Information about the EH3 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district EH3. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about EH3 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 156
Semi-Detached 248
Terraced 978
Flat (Purpose-Built) 11135
Flat (Converted) 1234
Residence in Commercial Building 137
Caravan/Park/Temporary 2
Total 13890

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 3068
Owned with Mortgage 2987
Shared Ownership 59
Rented: From Council 213
Rented: Other Social 1039
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 5016
Rented: Other 314
Rent Free 247
Total 12943

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 5995
Two People 4369
Three People 1367
Four People 831
Five People 326
Six People 39
Seven People 11
8+ People 5
Total 12943

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 4690
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 4321
C2 - Skilled manual workers 759
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 1246
Total 11016

Gender Back to Top

Male 12970
Female 12977
Total 25947

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
0-4 765
5-7 336
8-9 215
10-14 557
15 123
16-17 269
18-19 1321
20-24 4992
25-29 3893
30-44 5920
45-59 3895
60-64 1041
65-74 1336
75-84 906
85-89 220
90+ 158
Total 25947

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 15261
Married 5701
Divorced 1542
Separated 440
Widowed 876
Same Sex 131
Total 23951

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 16493
Good 6974
Fair 1817
Bad 506
Very Bad 157
Total 25947

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) 13939
Apprenticeship 0
2+ A Levels 1570
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 4600
1-4 GCSEs 2235
No GCSEs 1607
Total 23951

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 23661
Mixed Ethnicity 327
Indian 432
Pakistani 187
Bangladeshi 31
Chinese 569
Other Asian 322
Black African 181
Black Caribbean 34
Other Black/African/Caribbean 31
Other 24
Total 25799

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 5752
Wales 184
Scotland 12939
Northern Ireland 551
Republic of Ireland 526
European Union 2428
Other 3567
Total 25947

Religion Back to Top

Catholic 3098
Other Christian 6552
No Religion 12938
Buddhist 272
Hindu 269
Jewish 99
Muslim 451
Sikh 51
Other Religion 154
Not Stated 2063
Total 25,947

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 8900
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 1523
Self Employed 2244
Unemployed 764
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 6410
Retired 1583
Looking After Home or Family 461
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 497
Other 285
Total 22667

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 48
Mining/Quarrying 62
Manufacturing 393
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 76
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 48
Construction 350
RetailInc. Wholesale 1370
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 249
Accommodation and Food 1562
Information and Communication 811
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 1681
Real Estate 277
Professional, Scientific and Technical 1883
Administration 483
Public Administration and Defence 762
Education 1636
HealthInc. Social Work 1687
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 962
Total 14340