Information about the BT20 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district BT20. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about BT20 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 3859
Semi-Detached 4199
Terraced 2748
Flat (Purpose-Built) 2039
Flat (Converted) 335
Residence in Commercial Building 74
Total 13254

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 4742
Owned with Mortgage 4284
Shared Ownership 115
Rented: From Council 513
Rented: Other Social 454
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 1877
Rented: Other 177
Rent Free 202
Total 12364

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 4214
Two People 4275
Three People 1796
Four People 1420
Five People 534
Six People 96
Seven People 15
8+ People 14
Total 12364

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 2017
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 3037
C2 - Skilled manual workers 1479
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 1793
Total 8326

Gender Back to Top

Male 13345
Female 14450
Total 27795

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 1544
5-7 793
8-9 520
10-14 1335
15 307
16-17 641
18-19 565
20-24 1456
25-29 1600
30-44 5247
45-59 5702
60-64 1938
65-74 3078
75-84 2050
85-89 667
90+ 352
Total 27795

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 6853
Married 11720
Divorced 1727
Separated 816
Widowed 2149
Same Sex 31
Total 23296

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 12635
Good 9666
Fair 4312
Bad 937
Very Bad 245
Total 27795

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) 7423
Apprenticeship 1006
2+ A Levels 2839
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 3501
1-4 GCSEs 2554
No GCSEs 4997
Other 976
Total 23296

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 27238
Mixed Ethnicity 112
Indian 160
Pakistani 30
Bangladeshi 9
Chinese 67
Other Asian 91
Black African 20
Black Caribbean 15
Other Black/African/Caribbean 17
Other 36
Total 27795

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 1697
Wales 70
Scotland 437
Northern Ireland 23732
Republic of Ireland 477
European Union 601
Other 781
Total 27795

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 21757
Republic of Ireland 2408
Europe (including European Union) 486
African Countries 57
Middle East or Asia 228
North America or Caribbean 121
Central America 3
South America 5
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 72
None 3498

Religion Back to Top

Catholic 3470
Other Christian 15970
Other Religion 288
No Religion 6206
Not Stated 1861
Total 27795

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 7573
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 2740
Self Employed 1787
Unemployed 848
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 1527
Retired 3828
Looking After Home or Family 588
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 940
Other 396
Total 20227

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 28
Mining/Quarrying 4
Manufacturing 802
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 53
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 60
Construction 602
RetailInc. Wholesale 2035
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 425
Accommodation and Food 710
Information and Communication 467
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 515
Real Estate 207
Professional, Scientific and Technical 793
Administration 677
Public Administration and Defence 1466
Education 1161
HealthInc. Social Work 1857
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 701
Total 12563