Information about the BT22 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district BT22. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about BT22 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 4668
Semi-Detached 2465
Terraced 2398
Flat (Purpose-Built) 229
Flat (Converted) 29
Residence in Commercial Building 26
Caravan/Park/Temporary 53
Total 9868

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 3164
Owned with Mortgage 3493
Shared Ownership 59
Rented: From Council 797
Rented: Other Social 109
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 960
Rented: Other 133
Rent Free 226
Total 8941

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 2212
Two People 3020
Three People 1476
Four People 1351
Five People 633
Six People 192
Seven People 43
8+ People 14
Total 8941

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 850
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 2005
C2 - Skilled manual workers 1963
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 1647
Total 6465

Gender Back to Top

Male 11323
Female 11603
Total 22926

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 1506
5-7 936
8-9 564
10-14 1449
15 300
16-17 582
18-19 507
20-24 1216
25-29 1367
30-44 4655
45-59 4534
60-64 1522
65-74 2358
75-84 1042
85-89 243
90+ 145
Total 22926

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 5207
Married 10085
Divorced 1018
Separated 613
Widowed 1238
Same Sex 10
Total 18171

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 10323
Good 7565
Fair 3643
Bad 1115
Very Bad 280
Total 22926

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) 3634
Apprenticeship 1115
2+ A Levels 2197
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 2954
1-4 GCSEs 2306
No GCSEs 5232
Other 733
Total 18171

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 22775
Mixed Ethnicity 52
Indian 19
Bangladeshi 5
Chinese 26
Other Asian 19
Black African 6
Other Black/African/Caribbean 2
Other 22
Total 22926

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 1010
Wales 36
Scotland 239
Northern Ireland 20924
Republic of Ireland 236
European Union 221
Other 260
Total 22926

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 16371
Republic of Ireland 2233
Europe (including European Union) 164
African Countries 8
Middle East or Asia 22
North America or Caribbean 79
Central America 0
South America 2
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 22
None 4458

Religion Back to Top

Catholic 5272
Other Christian 12905
Other Religion 193
No Religion 3217
Not Stated 1339
Total 22926

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 5516
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 2086
Self Employed 2106
Unemployed 723
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 1159
Retired 2848
Looking After Home or Family 718
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 1166
Other 419
Total 16741

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 495
Mining/Quarrying 22
Manufacturing 713
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 36
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 61
Construction 1098
RetailInc. Wholesale 1476
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 391
Accommodation and Food 498
Information and Communication 196
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 336
Real Estate 84
Professional, Scientific and Technical 422
Administration 448
Public Administration and Defence 1092
Education 756
HealthInc. Social Work 1409
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 510
Total 10043