Information about the BT4 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district BT4. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about BT4 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 2733
Semi-Detached 4018
Terraced 5714
Flat (Purpose-Built) 3655
Flat (Converted) 274
Residence in Commercial Building 43
Total 16437

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 3972
Owned with Mortgage 4661
Shared Ownership 84
Rented: From Council 1820
Rented: Other Social 1315
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 2487
Rented: Other 193
Rent Free 352
Total 14884

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 5434
Two People 4859
Three People 2156
Four People 1670
Five People 561
Six People 156
Seven People 33
8+ People 15
Total 14884

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 2943
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 3551
C2 - Skilled manual workers 1645
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 2935
Total 11074

Gender Back to Top

Male 15877
Female 17172
Total 33049

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 2150
5-7 1015
8-9 603
10-14 1829
15 347
16-17 773
18-19 739
20-24 2020
25-29 2608
30-44 7419
45-59 6358
60-64 1608
65-74 2768
75-84 1970
85-89 562
90+ 280
Total 33049

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 10264
Married 11450
Divorced 1962
Separated 1136
Widowed 2241
Same Sex 52
Total 27105

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 15021
Good 10824
Fair 5085
Bad 1655
Very Bad 464
Total 33049

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) 8915
Apprenticeship 977
2+ A Levels 2873
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 3463
1-4 GCSEs 2662
No GCSEs 7053
Other 1162
Total 27105

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 31824
Mixed Ethnicity 168
Indian 336
Pakistani 24
Bangladeshi 29
Chinese 263
Other Asian 186
Black African 118
Black Caribbean 14
Other Black/African/Caribbean 18
Other 69
Total 33049

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 1295
Wales 55
Scotland 358
Northern Ireland 28484
Republic of Ireland 471
European Union 1068
Other 1318
Total 33049

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 24868
Republic of Ireland 2811
Europe (including European Union) 953
African Countries 103
Middle East or Asia 481
North America or Caribbean 175
Central America 2
South America 14
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 76
None 4462

Religion Back to Top

Catholic 3509
Other Christian 19742
Other Religion 570
No Religion 6752
Not Stated 2476
Total 33049

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 10066
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 3109
Self Employed 1679
Unemployed 1052
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 1858
Retired 3336
Looking After Home or Family 888
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 1712
Other 593
Total 24293

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 27
Mining/Quarrying 11
Manufacturing 1049
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 75
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 91
Construction 553
RetailInc. Wholesale 2312
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 551
Accommodation and Food 942
Information and Communication 783
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 806
Real Estate 195
Professional, Scientific and Technical 1158
Administration 713
Public Administration and Defence 1692
Education 1462
HealthInc. Social Work 2190
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 834
Total 15444