Information about the CM17 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district CM17. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about CM17 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 2226
Semi-Detached 2273
Terraced 3529
Flat (Purpose-Built) 1434
Flat (Converted) 83
Residence in Commercial Building 48
Caravan/Park/Temporary 5
Total 9598

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 2160
Owned with Mortgage 4013
Shared Ownership 106
Rented: From Council 1243
Rented: Other Social 460
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 1046
Rented: Other 78
Rent Free 85
Total 9191

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 2535
Two People 3124
Three People 1563
Four People 1400
Five People 441
Six People 102
Seven People 19
8+ People 7
Total 9191

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 1598
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 2641
C2 - Skilled manual workers 1576
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 1306
Total 7121

Gender Back to Top

Male 10690
Female 11442
Total 22132

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 1696
5-7 955
8-9 599
10-14 1332
15 254
16-17 556
18-19 434
20-24 1068
25-29 1380
30-44 5321
45-59 4395
60-64 1147
65-74 1576
75-84 1070
85-89 232
90+ 117
Total 22132

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 5346
Married 8605
Divorced 1720
Separated 518
Widowed 1078
Same Sex 29
Total 17296

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 11238
Good 7585
Fair 2429
Bad 665
Very Bad 215
Total 22132

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) 3932
Apprenticeship 613
2+ A Levels 2151
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 2954
1-4 GCSEs 3171
No GCSEs 3668
Other 807
Total 17296

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 20188
Mixed Ethnicity 447
Indian 264
Pakistani 126
Bangladeshi 68
Chinese 205
Other Asian 173
Black African 346
Black Caribbean 125
Other Black/African/Caribbean 55
Other 135
Total 22132

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 19777
Wales 136
Scotland 239
Northern Ireland 48
Republic of Ireland 174
European Union 489
Other 1269
Total 22132

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 18264
Republic of Ireland 174
Europe (including European Union) 531
African Countries 208
Middle East or Asia 256
North America or Caribbean 79
Central America 2
South America 15
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 54
None 2755

Religion Back to Top

Christian 12771
No Religion 6923
Buddhist 80
Hindu 205
Jewish 140
Muslim 395
Sikh 29
Other Religion 80
Not Stated 1509
Total 22132

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 7017
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 2298
Self Employed 1895
Unemployed 559
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 1001
Retired 1751
Looking After Home or Family 720
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 390
Other 246
Total 15877

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 52
Mining/Quarrying 5
Manufacturing 924
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 36
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 92
Construction 1160
RetailInc. Wholesale 2143
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 698
Accommodation and Food 476
Information and Communication 476
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 578
Real Estate 177
Professional, Scientific and Technical 776
Administration 520
Public Administration and Defence 652
Education 989
HealthInc. Social Work 1269
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 510
Total 11533