Information about the EX12 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district EX12. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about EX12 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 2258
Semi-Detached 1299
Terraced 1053
Flat (Purpose-Built) 828
Flat (Converted) 320
Residence in Commercial Building 139
Caravan/Park/Temporary 58
Total 5955

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 2715
Owned with Mortgage 1077
Shared Ownership 27
Rented: From Council 253
Rented: Other Social 147
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 631
Rented: Other 79
Rent Free 75
Total 5004

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 1756
Two People 2135
Three People 521
Four People 405
Five People 136
Six People 39
Seven People 8
8+ People 4
Total 5004

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 535
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 733
C2 - Skilled manual workers 744
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 580
Total 2592

Gender Back to Top

Male 4873
Female 5548
Total 10421

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
0-4 357
5-7 202
8-9 130
10-14 496
15 91
16-17 210
18-19 168
20-24 333
25-29 326
30-44 1304
45-59 1984
60-64 1055
65-74 1777
75-84 1309
85-89 434
90+ 245
Total 10421

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 1918
Married 5030
Divorced 924
Separated 174
Widowed 1088
Same Sex 11
Total 9145

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 3926
Good 3948
Fair 1891
Bad 533
Very Bad 123
Total 10421

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) 2288
Apprenticeship 437
2+ A Levels 996
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 1485
1-4 GCSEs 1106
No GCSEs 2347
Other 486
Total 9145

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 10211
Mixed Ethnicity 66
Indian 18
Pakistani 1
Bangladeshi 14
Chinese 14
Other Asian 75
Black African 2
Black Caribbean 2
Other Black/African/Caribbean 1
Other 17
Total 10421

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 9511
Wales 216
Scotland 127
Northern Ireland 32
Republic of Ireland 40
European Union 177
Other 318
Total 10421

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 7956
Republic of Ireland 27
Europe (including European Union) 134
African Countries 11
Middle East or Asia 103
North America or Caribbean 31
Central America 2
South America 3
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 34
None 2187

Religion Back to Top

Christian 7068
No Religion 2362
Buddhist 22
Hindu 5
Jewish 10
Muslim 29
Sikh 1
Other Religion 66
Not Stated 858
Total 10421

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 1962
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 1111
Self Employed 1081
Unemployed 160
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 320
Retired 2011
Looking After Home or Family 209
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 195
Other 108
Total 7157

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 117
Mining/Quarrying 4
Manufacturing 396
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 17
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 31
Construction 397
RetailInc. Wholesale 721
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 150
Accommodation and Food 436
Information and Communication 115
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 77
Real Estate 53
Professional, Scientific and Technical 220
Administration 176
Public Administration and Defence 169
Education 342
HealthInc. Social Work 641
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 217
Total 4279