Information about the BB9 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district BB9. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about BB9 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 2740
Semi-Detached 4898
Terraced 10909
Flat (Purpose-Built) 1028
Flat (Converted) 145
Residence in Commercial Building 162
Caravan/Park/Temporary 33
Total 19915

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 7103
Owned with Mortgage 5652
Shared Ownership 38
Rented: From Council 1046
Rented: Other Social 1124
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 3229
Rented: Other 288
Rent Free 361
Total 18841

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 6080
Two People 5777
Three People 2597
Four People 2045
Five People 1150
Six People 732
Seven People 234
8+ People 226
Total 18841

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 1948
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 3341
C2 - Skilled manual workers 3107
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 5629
Total 14025

Gender Back to Top

Male 23526
Female 24227
Total 47753

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 3841
5-7 2017
8-9 1248
10-14 2966
15 674
16-17 1176
18-19 1150
20-24 3233
25-29 3692
30-44 9252
45-59 8364
60-64 2832
65-74 3893
75-84 2481
85-89 629
90+ 305
Total 47753

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 11076
Married 18520
Divorced 3519
Separated 1112
Widowed 2730
Same Sex 50
Total 37007

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 20358
Good 16409
Fair 7360
Bad 2862
Very Bad 764
Total 47753

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) 7210
Apprenticeship 1480
2+ A Levels 4189
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 5171
1-4 GCSEs 4986
No GCSEs 11178
Other 2793
Total 37007

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 31258
Mixed Ethnicity 615
Indian 191
Pakistani 14548
Bangladeshi 319
Chinese 173
Other Asian 465
Black African 51
Black Caribbean 33
Other Black/African/Caribbean 2
Other 98
Total 47753

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 38880
Wales 147
Scotland 528
Northern Ireland 154
Republic of Ireland 226
European Union 1402
Other 6416
Total 47753

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 36651
Republic of Ireland 161
Europe (including European Union) 1334
African Countries 48
Middle East or Asia 1875
North America or Caribbean 56
Central America 1
South America 6
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 28
None 8292

Religion Back to Top

Christian 22117
No Religion 7788
Buddhist 116
Hindu 72
Jewish 17
Muslim 14676
Sikh 2
Other Religion 147
Not Stated 2818
Total 47753

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 10567
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 4676
Self Employed 2916
Unemployed 1806
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 2573
Retired 4893
Looking After Home or Family 2691
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 2304
Other 1166
Total 33592

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 118
Mining/Quarrying 2
Manufacturing 3684
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 33
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 105
Construction 1154
RetailInc. Wholesale 3425
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 1078
Accommodation and Food 858
Information and Communication 417
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 446
Real Estate 211
Professional, Scientific and Technical 697
Administration 865
Public Administration and Defence 892
Education 1775
HealthInc. Social Work 2359
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 710
Total 18829