Information about the BT1 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district BT1. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about BT1 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 75
Semi-Detached 148
Terraced 1006
Flat (Purpose-Built) 2661
Flat (Converted) 57
Residence in Commercial Building 33
Total 3980

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 281
Owned with Mortgage 482
Shared Ownership 13
Rented: From Council 670
Rented: Other Social 401
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 1039
Rented: Other 53
Rent Free 133
Total 3072

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 1356
Two People 981
Three People 420
Four People 202
Five People 87
Six People 19
Seven People 4
8+ People 3
Total 3072

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 685
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 748
C2 - Skilled manual workers 314
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 879
Total 2626

Gender Back to Top

Gender
Male 3422
Female 2717
Total 6139

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
0-4 347
5-7 136
8-9 74
10-14 172
15 39
16-17 87
18-19 163
20-24 680
25-29 1115
30-44 1646
45-59 880
60-64 207
65-74 328
75-84 192
85-89 55
90+ 18
Total 6139

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 3303
Married 1137
Divorced 357
Separated 324
Widowed 242
Same Sex 8
Total 5371

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.

Health
Very Good 2707
Good 1846
Fair 993
Bad 419
Very Bad 174
Total 6139

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) 1787
Apprenticeship 113
2+ A Levels 618
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 527
1-4 GCSEs 441
No GCSEs 1549
Other 336
Total 5371

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 5283
Mixed Ethnicity 33
Indian 504
Pakistani 1
Bangladeshi 1
Chinese 160
Other Asian 84
Black African 42
Black Caribbean 2
Other Black/African/Caribbean 4
Other 25
Total 6139

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 244
Wales 14
Scotland 54
Northern Ireland 4475
Republic of Ireland 160
European Union 354
Other 838
Total 6139

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 3091
Republic of Ireland 1310
Europe (including European Union) 317
African Countries 19
Middle East or Asia 589
North America or Caribbean 35
Central America 0
South America 6
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 8
None 920

Religion Back to Top

Religion
Catholic 2559
Other Christian 1324
Other Religion 476
No Religion 1069
Not Stated 711
Total 6139

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 2209
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 430
Self Employed 222
Unemployed 321
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 472
Retired 359
Looking After Home or Family 250
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 650
Other 193
Total 5106

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 7
Manufacturing 119
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 15
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 17
Construction 89
RetailInc. Wholesale 416
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 88
Accommodation and Food 325
Information and Communication 393
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 253
Real Estate 36
Professional, Scientific and Technical 192
Administration 146
Public Administration and Defence 231
Education 206
HealthInc. Social Work 374
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 148
Total 3055