Information about the E12 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district E12. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about E12 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 978
Semi-Detached 1370
Terraced 5498
Flat (Purpose-Built) 3784
Flat (Converted) 1413
Residence in Commercial Building 342
Caravan/Park/Temporary 8
Total 13393

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 2317
Owned with Mortgage 3093
Shared Ownership 115
Rented: From Council 2108
Rented: Other Social 983
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 4187
Rented: Other 192
Rent Free 176
Total 13171

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 2943
Two People 2547
Three People 2015
Four People 2223
Five People 1581
Six People 1094
Seven People 405
8+ People 363
Total 13171

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 1783
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 3210
C2 - Skilled manual workers 1908
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 4273
Total 11174

Gender Back to Top

Male 23025
Female 20746
Total 43771

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 3828
5-7 1961
8-9 1327
10-14 3002
15 621
16-17 1179
18-19 1271
20-24 4419
25-29 5046
30-44 10268
45-59 6286
60-64 1283
65-74 1762
75-84 1091
85-89 275
90+ 152
Total 43771

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 13320
Married 15165
Divorced 1715
Separated 1169
Widowed 1616
Same Sex 47
Total 33032

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 20918
Good 15005
Fair 5301
Bad 1825
Very Bad 722
Total 43771

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) 9864
Apprenticeship 277
2+ A Levels 3147
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 3703
1-4 GCSEs 4107
No GCSEs 6818
Other 5116
Total 33032

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 8636
Mixed Ethnicity 1650
Indian 9079
Pakistani 6139
Bangladeshi 7175
Chinese 124
Other Asian 3045
Black African 3821
Black Caribbean 1946
Other Black/African/Caribbean 817
Other 1339
Total 43771

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 19688
Wales 97
Scotland 141
Northern Ireland 62
Republic of Ireland 247
European Union 2672
Other 20864
Total 43771

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 28116
Republic of Ireland 254
Europe (including European Union) 3625
African Countries 1342
Middle East or Asia 8119
North America or Caribbean 331
Central America 0
South America 151
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 53
None 2567

Religion Back to Top

Christian 12335
No Religion 2744
Buddhist 190
Hindu 5060
Jewish 70
Muslim 18827
Sikh 1843
Other Religion 147
Not Stated 2555
Total 43771

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 8419
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 3950
Self Employed 2591
Unemployed 2169
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 6507
Retired 2096
Looking After Home or Family 2773
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 1337
Other 1672
Total 31514

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 21
Mining/Quarrying 6
Manufacturing 571
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 31
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 68
Construction 1044
RetailInc. Wholesale 3432
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 1290
Accommodation and Food 1763
Information and Communication 719
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 674
Real Estate 297
Professional, Scientific and Technical 847
Administration 1337
Public Administration and Defence 826
Education 1664
HealthInc. Social Work 1665
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 729
Total 16984