Information about the BT15 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district BT15. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about BT15 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 1791
Semi-Detached 3200
Terraced 5681
Flat (Purpose-Built) 3480
Flat (Converted) 594
Residence in Commercial Building 65
Caravan/Park/Temporary 1
Total 14812

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 3086
Owned with Mortgage 3595
Shared Ownership 71
Rented: From Council 2776
Rented: Other Social 1305
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 1961
Rented: Other 158
Rent Free 399
Total 13351

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 5091
Two People 3782
Three People 2070
Four People 1439
Five People 640
Six People 237
Seven People 61
8+ People 31
Total 13351

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 1753
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 2605
C2 - Skilled manual workers 1686
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 3984
Total 10028

Gender Back to Top

Male 14959
Female 15527
Total 30486

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 2116
5-7 1019
8-9 627
10-14 1770
15 371
16-17 812
18-19 789
20-24 2160
25-29 2360
30-44 6138
45-59 6007
60-64 1544
65-74 2444
75-84 1673
85-89 431
90+ 225
Total 30486

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 10890
Married 8443
Divorced 1734
Separated 1467
Widowed 1997
Same Sex 52
Total 24583

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 13270
Good 9252
Fair 5191
Bad 2116
Very Bad 657
Total 30486

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) 6008
Apprenticeship 776
2+ A Levels 2613
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 3210
1-4 GCSEs 2790
No GCSEs 8340
Other 846
Total 24583

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 29677
Mixed Ethnicity 136
Indian 211
Pakistani 19
Bangladeshi 8
Chinese 86
Other Asian 170
Black African 103
Black Caribbean 11
Other Black/African/Caribbean 11
Other 54
Total 30486

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 860
Wales 29
Scotland 253
Northern Ireland 26932
Republic of Ireland 593
European Union 927
Other 892
Total 30486

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 16735
Republic of Ireland 7901
Europe (including European Union) 768
African Countries 48
Middle East or Asia 279
North America or Caribbean 127
Central America 2
South America 9
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 35
None 5333

Religion Back to Top

Catholic 15265
Other Christian 8352
Other Religion 348
No Religion 3418
Not Stated 3103
Total 30486

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 7397
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 2981
Self Employed 1201
Unemployed 1480
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 2004
Retired 2754
Looking After Home or Family 1079
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 2448
Other 910
Total 22254

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 10
Mining/Quarrying 12
Manufacturing 707
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 46
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 96
Construction 590
RetailInc. Wholesale 2049
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 619
Accommodation and Food 763
Information and Communication 521
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 521
Real Estate 150
Professional, Scientific and Technical 704
Administration 603
Public Administration and Defence 1018
Education 1303
HealthInc. Social Work 1827
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 661
Total 12200