Information about the BS35 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district BS35. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about BS35 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 4096
Semi-Detached 3191
Terraced 1809
Flat (Purpose-Built) 680
Flat (Converted) 102
Residence in Commercial Building 77
Caravan/Park/Temporary 116
Total 10071

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 4237
Owned with Mortgage 3604
Shared Ownership 29
Rented: From Council 161
Rented: Other Social 661
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 891
Rented: Other 128
Rent Free 124
Total 9835

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 2519
Two People 3823
Three People 1502
Four People 1407
Five People 441
Six People 106
Seven People 27
8+ People 10
Total 9835

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 2154
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 2013
C2 - Skilled manual workers 1335
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 1059
Total 6561

Gender Back to Top

Male 11696
Female 11933
Total 23629

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 1103
5-7 760
8-9 465
10-14 1428
15 348
16-17 667
18-19 529
20-24 1136
25-29 959
30-44 4066
45-59 5198
60-64 1855
65-74 2827
75-84 1660
85-89 399
90+ 229
Total 23629

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 4879
Married 11175
Divorced 1639
Separated 371
Widowed 1450
Same Sex 11
Total 19525

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 11695
Good 8190
Fair 2819
Bad 741
Very Bad 184
Total 23629

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) 6692
Apprenticeship 886
2+ A Levels 2397
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 3147
1-4 GCSEs 2459
No GCSEs 3175
Other 769
Total 19525

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 23106
Mixed Ethnicity 209
Indian 105
Pakistani 18
Bangladeshi 9
Chinese 27
Other Asian 63
Black African 23
Black Caribbean 15
Other Black/African/Caribbean 7
Other 47
Total 23629

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 21102
Wales 884
Scotland 343
Northern Ireland 101
Republic of Ireland 90
European Union 442
Other 667
Total 23629

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 19682
Republic of Ireland 99
Europe (including European Union) 368
African Countries 55
Middle East or Asia 57
North America or Caribbean 78
Central America 1
South America 11
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 71
None 3377

Religion Back to Top

Christian 15013
No Religion 6574
Buddhist 42
Hindu 38
Jewish 22
Muslim 70
Sikh 45
Other Religion 79
Not Stated 1746
Total 23629

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 6718
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 2738
Self Employed 1855
Unemployed 416
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 1106
Retired 3312
Looking After Home or Family 498
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 372
Other 222
Total 17237

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 223
Mining/Quarrying 20
Manufacturing 1173
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 215
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 112
Construction 849
RetailInc. Wholesale 1690
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 536
Accommodation and Food 552
Information and Communication 473
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 634
Real Estate 162
Professional, Scientific and Technical 755
Administration 474
Public Administration and Defence 813
Education 1205
HealthInc. Social Work 1392
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 499
Total 11777