Information about the CH48 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district CH48. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about CH48 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 2624
Semi-Detached 2374
Terraced 1029
Flat (Purpose-Built) 888
Flat (Converted) 706
Residence in Commercial Building 129
Caravan/Park/Temporary 5
Total 7755

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 3451
Owned with Mortgage 2607
Shared Ownership 24
Rented: From Council 118
Rented: Other Social 243
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 811
Rented: Other 77
Rent Free 82
Total 7413

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 2333
Two People 2701
Three People 1020
Four People 914
Five People 344
Six People 82
Seven People 10
8+ People 9
Total 7413

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 1924
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 1498
C2 - Skilled manual workers 594
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 595
Total 4611

Gender Back to Top

Male 8078
Female 8907
Total 16985

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
0-4 770
5-7 548
8-9 364
10-14 1032
15 209
16-17 482
18-19 275
20-24 672
25-29 684
30-44 2643
45-59 3738
60-64 1393
65-74 1949
75-84 1511
85-89 473
90+ 242
Total 16985

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 3589
Married 7622
Divorced 1230
Separated 234
Widowed 1362
Same Sex 25
Total 14062

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 8649
Good 5292
Fair 2192
Bad 661
Very Bad 191
Total 16985

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) 6060
Apprenticeship 444
2+ A Levels 1576
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 2071
1-4 GCSEs 1351
No GCSEs 2103
Other 457
Total 14062

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 16441
Mixed Ethnicity 233
Indian 110
Pakistani 3
Bangladeshi 5
Chinese 59
Other Asian 48
Black African 3
Black Caribbean 11
Other Black/African/Caribbean 8
Other 64
Total 16985

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 15285
Wales 391
Scotland 294
Northern Ireland 108
Republic of Ireland 120
European Union 271
Other 516
Total 16985

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 14757
Republic of Ireland 117
Europe (including European Union) 205
African Countries 30
Middle East or Asia 80
North America or Caribbean 63
Central America 0
South America 1
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 45
None 1818

Religion Back to Top

Christian 11938
No Religion 3530
Buddhist 47
Hindu 65
Jewish 30
Muslim 68
Sikh 17
Other Religion 56
Not Stated 1234
Total 16985

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 4138
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 1634
Self Employed 1407
Unemployed 357
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 909
Retired 2478
Looking After Home or Family 424
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 333
Other 156
Total 11836

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 27
Mining/Quarrying 18
Manufacturing 467
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 20
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 28
Construction 475
RetailInc. Wholesale 912
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 231
Accommodation and Food 322
Information and Communication 265
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 326
Real Estate 171
Professional, Scientific and Technical 725
Administration 236
Public Administration and Defence 508
Education 1123
HealthInc. Social Work 1212
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 368
Total 7434