Information about the B50 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district B50. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about B50 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 1197
Semi-Detached 804
Terraced 573
Flat (Purpose-Built) 169
Flat (Converted) 28
Residence in Commercial Building 38
Caravan/Park/Temporary 19
Total 2828

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 989
Owned with Mortgage 1074
Shared Ownership 53
Rented: From Council 30
Rented: Other Social 229
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 288
Rented: Other 30
Rent Free 26
Total 2719

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 683
Two People 1022
Three People 452
Four People 414
Five People 112
Six People 24
Seven People 6
8+ People 6
Total 2719

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 570
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 589
C2 - Skilled manual workers 461
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 308
Total 1928

Gender Back to Top

Male 3257
Female 3363
Total 6620

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
0-4 342
5-7 236
8-9 149
10-14 403
15 81
16-17 167
18-19 112
20-24 293
25-29 278
30-44 1283
45-59 1534
60-64 500
65-74 703
75-84 383
85-89 95
90+ 61
Total 6620

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 1365
Married 3047
Divorced 507
Separated 124
Widowed 358
Same Sex 8
Total 5409

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 3222
Good 2287
Fair 850
Bad 198
Very Bad 63
Total 6620

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) 1684
Apprenticeship 212
2+ A Levels 657
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 858
1-4 GCSEs 740
No GCSEs 1054
Other 204
Total 5409

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 6510
Mixed Ethnicity 52
Indian 12
Pakistani 3
Chinese 6
Other Asian 25
Black African 1
Black Caribbean 5
Other 6
Total 6620

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 6098
Wales 107
Scotland 89
Northern Ireland 29
Republic of Ireland 40
European Union 124
Other 133
Total 6620

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 5323
Republic of Ireland 36
Europe (including European Union) 88
African Countries 10
Middle East or Asia 23
North America or Caribbean 28
Central America 0
South America 0
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 16
None 1141

Religion Back to Top

Christian 4783
No Religion 1287
Buddhist 11
Hindu 3
Jewish 6
Muslim 6
Sikh 15
Other Religion 27
Not Stated 482
Total 6620

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 1971
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 686
Self Employed 694
Unemployed 118
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 281
Retired 747
Looking After Home or Family 173
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 132
Other 68
Total 4870

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 78
Mining/Quarrying 3
Manufacturing 351
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 13
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 38
Construction 275
RetailInc. Wholesale 641
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 108
Accommodation and Food 199
Information and Communication 129
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 155
Real Estate 47
Professional, Scientific and Technical 263
Administration 209
Public Administration and Defence 150
Education 298
HealthInc. Social Work 332
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 185
Total 3474