Information about the BS99 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district BS99. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about BS99 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 77
Semi-Detached 267
Terraced 366
Flat (Purpose-Built) 1051
Flat (Converted) 397
Residence in Commercial Building 212
Caravan/Park/Temporary 5
Total 2375

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 304
Owned with Mortgage 420
Shared Ownership 10
Rented: From Council 127
Rented: Other Social 158
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 1098
Rented: Other 41
Rent Free 53
Total 2211

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 939
Two People 691
Three People 252
Four People 197
Five People 80
Six People 33
Seven People 11
8+ People 8
Total 2211

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 636
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 834
C2 - Skilled manual workers 204
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 328
Total 2002

Gender Back to Top

Male 2578
Female 2230
Total 4808

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
0-4 216
5-7 93
8-9 60
10-14 116
15 32
16-17 59
18-19 189
20-24 1098
25-29 812
30-44 1120
45-59 544
60-64 161
65-74 160
75-84 114
85-89 22
90+ 12
Total 4808

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 2860
Married 968
Divorced 239
Separated 100
Widowed 112
Same Sex 12
Total 4291

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 2566
Good 1594
Fair 470
Bad 144
Very Bad 34
Total 4808

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) 1855
Apprenticeship 65
2+ A Levels 838
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 424
1-4 GCSEs 350
No GCSEs 461
Other 298
Total 4291

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 3579
Mixed Ethnicity 206
Indian 132
Pakistani 91
Bangladeshi 25
Chinese 224
Other Asian 110
Black African 182
Black Caribbean 88
Other Black/African/Caribbean 66
Other 105
Total 4808

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 3162
Wales 166
Scotland 59
Northern Ireland 26
Republic of Ireland 46
European Union 421
Other 928
Total 4808

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 3335
Republic of Ireland 53
Europe (including European Union) 483
African Countries 93
Middle East or Asia 363
North America or Caribbean 59
Central America 9
South America 14
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 41
None 444

Religion Back to Top

Christian 1735
No Religion 2065
Buddhist 78
Hindu 81
Jewish 12
Muslim 338
Sikh 48
Other Religion 38
Not Stated 413
Total 4808

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 1686
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 389
Self Employed 298
Unemployed 159
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 1103
Retired 186
Looking After Home or Family 89
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 147
Other 86
Total 4143

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 2
Mining/Quarrying 1
Manufacturing 139
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 8
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 7
Construction 100
RetailInc. Wholesale 372
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 61
Accommodation and Food 265
Information and Communication 183
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 180
Real Estate 34
Professional, Scientific and Technical 312
Administration 131
Public Administration and Defence 146
Education 265
HealthInc. Social Work 325
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 134
Total 2665