Information about the EX15 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district EX15. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about EX15 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 4215
Semi-Detached 2677
Terraced 2013
Flat (Purpose-Built) 461
Flat (Converted) 166
Residence in Commercial Building 67
Caravan/Park/Temporary 65
Total 9664

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 3464
Owned with Mortgage 3240
Shared Ownership 80
Rented: From Council 651
Rented: Other Social 413
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 1147
Rented: Other 138
Rent Free 188
Total 9321

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 2379
Two People 3538
Three People 1465
Four People 1340
Five People 450
Six People 111
Seven People 24
8+ People 14
Total 9321

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 1389
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 1934
C2 - Skilled manual workers 1820
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 1379
Total 6522

Gender Back to Top

Male 11147
Female 11487
Total 22634

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 1263
5-7 737
8-9 489
10-14 1401
15 322
16-17 540
18-19 462
20-24 1079
25-29 1113
30-44 4224
45-59 4952
60-64 1642
65-74 2351
75-84 1468
85-89 387
90+ 204
Total 22634

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 4660
Married 10258
Divorced 1741
Separated 433
Widowed 1317
Same Sex 13
Total 18422

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 10752
Good 7924
Fair 2960
Bad 789
Very Bad 209
Total 22634

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) 4832
Apprenticeship 700
2+ A Levels 2297
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 3213
1-4 GCSEs 2599
No GCSEs 4024
Other 757
Total 18422

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 22321
Mixed Ethnicity 148
Indian 30
Bangladeshi 3
Chinese 49
Other Asian 40
Black African 23
Black Caribbean 4
Other Black/African/Caribbean 3
Other 13
Total 22634

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 20856
Wales 288
Scotland 268
Northern Ireland 64
Republic of Ireland 78
European Union 531
Other 549
Total 22634

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 17347
Republic of Ireland 68
Europe (including European Union) 456
African Countries 46
Middle East or Asia 59
North America or Caribbean 67
Central America 1
South America 9
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 37
None 4658

Religion Back to Top

Christian 14428
No Religion 6104
Buddhist 58
Hindu 24
Jewish 16
Muslim 32
Sikh 2
Other Religion 80
Not Stated 1890
Total 22634

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 6282
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 2570
Self Employed 2548
Unemployed 388
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 818
Retired 2525
Looking After Home or Family 552
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 468
Other 212
Total 16363

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 750
Mining/Quarrying 21
Manufacturing 1094
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 99
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 101
Construction 941
RetailInc. Wholesale 2015
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 629
Accommodation and Food 506
Information and Communication 242
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 267
Real Estate 148
Professional, Scientific and Technical 785
Administration 440
Public Administration and Defence 670
Education 977
HealthInc. Social Work 1411
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 597
Total 11693