Information about the EC2N postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district EC2N. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about EC2N 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 5
Semi-Detached 3
Terraced 26
Flat (Purpose-Built) 175
Flat (Converted) 45
Residence in Commercial Building 83
Total 337

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 22
Owned with Mortgage 17
Shared Ownership 10
Rented: From Council 37
Rented: Other Social 23
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 100
Rented: Other 6
Rent Free 33
Total 248

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 125
Two People 91
Three People 20
Four People 8
Five People 1
Six People 2
Seven People 1
8+ People 0
Total 248

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 103
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 85
C2 - Skilled manual workers 16
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 29
Total 233

Gender Back to Top

Male 241
Female 183
Total 424

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 7
5-7 7
8-9 2
10-14 8
15 1
16-17 5
18-19 9
20-24 47
25-29 93
30-44 124
45-59 80
60-64 22
65-74 10
75-84 7
85-89 2
90+ 0
Total 424

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 266
Married 76
Divorced 30
Separated 10
Widowed 6
Same Sex 11
Total 399

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 228
Good 142
Fair 35
Bad 14
Very Bad 5
Total 424

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) 224
Apprenticeship 4
2+ A Levels 48
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 28
1-4 GCSEs 24
No GCSEs 38
Other 33
Total 399

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 321
Mixed Ethnicity 18
Indian 21
Pakistani 3
Bangladeshi 2
Chinese 22
Other Asian 13
Black African 12
Black Caribbean 5
Other Black/African/Caribbean 2
Other 5
Total 424

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 221
Wales 7
Scotland 12
Northern Ireland 5
Republic of Ireland 5
European Union 60
Other 114
Total 424

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 280
Republic of Ireland 11
Europe (including European Union) 65
African Countries 4
Middle East or Asia 32
North America or Caribbean 16
Central America 0
South America 3
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 24
None 10

Religion Back to Top

Christian 171
No Religion 165
Buddhist 3
Hindu 12
Jewish 3
Muslim 12
Sikh 2
Other Religion 1
Not Stated 55
Total 424

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 211
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 19
Self Employed 57
Unemployed 12
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 39
Retired 16
Looking After Home or Family 7
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 16
Other 13
Total 390

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 3
Construction 7
RetailInc. Wholesale 14
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 6
Accommodation and Food 27
Information and Communication 24
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 64
Real Estate 7
Professional, Scientific and Technical 68
Administration 17
Public Administration and Defence 8
Education 18
HealthInc. Social Work 14
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 18
Total 295