Information about the BT40 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district BT40. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about BT40 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 4737
Semi-Detached 3157
Terraced 3726
Flat (Purpose-Built) 1079
Flat (Converted) 79
Residence in Commercial Building 32
Caravan/Park/Temporary 18
Total 12828

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 4313
Owned with Mortgage 4358
Shared Ownership 71
Rented: From Council 1087
Rented: Other Social 211
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 1541
Rented: Other 155
Rent Free 273
Total 12009

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 3509
Two People 4026
Three People 2027
Four People 1606
Five People 614
Six People 173
Seven People 35
8+ People 19
Total 12009

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 1213
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 2602
C2 - Skilled manual workers 2290
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 2563
Total 8668

Gender Back to Top

Male 14000
Female 14806
Total 28806

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 1664
5-7 991
8-9 653
10-14 1778
15 358
16-17 769
18-19 701
20-24 1724
25-29 1604
30-44 5529
45-59 6192
60-64 1809
65-74 2760
75-84 1680
85-89 372
90+ 222
Total 28806

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 7465
Married 11740
Divorced 1475
Separated 895
Widowed 1767
Same Sex 20
Total 23362

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 12815
Good 9951
Fair 4596
Bad 1167
Very Bad 277
Total 28806

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) 4936
Apprenticeship 1396
2+ A Levels 2996
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 3733
1-4 GCSEs 2918
No GCSEs 6454
Other 929
Total 23362

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 28629
Mixed Ethnicity 65
Indian 26
Pakistani 1
Bangladeshi 1
Chinese 51
Other Asian 17
Black African 6
Black Caribbean 5
Other Black/African/Caribbean 2
Other 3
Total 28806

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 1133
Wales 40
Scotland 416
Northern Ireland 26428
Republic of Ireland 213
European Union 262
Other 314
Total 28806

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 21147
Republic of Ireland 1859
Europe (including European Union) 204
African Countries 17
Middle East or Asia 46
North America or Caribbean 60
Central America 1
South America 3
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 34
None 5896

Religion Back to Top

Catholic 5322
Other Christian 17867
Other Religion 149
No Religion 3720
Not Stated 1748
Total 28806

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 8135
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 2818
Self Employed 1845
Unemployed 892
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 1541
Retired 3398
Looking After Home or Family 736
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 1239
Other 484
Total 21088

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 299
Mining/Quarrying 64
Manufacturing 1657
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 210
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 108
Construction 1053
RetailInc. Wholesale 2146
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 1026
Accommodation and Food 645
Information and Communication 268
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 402
Real Estate 99
Professional, Scientific and Technical 461
Administration 542
Public Administration and Defence 1027
Education 1007
HealthInc. Social Work 1629
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 634
Total 13277