Information about the EC4A postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district EC4A. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about EC4A 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 11
Semi-Detached 10
Terraced 31
Flat (Purpose-Built) 1157
Flat (Converted) 129
Residence in Commercial Building 339
Total 1677

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 192
Owned with Mortgage 178
Shared Ownership 12
Rented: From Council 144
Rented: Other Social 52
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 562
Rented: Other 87
Rent Free 62
Total 1289

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 759
Two People 393
Three People 85
Four People 37
Five People 9
Six People 5
Seven People 1
8+ People 0
Total 1289

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 643
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 358
C2 - Skilled manual workers 43
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 74
Total 1118

Gender Back to Top

Male 1196
Female 937
Total 2133

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 45
5-7 20
8-9 8
10-14 31
15 3
16-17 9
18-19 45
20-24 290
25-29 341
30-44 577
45-59 429
60-64 120
65-74 127
75-84 59
85-89 20
90+ 9
Total 2133

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 1209
Married 528
Divorced 153
Separated 47
Widowed 54
Same Sex 35
Total 2026

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 1239
Good 641
Fair 179
Bad 53
Very Bad 21
Total 2133

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) 1332
Apprenticeship 11
2+ A Levels 196
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 83
1-4 GCSEs 108
No GCSEs 130
Other 166
Total 2026

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 1696
Mixed Ethnicity 75
Indian 52
Pakistani 7
Bangladeshi 22
Chinese 124
Other Asian 61
Black African 34
Black Caribbean 13
Other Black/African/Caribbean 16
Other 33
Total 2133

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 1090
Wales 37
Scotland 46
Northern Ireland 25
Republic of Ireland 40
European Union 287
Other 608
Total 2133

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 1366
Republic of Ireland 50
Europe (including European Union) 346
African Countries 36
Middle East or Asia 146
North America or Caribbean 136
Central America 1
South America 17
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 83
None 63

Religion Back to Top

Christian 961
No Religion 667
Buddhist 35
Hindu 36
Jewish 31
Muslim 64
Sikh 4
Other Religion 16
Not Stated 319
Total 2133

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 926
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 77
Self Employed 346
Unemployed 60
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 301
Retired 97
Looking After Home or Family 32
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 53
Other 46
Total 1938

Employment Industry Back to Top

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

Employment Industry
Mining/Quarrying 6
Manufacturing 21
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 1
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 1
Construction 28
RetailInc. Wholesale 87
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 24
Accommodation and Food 99
Information and Communication 111
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 249
Real Estate 15
Professional, Scientific and Technical 445
Administration 37
Public Administration and Defence 42
Education 75
HealthInc. Social Work 76
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 90
Total 1407