Information about the BN10 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district BN10. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about BN10 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 3418
Semi-Detached 2359
Terraced 1064
Flat (Purpose-Built) 1321
Flat (Converted) 122
Residence in Commercial Building 91
Caravan/Park/Temporary 78
Total 8453

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 3049
Owned with Mortgage 3050
Shared Ownership 81
Rented: From Council 394
Rented: Other Social 334
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 1125
Rented: Other 116
Rent Free 73
Total 8222

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 2476
Two People 3102
Three People 1229
Four People 958
Five People 328
Six People 89
Seven People 33
8+ People 7
Total 8222

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 855
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 1800
C2 - Skilled manual workers 1545
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 1305
Total 5505

Gender Back to Top

Male 9154
Female 9680
Total 18834

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
0-4 997
5-7 579
8-9 395
10-14 982
15 199
16-17 447
18-19 399
20-24 1024
25-29 1069
30-44 3361
45-59 3853
60-64 1321
65-74 2114
75-84 1442
85-89 421
90+ 231
Total 18834

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 4691
Married 7416
Divorced 1701
Separated 414
Widowed 1362
Same Sex 98
Total 15682

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 7891
Good 6613
Fair 2978
Bad 1032
Very Bad 320
Total 18834

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) 2899
Apprenticeship 692
2+ A Levels 1903
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 2561
1-4 GCSEs 2502
No GCSEs 4305
Other 820
Total 15682

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 17973
Mixed Ethnicity 254
Indian 113
Pakistani 8
Bangladeshi 37
Chinese 46
Other Asian 169
Black African 103
Black Caribbean 25
Other Black/African/Caribbean 18
Other 88
Total 18834

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 16852
Wales 179
Scotland 245
Northern Ireland 68
Republic of Ireland 141
European Union 511
Other 838
Total 18834

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 15281
Republic of Ireland 113
Europe (including European Union) 471
African Countries 92
Middle East or Asia 138
North America or Caribbean 54
Central America 3
South America 21
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 35
None 2756

Religion Back to Top

Christian 11249
No Religion 5683
Buddhist 60
Hindu 65
Jewish 69
Muslim 180
Sikh 8
Other Religion 103
Not Stated 1417
Total 18834

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 4822
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 2115
Self Employed 1711
Unemployed 493
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 801
Retired 2296
Looking After Home or Family 517
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 638
Other 195
Total 13588

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 23
Mining/Quarrying 1
Manufacturing 538
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 44
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 92
Construction 938
RetailInc. Wholesale 1471
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 582
Accommodation and Food 456
Information and Communication 271
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 563
Real Estate 122
Professional, Scientific and Technical 359
Administration 452
Public Administration and Defence 443
Education 769
HealthInc. Social Work 1372
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 440
Total 8936