Information about the EH30 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district EH30. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about EH30 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 961
Semi-Detached 972
Terraced 1413
Flat (Purpose-Built) 878
Flat (Converted) 74
Residence in Commercial Building 15
Caravan/Park/Temporary 2
Total 4315

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 1302
Owned with Mortgage 1890
Shared Ownership 5
Rented: From Council 232
Rented: Other Social 150
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 464
Rented: Other 84
Rent Free 54
Total 4181

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 1123
Two People 1498
Three People 715
Four People 649
Five People 149
Six People 36
Seven People 7
8+ People 4
Total 4181

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 951
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 1163
C2 - Skilled manual workers 589
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 563
Total 3266

Gender Back to Top

Male 4875
Female 5102
Total 9977

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
0-4 679
5-7 381
8-9 229
10-14 601
15 113
16-17 233
18-19 234
20-24 488
25-29 549
30-44 2195
45-59 2300
60-64 634
65-74 784
75-84 429
85-89 88
90+ 40
Total 9977

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 2280
Married 4432
Divorced 583
Separated 206
Widowed 456
Same Sex 17
Total 7974

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 6006
Good 2813
Fair 873
Bad 208
Very Bad 77
Total 9977

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) 2730
Apprenticeship 0
2+ A Levels 779
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 1269
1-4 GCSEs 1903
No GCSEs 1293
Total 7974

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 9768
Mixed Ethnicity 53
Indian 14
Pakistani 20
Bangladeshi 2
Chinese 31
Other Asian 28
Black African 27
Black Caribbean 9
Other Black/African/Caribbean 6
Other 5
Total 9963

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 1180
Wales 50
Scotland 8010
Northern Ireland 146
Republic of Ireland 55
European Union 227
Other 309
Total 9977

Religion Back to Top

Catholic 1063
Other Christian 3860
No Religion 4245
Buddhist 19
Hindu 13
Jewish 8
Muslim 48
Sikh 0
Other Religion 27
Not Stated 694
Total 9,977

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 3447
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 1089
Self Employed 601
Unemployed 221
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 519
Retired 1049
Looking After Home or Family 265
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 161
Other 65
Total 7417

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 35
Mining/Quarrying 12
Manufacturing 276
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 35
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 31
Construction 285
RetailInc. Wholesale 629
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 293
Accommodation and Food 373
Information and Communication 186
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 571
Real Estate 74
Professional, Scientific and Technical 397
Administration 235
Public Administration and Defence 473
Education 435
HealthInc. Social Work 704
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 276
Total 5320