Information about the DT4 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district DT4. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about DT4 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 4195
Semi-Detached 4156
Terraced 5419
Flat (Purpose-Built) 3802
Flat (Converted) 1688
Residence in Commercial Building 399
Caravan/Park/Temporary 46
Total 19705

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 6425
Owned with Mortgage 5260
Shared Ownership 100
Rented: From Council 826
Rented: Other Social 1665
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 3334
Rented: Other 296
Rent Free 254
Total 18160

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 6109
Two People 6641
Three People 2585
Four People 1895
Five People 635
Six People 233
Seven People 41
8+ People 21
Total 18160

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 2144
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 3702
C2 - Skilled manual workers 3115
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 3462
Total 12423

Gender Back to Top

Male 19896
Female 20637
Total 40533

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 2048
5-7 1120
8-9 791
10-14 2203
15 454
16-17 982
18-19 939
20-24 2382
25-29 2173
30-44 7229
45-59 8478
60-64 2961
65-74 4524
75-84 2944
85-89 854
90+ 451
Total 40533

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 10284
Married 15530
Divorced 4191
Separated 949
Widowed 2919
Same Sex 44
Total 33917

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 16955
Good 14744
Fair 6297
Bad 1929
Very Bad 608
Total 40533

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) 7406
Apprenticeship 1739
2+ A Levels 4530
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 5832
1-4 GCSEs 4962
No GCSEs 7962
Other 1486
Total 33917

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 39538
Mixed Ethnicity 387
Indian 67
Pakistani 1
Bangladeshi 77
Chinese 136
Other Asian 197
Black African 33
Black Caribbean 31
Other Black/African/Caribbean 18
Other 48
Total 40533

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 36719
Wales 632
Scotland 776
Northern Ireland 177
Republic of Ireland 172
European Union 975
Other 1082
Total 40533

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 30648
Republic of Ireland 146
Europe (including European Union) 675
African Countries 57
Middle East or Asia 221
North America or Caribbean 96
Central America 0
South America 10
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 83
None 8793

Religion Back to Top

Christian 25051
No Religion 11572
Buddhist 167
Hindu 27
Jewish 38
Muslim 160
Sikh 26
Other Religion 273
Not Stated 3219
Total 40533

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 10355
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 5004
Self Employed 2867
Unemployed 1176
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 1692
Retired 5378
Looking After Home or Family 1032
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 1613
Other 551
Total 29668

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 108
Mining/Quarrying 34
Manufacturing 1683
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 57
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 135
Construction 1558
RetailInc. Wholesale 2944
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 803
Accommodation and Food 1875
Information and Communication 350
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 261
Real Estate 270
Professional, Scientific and Technical 795
Administration 679
Public Administration and Defence 2097
Education 1571
HealthInc. Social Work 2676
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 929
Total 18825