Information about the DL98 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district DL98. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about DL98 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 1
Semi-Detached 1
Terraced 94
Flat (Purpose-Built) 54
Flat (Converted) 39
Residence in Commercial Building 4
Total 193

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 34
Owned with Mortgage 48
Shared Ownership 0
Rented: From Council 3
Rented: Other Social 0
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 92
Rented: Other 5
Rent Free 0
Total 182

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 69
Two People 63
Three People 17
Four People 17
Five People 8
Six People 6
Seven People 1
8+ People 1
Total 182

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 38
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 54
C2 - Skilled manual workers 30
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 34
Total 156

Gender Back to Top

Male 222
Female 194
Total 416

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 21
5-7 16
8-9 8
10-14 22
15 5
16-17 8
18-19 11
20-24 42
25-29 63
30-44 91
45-59 78
60-64 16
65-74 20
75-84 12
85-89 2
90+ 1
Total 416

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 164
Married 121
Divorced 37
Separated 11
Widowed 11
Same Sex 0
Total 344

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 211
Good 147
Fair 41
Bad 13
Very Bad 4
Total 416

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) 119
Apprenticeship 9
2+ A Levels 42
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 52
1-4 GCSEs 44
No GCSEs 60
Other 18
Total 344

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 351
Mixed Ethnicity 4
Indian 7
Bangladeshi 32
Chinese 5
Other Asian 4
Black African 8
Other 5
Total 416

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 329
Wales 2
Scotland 15
Northern Ireland 2
Republic of Ireland 3
European Union 23
Other 42
Total 416

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 305
Republic of Ireland 3
Europe (including European Union) 17
African Countries 8
Middle East or Asia 7
North America or Caribbean 4
Central America 0
South America 0
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 1
None 75

Religion Back to Top

Christian 224
No Religion 106
Buddhist 3
Hindu 8
Jewish 1
Muslim 43
Sikh 0
Other Religion 2
Not Stated 29
Total 416

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 153
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 39
Self Employed 44
Unemployed 24
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 19
Retired 20
Looking After Home or Family 8
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 18
Other 4
Total 329

Employment Industry Back to Top

This data is based on resident aged 16-74 on census day 2011, who were in employment.

Employment Industry
Mining/Quarrying 1
Manufacturing 25
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 1
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 1
Construction 13
RetailInc. Wholesale 41
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 15
Accommodation and Food 18
Information and Communication 11
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 17
Real Estate 1
Professional, Scientific and Technical 11
Administration 10
Public Administration and Defence 11
Education 20
HealthInc. Social Work 38
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 11
Total 245