Information about the BA7 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district BA7. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about BA7 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 748
Semi-Detached 591
Terraced 562
Flat (Purpose-Built) 151
Flat (Converted) 37
Residence in Commercial Building 38
Caravan/Park/Temporary 10
Total 2137

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 827
Owned with Mortgage 505
Shared Ownership 20
Rented: From Council 65
Rented: Other Social 192
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 267
Rented: Other 39
Rent Free 52
Total 1967

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 659
Two People 723
Three People 276
Four People 195
Five People 89
Six People 19
Seven People 4
8+ People 2
Total 1967

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 291
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 332
C2 - Skilled manual workers 335
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 283
Total 1241

Gender Back to Top

Gender
Male 2112
Female 2327
Total 4439

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
0-4 211
5-7 122
8-9 94
10-14 245
15 57
16-17 103
18-19 77
20-24 211
25-29 171
30-44 684
45-59 991
60-64 329
65-74 558
75-84 395
85-89 125
90+ 66
Total 4439

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 911
Married 1953
Divorced 370
Separated 92
Widowed 377
Same Sex 7
Total 3710

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.

Health
Very Good 2046
Good 1593
Fair 587
Bad 140
Very Bad 73
Total 4439

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) 1075
Apprenticeship 144
2+ A Levels 400
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 614
1-4 GCSEs 458
No GCSEs 866
Other 153
Total 3710

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 4368
Mixed Ethnicity 32
Indian 2
Chinese 6
Other Asian 10
Black African 11
Other 10
Total 4439

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 4045
Wales 77
Scotland 55
Northern Ireland 9
Republic of Ireland 19
European Union 87
Other 147
Total 4439

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 3453
Republic of Ireland 14
Europe (including European Union) 56
African Countries 8
Middle East or Asia 7
North America or Caribbean 13
Central America 0
South America 3
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 9
None 903

Religion Back to Top

Religion
Christian 3061
No Religion 1003
Buddhist 13
Hindu 1
Jewish 2
Muslim 6
Sikh 0
Other Religion 27
Not Stated 326
Total 4439

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 1075
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 505
Self Employed 535
Unemployed 73
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 140
Retired 581
Looking After Home or Family 92
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 72
Other 51
Total 3124

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 95
Mining/Quarrying 5
Manufacturing 256
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 3
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 16
Construction 175
RetailInc. Wholesale 393
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 80
Accommodation and Food 110
Information and Communication 53
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 31
Real Estate 14
Professional, Scientific and Technical 152
Administration 83
Public Administration and Defence 91
Education 238
HealthInc. Social Work 228
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 137
Total 2160