Information about the CT7 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district CT7. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about CT7 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 2420
Semi-Detached 2047
Terraced 1040
Flat (Purpose-Built) 978
Flat (Converted) 272
Residence in Commercial Building 92
Caravan/Park/Temporary 499
Total 7348

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 3255
Owned with Mortgage 1770
Shared Ownership 20
Rented: From Council 137
Rented: Other Social 244
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 897
Rented: Other 98
Rent Free 106
Total 6527

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 2347
Two People 2624
Three People 742
Four People 562
Five People 172
Six People 58
Seven People 12
8+ People 10
Total 6527

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 703
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 1155
C2 - Skilled manual workers 864
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 817
Total 3539

Gender Back to Top

Gender
Male 6388
Female 7181
Total 13569

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
0-4 532
5-7 329
8-9 210
10-14 688
15 138
16-17 267
18-19 264
20-24 497
25-29 490
30-44 1871
45-59 2718
60-64 1211
65-74 2146
75-84 1522
85-89 455
90+ 231
Total 13569

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 2635
Married 6022
Divorced 1223
Separated 355
Widowed 1405
Same Sex 32
Total 11672

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 5040
Good 4838
Fair 2633
Bad 851
Very Bad 207
Total 13569

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) 2485
Apprenticeship 511
2+ A Levels 1174
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 1762
1-4 GCSEs 1590
No GCSEs 3525
Other 625
Total 11672

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 13194
Mixed Ethnicity 137
Indian 50
Pakistani 4
Bangladeshi 11
Chinese 29
Other Asian 72
Black African 16
Black Caribbean 20
Other Black/African/Caribbean 6
Other 30
Total 13569

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 12440
Wales 111
Scotland 186
Northern Ireland 48
Republic of Ireland 103
European Union 269
Other 412
Total 13569

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 11011
Republic of Ireland 84
Europe (including European Union) 206
African Countries 35
Middle East or Asia 63
North America or Caribbean 31
Central America 0
South America 2
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 39
None 2174

Religion Back to Top

Religion
Christian 9583
No Religion 2780
Buddhist 46
Hindu 31
Jewish 49
Muslim 53
Sikh 21
Other Religion 51
Not Stated 955
Total 13569

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 2772
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 1267
Self Employed 1113
Unemployed 355
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 505
Retired 2511
Looking After Home or Family 348
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 420
Other 173
Total 9464

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 82
Mining/Quarrying 4
Manufacturing 324
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 30
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 33
Construction 543
RetailInc. Wholesale 867
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 238
Accommodation and Food 239
Information and Communication 107
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 165
Real Estate 80
Professional, Scientific and Technical 307
Administration 205
Public Administration and Defence 334
Education 613
HealthInc. Social Work 862
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 275
Total 5308