Information about the BD14 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district BD14. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about BD14 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 717
Semi-Detached 1419
Terraced 1487
Flat (Purpose-Built) 535
Flat (Converted) 34
Residence in Commercial Building 25
Caravan/Park/Temporary 2
Total 4219

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 1229
Owned with Mortgage 1570
Shared Ownership 27
Rented: From Council 176
Rented: Other Social 343
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 628
Rented: Other 77
Rent Free 53
Total 4103

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 1198
Two People 1303
Three People 662
Four People 577
Five People 208
Six People 102
Seven People 33
8+ People 20
Total 4103

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 564
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 980
C2 - Skilled manual workers 740
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 875
Total 3159

Gender Back to Top

Male 4908
Female 5873
Total 10781

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
0-4 662
5-7 377
8-9 259
10-14 964
15 229
16-17 371
18-19 269
20-24 644
25-29 678
30-44 2131
45-59 2166
60-64 608
65-74 695
75-84 514
85-89 147
90+ 67
Total 10781

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 2715
Married 3996
Divorced 737
Separated 265
Widowed 561
Same Sex 16
Total 8290

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 4934
Good 3785
Fair 1515
Bad 425
Very Bad 122
Total 10781

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) 1725
Apprenticeship 386
2+ A Levels 988
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 1404
1-4 GCSEs 1179
No GCSEs 2137
Other 471
Total 8290

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 7904
Mixed Ethnicity 279
Indian 864
Pakistani 1019
Bangladeshi 306
Chinese 34
Other Asian 136
Black African 54
Black Caribbean 44
Other Black/African/Caribbean 7
Other 134
Total 10781

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 9335
Wales 43
Scotland 80
Northern Ireland 32
Republic of Ireland 44
European Union 220
Other 1027
Total 10781

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 8796
Republic of Ireland 28
Europe (including European Union) 193
African Countries 32
Middle East or Asia 212
North America or Caribbean 25
Central America 0
South America 1
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 6
None 1554

Religion Back to Top

Christian 5450
No Religion 2184
Buddhist 17
Hindu 500
Jewish 5
Muslim 1561
Sikh 308
Other Religion 40
Not Stated 716
Total 10781

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 2977
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 1111
Self Employed 699
Unemployed 327
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 711
Retired 893
Looking After Home or Family 299
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 375
Other 170
Total 7562

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 20
Mining/Quarrying 3
Manufacturing 574
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 19
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 53
Construction 345
RetailInc. Wholesale 890
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 264
Accommodation and Food 201
Information and Communication 112
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 271
Real Estate 54
Professional, Scientific and Technical 168
Administration 210
Public Administration and Defence 287
Education 606
HealthInc. Social Work 668
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 198
Total 4943