Information about the B80 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district B80. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about B80 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 1190
Semi-Detached 1395
Terraced 726
Flat (Purpose-Built) 434
Flat (Converted) 40
Residence in Commercial Building 66
Caravan/Park/Temporary 11
Total 3862

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 1307
Owned with Mortgage 1304
Shared Ownership 35
Rented: From Council 222
Rented: Other Social 388
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 338
Rented: Other 55
Rent Free 70
Total 3719

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 990
Two People 1434
Three People 569
Four People 497
Five People 155
Six People 50
Seven People 16
8+ People 8
Total 3719

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 631
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 789
C2 - Skilled manual workers 590
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 573
Total 2583

Gender Back to Top

Male 4414
Female 4515
Total 8929

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
0-4 453
5-7 269
8-9 208
10-14 574
15 144
16-17 232
18-19 182
20-24 445
25-29 420
30-44 1606
45-59 1941
60-64 705
65-74 983
75-84 524
85-89 159
90+ 84
Total 8929

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 2005
Married 3841
Divorced 705
Separated 197
Widowed 523
Same Sex 10
Total 7281

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 4015
Good 3174
Fair 1272
Bad 375
Very Bad 93
Total 8929

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) 1836
Apprenticeship 316
2+ A Levels 874
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 1125
1-4 GCSEs 989
No GCSEs 1786
Other 355
Total 7281

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 8343
Mixed Ethnicity 154
Indian 47
Pakistani 87
Bangladeshi 38
Chinese 14
Other Asian 22
Black African 94
Black Caribbean 43
Other Black/African/Caribbean 41
Other 46
Total 8929

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 8126
Wales 109
Scotland 67
Northern Ireland 33
Republic of Ireland 61
European Union 159
Other 374
Total 8929

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 7024
Republic of Ireland 41
Europe (including European Union) 178
African Countries 40
Middle East or Asia 38
North America or Caribbean 25
Central America 0
South America 4
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 15
None 1614

Religion Back to Top

Christian 6033
No Religion 2019
Buddhist 15
Hindu 20
Jewish 6
Muslim 262
Sikh 25
Other Religion 27
Not Stated 522
Total 8929

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 2511
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 930
Self Employed 721
Unemployed 243
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 435
Retired 1145
Looking After Home or Family 218
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 202
Other 109
Total 6514

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 59
Manufacturing 642
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 24
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 31
Construction 317
RetailInc. Wholesale 708
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 177
Accommodation and Food 234
Information and Communication 180
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 106
Real Estate 50
Professional, Scientific and Technical 250
Administration 221
Public Administration and Defence 188
Education 408
HealthInc. Social Work 537
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 175
Total 4307