Information about the BS37 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district BS37. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about BS37 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 4781
Semi-Detached 4971
Terraced 5389
Flat (Purpose-Built) 916
Flat (Converted) 135
Residence in Commercial Building 123
Caravan/Park/Temporary 63
Total 16378

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 5766
Owned with Mortgage 6974
Shared Ownership 83
Rented: From Council 205
Rented: Other Social 857
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 1843
Rented: Other 217
Rent Free 173
Total 16118

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 4024
Two People 5908
Three People 2635
Four People 2467
Five People 808
Six People 219
Seven People 38
8+ People 19
Total 16118

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 2515
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 3720
C2 - Skilled manual workers 3149
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 2548
Total 11932

Gender Back to Top

Male 19617
Female 20129
Total 39746

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 2258
5-7 1382
8-9 879
10-14 2547
15 565
16-17 1068
18-19 1006
20-24 2172
25-29 2138
30-44 7908
45-59 8470
60-64 2696
65-74 3973
75-84 1899
85-89 514
90+ 271
Total 39746

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 9035
Married 17283
Divorced 2997
Separated 688
Widowed 2082
Same Sex 30
Total 32115

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 18995
Good 14315
Fair 4847
Bad 1218
Very Bad 371
Total 39746

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) 7220
Apprenticeship 1802
2+ A Levels 4270
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 5774
1-4 GCSEs 5453
No GCSEs 6306
Other 1290
Total 32115

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 38754
Mixed Ethnicity 361
Indian 155
Pakistani 35
Bangladeshi 35
Chinese 70
Other Asian 174
Black African 44
Black Caribbean 42
Other Black/African/Caribbean 27
Other 49
Total 39746

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 36256
Wales 993
Scotland 484
Northern Ireland 136
Republic of Ireland 145
European Union 769
Other 963
Total 39746

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 32041
Republic of Ireland 112
Europe (including European Union) 578
African Countries 80
Middle East or Asia 172
North America or Caribbean 78
Central America 1
South America 13
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 84
None 6791

Religion Back to Top

Christian 23826
No Religion 12526
Buddhist 81
Hindu 61
Jewish 20
Muslim 120
Sikh 40
Other Religion 154
Not Stated 2918
Total 39746

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 12732
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 4896
Self Employed 2706
Unemployed 751
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 1758
Retired 4568
Looking After Home or Family 980
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 690
Other 350
Total 29431

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 195
Mining/Quarrying 96
Manufacturing 2399
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 98
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 165
Construction 1887
RetailInc. Wholesale 3723
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 1333
Accommodation and Food 900
Information and Communication 741
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 1072
Real Estate 229
Professional, Scientific and Technical 1022
Administration 979
Public Administration and Defence 1462
Education 1541
HealthInc. Social Work 2435
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 800
Total 21077