Information about the BS40 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district BS40. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about BS40 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 3805
Semi-Detached 1594
Terraced 528
Flat (Purpose-Built) 230
Flat (Converted) 122
Residence in Commercial Building 52
Caravan/Park/Temporary 40
Total 6371

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 2651
Owned with Mortgage 2108
Shared Ownership 49
Rented: From Council 130
Rented: Other Social 243
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 689
Rented: Other 125
Rent Free 99
Total 6094

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 1469
Two People 2429
Three People 891
Four People 871
Five People 314
Six People 90
Seven People 23
8+ People 7
Total 6094

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 1503
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 1288
C2 - Skilled manual workers 855
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 468
Total 4114

Gender Back to Top

Male 7249
Female 7605
Total 14854

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
0-4 749
5-7 448
8-9 355
10-14 899
15 192
16-17 394
18-19 275
20-24 687
25-29 530
30-44 2476
45-59 3535
60-64 1188
65-74 1846
75-84 940
85-89 237
90+ 103
Total 14854

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 2956
Married 7366
Divorced 871
Separated 224
Widowed 779
Same Sex 15
Total 12211

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 7811
Good 4953
Fair 1628
Bad 355
Very Bad 107
Total 14854

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) 4785
Apprenticeship 505
2+ A Levels 1415
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 1844
1-4 GCSEs 1385
No GCSEs 1906
Other 371
Total 12211

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 14602
Mixed Ethnicity 121
Indian 18
Pakistani 4
Bangladeshi 9
Chinese 21
Other Asian 28
Black African 12
Black Caribbean 13
Other Black/African/Caribbean 1
Other 25
Total 14854

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 13567
Wales 330
Scotland 169
Northern Ireland 63
Republic of Ireland 66
European Union 253
Other 406
Total 14854

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 12727
Republic of Ireland 72
Europe (including European Union) 176
African Countries 30
Middle East or Asia 37
North America or Caribbean 63
Central America 1
South America 4
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 68
None 1804

Religion Back to Top

Christian 9728
No Religion 3774
Buddhist 39
Hindu 6
Jewish 17
Muslim 36
Sikh 6
Other Religion 63
Not Stated 1185
Total 14854

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 3749
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 1611
Self Employed 1947
Unemployed 223
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 751
Retired 1966
Looking After Home or Family 399
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 148
Other 137
Total 10931

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 305
Mining/Quarrying 19
Manufacturing 571
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 24
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 60
Construction 701
RetailInc. Wholesale 922
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 289
Accommodation and Food 423
Information and Communication 355
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 391
Real Estate 157
Professional, Scientific and Technical 766
Administration 357
Public Administration and Defence 348
Education 792
HealthInc. Social Work 780
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 309
Total 7569