Information about the CB23 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district CB23. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about CB23 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 6067
Semi-Detached 4205
Terraced 2727
Flat (Purpose-Built) 988
Flat (Converted) 82
Residence in Commercial Building 59
Caravan/Park/Temporary 71
Total 14199

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 4260
Owned with Mortgage 5416
Shared Ownership 421
Rented: From Council 597
Rented: Other Social 1134
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 1562
Rented: Other 177
Rent Free 195
Total 13762

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 3218
Two People 4959
Three People 2191
Four People 2390
Five People 748
Six People 209
Seven People 37
8+ People 10
Total 13762

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 4380
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 3163
C2 - Skilled manual workers 1839
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 1355
Total 10737

Gender Back to Top

Male 17186
Female 17451
Total 34637

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 2534
5-7 1443
8-9 954
10-14 2325
15 497
16-17 876
18-19 646
20-24 1479
25-29 2102
30-44 8292
45-59 6898
60-64 1933
65-74 2562
75-84 1517
85-89 379
90+ 200
Total 34637

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 7523
Married 15458
Divorced 1967
Separated 571
Widowed 1288
Same Sex 77
Total 26884

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 19282
Good 11274
Fair 3161
Bad 707
Very Bad 213
Total 34637

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) 12056
Apprenticeship 889
2+ A Levels 2973
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 3858
1-4 GCSEs 2918
No GCSEs 3111
Other 1079
Total 26884

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 31367
Mixed Ethnicity 718
Indian 863
Pakistani 143
Bangladeshi 77
Chinese 398
Other Asian 456
Black African 238
Black Caribbean 73
Other Black/African/Caribbean 56
Other 248
Total 34637

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 28711
Wales 347
Scotland 592
Northern Ireland 176
Republic of Ireland 199
European Union 1477
Other 3135
Total 34637

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 27595
Republic of Ireland 244
Europe (including European Union) 1564
African Countries 389
Middle East or Asia 958
North America or Caribbean 428
Central America 12
South America 51
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 207
None 4019

Religion Back to Top

Christian 19584
No Religion 10966
Buddhist 200
Hindu 426
Jewish 87
Muslim 494
Sikh 73
Other Religion 119
Not Stated 2688
Total 34637

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 11739
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 3546
Self Employed 2709
Unemployed 563
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 1777
Retired 2731
Looking After Home or Family 974
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 463
Other 286
Total 24788

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 194
Mining/Quarrying 12
Manufacturing 1505
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 29
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 114
Construction 1080
RetailInc. Wholesale 2335
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 557
Accommodation and Food 743
Information and Communication 1307
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 465
Real Estate 258
Professional, Scientific and Technical 2221
Administration 687
Public Administration and Defence 754
Education 3210
HealthInc. Social Work 2344
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 836
Total 18651