Information about the DN31 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district DN31. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about DN31 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 381
Semi-Detached 578
Terraced 4294
Flat (Purpose-Built) 1470
Flat (Converted) 386
Residence in Commercial Building 152
Caravan/Park/Temporary 1
Total 7262

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 1312
Owned with Mortgage 1897
Shared Ownership 9
Rented: From Council 345
Rented: Other Social 994
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 2063
Rented: Other 132
Rent Free 85
Total 6837

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 2790
Two People 2157
Three People 989
Four People 601
Five People 211
Six People 70
Seven People 14
8+ People 5
Total 6837

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 333
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 1167
C2 - Skilled manual workers 1195
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 2774
Total 5469

Gender Back to Top

Male 7112
Female 7085
Total 14197

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 1054
5-7 469
8-9 278
10-14 744
15 166
16-17 366
18-19 413
20-24 1242
25-29 1264
30-44 2774
45-59 2773
60-64 761
65-74 990
75-84 640
85-89 172
90+ 91
Total 14197

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 4952
Married 3645
Divorced 1722
Separated 403
Widowed 741
Same Sex 23
Total 11486

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 5804
Good 5077
Fair 2322
Bad 761
Very Bad 233
Total 14197

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) 1350
Apprenticeship 331
2+ A Levels 1103
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 2071
1-4 GCSEs 2008
No GCSEs 3933
Other 690
Total 11486

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 13727
Mixed Ethnicity 154
Indian 29
Pakistani 19
Bangladeshi 16
Chinese 93
Other Asian 66
Black African 22
Black Caribbean 23
Other Black/African/Caribbean 1
Other 47
Total 14197

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 13047
Wales 35
Scotland 153
Northern Ireland 35
Republic of Ireland 32
European Union 507
Other 388
Total 14197

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 8757
Republic of Ireland 23
Europe (including European Union) 448
African Countries 26
Middle East or Asia 111
North America or Caribbean 15
Central America 0
South America 4
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 14
None 4833

Religion Back to Top

Christian 7440
No Religion 5341
Buddhist 40
Hindu 38
Jewish 9
Muslim 125
Sikh 22
Other Religion 73
Not Stated 1109
Total 14197

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 3697
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 1659
Self Employed 524
Unemployed 1033
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 781
Retired 1202
Looking After Home or Family 633
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 719
Other 335
Total 10583

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 32
Mining/Quarrying 9
Manufacturing 1105
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 17
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 47
Construction 410
RetailInc. Wholesale 1301
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 481
Accommodation and Food 396
Information and Communication 69
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 62
Real Estate 44
Professional, Scientific and Technical 151
Administration 356
Public Administration and Defence 221
Education 362
HealthInc. Social Work 759
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 251
Total 6073