Information about the EH23 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district EH23. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about EH23 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 654
Semi-Detached 1119
Terraced 684
Flat (Purpose-Built) 1025
Flat (Converted) 31
Residence in Commercial Building 18
Caravan/Park/Temporary 1
Total 3532

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 670
Owned with Mortgage 1141
Shared Ownership 6
Rented: From Council 823
Rented: Other Social 402
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 257
Rented: Other 26
Rent Free 51
Total 3376

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 937
Two People 1184
Three People 570
Four People 461
Five People 162
Six People 38
Seven People 15
8+ People 9
Total 3376

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 356
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 740
C2 - Skilled manual workers 705
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 817
Total 2618

Gender Back to Top

Male 3947
Female 4216
Total 8163

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
0-4 593
5-7 339
8-9 204
10-14 536
15 100
16-17 229
18-19 213
20-24 477
25-29 491
30-44 1719
45-59 1620
60-64 462
65-74 618
75-84 405
85-89 111
90+ 46
Total 8163

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 2225
Married 2956
Divorced 527
Separated 237
Widowed 439
Same Sex 7
Total 6391

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 4369
Good 2347
Fair 978
Bad 371
Very Bad 98
Total 8163

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) 1190
Apprenticeship 0
2+ A Levels 562
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 816
1-4 GCSEs 1879
No GCSEs 1944
Total 6391

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 8070
Mixed Ethnicity 23
Indian 6
Pakistani 19
Bangladeshi 2
Chinese 3
Other Asian 16
Black African 11
Black Caribbean 5
Other Black/African/Caribbean 1
Other 1
Total 8157

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 507
Wales 12
Scotland 7321
Northern Ireland 37
Republic of Ireland 25
European Union 142
Other 119
Total 8163

Religion Back to Top

Catholic 700
Other Christian 2777
No Religion 4136
Buddhist 10
Hindu 0
Jewish 7
Muslim 21
Sikh 7
Other Religion 12
Not Stated 493
Total 8,163

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 2315
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 846
Self Employed 435
Unemployed 356
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 355
Retired 750
Looking After Home or Family 325
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 322
Other 125
Total 5829

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 68
Mining/Quarrying 12
Manufacturing 182
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 20
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 45
Construction 399
RetailInc. Wholesale 554
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 163
Accommodation and Food 181
Information and Communication 70
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 241
Real Estate 53
Professional, Scientific and Technical 161
Administration 201
Public Administration and Defence 256
Education 267
HealthInc. Social Work 608
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 205
Total 3686