Information about the BB1 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district BB1. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about BB1 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 3621
Semi-Detached 9221
Terraced 11610
Flat (Purpose-Built) 2425
Flat (Converted) 371
Residence in Commercial Building 205
Caravan/Park/Temporary 28
Total 27481

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 9472
Owned with Mortgage 7716
Shared Ownership 88
Rented: From Council 1533
Rented: Other Social 3409
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 3286
Rented: Other 380
Rent Free 433
Total 26317

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 7493
Two People 7407
Three People 3863
Four People 3506
Five People 2098
Six People 1236
Seven People 424
8+ People 290
Total 26317

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 2919
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 5209
C2 - Skilled manual workers 4163
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 7998
Total 20289

Gender Back to Top

Male 36085
Female 36068
Total 72153

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 5773
5-7 3258
8-9 2134
10-14 5467
15 1134
16-17 2229
18-19 1854
20-24 4821
25-29 5310
30-44 14885
45-59 12504
60-64 3605
65-74 5019
75-84 3078
85-89 724
90+ 358
Total 72153

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 17000
Married 27902
Divorced 4272
Separated 1592
Widowed 3542
Same Sex 79
Total 54387

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 32867
Good 23903
Fair 10045
Bad 4135
Very Bad 1203
Total 72153

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) 10628
Apprenticeship 2093
2+ A Levels 5737
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 7787
1-4 GCSEs 7642
No GCSEs 16272
Other 4228
Total 54387

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 40033
Mixed Ethnicity 941
Indian 15780
Pakistani 11990
Bangladeshi 955
Chinese 318
Other Asian 1008
Black African 287
Black Caribbean 95
Other Black/African/Caribbean 69
Other 677
Total 72153

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 56613
Wales 194
Scotland 820
Northern Ireland 296
Republic of Ireland 264
European Union 1336
Other 12630
Total 72153

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 56475
Republic of Ireland 213
Europe (including European Union) 1409
African Countries 245
Middle East or Asia 2793
North America or Caribbean 75
Central America 7
South America 20
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 30
None 11408

Religion Back to Top

Christian 31272
No Religion 7188
Buddhist 142
Hindu 273
Jewish 29
Muslim 29298
Sikh 79
Other Religion 129
Not Stated 3743
Total 72153

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 15037
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 7283
Self Employed 3927
Unemployed 2722
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 5138
Retired 6284
Looking After Home or Family 4269
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 3578
Other 1989
Total 50227

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 110
Mining/Quarrying 6
Manufacturing 4261
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 62
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 160
Construction 1588
RetailInc. Wholesale 5343
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 1244
Accommodation and Food 1432
Information and Communication 850
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 556
Real Estate 298
Professional, Scientific and Technical 1117
Administration 1232
Public Administration and Defence 1560
Education 2834
HealthInc. Social Work 3769
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 955
Total 27377