Information about the BH9 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district BH9. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about BH9 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 6923
Semi-Detached 2196
Terraced 708
Flat (Purpose-Built) 1430
Flat (Converted) 1648
Residence in Commercial Building 357
Caravan/Park/Temporary 16
Total 13278

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 3549
Owned with Mortgage 5055
Shared Ownership 60
Rented: From Council 355
Rented: Other Social 403
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 3192
Rented: Other 230
Rent Free 110
Total 12954

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 3419
Two People 4017
Three People 2037
Four People 2154
Five People 859
Six People 382
Seven People 54
8+ People 32
Total 12954

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 1987
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 4016
C2 - Skilled manual workers 2141
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 2021
Total 10165

Gender Back to Top

Male 16497
Female 17119
Total 33616

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 2066
5-7 1008
8-9 643
10-14 1855
15 353
16-17 711
18-19 1535
20-24 5199
25-29 2004
30-44 6738
45-59 5774
60-64 1555
65-74 2029
75-84 1480
85-89 423
90+ 243
Total 33616

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 12448
Married 10717
Divorced 2496
Separated 600
Widowed 1379
Same Sex 51
Total 27691

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 17300
Good 11408
Fair 3625
Bad 992
Very Bad 291
Total 33616

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) 6651
Apprenticeship 1062
2+ A Levels 6418
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 4513
1-4 GCSEs 3589
No GCSEs 4179
Other 1279
Total 27691

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 31034
Mixed Ethnicity 784
Indian 225
Pakistani 25
Bangladeshi 104
Chinese 360
Other Asian 532
Black African 185
Black Caribbean 64
Other Black/African/Caribbean 21
Other 282
Total 33616

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 29051
Wales 428
Scotland 404
Northern Ireland 110
Republic of Ireland 133
European Union 1227
Other 2263
Total 33616

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 26887
Republic of Ireland 141
Europe (including European Union) 1263
African Countries 160
Middle East or Asia 653
North America or Caribbean 112
Central America 6
South America 93
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 86
None 4562

Religion Back to Top

Christian 18734
No Religion 11020
Buddhist 216
Hindu 119
Jewish 120
Muslim 586
Sikh 29
Other Religion 216
Not Stated 2576
Total 33616

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 8624
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 3574
Self Employed 2423
Unemployed 798
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 5881
Retired 2344
Looking After Home or Family 882
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 714
Other 305
Total 25545

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 31
Mining/Quarrying 12
Manufacturing 1108
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 45
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 80
Construction 1288
RetailInc. Wholesale 3122
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 678
Accommodation and Food 1124
Information and Communication 555
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 1390
Real Estate 268
Professional, Scientific and Technical 778
Administration 618
Public Administration and Defence 663
Education 1628
HealthInc. Social Work 2111
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 921
Total 16420