Information about the B76 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district B76. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about B76 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 3921
Semi-Detached 3633
Terraced 1114
Flat (Purpose-Built) 1389
Flat (Converted) 91
Residence in Commercial Building 46
Caravan/Park/Temporary 3
Total 10197

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 3761
Owned with Mortgage 4189
Shared Ownership 65
Rented: From Council 228
Rented: Other Social 618
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 868
Rented: Other 88
Rent Free 103
Total 9920

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 2799
Two People 3509
Three People 1587
Four People 1469
Five People 418
Six People 107
Seven People 21
8+ People 10
Total 9920

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 2131
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 2550
C2 - Skilled manual workers 1317
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 1117
Total 7115

Gender Back to Top

Male 11443
Female 12157
Total 23600

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 1203
5-7 767
8-9 503
10-14 1394
15 308
16-17 571
18-19 469
20-24 1140
25-29 1145
30-44 4524
45-59 5484
60-64 1751
65-74 2241
75-84 1526
85-89 405
90+ 169
Total 23600

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 5504
Married 10409
Divorced 1561
Separated 429
Widowed 1484
Same Sex 38
Total 19425

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 11668
Good 8016
Fair 2810
Bad 828
Very Bad 278
Total 23600

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) 5622
Apprenticeship 754
2+ A Levels 2435
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 3071
1-4 GCSEs 2695
No GCSEs 4096
Other 752
Total 19425

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 21315
Mixed Ethnicity 477
Indian 747
Pakistani 161
Bangladeshi 30
Chinese 139
Other Asian 170
Black African 90
Black Caribbean 305
Other Black/African/Caribbean 66
Other 100
Total 23600

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 21422
Wales 237
Scotland 221
Northern Ireland 113
Republic of Ireland 297
European Union 319
Other 991
Total 23600

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 20177
Republic of Ireland 279
Europe (including European Union) 231
African Countries 79
Middle East or Asia 194
North America or Caribbean 51
Central America 0
South America 4
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 13
None 2717

Religion Back to Top

Christian 16509
No Religion 4494
Buddhist 76
Hindu 319
Jewish 23
Muslim 318
Sikh 335
Other Religion 44
Not Stated 1482
Total 23600

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 7532
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 2435
Self Employed 1765
Unemployed 607
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 1112
Retired 2741
Looking After Home or Family 474
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 449
Other 210
Total 17325

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 44
Mining/Quarrying 10
Manufacturing 1232
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 70
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 106
Construction 957
RetailInc. Wholesale 1940
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 535
Accommodation and Food 470
Information and Communication 441
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 674
Real Estate 183
Professional, Scientific and Technical 816
Administration 504
Public Administration and Defence 671
Education 1462
HealthInc. Social Work 1457
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 495
Total 12067