Information about the CT9 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district CT9. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about CT9 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 3279
Semi-Detached 5296
Terraced 5401
Flat (Purpose-Built) 4573
Flat (Converted) 2713
Residence in Commercial Building 374
Caravan/Park/Temporary 139
Total 21775

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 5393
Owned with Mortgage 5342
Shared Ownership 65
Rented: From Council 1155
Rented: Other Social 1678
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 5487
Rented: Other 405
Rent Free 217
Total 19742

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 6864
Two People 6371
Three People 2963
Four People 2202
Five People 844
Six People 347
Seven People 90
8+ People 61
Total 19742

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 1845
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 3868
C2 - Skilled manual workers 3339
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 5225
Total 14277

Gender Back to Top

Male 22266
Female 23470
Total 45736

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 3161
5-7 1624
8-9 1029
10-14 3069
15 657
16-17 1215
18-19 1317
20-24 2958
25-29 2792
30-44 8151
45-59 8468
60-64 2944
65-74 4144
75-84 2846
85-89 861
90+ 500
Total 45736

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 12595
Married 14834
Divorced 4498
Separated 1262
Widowed 2930
Same Sex 77
Total 36196

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 18522
Good 16060
Fair 7521
Bad 2755
Very Bad 878
Total 45736

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) 6060
Apprenticeship 1371
2+ A Levels 4035
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 5899
1-4 GCSEs 5637
No GCSEs 10804
Other 2390
Total 36196

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 43209
Mixed Ethnicity 845
Indian 306
Pakistani 98
Bangladeshi 81
Chinese 165
Other Asian 361
Black African 313
Black Caribbean 102
Other Black/African/Caribbean 54
Other 202
Total 45736

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 39542
Wales 337
Scotland 526
Northern Ireland 139
Republic of Ireland 337
European Union 2825
Other 2030
Total 45736

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 31523
Republic of Ireland 247
Europe (including European Union) 2579
African Countries 252
Middle East or Asia 423
North America or Caribbean 114
Central America 1
South America 11
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 67
None 10777

Religion Back to Top

Christian 27598
No Religion 13395
Buddhist 140
Hindu 219
Jewish 85
Muslim 632
Sikh 22
Other Religion 233
Not Stated 3412
Total 45736

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 9947
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 4621
Self Employed 3111
Unemployed 2325
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 2354
Retired 4908
Looking After Home or Family 1784
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 2131
Other 808
Total 31989

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 210
Mining/Quarrying 1
Manufacturing 1418
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 94
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 121
Construction 1813
RetailInc. Wholesale 3006
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 844
Accommodation and Food 1135
Information and Communication 315
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 475
Real Estate 220
Professional, Scientific and Technical 735
Administration 963
Public Administration and Defence 841
Education 1864
HealthInc. Social Work 3426
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 905
Total 18386