Information about the B37 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district B37. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about B37 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 1319
Semi-Detached 4765
Terraced 5247
Flat (Purpose-Built) 4788
Flat (Converted) 61
Residence in Commercial Building 65
Caravan/Park/Temporary 5
Total 16250

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 3707
Owned with Mortgage 4612
Shared Ownership 127
Rented: From Council 5261
Rented: Other Social 817
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 1219
Rented: Other 105
Rent Free 127
Total 15975

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 5246
Two People 4999
Three People 2632
Four People 2037
Five People 736
Six People 247
Seven People 60
8+ People 18
Total 15975

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 1046
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 3146
C2 - Skilled manual workers 2863
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 4938
Total 11993

Gender Back to Top

Male 18093
Female 19234
Total 37327

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 2754
5-7 1456
8-9 897
10-14 2464
15 522
16-17 1069
18-19 1065
20-24 2804
25-29 2392
30-44 7155
45-59 6759
60-64 2192
65-74 3431
75-84 1786
85-89 427
90+ 154
Total 37327

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 11867
Married 11228
Divorced 2951
Separated 1062
Widowed 2084
Same Sex 42
Total 29234

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 15582
Good 13007
Fair 5825
Bad 2204
Very Bad 709
Total 37327

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) 3305
Apprenticeship 944
2+ A Levels 2986
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 4896
1-4 GCSEs 5262
No GCSEs 10595
Other 1246
Total 29234

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 34032
Mixed Ethnicity 1371
Indian 253
Pakistani 103
Bangladeshi 22
Chinese 89
Other Asian 169
Black African 313
Black Caribbean 744
Other Black/African/Caribbean 175
Other 56
Total 37327

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 34724
Wales 210
Scotland 223
Northern Ireland 156
Republic of Ireland 537
European Union 383
Other 1094
Total 37327

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 26787
Republic of Ireland 385
Europe (including European Union) 283
African Countries 153
Middle East or Asia 130
North America or Caribbean 86
Central America 0
South America 5
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 14
None 9609

Religion Back to Top

Christian 23127
No Religion 11120
Buddhist 71
Hindu 91
Jewish 27
Muslim 293
Sikh 134
Other Religion 103
Not Stated 2361
Total 37327

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 9756
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 3783
Self Employed 1450
Unemployed 2170
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 1872
Retired 3944
Looking After Home or Family 1381
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 1878
Other 633
Total 26867

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 8
Mining/Quarrying 3
Manufacturing 1957
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 110
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 199
Construction 1337
RetailInc. Wholesale 2710
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 1129
Accommodation and Food 1001
Information and Communication 376
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 474
Real Estate 210
Professional, Scientific and Technical 509
Administration 1159
Public Administration and Defence 551
Education 1125
HealthInc. Social Work 2032
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 593
Total 15483