Information about the BN44 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district BN44. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about BN44 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 1826
Semi-Detached 1307
Terraced 1068
Flat (Purpose-Built) 564
Flat (Converted) 57
Residence in Commercial Building 57
Caravan/Park/Temporary 119
Total 4998

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 2113
Owned with Mortgage 1576
Shared Ownership 19
Rented: From Council 74
Rented: Other Social 333
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 587
Rented: Other 49
Rent Free 70
Total 4821

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 1492
Two People 1748
Three People 670
Four People 674
Five People 187
Six People 39
Seven People 8
8+ People 3
Total 4821

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 1045
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 1024
C2 - Skilled manual workers 586
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 398
Total 3053

Gender Back to Top

Gender
Male 5248
Female 5850
Total 11098

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
0-4 533
5-7 334
8-9 209
10-14 635
15 142
16-17 342
18-19 237
20-24 462
25-29 391
30-44 1837
45-59 2425
60-64 897
65-74 1378
75-84 882
85-89 236
90+ 158
Total 11098

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 2395
Married 4969
Divorced 897
Separated 192
Widowed 764
Same Sex 28
Total 9245

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.

Health
Very Good 5413
Good 3956
Fair 1304
Bad 316
Very Bad 109
Total 11098

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) 3122
Apprenticeship 324
2+ A Levels 1111
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 1617
1-4 GCSEs 1162
No GCSEs 1585
Other 324
Total 9245

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 10818
Mixed Ethnicity 111
Indian 40
Pakistani 3
Bangladeshi 11
Chinese 29
Other Asian 34
Black African 36
Black Caribbean 2
Other Black/African/Caribbean 2
Other 12
Total 11098

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 10152
Wales 102
Scotland 137
Northern Ireland 30
Republic of Ireland 53
European Union 186
Other 438
Total 11098

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 9587
Republic of Ireland 55
Europe (including European Union) 138
African Countries 46
Middle East or Asia 43
North America or Caribbean 63
Central America 0
South America 6
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 46
None 1258

Religion Back to Top

Religion
Christian 6848
No Religion 3147
Buddhist 25
Hindu 24
Jewish 40
Muslim 42
Sikh 3
Other Religion 65
Not Stated 904
Total 11098

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 2701
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 1217
Self Employed 1255
Unemployed 189
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 581
Retired 1506
Looking After Home or Family 272
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 150
Other 98
Total 7969

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 72
Mining/Quarrying 3
Manufacturing 356
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 35
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 36
Construction 453
RetailInc. Wholesale 793
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 237
Accommodation and Food 225
Information and Communication 220
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 287
Real Estate 123
Professional, Scientific and Technical 441
Administration 268
Public Administration and Defence 229
Education 650
HealthInc. Social Work 647
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 325
Total 5400