Information about the CT18 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district CT18. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about CT18 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 3374
Semi-Detached 2231
Terraced 1269
Flat (Purpose-Built) 423
Flat (Converted) 117
Residence in Commercial Building 82
Caravan/Park/Temporary 350
Total 7846

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 2846
Owned with Mortgage 2738
Shared Ownership 54
Rented: From Council 363
Rented: Other Social 323
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 881
Rented: Other 156
Rent Free 94
Total 7455

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 3010
Three People 1201
Four People 918
Five People 367
Six People 139
Seven People 25
8+ People 20
Total 7455

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 1216
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 1822
C2 - Skilled manual workers 1214
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 1035
Total 5287

Gender Back to Top

Gender
Male 8912
Female 9246
Total 18158

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 1043
5-7 624
8-9 429
10-14 1178
15 235
16-17 486
18-19 385
20-24 886
25-29 797
30-44 3545
45-59 3677
60-64 1459
65-74 2036
75-84 1056
85-89 218
90+ 104
Total 18158

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 3850
Married 8112
Divorced 1400
Separated 364
Widowed 882
Same Sex 41
Total 14649

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.

Health
Very Good 8324
Good 6570
Fair 2371
Bad 674
Very Bad 219
Total 18158

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) 3693
Apprenticeship 620
2+ A Levels 1887
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 2635
1-4 GCSEs 2097
No GCSEs 3050
Other 667
Total 14649

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 17370
Mixed Ethnicity 205
Indian 57
Pakistani 3
Bangladeshi 23
Chinese 47
Other Asian 364
Black African 21
Black Caribbean 13
Other Black/African/Caribbean 14
Other 41
Total 18158

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 16280
Wales 144
Scotland 291
Northern Ireland 67
Republic of Ireland 65
European Union 429
Other 882
Total 18158

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 15076
Republic of Ireland 69
Europe (including European Union) 322
African Countries 59
Middle East or Asia 331
North America or Caribbean 46
Central America 0
South America 4
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 50
None 2373

Religion Back to Top

Religion
Christian 11867
No Religion 4435
Buddhist 153
Hindu 189
Jewish 11
Muslim 99
Sikh 11
Other Religion 71
Not Stated 1322
Total 18158

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 4826
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 1904
Self Employed 1576
Unemployed 470
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 881
Retired 2404
Looking After Home or Family 538
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 445
Other 227
Total 13271

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 136
Mining/Quarrying 4
Manufacturing 470
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 63
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 74
Construction 819
RetailInc. Wholesale 1375
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 600
Accommodation and Food 390
Information and Communication 219
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 417
Real Estate 87
Professional, Scientific and Technical 438
Administration 489
Public Administration and Defence 798
Education 816
HealthInc. Social Work 1069
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 364
Total 8628