Five People 296
Six People 73
Seven People 10
8+ People 5
Total 5710

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 1742
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 1168
C2 - Skilled manual workers 540
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 375
Total 3825

Gender Back to Top

Male 7049
Female 7303
Total 14352

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
0-4 665
5-7 459
8-9 340
10-14 944
15 199
16-17 425
18-19 278
20-24 607
25-29 495
30-44 2378
45-59 3432
60-64 1061
65-74 1586
75-84 1072
85-89 267
90+ 144
Total 14352

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 2798
Married 6970
Divorced 829
Separated 235
Widowed 886
Same Sex 27
Total 11745

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 7506
Good 4774
Fair 1608
Bad 370
Very Bad 94
Total 14352

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) 4814
Apprenticeship 341
2+ A Levels 1344
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 1837
1-4 GCSEs 1299
No GCSEs 1699
Other 411
Total 11745

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 13429
Mixed Ethnicity 275
Indian 167
Pakistani 62
Bangladeshi 15
Chinese 77
Other Asian 120
Black African 101
Black Caribbean 42
Other Black/African/Caribbean 12
Other 52
Total 14352

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 12589
Wales 186
Scotland 275
Northern Ireland 48
Republic of Ireland 143
European Union 276
Other 835
Total 14352

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 12523
Republic of Ireland 145
Europe (including European Union) 234
African Countries 102
Middle East or Asia 111
North America or Caribbean 114
Central America 4
South America 11
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 91
None 1252

Religion Back to Top

Christian 9186
No Religion 3549
Buddhist 40
Hindu 128
Jewish 123
Muslim 133
Sikh 29
Other Religion 72
Not Stated 1092
Total 14352

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 3781
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 1330
Self Employed 1528
Unemployed 289
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 746
Retired 1738
Looking After Home or Family 509
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 191
Other 150
Total 10262

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 46
Mining/Quarrying 5
Manufacturing 569
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 20
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 42
Construction 544
RetailInc. Wholesale 1060
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 213
Accommodation and Food 244
Information and Communication 434
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 406
Real Estate 126
Professional, Scientific and Technical 820
Administration 317
Public Administration and Defence 340
Education 705
HealthInc. Social Work 611
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 347
Total 6849