Information about the DH7 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district DH7. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about DH7 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 3850
Semi-Detached 8885
Terraced 6477
Flat (Purpose-Built) 677
Flat (Converted) 131
Residence in Commercial Building 138
Caravan/Park/Temporary 13
Total 20171

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 5909
Owned with Mortgage 6881
Shared Ownership 53
Rented: From Council 3038
Rented: Other Social 1250
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 1762
Rented: Other 223
Rent Free 210
Total 19326

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 6155
Two People 7053
Three People 3229
Four People 2131
Five People 576
Six People 145
Seven People 27
8+ People 10
Total 19326

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 2618
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 3979
C2 - Skilled manual workers 3245
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 4203
Total 14045

Gender Back to Top

Male 20905
Female 21891
Total 42796

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 2287
5-7 1322
8-9 869
10-14 2376
15 462
16-17 962
18-19 906
20-24 2316
25-29 2771
30-44 8409
45-59 9336
60-64 3149
65-74 4349
75-84 2412
85-89 605
90+ 265
Total 42796

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 10996
Married 17278
Divorced 3529
Separated 863
Widowed 2748
Same Sex 66
Total 35480

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 18286
Good 14417
Fair 6733
Bad 2617
Very Bad 743
Total 42796

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) 8600
Apprenticeship 1386
2+ A Levels 4197
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 5816
1-4 GCSEs 4760
No GCSEs 9374
Other 1347
Total 35480

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 42146
Mixed Ethnicity 211
Indian 93
Pakistani 10
Bangladeshi 10
Chinese 92
Other Asian 93
Black African 40
Black Caribbean 11
Other Black/African/Caribbean 16
Other 74
Total 42796

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 40633
Wales 133
Scotland 616
Northern Ireland 105
Republic of Ireland 99
European Union 468
Other 742
Total 42796

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 32391
Republic of Ireland 84
Europe (including European Union) 322
African Countries 81
Middle East or Asia 155
North America or Caribbean 112
Central America 1
South America 6
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 53
None 9757

Religion Back to Top

Christian 30887
No Religion 8976
Buddhist 81
Hindu 53
Jewish 15
Muslim 126
Sikh 27
Other Religion 125
Not Stated 2506
Total 42796

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 12827
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 4441
Self Employed 2415
Unemployed 1414
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 1922
Retired 5653
Looking After Home or Family 1126
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 1870
Other 530
Total 32198

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 203
Mining/Quarrying 60
Manufacturing 1738
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 148
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 259
Construction 1973
RetailInc. Wholesale 2948
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 904
Accommodation and Food 1093
Information and Communication 405
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 352
Real Estate 199
Professional, Scientific and Technical 798
Administration 889
Public Administration and Defence 2015
Education 2539
HealthInc. Social Work 2784
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 918
Total 20225