Information about the CM7 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district CM7. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about CM7 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 8327
Semi-Detached 9436
Terraced 6020
Flat (Purpose-Built) 3416
Flat (Converted) 392
Residence in Commercial Building 184
Caravan/Park/Temporary 92
Total 27867

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 7847
Owned with Mortgage 10778
Shared Ownership 187
Rented: From Council 930
Rented: Other Social 3232
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 3505
Rented: Other 371
Rent Free 283
Total 27133

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 6975
Two People 9583
Three People 4635
Four People 4159
Five People 1350
Six People 335
Seven People 64
8+ People 32
Total 27133

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 4239
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 6763
C2 - Skilled manual workers 5297
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 4463
Total 20762

Gender Back to Top

Male 32817
Female 34081
Total 66898

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 4475
5-7 2562
8-9 1652
10-14 4217
15 834
16-17 1654
18-19 1497
20-24 3867
25-29 4064
30-44 14364
45-59 13419
60-64 4234
65-74 5418
75-84 3207
85-89 890
90+ 544
Total 66898

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 15800
Married 27384
Divorced 5106
Separated 1370
Widowed 3400
Same Sex 98
Total 53158

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 32365
Good 23672
Fair 8128
Bad 2205
Very Bad 528
Total 66898

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) 11648
Apprenticeship 2056
2+ A Levels 6582
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 9740
1-4 GCSEs 9132
No GCSEs 11403
Other 2597
Total 53158

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 64238
Mixed Ethnicity 905
Indian 334
Pakistani 111
Bangladeshi 90
Chinese 234
Other Asian 346
Black African 313
Black Caribbean 133
Other Black/African/Caribbean 55
Other 139
Total 66898

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 60944
Wales 401
Scotland 762
Northern Ireland 217
Republic of Ireland 481
European Union 1909
Other 2184
Total 66898

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 52972
Republic of Ireland 475
Europe (including European Union) 1744
African Countries 289
Middle East or Asia 362
North America or Caribbean 177
Central America 6
South America 28
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 149
None 11130

Religion Back to Top

Christian 40097
No Religion 20885
Buddhist 181
Hindu 212
Jewish 118
Muslim 392
Sikh 66
Other Religion 278
Not Stated 4669
Total 66898

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 20348
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 7390
Self Employed 5562
Unemployed 1837
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 2684
Retired 6207
Looking After Home or Family 2298
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 1462
Other 729
Total 48517

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 308
Mining/Quarrying 19
Manufacturing 3219
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 85
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 294
Construction 3606
RetailInc. Wholesale 5926
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 2323
Accommodation and Food 1403
Information and Communication 1041
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 1691
Real Estate 549
Professional, Scientific and Technical 1998
Administration 1674
Public Administration and Defence 2075
Education 2952
HealthInc. Social Work 3752
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 1468
Total 34383