Information about the BA20 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district BA20. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about BA20 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 1813
Semi-Detached 1855
Terraced 1132
Flat (Purpose-Built) 1182
Flat (Converted) 349
Residence in Commercial Building 132
Caravan/Park/Temporary 101
Total 6564

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 2246
Owned with Mortgage 2058
Shared Ownership 36
Rented: From Council 144
Rented: Other Social 467
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 1056
Rented: Other 100
Rent Free 60
Total 6167

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 2088
Two People 2239
Three People 819
Four People 743
Five People 206
Six People 50
Seven People 15
8+ People 7
Total 6167

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 987
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 1255
C2 - Skilled manual workers 1128
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 1083
Total 4453

Gender Back to Top

Male 6918
Female 7060
Total 13978

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
0-4 729
5-7 412
8-9 270
10-14 711
15 152
16-17 313
18-19 426
20-24 887
25-29 937
30-44 2728
45-59 2726
60-64 965
65-74 1299
75-84 913
85-89 310
90+ 200
Total 13978

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 3626
Married 5683
Divorced 1161
Separated 268
Widowed 945
Same Sex 21
Total 11704

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 6318
Good 4935
Fair 1992
Bad 574
Very Bad 159
Total 13978

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) 2811
Apprenticeship 742
2+ A Levels 1544
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 1912
1-4 GCSEs 1604
No GCSEs 2374
Other 717
Total 11704

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 13515
Mixed Ethnicity 116
Indian 60
Pakistani 9
Bangladeshi 23
Chinese 65
Other Asian 90
Black African 33
Black Caribbean 18
Other Black/African/Caribbean 11
Other 38
Total 13978

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 12246
Wales 208
Scotland 218
Northern Ireland 64
Republic of Ireland 51
European Union 714
Other 477
Total 13978

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 10348
Republic of Ireland 38
Europe (including European Union) 625
African Countries 48
Middle East or Asia 129
North America or Caribbean 42
Central America 3
South America 7
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 29
None 2789

Religion Back to Top

Christian 9128
No Religion 3623
Buddhist 39
Hindu 17
Jewish 15
Muslim 67
Sikh 3
Other Religion 49
Not Stated 1037
Total 13978

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 4461
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 1662
Self Employed 781
Unemployed 289
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 601
Retired 1659
Looking After Home or Family 297
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 351
Other 180
Total 10281

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 38
Mining/Quarrying 3
Manufacturing 1356
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 21
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 34
Construction 504
RetailInc. Wholesale 1367
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 218
Accommodation and Food 360
Information and Communication 164
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 110
Real Estate 85
Professional, Scientific and Technical 305
Administration 289
Public Administration and Defence 475
Education 545
HealthInc. Social Work 937
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 317
Total 7128