Information about the B30 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district B30. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about B30 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 1216
Semi-Detached 5459
Terraced 5621
Flat (Purpose-Built) 2470
Flat (Converted) 491
Residence in Commercial Building 298
Total 15555

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 3963
Owned with Mortgage 5142
Shared Ownership 253
Rented: From Council 1052
Rented: Other Social 1967
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 2218
Rented: Other 222
Rent Free 154
Total 14971

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 5084
Two People 4827
Three People 2267
Four People 1865
Five People 664
Six People 201
Seven People 40
8+ People 23
Total 14971

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 3294
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 3618
C2 - Skilled manual workers 1896
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 2518
Total 11326

Gender Back to Top

Male 16640
Female 18065
Total 34705

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 2211
5-7 1178
8-9 750
10-14 1963
15 444
16-17 884
18-19 728
20-24 2249
25-29 2544
30-44 7794
45-59 6660
60-64 1904
65-74 2678
75-84 1805
85-89 581
90+ 332
Total 34705

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 11308
Married 11539
Divorced 2425
Separated 787
Widowed 2020
Same Sex 80
Total 28159

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 16204
Good 11644
Fair 4750
Bad 1635
Very Bad 472
Total 34705

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) 9408
Apprenticeship 725
2+ A Levels 3342
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 3929
1-4 GCSEs 3221
No GCSEs 6399
Other 1135
Total 28159

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 29096
Mixed Ethnicity 1397
Indian 781
Pakistani 784
Bangladeshi 317
Chinese 263
Other Asian 475
Black African 396
Black Caribbean 655
Other Black/African/Caribbean 227
Other 314
Total 34705

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 29996
Wales 354
Scotland 306
Northern Ireland 183
Republic of Ireland 566
European Union 635
Other 2665
Total 34705

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 26212
Republic of Ireland 484
Europe (including European Union) 671
African Countries 254
Middle East or Asia 639
North America or Caribbean 169
Central America 7
South America 36
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 94
None 6464

Religion Back to Top

Christian 20148
No Religion 9409
Buddhist 156
Hindu 359
Jewish 102
Muslim 1595
Sikh 260
Other Religion 167
Not Stated 2509
Total 34705

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 10842
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 3359
Self Employed 1786
Unemployed 1245
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 2317
Retired 3322
Looking After Home or Family 885
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 1131
Other 554
Total 25441

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 9
Mining/Quarrying 3
Manufacturing 1368
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 83
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 102
Construction 970
RetailInc. Wholesale 1891
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 524
Accommodation and Food 653
Information and Communication 603
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 666
Real Estate 275
Professional, Scientific and Technical 1093
Administration 685
Public Administration and Defence 869
Education 2953
HealthInc. Social Work 3011
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 843
Total 16601