Information about the BT16 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district BT16. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about BT16 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 1927
Semi-Detached 2653
Terraced 1964
Flat (Purpose-Built) 1111
Flat (Converted) 27
Residence in Commercial Building 17
Total 7699

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 2236
Owned with Mortgage 2986
Shared Ownership 51
Rented: From Council 1085
Rented: Other Social 158
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 611
Rented: Other 91
Rent Free 153
Total 7371

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 2172
Two People 2486
Three People 1198
Four People 1052
Five People 358
Six People 78
Seven People 18
8+ People 9
Total 7371

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 960
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 1908
C2 - Skilled manual workers 1098
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 1373
Total 5339

Gender Back to Top

Male 8478
Female 9034
Total 17512

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 1018
5-7 580
8-9 404
10-14 1105
15 213
16-17 434
18-19 448
20-24 994
25-29 1035
30-44 3756
45-59 3600
60-64 890
65-74 1678
75-84 1016
85-89 243
90+ 98
Total 17512

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 4229
Married 7396
Divorced 911
Separated 556
Widowed 1082
Same Sex 18
Total 14192

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 7987
Good 5809
Fair 2745
Bad 764
Very Bad 207
Total 17512

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) 3406
Apprenticeship 782
2+ A Levels 1708
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 2251
1-4 GCSEs 1851
No GCSEs 3663
Other 531
Total 14192

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 16900
Mixed Ethnicity 71
Indian 92
Pakistani 14
Bangladeshi 7
Chinese 74
Other Asian 286
Black African 32
Black Caribbean 6
Other Black/African/Caribbean 1
Other 29
Total 17512

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 583
Wales 33
Scotland 160
Northern Ireland 15769
Republic of Ireland 191
European Union 202
Other 574
Total 17512

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 14438
Republic of Ireland 776
Europe (including European Union) 173
African Countries 32
Middle East or Asia 168
North America or Caribbean 51
Central America 0
South America 5
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 15
None 2190

Religion Back to Top

Catholic 818
Other Christian 12354
Other Religion 170
No Religion 3158
Not Stated 1012
Total 17512

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 5197
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 1868
Self Employed 969
Unemployed 463
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 1015
Retired 1969
Looking After Home or Family 433
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 679
Other 242
Total 12835

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 65
Mining/Quarrying 8
Manufacturing 689
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 34
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 43
Construction 440
RetailInc. Wholesale 1383
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 294
Accommodation and Food 377
Information and Communication 258
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 396
Real Estate 89
Professional, Scientific and Technical 404
Administration 437
Public Administration and Defence 963
Education 619
HealthInc. Social Work 1457
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 450
Total 8406