Information about the B36 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district B36. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about B36 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 1626
Semi-Detached 6793
Terraced 3877
Flat (Purpose-Built) 2954
Flat (Converted) 72
Residence in Commercial Building 103
Caravan/Park/Temporary 4
Total 15429

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 4698
Owned with Mortgage 4840
Shared Ownership 134
Rented: From Council 3192
Rented: Other Social 837
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 1094
Rented: Other 105
Rent Free 162
Total 15062

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 4383
Two People 4567
Three People 2478
Four People 2017
Five People 924
Six People 457
Seven People 124
8+ People 112
Total 15062

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 1198
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 2956
C2 - Skilled manual workers 2607
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 4261
Total 11022

Gender Back to Top

Male 18460
Female 20012
Total 38472

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 2645
5-7 1556
8-9 1001
10-14 2752
15 567
16-17 1244
18-19 1176
20-24 2628
25-29 2331
30-44 7060
45-59 7073
60-64 2358
65-74 3178
75-84 2066
85-89 595
90+ 242
Total 38472

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 10867
Married 13446
Divorced 2347
Separated 889
Widowed 2381
Same Sex 21
Total 29951

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 16638
Good 13371
Fair 5832
Bad 2009
Very Bad 622
Total 38472

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) 4123
Apprenticeship 996
2+ A Levels 3404
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 4849
1-4 GCSEs 5053
No GCSEs 10000
Other 1526
Total 29951

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 29028
Mixed Ethnicity 1453
Indian 344
Pakistani 4049
Bangladeshi 370
Chinese 137
Other Asian 531
Black African 748
Black Caribbean 1060
Other Black/African/Caribbean 502
Other 250
Total 38472

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 33781
Wales 211
Scotland 176
Northern Ireland 117
Republic of Ireland 476
European Union 477
Other 3234
Total 38472

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 28781
Republic of Ireland 345
Europe (including European Union) 574
African Countries 289
Middle East or Asia 499
North America or Caribbean 83
Central America 0
South America 4
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 12
None 8048

Religion Back to Top

Christian 22089
No Religion 8184
Buddhist 83
Hindu 124
Jewish 14
Muslim 5270
Sikh 187
Other Religion 60
Not Stated 2461
Total 38472

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 9412
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 3970
Self Employed 1850
Unemployed 1871
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 2420
Retired 3770
Looking After Home or Family 1602
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 1347
Other 806
Total 27048

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 7
Mining/Quarrying 7
Manufacturing 2054
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 92
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 114
Construction 1311
RetailInc. Wholesale 2888
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 1146
Accommodation and Food 765
Information and Communication 325
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 606
Real Estate 196
Professional, Scientific and Technical 629
Administration 952
Public Administration and Defence 698
Education 1455
HealthInc. Social Work 1926
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 637
Total 15808