Information about the B61 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district B61. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about B61 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 3903
Semi-Detached 4244
Terraced 2469
Flat (Purpose-Built) 1209
Flat (Converted) 137
Residence in Commercial Building 129
Caravan/Park/Temporary 21
Total 12112

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 4224
Owned with Mortgage 4498
Shared Ownership 87
Rented: From Council 462
Rented: Other Social 1205
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 1024
Rented: Other 120
Rent Free 142
Total 11762

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 3180
Two People 4401
Three People 1897
Four People 1680
Five People 472
Six People 95
Seven People 26
8+ People 11
Total 11762

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 2095
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 2627
C2 - Skilled manual workers 1984
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 1749
Total 8455

Gender Back to Top

Male 13862
Female 14477
Total 28339

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 1472
5-7 888
8-9 590
10-14 1724
15 387
16-17 834
18-19 716
20-24 1482
25-29 1521
30-44 5596
45-59 5947
60-64 1996
65-74 2753
75-84 1720
85-89 474
90+ 239
Total 28339

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 6841
Married 11901
Divorced 2279
Separated 529
Widowed 1693
Same Sex 35
Total 23278

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 13701
Good 9528
Fair 3682
Bad 1124
Very Bad 304
Total 28339

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) 6302
Apprenticeship 963
2+ A Levels 2873
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 3779
1-4 GCSEs 3183
No GCSEs 5227
Other 951
Total 23278

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 27261
Mixed Ethnicity 342
Indian 243
Pakistani 54
Bangladeshi 17
Chinese 154
Other Asian 108
Black African 26
Black Caribbean 74
Other Black/African/Caribbean 24
Other 36
Total 28339

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 26505
Wales 302
Scotland 232
Northern Ireland 70
Republic of Ireland 142
European Union 313
Other 775
Total 28339

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 22335
Republic of Ireland 118
Europe (including European Union) 312
African Countries 50
Middle East or Asia 215
North America or Caribbean 59
Central America 1
South America 6
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 31
None 5356

Religion Back to Top

Christian 19276
No Religion 6583
Buddhist 67
Hindu 50
Jewish 16
Muslim 130
Sikh 153
Other Religion 95
Not Stated 1969
Total 28339

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 8387
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 3336
Self Employed 2153
Unemployed 764
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 1523
Retired 3135
Looking After Home or Family 589
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 687
Other 271
Total 20845

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 116
Mining/Quarrying 8
Manufacturing 1539
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 82
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 104
Construction 1188
RetailInc. Wholesale 2223
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 443
Accommodation and Food 737
Information and Communication 448
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 401
Real Estate 211
Professional, Scientific and Technical 912
Administration 731
Public Administration and Defence 764
Education 1602
HealthInc. Social Work 2143
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 654
Total 14306