Information about the B97 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district B97. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about B97 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 5201
Semi-Detached 4805
Terraced 2372
Flat (Purpose-Built) 2270
Flat (Converted) 368
Residence in Commercial Building 118
Caravan/Park/Temporary 5
Total 15139

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 4234
Owned with Mortgage 5770
Shared Ownership 47
Rented: From Council 1899
Rented: Other Social 755
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 1758
Rented: Other 155
Rent Free 172
Total 14790

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 4185
Two People 5395
Three People 2329
Four People 1988
Five People 640
Six People 184
Seven People 44
8+ People 25
Total 14790

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 2572
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 3429
C2 - Skilled manual workers 2560
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 2709
Total 11270

Gender Back to Top

Male 18400
Female 17756
Total 36156

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 2204
5-7 1191
8-9 747
10-14 1986
15 419
16-17 838
18-19 733
20-24 2278
25-29 2544
30-44 7918
45-59 7541
60-64 2160
65-74 2920
75-84 1806
85-89 570
90+ 301
Total 36156

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 9619
Married 14292
Divorced 2824
Separated 815
Widowed 1990
Same Sex 69
Total 29609

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 17227
Good 12367
Fair 4737
Bad 1418
Very Bad 407
Total 36156

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) 7175
Apprenticeship 1133
2+ A Levels 3678
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 4903
1-4 GCSEs 4329
No GCSEs 6995
Other 1396
Total 29609

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 33262
Mixed Ethnicity 754
Indian 256
Pakistani 1024
Bangladeshi 103
Chinese 108
Other Asian 144
Black African 79
Black Caribbean 293
Other Black/African/Caribbean 50
Other 83
Total 36156

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 32620
Wales 534
Scotland 317
Northern Ireland 131
Republic of Ireland 257
European Union 1000
Other 1297
Total 36156

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 28153
Republic of Ireland 199
Europe (including European Union) 898
African Countries 74
Middle East or Asia 270
North America or Caribbean 86
Central America 1
South America 7
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 45
None 6616

Religion Back to Top

Christian 23558
No Religion 8643
Buddhist 80
Hindu 78
Jewish 19
Muslim 1188
Sikh 144
Other Religion 112
Not Stated 2334
Total 36156

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 11476
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 3698
Self Employed 2530
Unemployed 1077
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 1700
Retired 3436
Looking After Home or Family 925
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 888
Other 1202
Total 26932

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 99
Mining/Quarrying 4
Manufacturing 2976
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 105
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 117
Construction 1451
RetailInc. Wholesale 3165
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 752
Accommodation and Food 727
Information and Communication 739
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 539
Real Estate 208
Professional, Scientific and Technical 1005
Administration 923
Public Administration and Defence 1030
Education 1629
HealthInc. Social Work 2165
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 702
Total 18336