Information about the BS14 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district BS14. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about BS14 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 1499
Semi-Detached 6242
Terraced 3565
Flat (Purpose-Built) 1541
Flat (Converted) 243
Residence in Commercial Building 102
Caravan/Park/Temporary 31
Total 13223

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 4682
Owned with Mortgage 4710
Shared Ownership 66
Rented: From Council 1322
Rented: Other Social 747
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 1106
Rented: Other 135
Rent Free 116
Total 12884

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 3629
Two People 4703
Three People 2035
Four People 1754
Five People 537
Six People 177
Seven People 34
8+ People 15
Total 12884

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 1188
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 2819
C2 - Skilled manual workers 2639
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 2325
Total 8971

Gender Back to Top

Gender
Male 14891
Female 15698
Total 30589

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 1768
5-7 886
8-9 613
10-14 1723
15 372
16-17 747
18-19 746
20-24 1870
25-29 1902
30-44 5449
45-59 6302
60-64 2058
65-74 3276
75-84 2041
85-89 554
90+ 282
Total 30589

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 7827
Married 12571
Divorced 2096
Separated 640
Widowed 2072
Same Sex 21
Total 25227

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 13370
Good 10876
Fair 4434
Bad 1473
Very Bad 436
Total 30589

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) 3949
Apprenticeship 1501
2+ A Levels 3065
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 4453
1-4 GCSEs 4409
No GCSEs 6827
Other 1023
Total 25227

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 29204
Mixed Ethnicity 480
Indian 141
Pakistani 91
Bangladeshi 41
Chinese 73
Other Asian 88
Black African 196
Black Caribbean 116
Other Black/African/Caribbean 82
Other 77
Total 30589

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 28294
Wales 462
Scotland 202
Northern Ireland 86
Republic of Ireland 155
European Union 566
Other 824
Total 30589

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 24112
Republic of Ireland 134
Europe (including European Union) 471
African Countries 118
Middle East or Asia 125
North America or Caribbean 55
Central America 11
South America 17
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 35
None 5638

Religion Back to Top

Religion
Christian 18588
No Religion 9328
Buddhist 55
Hindu 78
Jewish 21
Muslim 223
Sikh 21
Other Religion 86
Not Stated 2189
Total 30589

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 8630
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 3843
Self Employed 1916
Unemployed 796
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 1326
Retired 3733
Looking After Home or Family 801
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 961
Other 344
Total 22350

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 30
Mining/Quarrying 11
Manufacturing 1270
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 73
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 165
Construction 1870
RetailInc. Wholesale 2832
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 777
Accommodation and Food 582
Information and Communication 446
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 1051
Real Estate 158
Professional, Scientific and Technical 711
Administration 740
Public Administration and Defence 783
Education 1137
HealthInc. Social Work 1708
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 545
Total 14889