Information about the CM22 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district CM22. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about CM22 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 3655
Semi-Detached 2351
Terraced 1077
Flat (Purpose-Built) 544
Flat (Converted) 105
Residence in Commercial Building 43
Caravan/Park/Temporary 152
Total 7927

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 2478
Owned with Mortgage 2982
Shared Ownership 99
Rented: From Council 537
Rented: Other Social 296
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 881
Rented: Other 78
Rent Free 140
Total 7491

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 1661
Two People 2685
Three People 1185
Four People 1336
Five People 461
Six People 124
Seven People 30
8+ People 9
Total 7491

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 1682
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 1849
C2 - Skilled manual workers 1162
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 779
Total 5472

Gender Back to Top

Male 9556
Female 9804
Total 19360

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 1099
5-7 751
8-9 519
10-14 1289
15 257
16-17 535
18-19 395
20-24 946
25-29 859
30-44 3865
45-59 4401
60-64 1273
65-74 1833
75-84 1005
85-89 209
90+ 124
Total 19360

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 4116
Married 8740
Divorced 1279
Separated 413
Widowed 872
Same Sex 25
Total 15445

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 10039
Good 6602
Fair 2083
Bad 494
Very Bad 142
Total 19360

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) 4419
Apprenticeship 537
2+ A Levels 1883
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 2734
1-4 GCSEs 2338
No GCSEs 2873
Other 661
Total 15445

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 18512
Mixed Ethnicity 298
Indian 121
Pakistani 23
Bangladeshi 62
Chinese 58
Other Asian 84
Black African 74
Black Caribbean 46
Other Black/African/Caribbean 12
Other 70
Total 19360

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 17506
Wales 143
Scotland 293
Northern Ireland 46
Republic of Ireland 125
European Union 495
Other 752
Total 19360

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 16692
Republic of Ireland 160
Europe (including European Union) 492
African Countries 92
Middle East or Asia 105
North America or Caribbean 98
Central America 0
South America 21
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 99
None 1871

Religion Back to Top

Christian 12735
No Religion 4732
Buddhist 54
Hindu 85
Jewish 59
Muslim 172
Sikh 22
Other Religion 67
Not Stated 1434
Total 19360

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 5566
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 1966
Self Employed 2217
Unemployed 398
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 906
Retired 1919
Looking After Home or Family 684
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 244
Other 207
Total 14107

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 160
Mining/Quarrying 6
Manufacturing 822
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 20
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 54
Construction 1096
RetailInc. Wholesale 1613
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 718
Accommodation and Food 427
Information and Communication 424
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 619
Real Estate 178
Professional, Scientific and Technical 811
Administration 525
Public Administration and Defence 404
Education 849
HealthInc. Social Work 841
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 464
Total 10031