Information about the B70 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district B70. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about B70 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 1178
Semi-Detached 3814
Terraced 3824
Flat (Purpose-Built) 2649
Flat (Converted) 290
Residence in Commercial Building 132
Caravan/Park/Temporary 3
Total 11890

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 2831
Owned with Mortgage 2522
Shared Ownership 86
Rented: From Council 2973
Rented: Other Social 1043
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 1456
Rented: Other 125
Rent Free 298
Total 11334

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 3704
Two People 2938
Three People 1753
Four People 1408
Five People 799
Six People 452
Seven People 146
8+ People 134
Total 11334

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 571
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 1845
C2 - Skilled manual workers 2044
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 3925
Total 8385

Gender Back to Top

Male 15149
Female 14694
Total 29843

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 2280
5-7 1231
8-9 763
10-14 1786
15 364
16-17 731
18-19 690
20-24 2206
25-29 2502
30-44 6209
45-59 5181
60-64 1391
65-74 2228
75-84 1661
85-89 416
90+ 204
Total 29843

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 8348
Married 10355
Divorced 1889
Separated 787
Widowed 2011
Same Sex 29
Total 23419

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 11645
Good 10451
Fair 5099
Bad 2034
Very Bad 614
Total 29843

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) 2806
Apprenticeship 463
2+ A Levels 1995
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 2922
1-4 GCSEs 3020
No GCSEs 9441
Other 2772
Total 23419

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 15896
Mixed Ethnicity 1021
Indian 5423
Pakistani 1749
Bangladeshi 1547
Chinese 70
Other Asian 831
Black African 451
Black Caribbean 1616
Other Black/African/Caribbean 320
Other 919
Total 29843

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 21116
Wales 76
Scotland 80
Northern Ireland 27
Republic of Ireland 123
European Union 2197
Other 6224
Total 29843

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 18611
Republic of Ireland 74
Europe (including European Union) 2184
African Countries 169
Middle East or Asia 1839
North America or Caribbean 205
Central America 0
South America 8
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 8
None 6863

Religion Back to Top

Christian 14039
No Religion 3882
Buddhist 70
Hindu 1432
Jewish 7
Muslim 3997
Sikh 4201
Other Religion 300
Not Stated 1915
Total 29843

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 7033
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 2712
Self Employed 1210
Unemployed 1862
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 1783
Retired 2572
Looking After Home or Family 1452
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 1494
Other 1020
Total 21138

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 23
Mining/Quarrying 1
Manufacturing 2024
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 72
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 156
Construction 744
RetailInc. Wholesale 2027
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 959
Accommodation and Food 671
Information and Communication 167
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 271
Real Estate 123
Professional, Scientific and Technical 321
Administration 783
Public Administration and Defence 434
Education 704
HealthInc. Social Work 1388
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 457
Total 11325