Information about the B32 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district B32. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about B32 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 1554
Semi-Detached 7389
Terraced 5597
Flat (Purpose-Built) 2913
Flat (Converted) 189
Residence in Commercial Building 142
Total 17784

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 4560
Owned with Mortgage 5182
Shared Ownership 121
Rented: From Council 4711
Rented: Other Social 547
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 1694
Rented: Other 154
Rent Free 343
Total 17312

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 5590
Two People 5455
Three People 2891
Four People 2089
Five People 852
Six People 319
Seven People 69
8+ People 47
Total 17312

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 2101
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 3902
C2 - Skilled manual workers 2703
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 4272
Total 12978

Gender Back to Top

Male 19412
Female 21513
Total 40925

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 3014
5-7 1657
8-9 988
10-14 2748
15 550
16-17 1105
18-19 1104
20-24 2655
25-29 2677
30-44 8538
45-59 7291
60-64 2388
65-74 3291
75-84 2070
85-89 564
90+ 285
Total 40925

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 12647
Married 13023
Divorced 2953
Separated 1039
Widowed 2243
Same Sex 63
Total 31968

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 18266
Good 13696
Fair 6037
Bad 2210
Very Bad 716
Total 40925

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) 6854
Apprenticeship 856
2+ A Levels 3745
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 4845
1-4 GCSEs 4560
No GCSEs 9514
Other 1594
Total 31968

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 31169
Mixed Ethnicity 2323
Indian 1599
Pakistani 602
Bangladeshi 140
Chinese 337
Other Asian 918
Black African 1111
Black Caribbean 1641
Other Black/African/Caribbean 530
Other 555
Total 40925

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 34999
Wales 249
Scotland 266
Northern Ireland 198
Republic of Ireland 586
European Union 687
Other 3940
Total 40925

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 28954
Republic of Ireland 442
Europe (including European Union) 706
African Countries 514
Middle East or Asia 700
North America or Caribbean 202
Central America 1
South America 17
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 52
None 9649

Religion Back to Top

Christian 24430
No Religion 10066
Buddhist 117
Hindu 515
Jewish 41
Muslim 1716
Sikh 1042
Other Religion 121
Not Stated 2877
Total 40925

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 10860
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 3956
Self Employed 1807
Unemployed 2032
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 2643
Retired 3918
Looking After Home or Family 1450
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 1595
Other 788
Total 29049

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 20
Mining/Quarrying 1
Manufacturing 1471
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 91
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 92
Construction 1217
RetailInc. Wholesale 2406
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 784
Accommodation and Food 995
Information and Communication 458
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 709
Real Estate 292
Professional, Scientific and Technical 842
Administration 903
Public Administration and Defence 844
Education 2197
HealthInc. Social Work 3161
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 790
Total 17273