Information about the BH4 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district BH4. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about BH4 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 702
Semi-Detached 199
Terraced 249
Flat (Purpose-Built) 3965
Flat (Converted) 1492
Residence in Commercial Building 150
Caravan/Park/Temporary 2
Total 6759

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 1987
Owned with Mortgage 1470
Shared Ownership 23
Rented: From Council 170
Rented: Other Social 256
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 2045
Rented: Other 118
Rent Free 72
Total 6141

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 2924
Two People 2305
Three People 536
Four People 266
Five People 79
Six People 20
Seven People 4
8+ People 7
Total 6141

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 1278
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 1542
C2 - Skilled manual workers 637
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 690
Total 4147

Gender Back to Top

Male 5577
Female 5671
Total 11248

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
0-4 423
5-7 148
8-9 91
10-14 228
15 41
16-17 94
18-19 169
20-24 762
25-29 1252
30-44 2537
45-59 1802
60-64 688
65-74 1157
75-84 1080
85-89 468
90+ 308
Total 11248

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 4178
Married 3633
Divorced 1099
Separated 295
Widowed 1000
Same Sex 112
Total 10317

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 4987
Good 3898
Fair 1677
Bad 532
Very Bad 154
Total 11248

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) 3751
Apprenticeship 324
2+ A Levels 1300
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 1492
1-4 GCSEs 1060
No GCSEs 1713
Other 677
Total 10317

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 10505
Mixed Ethnicity 219
Indian 89
Pakistani 11
Bangladeshi 24
Chinese 79
Other Asian 135
Black African 53
Black Caribbean 24
Other Black/African/Caribbean 9
Other 100
Total 11248

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 8868
Wales 211
Scotland 267
Northern Ireland 62
Republic of Ireland 84
European Union 776
Other 980
Total 11248

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 8863
Republic of Ireland 91
Europe (including European Union) 785
African Countries 99
Middle East or Asia 199
North America or Caribbean 76
Central America 1
South America 62
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 62
None 1217

Religion Back to Top

Christian 6411
No Religion 3346
Buddhist 50
Hindu 50
Jewish 183
Muslim 174
Sikh 5
Other Religion 90
Not Stated 939
Total 11248

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 3738
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 870
Self Employed 969
Unemployed 299
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 576
Retired 1351
Looking After Home or Family 199
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 294
Other 165
Total 8461

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 4
Mining/Quarrying 11
Manufacturing 375
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 10
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 14
Construction 277
RetailInc. Wholesale 814
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 189
Accommodation and Food 461
Information and Communication 281
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 653
Real Estate 149
Professional, Scientific and Technical 436
Administration 226
Public Administration and Defence 234
Education 525
HealthInc. Social Work 841
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 274
Total 5774