Information about the DH3 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district DH3. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about DH3 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 2323
Semi-Detached 5450
Terraced 4238
Flat (Purpose-Built) 1207
Flat (Converted) 118
Residence in Commercial Building 68
Caravan/Park/Temporary 57
Total 13461

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 4324
Owned with Mortgage 4735
Shared Ownership 68
Rented: From Council 1735
Rented: Other Social 640
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 1242
Rented: Other 121
Rent Free 147
Total 13012

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 3796
Two People 4967
Three People 2169
Four People 1558
Five People 395
Six People 99
Seven People 23
8+ People 5
Total 13012

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 1783
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 3060
C2 - Skilled manual workers 1892
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 2355
Total 9090

Gender Back to Top

Male 15069
Female 15472
Total 30541

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 1571
5-7 931
8-9 548
10-14 1639
15 333
16-17 723
18-19 651
20-24 1655
25-29 1732
30-44 6087
45-59 6543
60-64 2210
65-74 3332
75-84 1979
85-89 417
90+ 190
Total 30541

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 7709
Married 12542
Divorced 2453
Separated 766
Widowed 1980
Same Sex 69
Total 25519

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 12914
Good 10545
Fair 4855
Bad 1701
Very Bad 526
Total 30541

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) 5912
Apprenticeship 1320
2+ A Levels 2935
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 4163
1-4 GCSEs 3755
No GCSEs 6399
Other 1035
Total 25519

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 29772
Mixed Ethnicity 265
Indian 134
Pakistani 96
Bangladeshi 21
Chinese 67
Other Asian 54
Black African 42
Black Caribbean 22
Other Black/African/Caribbean 12
Other 56
Total 30541

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 28873
Wales 128
Scotland 504
Northern Ireland 78
Republic of Ireland 67
European Union 331
Other 560
Total 30541

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 24063
Republic of Ireland 62
Europe (including European Union) 239
African Countries 46
Middle East or Asia 130
North America or Caribbean 36
Central America 6
South America 6
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 27
None 6039

Religion Back to Top

Christian 21598
No Religion 6779
Buddhist 102
Hindu 52
Jewish 17
Muslim 232
Sikh 57
Other Religion 106
Not Stated 1598
Total 30541

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 8873
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 3305
Self Employed 1498
Unemployed 878
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 1430
Retired 4267
Looking After Home or Family 717
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 1112
Other 853
Total 22933

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 27
Mining/Quarrying 36
Manufacturing 1612
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 144
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 100
Construction 1171
RetailInc. Wholesale 2288
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 634
Accommodation and Food 708
Information and Communication 331
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 409
Real Estate 193
Professional, Scientific and Technical 606
Administration 614
Public Administration and Defence 1639
Education 1331
HealthInc. Social Work 1656
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 579
Total 14078