Information about the DN15 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district DN15. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about DN15 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 4015
Semi-Detached 7627
Terraced 2651
Flat (Purpose-Built) 1611
Flat (Converted) 402
Residence in Commercial Building 226
Caravan/Park/Temporary 89
Total 16621

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 4703
Owned with Mortgage 5350
Shared Ownership 46
Rented: From Council 1107
Rented: Other Social 1483
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 2726
Rented: Other 239
Rent Free 217
Total 15871

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 4412
Two People 5637
Three People 2599
Four People 2025
Five People 761
Six People 306
Seven People 82
8+ People 49
Total 15871

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 1545
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 2739
C2 - Skilled manual workers 2912
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 4652
Total 11848

Gender Back to Top

Male 19421
Female 19207
Total 38628

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 2624
5-7 1403
8-9 900
10-14 2249
15 486
16-17 938
18-19 874
20-24 2514
25-29 2870
30-44 7805
45-59 7485
60-64 2331
65-74 3287
75-84 2059
85-89 535
90+ 268
Total 38628

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 9969
Married 14685
Divorced 3238
Separated 820
Widowed 2200
Same Sex 54
Total 30966

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 16675
Good 14227
Fair 5564
Bad 1668
Very Bad 494
Total 38628

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) 5513
Apprenticeship 1364
2+ A Levels 3433
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 4924
1-4 GCSEs 4914
No GCSEs 8409
Other 2409
Total 30966

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 34599
Mixed Ethnicity 418
Indian 626
Pakistani 655
Bangladeshi 1331
Chinese 177
Other Asian 299
Black African 235
Black Caribbean 16
Other Black/African/Caribbean 40
Other 232
Total 38628

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 32123
Wales 210
Scotland 678
Northern Ireland 152
Republic of Ireland 162
European Union 2984
Other 2319
Total 38628

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 25089
Republic of Ireland 128
Europe (including European Union) 2923
African Countries 124
Middle East or Asia 660
North America or Caribbean 32
Central America 5
South America 42
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 21
None 9752

Religion Back to Top

Christian 23694
No Religion 8822
Buddhist 123
Hindu 223
Jewish 14
Muslim 2480
Sikh 316
Other Religion 98
Not Stated 2858
Total 38628

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 11438
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 4217
Self Employed 1675
Unemployed 1567
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 1782
Retired 4148
Looking After Home or Family 1427
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 1237
Other 613
Total 28104

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 226
Mining/Quarrying 53
Manufacturing 4140
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 96
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 130
Construction 1192
RetailInc. Wholesale 2951
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 1031
Accommodation and Food 1068
Information and Communication 203
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 312
Real Estate 148
Professional, Scientific and Technical 478
Administration 800
Public Administration and Defence 743
Education 1296
HealthInc. Social Work 2355
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 609
Total 17831