Information about the BD1 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district BD1. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about BD1 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 186
Semi-Detached 533
Terraced 1206
Flat (Purpose-Built) 2229
Flat (Converted) 236
Residence in Commercial Building 154
Caravan/Park/Temporary 3
Total 4547

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 537
Owned with Mortgage 578
Shared Ownership 34
Rented: From Council 230
Rented: Other Social 750
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 1927
Rented: Other 91
Rent Free 84
Total 4231

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 1804
Two People 1058
Three People 489
Four People 318
Five People 208
Six People 183
Seven People 75
8+ People 96
Total 4231

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 457
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 1320
C2 - Skilled manual workers 464
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 1517
Total 3758

Gender Back to Top

Male 6291
Female 5344
Total 11635

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
0-4 935
5-7 443
8-9 263
10-14 643
15 138
16-17 276
18-19 771
20-24 2090
25-29 1535
30-44 2396
45-59 1159
60-64 271
65-74 367
75-84 253
85-89 61
90+ 34
Total 11635

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 4989
Married 2975
Divorced 583
Separated 279
Widowed 379
Same Sex 8
Total 9213

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 5360
Good 4241
Fair 1402
Bad 464
Very Bad 168
Total 11635

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) 1888
Apprenticeship 132
2+ A Levels 1449
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 1003
1-4 GCSEs 1125
No GCSEs 2352
Other 1264
Total 9213

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 4366
Mixed Ethnicity 410
Indian 465
Pakistani 3116
Bangladeshi 1127
Chinese 357
Other Asian 385
Black African 528
Black Caribbean 139
Other Black/African/Caribbean 27
Other 715
Total 11635

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 6330
Wales 51
Scotland 69
Northern Ireland 38
Republic of Ireland 47
European Union 1270
Other 3830
Total 11635

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 7032
Republic of Ireland 40
Europe (including European Union) 1290
African Countries 391
Middle East or Asia 1492
North America or Caribbean 45
Central America 2
South America 3
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 10
None 1460

Religion Back to Top

Christian 3520
No Religion 1701
Buddhist 58
Hindu 218
Jewish 10
Muslim 5245
Sikh 171
Other Religion 37
Not Stated 675
Total 11635

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 2163
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 877
Self Employed 424
Unemployed 632
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 2824
Retired 414
Looking After Home or Family 644
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 488
Other 399
Total 8865

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 2
Manufacturing 415
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 10
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 36
Construction 150
RetailInc. Wholesale 803
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 201
Accommodation and Food 434
Information and Communication 147
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 186
Real Estate 49
Professional, Scientific and Technical 144
Administration 330
Public Administration and Defence 124
Education 369
HealthInc. Social Work 380
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 178
Total 3958