Information about the BH1 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district BH1. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about BH1 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.

Using this Information Commercially

The information we provide on the website is done so without charge. However, if you wish to use this data on other websites, or in any other public medium should consult our data sources page for information on how you should correctly attribute the information.

Housing Types

Housing Types
Detached 896
Semi-Detached 1098
Terraced 926
Flat (Purpose-Built) 7932
Flat (Converted) 3178
Residence in Commercial Building 624
Caravan/Park/Temporary 2
Total 14656

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 2381
Owned with Mortgage 2445
Shared Ownership 103
Rented: From Council 525
Rented: Other Social 976
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 6558
Rented: Other 270
Rent Free 153
Total 13411

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 6387
Two People 4185
Three People 1463
Four People 891
Five People 277
Six People 145
Seven People 34
8+ People 29
Total 13411

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 1989
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 3669
C2 - Skilled manual workers 1949
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 3202
Total 10809

Gender Back to Top

Male 14474
Female 12714
Total 27188

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 1427
5-7 542
8-9 284
10-14 755
15 170
16-17 371
18-19 1408
20-24 3280
25-29 3605
30-44 6619
45-59 3848
60-64 1191
65-74 1664
75-84 1272
85-89 457
90+ 295
Total 27188

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 12681
Married 6420
Divorced 2745
Separated 755
Widowed 1276
Same Sex 133
Total 24010

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 12333
Good 9510
Fair 3697
Bad 1256
Very Bad 392
Total 27188

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) 6711
Apprenticeship 593
2+ A Levels 4138
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 3397
1-4 GCSEs 2688
No GCSEs 3990
Other 2493
Total 24010

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 23481
Mixed Ethnicity 871
Indian 786
Pakistani 49
Bangladeshi 72
Chinese 448
Other Asian 564
Black African 374
Black Caribbean 101
Other Black/African/Caribbean 60
Other 382
Total 27188

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 18483
Wales 442
Scotland 551
Northern Ireland 121
Republic of Ireland 178
European Union 3481
Other 3932
Total 27188

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 17226
Republic of Ireland 198
Europe (including European Union) 3853
African Countries 427
Middle East or Asia 1355
North America or Caribbean 153
Central America 5
South America 315
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 108
None 3902

Religion Back to Top

Christian 13634
No Religion 9012
Buddhist 306
Hindu 610
Jewish 504
Muslim 724
Sikh 39
Other Religion 232
Not Stated 2127
Total 27188

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 8564
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 2281
Self Employed 1803
Unemployed 1073
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 3855
Retired 1914
Looking After Home or Family 671
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 1246
Other 579
Total 21986

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 25
Mining/Quarrying 13
Manufacturing 930
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 20
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 72
Construction 710
RetailInc. Wholesale 2160
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 581
Accommodation and Food 1922
Information and Communication 619
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 1319
Real Estate 226
Professional, Scientific and Technical 619
Administration 789
Public Administration and Defence 399
Education 946
HealthInc. Social Work 1708
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 714
Total 13772