Information about the DA2 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district DA2. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about DA2 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 1947
Semi-Detached 4585
Terraced 2953
Flat (Purpose-Built) 1544
Flat (Converted) 163
Residence in Commercial Building 52
Caravan/Park/Temporary 107
Total 11351

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 3722
Owned with Mortgage 4543
Shared Ownership 65
Rented: From Council 1157
Rented: Other Social 297
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 1160
Rented: Other 77
Rent Free 108
Total 11129

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 3006
Two People 3844
Three People 1700
Four People 1761
Five People 596
Six People 177
Seven People 31
8+ People 14
Total 11129

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 1531
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 2878
C2 - Skilled manual workers 2003
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 1712
Total 8124

Gender Back to Top

Male 13651
Female 14219
Total 27870

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 1710
5-7 1011
8-9 634
10-14 1742
15 410
16-17 716
18-19 660
20-24 1537
25-29 1603
30-44 5658
45-59 5529
60-64 1645
65-74 2436
75-84 1871
85-89 457
90+ 251
Total 27870

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 6882
Married 11191
Divorced 1886
Separated 600
Widowed 1769
Same Sex 35
Total 22363

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 13110
Good 9770
Fair 3667
Bad 1004
Very Bad 319
Total 27870

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) 4672
Apprenticeship 1041
2+ A Levels 2485
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 3951
1-4 GCSEs 3849
No GCSEs 5251
Other 1114
Total 22363

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 25000
Mixed Ethnicity 507
Indian 670
Pakistani 57
Bangladeshi 79
Chinese 106
Other Asian 478
Black African 585
Black Caribbean 117
Other Black/African/Caribbean 73
Other 198
Total 27870

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 24957
Wales 123
Scotland 195
Northern Ireland 64
Republic of Ireland 190
European Union 664
Other 1677
Total 27870

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 22872
Republic of Ireland 160
Europe (including European Union) 646
African Countries 314
Middle East or Asia 277
North America or Caribbean 81
Central America 0
South America 18
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 43
None 3705

Religion Back to Top

Christian 17622
No Religion 7064
Buddhist 89
Hindu 391
Jewish 19
Muslim 320
Sikh 379
Other Religion 72
Not Stated 1914
Total 27870

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 8165
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 2869
Self Employed 2148
Unemployed 769
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 1257
Retired 2804
Looking After Home or Family 825
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 583
Other 364
Total 19784

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 39
Mining/Quarrying 17
Manufacturing 848
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 67
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 115
Construction 1618
RetailInc. Wholesale 2473
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 825
Accommodation and Food 505
Information and Communication 459
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 753
Real Estate 185
Professional, Scientific and Technical 790
Administration 666
Public Administration and Defence 785
Education 1190
HealthInc. Social Work 1682
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 605
Total 13622