Information about the B7 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district B7. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about B7 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 242
Semi-Detached 645
Terraced 1127
Flat (Purpose-Built) 2129
Flat (Converted) 116
Residence in Commercial Building 67
Caravan/Park/Temporary 3
Total 4329

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 391
Owned with Mortgage 461
Shared Ownership 42
Rented: From Council 1963
Rented: Other Social 721
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 462
Rented: Other 41
Rent Free 119
Total 4200

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 1560
Two People 973
Three People 648
Four People 436
Five People 273
Six People 189
Seven People 55
8+ People 66
Total 4200

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 241
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 900
C2 - Skilled manual workers 543
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 1832
Total 3516

Gender Back to Top

Male 6165
Female 6355
Total 12520

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 1209
5-7 692
8-9 348
10-14 847
15 169
16-17 353
18-19 1088
20-24 1926
25-29 1005
30-44 2221
45-59 1448
60-64 317
65-74 514
75-84 303
85-89 56
90+ 24
Total 12520

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 5391
Married 2423
Divorced 649
Separated 379
Widowed 399
Same Sex 14
Total 9255

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 6129
Good 4054
Fair 1554
Bad 601
Very Bad 182
Total 12520

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) 1322
Apprenticeship 97
2+ A Levels 1988
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 1106
1-4 GCSEs 1170
No GCSEs 2754
Other 818
Total 9255

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 3900
Mixed Ethnicity 927
Indian 557
Pakistani 1424
Bangladeshi 495
Chinese 483
Other Asian 389
Black African 1737
Black Caribbean 1211
Other Black/African/Caribbean 970
Other 427
Total 12520

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 7730
Wales 59
Scotland 67
Northern Ireland 43
Republic of Ireland 170
European Union 631
Other 3820
Total 12520

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 7836
Republic of Ireland 135
Europe (including European Union) 1166
African Countries 355
Middle East or Asia 801
North America or Caribbean 181
Central America 0
South America 9
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 8
None 2157

Religion Back to Top

Christian 4547
No Religion 2205
Buddhist 78
Hindu 278
Jewish 15
Muslim 4269
Sikh 179
Other Religion 48
Not Stated 901
Total 12520

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 1532
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 903
Self Employed 303
Unemployed 870
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 3113
Retired 571
Looking After Home or Family 590
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 537
Other 453
Total 8872

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 6
Mining/Quarrying 1
Manufacturing 241
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 12
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 18
Construction 114
RetailInc. Wholesale 602
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 239
Accommodation and Food 417
Information and Communication 53
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 99
Real Estate 45
Professional, Scientific and Technical 126
Administration 269
Public Administration and Defence 128
Education 351
HealthInc. Social Work 458
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 191
Total 3370