Information about the BT44 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district BT44. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about BT44 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 7393
Semi-Detached 2688
Terraced 1251
Flat (Purpose-Built) 221
Flat (Converted) 54
Residence in Commercial Building 49
Caravan/Park/Temporary 39
Total 11695

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 4713
Owned with Mortgage 3628
Shared Ownership 30
Rented: From Council 659
Rented: Other Social 109
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 1077
Rented: Other 196
Rent Free 370
Total 10782

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 2321
Two People 2858
Three People 1840
Four People 1870
Five People 1182
Six People 517
Seven People 121
8+ People 73
Total 10782

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 1125
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 1806
C2 - Skilled manual workers 2933
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 2051
Total 7915

Gender Back to Top

Male 15993
Female 15655
Total 31648

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 2129
5-7 1289
8-9 854
10-14 2304
15 442
16-17 984
18-19 844
20-24 2119
25-29 1966
30-44 6581
45-59 5996
60-64 1644
65-74 2542
75-84 1428
85-89 389
90+ 137
Total 31648

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 8344
Married 13273
Divorced 851
Separated 672
Widowed 1465
Same Sex 25
Total 24630

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 16075
Good 10075
Fair 4241
Bad 961
Very Bad 296
Total 31648

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) 5108
Apprenticeship 1374
2+ A Levels 3066
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 3853
1-4 GCSEs 2645
No GCSEs 7629
Other 955
Total 24630

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 31529
Mixed Ethnicity 50
Indian 8
Chinese 30
Other Asian 5
Black African 2
Black Caribbean 6
Other Black/African/Caribbean 1
Other 17
Total 31648

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 685
Wales 30
Scotland 237
Northern Ireland 29753
Republic of Ireland 351
European Union 373
Other 219
Total 31648

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 16348
Republic of Ireland 7180
Europe (including European Union) 300
African Countries 7
Middle East or Asia 20
North America or Caribbean 73
Central America 0
South America 2
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 25
None 8300

Religion Back to Top

Catholic 17761
Other Christian 10676
Other Religion 98
No Religion 1452
Not Stated 1661
Total 31648

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 7860
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 2703
Self Employed 3277
Unemployed 941
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 2149
Retired 2763
Looking After Home or Family 1092
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 1285
Other 606
Total 22676

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 812
Mining/Quarrying 66
Manufacturing 1663
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 77
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 122
Construction 2274
RetailInc. Wholesale 2176
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 627
Accommodation and Food 609
Information and Communication 185
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 277
Real Estate 136
Professional, Scientific and Technical 503
Administration 349
Public Administration and Defence 897
Education 1194
HealthInc. Social Work 1847
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 521
Total 14335