Information about the BT71 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district BT71. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about BT71 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 8532
Semi-Detached 4982
Terraced 2442
Flat (Purpose-Built) 552
Flat (Converted) 107
Residence in Commercial Building 49
Caravan/Park/Temporary 66
Total 16730

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 5717
Owned with Mortgage 5304
Shared Ownership 66
Rented: From Council 1226
Rented: Other Social 365
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 2469
Rented: Other 288
Rent Free 456
Total 15891

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 3720
Two People 4194
Three People 2698
Four People 2639
Five People 1615
Six People 797
Seven People 154
8+ People 74
Total 15891

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 1742
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 2726
C2 - Skilled manual workers 3697
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 4014
Total 12179

Gender Back to Top

Male 22853
Female 22830
Total 45683

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 3582
5-7 1991
8-9 1222
10-14 3223
15 637
16-17 1385
18-19 1235
20-24 3309
25-29 3476
30-44 9986
45-59 7947
60-64 2136
65-74 3111
75-84 1818
85-89 423
90+ 202
Total 45683

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 12776
Married 17354
Divorced 1494
Separated 1204
Widowed 2183
Same Sex 17
Total 35028

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 22415
Good 14472
Fair 6353
Bad 1952
Very Bad 491
Total 45683

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) 7443
Apprenticeship 1328
2+ A Levels 4114
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 5151
1-4 GCSEs 3777
No GCSEs 10605
Other 2610
Total 35028

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 44652
Mixed Ethnicity 205
Indian 103
Pakistani 5
Bangladeshi 3
Chinese 84
Other Asian 115
Black African 109
Black Caribbean 9
Other Black/African/Caribbean 193
Other 205
Total 45683

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 1096
Wales 37
Scotland 186
Northern Ireland 38822
Republic of Ireland 778
European Union 3521
Other 1243
Total 45683

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 20334
Republic of Ireland 12740
Europe (including European Union) 3828
African Countries 26
Middle East or Asia 139
North America or Caribbean 134
Central America 1
South America 31
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 31
None 9316

Religion Back to Top

Catholic 27563
Other Christian 12732
Other Religion 199
No Religion 1865
Not Stated 3324
Total 45683

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 11518
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 4056
Self Employed 3571
Unemployed 1640
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 3242
Retired 3477
Looking After Home or Family 1595
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 2353
Other 1133
Total 32585

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 873
Mining/Quarrying 63
Manufacturing 3838
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 56
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 156
Construction 2059
RetailInc. Wholesale 3259
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 784
Accommodation and Food 780
Information and Communication 256
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 363
Real Estate 104
Professional, Scientific and Technical 865
Administration 628
Public Administration and Defence 909
Education 1865
HealthInc. Social Work 2320
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 805
Total 19983