Information about the DA18 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district DA18. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about DA18 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 63
Semi-Detached 200
Terraced 864
Flat (Purpose-Built) 1125
Flat (Converted) 14
Residence in Commercial Building 5
Total 2271

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 210
Owned with Mortgage 515
Shared Ownership 6
Rented: From Council 122
Rented: Other Social 1072
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 242
Rented: Other 17
Rent Free 34
Total 2218

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 750
Two People 499
Three People 368
Four People 333
Five People 162
Six People 72
Seven People 21
8+ People 13
Total 2218

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 206
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 552
C2 - Skilled manual workers 394
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 717
Total 1869

Gender Back to Top

Male 2772
Female 2932
Total 5704

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
0-4 497
5-7 279
8-9 174
10-14 428
15 103
16-17 175
18-19 148
20-24 409
25-29 382
30-44 1279
45-59 1060
60-64 261
65-74 326
75-84 142
85-89 27
90+ 14
Total 5704

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 1646
Married 1638
Divorced 474
Separated 246
Widowed 211
Same Sex 8
Total 4223

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 2873
Good 1824
Fair 673
Bad 247
Very Bad 87
Total 5704

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) 1080
Apprenticeship 86
2+ A Levels 398
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 637
1-4 GCSEs 629
No GCSEs 1039
Other 354
Total 4223

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 2912
Mixed Ethnicity 198
Indian 98
Pakistani 24
Bangladeshi 9
Chinese 169
Other Asian 186
Black African 1807
Black Caribbean 135
Other Black/African/Caribbean 103
Other 63
Total 5704

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 3604
Wales 21
Scotland 40
Northern Ireland 13
Republic of Ireland 50
European Union 293
Other 1683
Total 5704

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 3766
Republic of Ireland 42
Europe (including European Union) 353
African Countries 785
Middle East or Asia 88
North America or Caribbean 13
Central America 0
South America 6
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 4
None 848

Religion Back to Top

Christian 3544
No Religion 1276
Buddhist 106
Hindu 45
Jewish 7
Muslim 277
Sikh 55
Other Religion 24
Not Stated 370
Total 5704

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 1418
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 502
Self Employed 269
Unemployed 375
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 518
Retired 372
Looking After Home or Family 223
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 206
Other 157
Total 4040

Employment Industry Back to Top

This data is based on resident aged 16-74 on census day 2011, who were in employment.

Employment Industry
Manufacturing 102
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 9
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 21
Construction 177
RetailInc. Wholesale 348
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 173
Accommodation and Food 144
Information and Communication 67
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 113
Real Estate 40
Professional, Scientific and Technical 86
Administration 193
Public Administration and Defence 153
Education 164
HealthInc. Social Work 400
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 119
Total 2309