Information about the EH48 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district EH48. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about EH48 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 3897
Semi-Detached 4392
Terraced 3865
Flat (Purpose-Built) 3862
Flat (Converted) 117
Residence in Commercial Building 53
Caravan/Park/Temporary 24
Total 16210

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 3060
Owned with Mortgage 6495
Shared Ownership 75
Rented: From Council 3278
Rented: Other Social 1210
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 1463
Rented: Other 135
Rent Free 119
Total 15835

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 4796
Two People 5364
Three People 2760
Four People 2136
Five People 612
Six People 136
Seven People 22
8+ People 9
Total 15835

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 1954
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 3912
C2 - Skilled manual workers 2778
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 3704
Total 12348

Gender Back to Top

Male 17854
Female 18816
Total 36670

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 2773
5-7 1417
8-9 855
10-14 1958
15 413
16-17 822
18-19 775
20-24 2300
25-29 2491
30-44 8588
45-59 7262
60-64 1898
65-74 2963
75-84 1696
85-89 329
90+ 130
Total 36670

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 9594
Married 13986
Divorced 2533
Separated 1064
Widowed 2037
Same Sex 40
Total 29254

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 19740
Good 10641
Fair 4340
Bad 1486
Very Bad 463
Total 36670

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) 6061
Apprenticeship 0
2+ A Levels 3201
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 4058
1-4 GCSEs 8311
No GCSEs 7623
Total 29254

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 36056
Mixed Ethnicity 96
Indian 61
Pakistani 176
Bangladeshi 1
Chinese 76
Other Asian 66
Black African 78
Black Caribbean 6
Other Black/African/Caribbean 16
Other 10
Total 36642

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 2107
Wales 86
Scotland 32382
Northern Ireland 196
Republic of Ireland 91
European Union 1192
Other 616
Total 36670

Religion Back to Top

Catholic 6602
Other Christian 13537
No Religion 14058
Buddhist 33
Hindu 35
Jewish 1
Muslim 219
Sikh 11
Other Religion 84
Not Stated 2090
Total 36,670

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 12764
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 3442
Self Employed 1667
Unemployed 1417
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 1456
Retired 3548
Looking After Home or Family 968
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 1407
Other 430
Total 27099

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 182
Mining/Quarrying 64
Manufacturing 2054
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 114
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 164
Construction 1655
RetailInc. Wholesale 3074
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 1096
Accommodation and Food 687
Information and Communication 777
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 1215
Real Estate 209
Professional, Scientific and Technical 677
Administration 876
Public Administration and Defence 1598
Education 1096
HealthInc. Social Work 2099
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 736
Total 18373