Information about the EH14 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district EH14. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about EH14 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 3733
Semi-Detached 3733
Terraced 2265
Flat (Purpose-Built) 8159
Flat (Converted) 168
Residence in Commercial Building 31
Caravan/Park/Temporary 2
Total 18091

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 5853
Owned with Mortgage 5821
Shared Ownership 128
Rented: From Council 2645
Rented: Other Social 1391
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 1502
Rented: Other 222
Rent Free 177
Total 17739

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 6081
Two People 6000
Three People 2684
Four People 2110
Five People 684
Six People 122
Seven People 47
8+ People 11
Total 17739

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 3338
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 4432
C2 - Skilled manual workers 2117
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 3379
Total 13266

Gender Back to Top

Male 20445
Female 20712
Total 41157

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 2302
5-7 1218
8-9 836
10-14 2348
15 529
16-17 1081
18-19 1580
20-24 3084
25-29 2636
30-44 7884
45-59 8377
60-64 2737
65-74 3533
75-84 2245
85-89 522
90+ 245
Total 41157

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 12313
Married 15834
Divorced 2539
Separated 931
Widowed 2250
Same Sex 57
Total 33924

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 23340
Good 12023
Fair 4125
Bad 1302
Very Bad 367
Total 41157

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) 11644
Apprenticeship 0
2+ A Levels 2667
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 5292
1-4 GCSEs 7781
No GCSEs 6540
Total 33924

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 37832
Mixed Ethnicity 222
Indian 296
Pakistani 455
Bangladeshi 95
Chinese 709
Other Asian 249
Black African 768
Black Caribbean 35
Other Black/African/Caribbean 54
Other 41
Total 40756

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 3811
Wales 157
Scotland 31585
Northern Ireland 453
Republic of Ireland 226
European Union 1676
Other 3249
Total 41157

Religion Back to Top

Catholic 4057
Other Christian 15490
No Religion 17218
Buddhist 159
Hindu 217
Jewish 28
Muslim 1244
Sikh 33
Other Religion 117
Not Stated 2594
Total 41,157

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 11385
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 4042
Self Employed 2211
Unemployed 1270
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 4525
Retired 4631
Looking After Home or Family 1116
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 1183
Other 549
Total 30912

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 91
Mining/Quarrying 38
Manufacturing 788
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 72
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 107
Construction 1078
RetailInc. Wholesale 2479
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 919
Accommodation and Food 1071
Information and Communication 625
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 2074
Real Estate 278
Professional, Scientific and Technical 1288
Administration 905
Public Administration and Defence 1354
Education 2046
HealthInc. Social Work 2556
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 979
Total 18748