Information about the BA22 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district BA22. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about BA22 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 4316
Semi-Detached 2546
Terraced 1813
Flat (Purpose-Built) 411
Flat (Converted) 141
Residence in Commercial Building 51
Caravan/Park/Temporary 148
Total 9426

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 3688
Owned with Mortgage 2881
Shared Ownership 41
Rented: From Council 220
Rented: Other Social 584
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 974
Rented: Other 372
Rent Free 168
Total 8928

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 2310
Two People 3728
Three People 1250
Four People 1154
Five People 371
Six People 91
Seven People 19
8+ People 5
Total 8928

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 1691
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 1851
C2 - Skilled manual workers 1502
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 926
Total 5970

Gender Back to Top

Male 11286
Female 10674
Total 21960

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 1087
5-7 642
8-9 449
10-14 1298
15 270
16-17 528
18-19 505
20-24 1421
25-29 1127
30-44 3735
45-59 4600
60-64 1722
65-74 2553
75-84 1513
85-89 355
90+ 155
Total 21960

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 4696
Married 10317
Divorced 1560
Separated 395
Widowed 1218
Same Sex 28
Total 18214

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 10976
Good 7618
Fair 2532
Bad 678
Very Bad 156
Total 21960

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) 5612
Apprenticeship 1070
2+ A Levels 2446
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 3144
1-4 GCSEs 2167
No GCSEs 3068
Other 707
Total 18214

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 21635
Mixed Ethnicity 142
Indian 25
Pakistani 6
Bangladeshi 2
Chinese 32
Other Asian 45
Black African 16
Black Caribbean 25
Other Black/African/Caribbean 4
Other 28
Total 21960

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 19797
Wales 433
Scotland 427
Northern Ireland 115
Republic of Ireland 73
European Union 394
Other 721
Total 21960

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 18062
Republic of Ireland 57
Europe (including European Union) 212
African Countries 35
Middle East or Asia 57
North America or Caribbean 110
Central America 3
South America 11
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 109
None 3494

Religion Back to Top

Christian 14990
No Religion 4994
Buddhist 34
Hindu 14
Jewish 17
Muslim 50
Sikh 6
Other Religion 105
Not Stated 1750
Total 21960

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 6595
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 2370
Self Employed 2034
Unemployed 316
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 884
Retired 2912
Looking After Home or Family 548
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 349
Other 183
Total 16191

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 411
Mining/Quarrying 12
Manufacturing 1588
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 22
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 75
Construction 684
RetailInc. Wholesale 1650
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 330
Accommodation and Food 485
Information and Communication 257
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 142
Real Estate 160
Professional, Scientific and Technical 551
Administration 392
Public Administration and Defence 1849
Education 1010
HealthInc. Social Work 1244
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 474
Total 11336