Information about the DL16 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district DL16. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about DL16 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 1928
Semi-Detached 3523
Terraced 3659
Flat (Purpose-Built) 528
Flat (Converted) 65
Residence in Commercial Building 63
Caravan/Park/Temporary 4
Total 9770

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 2983
Owned with Mortgage 3317
Shared Ownership 29
Rented: From Council 1184
Rented: Other Social 910
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 850
Rented: Other 84
Rent Free 114
Total 9471

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 2907
Two People 3484
Three People 1576
Four People 1111
Five People 311
Six People 65
Seven People 11
8+ People 6
Total 9471

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 1040
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 1855
C2 - Skilled manual workers 1633
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 2322
Total 6850

Gender Back to Top

Male 10434
Female 10740
Total 21174

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 1217
5-7 664
8-9 405
10-14 1180
15 244
16-17 491
18-19 465
20-24 1097
25-29 1266
30-44 4027
45-59 4693
60-64 1702
65-74 2074
75-84 1215
85-89 293
90+ 141
Total 21174

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 5125
Married 8806
Divorced 1734
Separated 377
Widowed 1390
Same Sex 32
Total 17464

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 8871
Good 7242
Fair 3370
Bad 1279
Very Bad 412
Total 21174

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) 3482
Apprenticeship 754
2+ A Levels 2249
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 2935
1-4 GCSEs 2377
No GCSEs 5069
Other 598
Total 17464

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 20942
Mixed Ethnicity 92
Indian 37
Pakistani 9
Bangladeshi 2
Chinese 29
Other Asian 13
Black African 25
Black Caribbean 4
Other Black/African/Caribbean 2
Other 19
Total 21174

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 20434
Wales 66
Scotland 232
Northern Ireland 39
Republic of Ireland 27
European Union 149
Other 227
Total 21174

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 16091
Republic of Ireland 23
Europe (including European Union) 94
African Countries 28
Middle East or Asia 32
North America or Caribbean 20
Central America 1
South America 0
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 18
None 4914

Religion Back to Top

Christian 15775
No Religion 4038
Buddhist 28
Hindu 19
Jewish 2
Muslim 27
Sikh 22
Other Religion 57
Not Stated 1206
Total 21174

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 6313
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 2137
Self Employed 987
Unemployed 721
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 872
Retired 2879
Looking After Home or Family 590
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 1035
Other 281
Total 15815

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 47
Mining/Quarrying 30
Manufacturing 1528
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 54
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 119
Construction 776
RetailInc. Wholesale 1427
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 417
Accommodation and Food 481
Information and Communication 162
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 181
Real Estate 129
Professional, Scientific and Technical 351
Administration 347
Public Administration and Defence 877
Education 1024
HealthInc. Social Work 1334
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 381
Total 9665