Information about the CO4 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district CO4. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about CO4 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 5687
Semi-Detached 5717
Terraced 4146
Flat (Purpose-Built) 4372
Flat (Converted) 222
Residence in Commercial Building 52
Caravan/Park/Temporary 7
Total 20203

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 5062
Owned with Mortgage 6818
Shared Ownership 139
Rented: From Council 2161
Rented: Other Social 1372
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 3545
Rented: Other 293
Rent Free 180
Total 19570

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 5462
Two People 6723
Three People 3346
Four People 2786
Five People 901
Six People 284
Seven People 51
8+ People 17
Total 19570

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 3342
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 5429
C2 - Skilled manual workers 2974
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 3791
Total 15536

Gender Back to Top

Male 24584
Female 25548
Total 50132

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 3342
5-7 1745
8-9 983
10-14 2751
15 547
16-17 1172
18-19 2658
20-24 5571
25-29 3855
30-44 10285
45-59 8403
60-64 2643
65-74 3452
75-84 1983
85-89 500
90+ 242
Total 50132

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 16812
Married 17190
Divorced 3748
Separated 926
Widowed 2003
Same Sex 85
Total 40764

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 25301
Good 17065
Fair 5732
Bad 1547
Very Bad 487
Total 50132

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) 10339
Apprenticeship 1097
2+ A Levels 6838
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 6549
1-4 GCSEs 5777
No GCSEs 7587
Other 2577
Total 40764

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 44037
Mixed Ethnicity 1091
Indian 750
Pakistani 174
Bangladeshi 140
Chinese 954
Other Asian 1052
Black African 998
Black Caribbean 197
Other Black/African/Caribbean 98
Other 641
Total 50132

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 41057
Wales 306
Scotland 740
Northern Ireland 227
Republic of Ireland 250
European Union 2697
Other 4855
Total 50132

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 36395
Republic of Ireland 266
Europe (including European Union) 2573
African Countries 733
Middle East or Asia 1787
North America or Caribbean 236
Central America 20
South America 75
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 129
None 8453

Religion Back to Top

Christian 27332
No Religion 16664
Buddhist 363
Hindu 531
Jewish 70
Muslim 1163
Sikh 84
Other Religion 257
Not Stated 3668
Total 50132

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 13963
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 5080
Self Employed 2829
Unemployed 1400
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 7212
Retired 4089
Looking After Home or Family 1581
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 1342
Other 543
Total 38039

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 80
Mining/Quarrying 15
Manufacturing 1534
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 72
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 126
Construction 1778
RetailInc. Wholesale 4033
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 1095
Accommodation and Food 1247
Information and Communication 872
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 1630
Real Estate 287
Professional, Scientific and Technical 1261
Administration 1133
Public Administration and Defence 1212
Education 2441
HealthInc. Social Work 3704
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 1136
Total 23656