Information about the CW6 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district CW6. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about CW6 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 3280
Semi-Detached 1788
Terraced 598
Flat (Purpose-Built) 103
Flat (Converted) 50
Residence in Commercial Building 49
Caravan/Park/Temporary 115
Total 5983

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 2627
Owned with Mortgage 1949
Shared Ownership 55
Rented: From Council 106
Rented: Other Social 283
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 500
Rented: Other 71
Rent Free 97
Total 5688

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 1357
Two People 2336
Three People 832
Four People 806
Five People 281
Six People 60
Seven People 12
8+ People 4
Total 5688

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 1495
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 1054
C2 - Skilled manual workers 680
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 467
Total 3696

Gender Back to Top

Male 6739
Female 7024
Total 13763

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
0-4 587
5-7 441
8-9 305
10-14 846
15 189
16-17 373
18-19 231
20-24 477
25-29 374
30-44 2248
45-59 3325
60-64 1217
65-74 1747
75-84 1032
85-89 226
90+ 145
Total 13763

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 2417
Married 7084
Divorced 803
Separated 166
Widowed 898
Same Sex 27
Total 11395

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 7168
Good 4445
Fair 1643
Bad 386
Very Bad 121
Total 13763

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) 4513
Apprenticeship 388
2+ A Levels 1211
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 1676
1-4 GCSEs 1196
No GCSEs 2017
Other 394
Total 11395

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 13588
Mixed Ethnicity 69
Indian 31
Pakistani 3
Bangladeshi 18
Chinese 11
Other Asian 14
Black African 3
Black Caribbean 6
Other Black/African/Caribbean 2
Other 18
Total 13763

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 12495
Wales 480
Scotland 248
Northern Ireland 58
Republic of Ireland 50
European Union 159
Other 273
Total 13763

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 11604
Republic of Ireland 54
Europe (including European Union) 95
African Countries 18
Middle East or Asia 21
North America or Caribbean 37
Central America 1
South America 2
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 44
None 1981

Religion Back to Top

Christian 10290
No Religion 2311
Buddhist 17
Hindu 7
Jewish 25
Muslim 29
Sikh 19
Other Religion 34
Not Stated 1031
Total 13763

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 3411
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 1439
Self Employed 1622
Unemployed 188
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 615
Retired 2041
Looking After Home or Family 387
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 168
Other 121
Total 9992

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 329
Mining/Quarrying 17
Manufacturing 693
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 30
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 68
Construction 429
RetailInc. Wholesale 963
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 237
Accommodation and Food 411
Information and Communication 239
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 295
Real Estate 111
Professional, Scientific and Technical 683
Administration 270
Public Administration and Defence 260
Education 730
HealthInc. Social Work 631
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 295
Total 6691