Information about the E1 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district E1. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about E1 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 411
Semi-Detached 805
Terraced 3330
Flat (Purpose-Built) 27741
Flat (Converted) 1954
Residence in Commercial Building 1049
Caravan/Park/Temporary 31
Total 35321

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 3082
Owned with Mortgage 5096
Shared Ownership 813
Rented: From Council 6388
Rented: Other Social 6339
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 10658
Rented: Other 752
Rent Free 483
Total 33611

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 12253
Two People 9421
Three People 4139
Four People 3304
Five People 1913
Six People 1456
Seven People 575
8+ People 550
Total 33611

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 9863
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 9392
C2 - Skilled manual workers 2661
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 7794
Total 29710

Gender Back to Top

Male 45782
Female 41192
Total 86974

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 5707
5-7 3022
8-9 1800
10-14 4308
15 838
16-17 1694
18-19 3294
20-24 11931
25-29 14001
30-44 22868
45-59 9868
60-64 2004
65-74 3003
75-84 2019
85-89 428
90+ 189
Total 86974

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 40476
Married 21914
Divorced 3610
Separated 2128
Widowed 2770
Same Sex 401
Total 71299

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 43719
Good 28398
Fair 9258
Bad 4087
Very Bad 1512
Total 86974

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) 28731
Apprenticeship 540
2+ A Levels 8202
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 6110
1-4 GCSEs 6395
No GCSEs 13747
Other 7574
Total 71299

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 36787
Mixed Ethnicity 3051
Indian 1928
Pakistani 1111
Bangladeshi 33517
Chinese 1875
Other Asian 2011
Black African 2521
Black Caribbean 1161
Other Black/African/Caribbean 1012
Other 2000
Total 86974

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 45682
Wales 576
Scotland 980
Northern Ireland 390
Republic of Ireland 957
European Union 8195
Other 30194
Total 86974

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 61292
Republic of Ireland 1176
Europe (including European Union) 9731
African Countries 1149
Middle East or Asia 7825
North America or Caribbean 1542
Central America 40
South America 502
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 1721
None 4390

Religion Back to Top

Christian 20434
No Religion 15860
Buddhist 707
Hindu 1024
Jewish 583
Muslim 35202
Sikh 244
Other Religion 266
Not Stated 12654
Total 86974

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 25590
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 6491
Self Employed 5405
Unemployed 4347
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 12843
Retired 3314
Looking After Home or Family 4659
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 3091
Other 2923
Total 68663

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 14
Mining/Quarrying 38
Manufacturing 884
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 66
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 64
Construction 964
RetailInc. Wholesale 4477
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 1417
Accommodation and Food 4249
Information and Communication 3131
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 6130
Real Estate 641
Professional, Scientific and Technical 5946
Administration 2020
Public Administration and Defence 1511
Education 3551
HealthInc. Social Work 3171
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 2321
Total 40595