Information about the DY7 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district DY7. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about DY7 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 2173
Semi-Detached 1263
Terraced 401
Flat (Purpose-Built) 292
Flat (Converted) 87
Residence in Commercial Building 68
Caravan/Park/Temporary 141
Total 4425

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 1955
Owned with Mortgage 1258
Shared Ownership 7
Rented: From Council 51
Rented: Other Social 365
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 484
Rented: Other 53
Rent Free 91
Total 4264

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 1139
Two People 1782
Three People 599
Four People 540
Five People 141
Six People 50
Seven People 8
8+ People 5
Total 4264

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 898
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 881
C2 - Skilled manual workers 538
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 390
Total 2707

Gender Back to Top

Male 4859
Female 5111
Total 9970

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
0-4 347
5-7 247
8-9 174
10-14 551
15 114
16-17 241
18-19 190
20-24 441
25-29 308
30-44 1596
45-59 2317
60-64 895
65-74 1454
75-84 757
85-89 221
90+ 117
Total 9970

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 2063
Married 4861
Divorced 689
Separated 146
Widowed 768
Same Sex 10
Total 8537

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 4408
Good 3551
Fair 1462
Bad 403
Very Bad 146
Total 9970

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) 2645
Apprenticeship 310
2+ A Levels 954
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 1297
1-4 GCSEs 1017
No GCSEs 1948
Other 366
Total 8537

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 9729
Mixed Ethnicity 103
Indian 32
Pakistani 11
Chinese 25
Other Asian 25
Black African 4
Black Caribbean 10
Other Black/African/Caribbean 5
Other 26
Total 9970

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 9480
Wales 133
Scotland 60
Northern Ireland 26
Republic of Ireland 34
European Union 91
Other 146
Total 9970

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 8299
Republic of Ireland 40
Europe (including European Union) 70
African Countries 8
Middle East or Asia 16
North America or Caribbean 14
Central America 0
South America 3
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 8
None 1543

Religion Back to Top

Christian 7331
No Religion 1840
Buddhist 25
Hindu 13
Jewish 2
Muslim 18
Sikh 27
Other Religion 41
Not Stated 673
Total 9970

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 2500
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 1098
Self Employed 1117
Unemployed 198
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 444
Retired 1593
Looking After Home or Family 212
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 193
Other 87
Total 7442

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 125
Mining/Quarrying 2
Manufacturing 543
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 25
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 28
Construction 468
RetailInc. Wholesale 714
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 118
Accommodation and Food 256
Information and Communication 130
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 155
Real Estate 134
Professional, Scientific and Technical 349
Administration 186
Public Administration and Defence 272
Education 534
HealthInc. Social Work 586
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 213
Total 4838