Information about the BT21 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district BT21. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about BT21 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 1748
Semi-Detached 848
Terraced 1094
Flat (Purpose-Built) 393
Flat (Converted) 18
Residence in Commercial Building 19
Caravan/Park/Temporary 3
Total 4123

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 1441
Owned with Mortgage 1404
Shared Ownership 21
Rented: From Council 388
Rented: Other Social 81
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 335
Rented: Other 40
Rent Free 80
Total 3790

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 1145
Two People 1324
Three People 575
Four People 510
Five People 185
Six People 42
Seven People 3
8+ People 6
Total 3790

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 499
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 882
C2 - Skilled manual workers 585
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 564
Total 2530

Gender Back to Top

Male 4322
Female 4672
Total 8994

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
0-4 479
5-7 287
8-9 185
10-14 514
15 110
16-17 216
18-19 189
20-24 451
25-29 378
30-44 1638
45-59 1861
60-64 663
65-74 1093
75-84 622
85-89 174
90+ 134
Total 8994

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 1951
Married 4037
Divorced 512
Separated 264
Widowed 653
Same Sex 2
Total 7419

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 3965
Good 3084
Fair 1467
Bad 374
Very Bad 104
Total 8994

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) 1917
Apprenticeship 393
2+ A Levels 857
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 1215
1-4 GCSEs 848
No GCSEs 1893
Other 296
Total 7419

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 8876
Mixed Ethnicity 22
Indian 16
Pakistani 1
Bangladeshi 9
Chinese 2
Other Asian 55
Black African 6
Other Black/African/Caribbean 1
Other 6
Total 8994

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 495
Wales 31
Scotland 108
Northern Ireland 8012
Republic of Ireland 116
European Union 58
Other 174
Total 8994

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 7150
Republic of Ireland 509
Europe (including European Union) 41
African Countries 8
Middle East or Asia 58
North America or Caribbean 27
Central America 3
South America 0
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 16
None 1424

Religion Back to Top

Catholic 427
Other Christian 6357
Other Religion 92
No Religion 1624
Not Stated 494
Total 8994

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 2233
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 875
Self Employed 762
Unemployed 230
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 441
Retired 1284
Looking After Home or Family 213
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 332
Other 119
Total 6489

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 97
Mining/Quarrying 3
Manufacturing 275
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 24
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 25
Construction 280
RetailInc. Wholesale 704
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 152
Accommodation and Food 200
Information and Communication 109
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 145
Real Estate 49
Professional, Scientific and Technical 188
Administration 204
Public Administration and Defence 439
Education 325
HealthInc. Social Work 557
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 228
Total 4004