Information about the BS49 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district BS49. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about BS49 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 2031
Semi-Detached 1911
Terraced 800
Flat (Purpose-Built) 213
Flat (Converted) 66
Residence in Commercial Building 43
Caravan/Park/Temporary 46
Total 5110

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 1907
Owned with Mortgage 1954
Shared Ownership 33
Rented: From Council 180
Rented: Other Social 337
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 446
Rented: Other 54
Rent Free 60
Total 4971

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 1205
Two People 1899
Three People 749
Four People 787
Five People 252
Six People 62
Seven People 12
8+ People 5
Total 4971

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 1070
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 1101
C2 - Skilled manual workers 693
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 637
Total 3501

Gender Back to Top

Male 5919
Female 6384
Total 12303

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
0-4 700
5-7 408
8-9 255
10-14 828
15 169
16-17 341
18-19 286
20-24 566
25-29 453
30-44 2297
45-59 2665
60-64 951
65-74 1341
75-84 740
85-89 189
90+ 114
Total 12303

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 2551
Married 5535
Divorced 928
Separated 200
Widowed 708
Same Sex 21
Total 9943

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 6036
Good 4200
Fair 1504
Bad 424
Very Bad 139
Total 12303

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) 3229
Apprenticeship 369
2+ A Levels 1308
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 1651
1-4 GCSEs 1338
No GCSEs 1694
Other 354
Total 9943

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 12023
Mixed Ethnicity 130
Indian 35
Pakistani 1
Bangladeshi 1
Chinese 28
Other Asian 48
Black African 4
Black Caribbean 6
Other Black/African/Caribbean 1
Other 26
Total 12303

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 11176
Wales 361
Scotland 172
Northern Ireland 44
Republic of Ireland 42
European Union 167
Other 341
Total 12303

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 10063
Republic of Ireland 36
Europe (including European Union) 119
African Countries 21
Middle East or Asia 58
North America or Caribbean 20
Central America 1
South America 7
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 33
None 2034

Religion Back to Top

Christian 7586
No Religion 3637
Buddhist 44
Hindu 38
Jewish 17
Muslim 14
Sikh 4
Other Religion 51
Not Stated 912
Total 12303

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 3298
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 1432
Self Employed 995
Unemployed 196
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 670
Retired 1609
Looking After Home or Family 327
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 283
Other 90
Total 8900

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 86
Mining/Quarrying 13
Manufacturing 533
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 28
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 47
Construction 401
RetailInc. Wholesale 891
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 258
Accommodation and Food 316
Information and Communication 228
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 364
Real Estate 109
Professional, Scientific and Technical 460
Administration 262
Public Administration and Defence 371
Education 628
HealthInc. Social Work 687
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 263
Total 5945