Information about the CT15 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district CT15. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about CT15 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 3274
Semi-Detached 2461
Terraced 1010
Flat (Purpose-Built) 349
Flat (Converted) 192
Residence in Commercial Building 40
Caravan/Park/Temporary 609
Total 7935

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 2936
Owned with Mortgage 2378
Shared Ownership 24
Rented: From Council 423
Rented: Other Social 213
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 773
Rented: Other 212
Rent Free 156
Total 7115

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 1775
Two People 2964
Three People 1059
Four People 857
Five People 276
Six People 134
Seven People 33
8+ People 17
Total 7115

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 1107
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 1735
C2 - Skilled manual workers 1118
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 945
Total 4905

Gender Back to Top

Male 8693
Female 8776
Total 17469

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
0-4 871
5-7 535
8-9 343
10-14 1183
15 283
16-17 533
18-19 369
20-24 771
25-29 715
30-44 2912
45-59 3982
60-64 1492
65-74 1977
75-84 1086
85-89 281
90+ 136
Total 17469

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 3530
Married 8088
Divorced 1272
Separated 335
Widowed 1002
Same Sex 27
Total 14254

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 7955
Good 6276
Fair 2319
Bad 718
Very Bad 201
Total 17469

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) 3869
Apprenticeship 602
2+ A Levels 1799
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 2400
1-4 GCSEs 1805
No GCSEs 2926
Other 853
Total 14254

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 16506
Mixed Ethnicity 147
Indian 51
Pakistani 6
Bangladeshi 6
Chinese 53
Other Asian 586
Black African 43
Black Caribbean 9
Other Black/African/Caribbean 2
Other 60
Total 17469

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 15299
Wales 197
Scotland 260
Northern Ireland 74
Republic of Ireland 77
European Union 447
Other 1115
Total 17469

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 14221
Republic of Ireland 71
Europe (including European Union) 286
African Countries 46
Middle East or Asia 524
North America or Caribbean 219
Central America 4
South America 9
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 39
None 2292

Religion Back to Top

Christian 11480
No Religion 3926
Buddhist 216
Hindu 339
Jewish 17
Muslim 54
Sikh 8
Other Religion 80
Not Stated 1349
Total 17469

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 4496
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 1759
Self Employed 1516
Unemployed 414
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 874
Retired 2392
Looking After Home or Family 585
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 422
Other 293
Total 12751

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 186
Mining/Quarrying 5
Manufacturing 434
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 37
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 47
Construction 730
RetailInc. Wholesale 1019
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 690
Accommodation and Food 385
Information and Communication 143
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 210
Real Estate 77
Professional, Scientific and Technical 440
Administration 372
Public Administration and Defence 824
Education 961
HealthInc. Social Work 1086
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 352
Total 7998