Information about the EC2M postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district EC2M. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about EC2M 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 8
Semi-Detached 5
Terraced 49
Flat (Purpose-Built) 1058
Flat (Converted) 108
Residence in Commercial Building 155
Total 1383

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 147
Owned with Mortgage 156
Shared Ownership 16
Rented: From Council 145
Rented: Other Social 125
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 454
Rented: Other 27
Rent Free 54
Total 1124

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 570
Two People 371
Three People 107
Four People 57
Five People 10
Six People 7
Seven People 2
8+ People 0
Total 1124

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 500
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 305
C2 - Skilled manual workers 61
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 110
Total 976

Gender Back to Top

Male 1220
Female 924
Total 2144

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 54
5-7 32
8-9 16
10-14 43
15 11
16-17 14
18-19 137
20-24 282
25-29 366
30-44 590
45-59 337
60-64 68
65-74 120
75-84 51
85-89 12
90+ 11
Total 2144

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 1266
Married 440
Divorced 127
Separated 56
Widowed 52
Same Sex 47
Total 1988

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 1216
Good 662
Fair 174
Bad 74
Very Bad 18
Total 2144

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) 1134
Apprenticeship 11
2+ A Levels 277
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 132
1-4 GCSEs 80
No GCSEs 193
Other 161
Total 1988

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 1642
Mixed Ethnicity 97
Indian 54
Pakistani 7
Bangladeshi 71
Chinese 94
Other Asian 56
Black African 33
Black Caribbean 25
Other Black/African/Caribbean 15
Other 50
Total 2144

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 1175
Wales 29
Scotland 64
Northern Ireland 19
Republic of Ireland 31
European Union 287
Other 539
Total 2144

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 1451
Republic of Ireland 50
Europe (including European Union) 334
African Countries 20
Middle East or Asia 106
North America or Caribbean 93
Central America 0
South America 24
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 100
None 84

Religion Back to Top

Christian 879
No Religion 752
Buddhist 22
Hindu 37
Jewish 44
Muslim 142
Sikh 5
Other Religion 7
Not Stated 256
Total 2144

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 925
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 99
Self Employed 256
Unemployed 62
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 340
Retired 111
Looking After Home or Family 36
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 49
Other 36
Total 1914

Employment Industry Back to Top

This data is based on resident aged 16-74 on census day 2011, who were in employment.

Employment Industry
Manufacturing 31
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 3
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 1
Construction 31
RetailInc. Wholesale 92
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 22
Accommodation and Food 92
Information and Communication 119
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 300
Real Estate 32
Professional, Scientific and Technical 284
Administration 73
Public Administration and Defence 37
Education 87
HealthInc. Social Work 62
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 88
Total 1354