Information about the BN22 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district BN22. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about BN22 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 2638
Semi-Detached 4255
Terraced 5591
Flat (Purpose-Built) 3023
Flat (Converted) 914
Residence in Commercial Building 215
Caravan/Park/Temporary 3
Total 16639

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 4897
Owned with Mortgage 4940
Shared Ownership 109
Rented: From Council 1453
Rented: Other Social 1082
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 3087
Rented: Other 237
Rent Free 175
Total 15980

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 5146
Two People 5515
Three People 2369
Four People 1920
Five People 714
Six People 235
Seven People 49
8+ People 32
Total 15980

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 1685
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 3546
C2 - Skilled manual workers 2737
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 3288
Total 11256

Gender Back to Top

Male 17761
Female 19478
Total 37239

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 2183
5-7 1292
8-9 806
10-14 2267
15 464
16-17 938
18-19 954
20-24 2274
25-29 2187
30-44 7079
45-59 7020
60-64 2436
65-74 3466
75-84 2527
85-89 819
90+ 527
Total 37239

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 10050
Married 13118
Divorced 3536
Separated 871
Widowed 2586
Same Sex 66
Total 30227

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 15936
Good 13176
Fair 5807
Bad 1786
Very Bad 534
Total 37239

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) 6166
Apprenticeship 1185
2+ A Levels 3852
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 5151
1-4 GCSEs 4474
No GCSEs 7637
Other 1762
Total 30227

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 35121
Mixed Ethnicity 697
Indian 266
Pakistani 20
Bangladeshi 148
Chinese 189
Other Asian 360
Black African 173
Black Caribbean 55
Other Black/African/Caribbean 47
Other 163
Total 37239

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 32308
Wales 292
Scotland 484
Northern Ireland 138
Republic of Ireland 301
European Union 1688
Other 2028
Total 37239

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 27278
Republic of Ireland 235
Europe (including European Union) 1625
African Countries 216
Middle East or Asia 396
North America or Caribbean 99
Central America 4
South America 49
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 97
None 7548

Religion Back to Top

Christian 21860
No Religion 11229
Buddhist 134
Hindu 160
Jewish 48
Muslim 553
Sikh 13
Other Religion 232
Not Stated 3010
Total 37239

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 9346
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 4165
Self Employed 2669
Unemployed 1106
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 2254
Retired 3963
Looking After Home or Family 1054
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 1307
Other 490
Total 26354

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 50
Mining/Quarrying 5
Manufacturing 933
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 49
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 126
Construction 1475
RetailInc. Wholesale 3296
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 794
Accommodation and Food 1239
Information and Communication 333
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 490
Real Estate 194
Professional, Scientific and Technical 619
Administration 712
Public Administration and Defence 895
Education 1627
HealthInc. Social Work 3252
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 884
Total 16973