Information about the CT20 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district CT20. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about CT20 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 1670
Semi-Detached 2075
Terraced 2993
Flat (Purpose-Built) 4459
Flat (Converted) 3140
Residence in Commercial Building 481
Caravan/Park/Temporary 4
Total 14822

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 3699
Owned with Mortgage 3142
Shared Ownership 76
Rented: From Council 734
Rented: Other Social 782
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 4876
Rented: Other 373
Rent Free 159
Total 13841

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 5981
Two People 4405
Three People 1674
Four People 1090
Five People 416
Six People 175
Seven People 70
8+ People 30
Total 13841

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 1731
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 3230
C2 - Skilled manual workers 2174
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 3126
Total 10261

Gender Back to Top

Male 14790
Female 14099
Total 28889

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 1735
5-7 860
8-9 542
10-14 1450
15 295
16-17 677
18-19 669
20-24 2184
25-29 2091
30-44 5879
45-59 5308
60-64 1859
65-74 2514
75-84 1806
85-89 616
90+ 404
Total 28889

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 9044
Married 8996
Divorced 2989
Separated 963
Widowed 1940
Same Sex 75
Total 24007

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 12131
Good 10429
Fair 4389
Bad 1494
Very Bad 446
Total 28889

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) 5502
Apprenticeship 708
2+ A Levels 2833
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 4173
1-4 GCSEs 3685
No GCSEs 5433
Other 1673
Total 24007

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 26160
Mixed Ethnicity 456
Indian 169
Pakistani 45
Bangladeshi 91
Chinese 108
Other Asian 1521
Black African 132
Black Caribbean 50
Other Black/African/Caribbean 9
Other 148
Total 28889

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 23516
Wales 285
Scotland 490
Northern Ireland 174
Republic of Ireland 204
European Union 1546
Other 2674
Total 28889

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 20899
Republic of Ireland 185
Europe (including European Union) 1237
African Countries 145
Middle East or Asia 1375
North America or Caribbean 113
Central America 1
South America 20
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 81
None 5062

Religion Back to Top

Christian 16340
No Religion 8264
Buddhist 505
Hindu 906
Jewish 19
Muslim 359
Sikh 11
Other Religion 177
Not Stated 2308
Total 28889

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 7885
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 2887
Self Employed 1983
Unemployed 1353
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 1421
Retired 2987
Looking After Home or Family 901
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 1183
Other 581
Total 21181

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 43
Mining/Quarrying 10
Manufacturing 653
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 81
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 111
Construction 1122
RetailInc. Wholesale 1983
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 886
Accommodation and Food 907
Information and Communication 288
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 807
Real Estate 153
Professional, Scientific and Technical 588
Administration 872
Public Administration and Defence 1204
Education 1169
HealthInc. Social Work 1753
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 589
Total 13219