Information about the DL14 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district DL14. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about DL14 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 4233
Semi-Detached 5465
Terraced 8428
Flat (Purpose-Built) 852
Flat (Converted) 126
Residence in Commercial Building 179
Caravan/Park/Temporary 33
Total 19316

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 5926
Owned with Mortgage 6192
Shared Ownership 45
Rented: From Council 2214
Rented: Other Social 993
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 2408
Rented: Other 233
Rent Free 253
Total 18264

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 5822
Two People 6691
Three People 2888
Four People 2050
Five People 612
Six People 159
Seven People 24
8+ People 18
Total 18264

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 1884
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 3284
C2 - Skilled manual workers 3410
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 4825
Total 13403

Gender Back to Top

Male 19785
Female 21150
Total 40935

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 2331
5-7 1318
8-9 805
10-14 2351
15 498
16-17 951
18-19 979
20-24 2342
25-29 2305
30-44 7719
45-59 8943
60-64 3016
65-74 4001
75-84 2443
85-89 630
90+ 303
Total 40935

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 10411
Married 15979
Divorced 3431
Separated 910
Widowed 2838
Same Sex 63
Total 33632

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 16838
Good 13957
Fair 6664
Bad 2750
Very Bad 726
Total 40935

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) 6543
Apprenticeship 1529
2+ A Levels 4133
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 5339
1-4 GCSEs 4386
No GCSEs 10362
Other 1340
Total 33632

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 40381
Mixed Ethnicity 230
Indian 83
Pakistani 34
Bangladeshi 21
Chinese 54
Other Asian 65
Black African 18
Black Caribbean 6
Other Black/African/Caribbean 9
Other 34
Total 40935

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 39217
Wales 116
Scotland 464
Northern Ireland 97
Republic of Ireland 62
European Union 495
Other 484
Total 40935

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 30159
Republic of Ireland 56
Europe (including European Union) 318
African Countries 35
Middle East or Asia 97
North America or Caribbean 43
Central America 1
South America 7
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 40
None 10286

Religion Back to Top

Christian 30838
No Religion 7346
Buddhist 66
Hindu 39
Jewish 6
Muslim 101
Sikh 31
Other Religion 112
Not Stated 2396
Total 40935

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 10938
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 4350
Self Employed 2401
Unemployed 1509
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 1781
Retired 5226
Looking After Home or Family 1222
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 2148
Other 681
Total 30256

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 267
Mining/Quarrying 65
Manufacturing 2513
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 61
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 133
Construction 2004
RetailInc. Wholesale 2889
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 746
Accommodation and Food 931
Information and Communication 291
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 349
Real Estate 179
Professional, Scientific and Technical 645
Administration 672
Public Administration and Defence 1229
Education 1644
HealthInc. Social Work 2696
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 827
Total 18141