Information about the B34 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district B34. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about B34 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 581
Semi-Detached 3530
Terraced 3071
Flat (Purpose-Built) 1392
Flat (Converted) 126
Residence in Commercial Building 45
Caravan/Park/Temporary 3
Total 8748

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 2142
Owned with Mortgage 2324
Shared Ownership 213
Rented: From Council 2264
Rented: Other Social 634
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 702
Rented: Other 71
Rent Free 201
Total 8551

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 3011
Two People 2510
Three People 1351
Four People 943
Five People 433
Six People 201
Seven People 57
8+ People 45
Total 8551

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 510
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 1603
C2 - Skilled manual workers 1384
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 2657
Total 6154

Gender Back to Top

Male 9512
Female 10645
Total 20157

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 1590
5-7 887
8-9 576
10-14 1321
15 263
16-17 547
18-19 508
20-24 1320
25-29 1406
30-44 3924
45-59 3365
60-64 1071
65-74 1535
75-84 1127
85-89 486
90+ 231
Total 20157

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 6151
Married 5755
Divorced 1506
Separated 532
Widowed 1559
Same Sex 17
Total 15520

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 8159
Good 6634
Fair 3486
Bad 1385
Very Bad 493
Total 20157

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) 1755
Apprenticeship 403
2+ A Levels 1662
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 2344
1-4 GCSEs 2432
No GCSEs 6160
Other 764
Total 15520

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 15316
Mixed Ethnicity 1044
Indian 141
Pakistani 2078
Bangladeshi 119
Chinese 50
Other Asian 301
Black African 192
Black Caribbean 611
Other Black/African/Caribbean 175
Other 130
Total 20157

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 17863
Wales 90
Scotland 82
Northern Ireland 90
Republic of Ireland 276
European Union 231
Other 1525
Total 20157

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 14148
Republic of Ireland 197
Europe (including European Union) 227
African Countries 90
Middle East or Asia 265
North America or Caribbean 66
Central America 0
South America 2
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 13
None 5228

Religion Back to Top

Christian 11253
No Religion 4877
Buddhist 47
Hindu 65
Jewish 15
Muslim 2594
Sikh 55
Other Religion 49
Not Stated 1202
Total 20157

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 4569
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 1878
Self Employed 813
Unemployed 1095
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 1075
Retired 1847
Looking After Home or Family 978
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 972
Other 449
Total 13676

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 1
Mining/Quarrying 2
Manufacturing 930
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 32
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 52
Construction 567
RetailInc. Wholesale 1319
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 556
Accommodation and Food 398
Information and Communication 172
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 252
Real Estate 116
Professional, Scientific and Technical 233
Administration 469
Public Administration and Defence 342
Education 683
HealthInc. Social Work 1009
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 347
Total 7480