Information about the DE65 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district DE65. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about DE65 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 4536
Semi-Detached 2737
Terraced 1499
Flat (Purpose-Built) 574
Flat (Converted) 76
Residence in Commercial Building 68
Caravan/Park/Temporary 73
Total 9563

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 3307
Owned with Mortgage 4106
Shared Ownership 34
Rented: From Council 442
Rented: Other Social 122
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 1003
Rented: Other 139
Rent Free 142
Total 9295

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 2312
Two People 3437
Three People 1568
Four People 1417
Five People 421
Six People 116
Seven People 18
8+ People 6
Total 9295

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 2290
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 2293
C2 - Skilled manual workers 1371
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 1080
Total 7034

Gender Back to Top

Male 11611
Female 11845
Total 23456

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 1418
5-7 898
8-9 548
10-14 1665
15 367
16-17 758
18-19 537
20-24 1108
25-29 1325
30-44 5185
45-59 4715
60-64 1402
65-74 1938
75-84 1187
85-89 288
90+ 117
Total 23456

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 5293
Married 10113
Divorced 1658
Separated 404
Widowed 1057
Same Sex 35
Total 18560

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 12482
Good 7594
Fair 2552
Bad 639
Very Bad 189
Total 23456

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) 6473
Apprenticeship 879
2+ A Levels 2509
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 2992
1-4 GCSEs 2238
No GCSEs 2837
Other 632
Total 18560

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 22529
Mixed Ethnicity 367
Indian 229
Pakistani 38
Bangladeshi 2
Chinese 52
Other Asian 70
Black African 43
Black Caribbean 52
Other Black/African/Caribbean 11
Other 63
Total 23456

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 21769
Wales 282
Scotland 337
Northern Ireland 88
Republic of Ireland 73
European Union 332
Other 575
Total 23456

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 19248
Republic of Ireland 85
Europe (including European Union) 255
African Countries 59
Middle East or Asia 108
North America or Caribbean 58
Central America 3
South America 4
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 45
None 3714

Religion Back to Top

Christian 15535
No Religion 5954
Buddhist 47
Hindu 54
Jewish 20
Muslim 84
Sikh 171
Other Religion 72
Not Stated 1519
Total 23456

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 7457
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 2473
Self Employed 1680
Unemployed 386
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 1294
Retired 2462
Looking After Home or Family 554
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 356
Other 306
Total 16968

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 226
Mining/Quarrying 12
Manufacturing 1894
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 79
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 97
Construction 853
RetailInc. Wholesale 1640
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 584
Accommodation and Food 526
Information and Communication 362
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 310
Real Estate 115
Professional, Scientific and Technical 767
Administration 425
Public Administration and Defence 596
Education 1501
HealthInc. Social Work 1558
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 496
Total 12041