Information about the CB9 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district CB9. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about CB9 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 3992
Semi-Detached 3617
Terraced 4627
Flat (Purpose-Built) 989
Flat (Converted) 138
Residence in Commercial Building 73
Caravan/Park/Temporary 8
Total 13444

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 3500
Owned with Mortgage 5353
Shared Ownership 115
Rented: From Council 1030
Rented: Other Social 1431
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 1449
Rented: Other 139
Rent Free 153
Total 13170

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 3016
Two People 4812
Three People 2256
Four People 2065
Five People 756
Six People 214
Seven People 43
8+ People 8
Total 13170

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 1631
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 2967
C2 - Skilled manual workers 2626
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 2789
Total 10013

Gender Back to Top

Male 16527
Female 16775
Total 33302

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 2394
5-7 1295
8-9 759
10-14 2102
15 451
16-17 951
18-19 807
20-24 2064
25-29 2188
30-44 7046
45-59 6362
60-64 2027
65-74 2753
75-84 1560
85-89 343
90+ 200
Total 33302

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 8089
Married 13372
Divorced 2537
Separated 755
Widowed 1509
Same Sex 39
Total 26301

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 15738
Good 11971
Fair 4046
Bad 1215
Very Bad 332
Total 33302

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) 4802
Apprenticeship 993
2+ A Levels 3119
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 4917
1-4 GCSEs 4551
No GCSEs 6512
Other 1407
Total 26301

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 31884
Mixed Ethnicity 435
Indian 201
Pakistani 19
Bangladeshi 37
Chinese 79
Other Asian 275
Black African 197
Black Caribbean 79
Other Black/African/Caribbean 41
Other 55
Total 33302

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 29830
Wales 178
Scotland 380
Northern Ireland 126
Republic of Ireland 216
European Union 1297
Other 1275
Total 33302

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 24812
Republic of Ireland 175
Europe (including European Union) 1235
African Countries 185
Middle East or Asia 247
North America or Caribbean 169
Central America 2
South America 22
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 62
None 6597

Religion Back to Top

Christian 19592
No Religion 10958
Buddhist 65
Hindu 91
Jewish 34
Muslim 149
Sikh 17
Other Religion 86
Not Stated 2310
Total 33302

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 10847
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 3595
Self Employed 2119
Unemployed 984
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 1453
Retired 3165
Looking After Home or Family 939
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 754
Other 342
Total 24198

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 162
Mining/Quarrying 10
Manufacturing 3100
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 28
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 99
Construction 1423
RetailInc. Wholesale 2898
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 998
Accommodation and Food 640
Information and Communication 418
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 533
Real Estate 175
Professional, Scientific and Technical 945
Administration 802
Public Administration and Defence 724
Education 1292
HealthInc. Social Work 2075
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 705
Total 17027