Information about the BN50 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district BN50. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about BN50 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 6
Semi-Detached 13
Terraced 85
Flat (Purpose-Built) 85
Flat (Converted) 54
Residence in Commercial Building 123
Total 366

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 40
Owned with Mortgage 41
Shared Ownership 7
Rented: From Council 15
Rented: Other Social 12
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 193
Rented: Other 19
Rent Free 8
Total 335

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 119
Two People 143
Three People 38
Four People 26
Five People 4
Six People 5
Seven People 0
8+ People 0
Total 335

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 85
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 155
C2 - Skilled manual workers 19
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 47
Total 306

Gender Back to Top

Male 389
Female 287
Total 676

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 14
5-7 7
8-9 1
10-14 7
15 0
16-17 7
18-19 11
20-24 198
25-29 141
30-44 177
45-59 55
60-64 21
65-74 28
75-84 6
85-89 2
90+ 1
Total 676

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 485
Married 97
Divorced 34
Separated 15
Widowed 10
Same Sex 6
Total 647

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 351
Good 241
Fair 55
Bad 24
Very Bad 5
Total 676

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) 309
Apprenticeship 9
2+ A Levels 145
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 58
1-4 GCSEs 52
No GCSEs 32
Other 42
Total 647

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 569
Mixed Ethnicity 32
Indian 8
Pakistani 4
Bangladeshi 10
Chinese 21
Other Asian 11
Black African 3
Black Caribbean 1
Other 17
Total 676

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 466
Wales 7
Scotland 8
Northern Ireland 3
Republic of Ireland 13
European Union 80
Other 99
Total 676

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 518
Republic of Ireland 18
Europe (including European Union) 76
African Countries 8
Middle East or Asia 30
North America or Caribbean 7
Central America 0
South America 2
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 14
None 21

Religion Back to Top

Christian 169
No Religion 396
Buddhist 3
Hindu 7
Jewish 4
Muslim 20
Sikh 0
Other Religion 5
Not Stated 72
Total 676

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 254
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 48
Self Employed 94
Unemployed 19
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 161
Retired 26
Looking After Home or Family 6
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 18
Other 12
Total 638

Employment Industry Back to Top

This data is based on resident aged 16-74 on census day 2011, who were in employment.

Employment Industry
Manufacturing 13
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 2
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 2
Construction 12
RetailInc. Wholesale 70
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 8
Accommodation and Food 78
Information and Communication 38
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 40
Real Estate 8
Professional, Scientific and Technical 32
Administration 18
Public Administration and Defence 18
Education 39
HealthInc. Social Work 34
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 40
Total 452