Information about the CT1 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district CT1. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about CT1 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 1711
Semi-Detached 3592
Terraced 3419
Flat (Purpose-Built) 3316
Flat (Converted) 457
Residence in Commercial Building 269
Caravan/Park/Temporary 33
Total 12797

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 2776
Owned with Mortgage 2504
Shared Ownership 145
Rented: From Council 1953
Rented: Other Social 763
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 3295
Rented: Other 493
Rent Free 241
Total 12170

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 3968
Two People 3828
Three People 1889
Four People 1516
Five People 643
Six People 256
Seven People 47
8+ People 23
Total 12170

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 2610
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 3610
C2 - Skilled manual workers 1237
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 2067
Total 9524

Gender Back to Top

Male 15269
Female 16098
Total 31367

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 1598
5-7 827
8-9 493
10-14 1544
15 381
16-17 840
18-19 2190
20-24 5879
25-29 2950
30-44 5391
45-59 4203
60-64 1303
65-74 1766
75-84 1319
85-89 420
90+ 263
Total 31367

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 14505
Married 8023
Divorced 1931
Separated 580
Widowed 1417
Same Sex 68
Total 26524

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 15884
Good 10563
Fair 3525
Bad 1080
Very Bad 315
Total 31367

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) 8300
Apprenticeship 472
2+ A Levels 5775
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 3305
1-4 GCSEs 2662
No GCSEs 4178
Other 1832
Total 26524

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 27551
Mixed Ethnicity 747
Indian 441
Pakistani 106
Bangladeshi 104
Chinese 420
Other Asian 880
Black African 529
Black Caribbean 151
Other Black/African/Caribbean 84
Other 354
Total 31367

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 23880
Wales 246
Scotland 752
Northern Ireland 224
Republic of Ireland 255
European Union 2331
Other 3679
Total 31367

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 22059
Republic of Ireland 315
Europe (including European Union) 2422
African Countries 401
Middle East or Asia 1251
North America or Caribbean 312
Central America 14
South America 61
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 201
None 4865

Religion Back to Top

Christian 16820
No Religion 10166
Buddhist 345
Hindu 408
Jewish 52
Muslim 765
Sikh 51
Other Religion 199
Not Stated 2561
Total 31367

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 7608
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 2498
Self Employed 1536
Unemployed 813
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 7548
Retired 2068
Looking After Home or Family 878
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 914
Other 659
Total 24522

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 79
Mining/Quarrying 3
Manufacturing 442
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 29
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 67
Construction 645
RetailInc. Wholesale 2351
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 366
Accommodation and Food 1263
Information and Communication 288
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 209
Real Estate 128
Professional, Scientific and Technical 827
Administration 628
Public Administration and Defence 1010
Education 2673
HealthInc. Social Work 2044
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 603
Total 13655