Information about the DE72 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district DE72. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about DE72 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 4554
Semi-Detached 3603
Terraced 1155
Flat (Purpose-Built) 594
Flat (Converted) 68
Residence in Commercial Building 82
Caravan/Park/Temporary 232
Total 10288

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 4044
Owned with Mortgage 3758
Shared Ownership 53
Rented: From Council 366
Rented: Other Social 608
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 914
Rented: Other 111
Rent Free 117
Total 9971

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 2827
Two People 3893
Three People 1530
Four People 1333
Five People 302
Six People 70
Seven People 13
8+ People 3
Total 9971

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 2032
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 2178
C2 - Skilled manual workers 1492
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 1200
Total 6902

Gender Back to Top

Male 11180
Female 11630
Total 22810

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 1133
5-7 725
8-9 412
10-14 1257
15 269
16-17 544
18-19 444
20-24 1021
25-29 988
30-44 4505
45-59 5110
60-64 1658
65-74 2533
75-84 1640
85-89 367
90+ 204
Total 22810

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 4841
Married 10347
Divorced 1854
Separated 453
Widowed 1494
Same Sex 25
Total 19014

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 10507
Good 8054
Fair 3115
Bad 856
Very Bad 278
Total 22810

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) 5763
Apprenticeship 1099
2+ A Levels 2292
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 2950
1-4 GCSEs 2341
No GCSEs 3851
Other 718
Total 19014

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 22089
Mixed Ethnicity 236
Indian 172
Pakistani 42
Bangladeshi 3
Chinese 69
Other Asian 45
Black African 49
Black Caribbean 49
Other Black/African/Caribbean 6
Other 50
Total 22810

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 21374
Wales 182
Scotland 297
Northern Ireland 74
Republic of Ireland 98
European Union 271
Other 514
Total 22810

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 18825
Republic of Ireland 86
Europe (including European Union) 185
African Countries 39
Middle East or Asia 89
North America or Caribbean 47
Central America 1
South America 8
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 43
None 3587

Religion Back to Top

Christian 14392
No Religion 6463
Buddhist 35
Hindu 67
Jewish 13
Muslim 81
Sikh 85
Other Religion 103
Not Stated 1571
Total 22810

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 6923
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 2468
Self Employed 1655
Unemployed 549
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 937
Retired 3033
Looking After Home or Family 497
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 508
Other 233
Total 16803

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 74
Mining/Quarrying 11
Manufacturing 1785
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 136
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 99
Construction 856
RetailInc. Wholesale 1721
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 630
Accommodation and Food 512
Information and Communication 361
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 259
Real Estate 170
Professional, Scientific and Technical 781
Administration 434
Public Administration and Defence 572
Education 1243
HealthInc. Social Work 1292
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 419
Total 11355