Information about the EX18 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district EX18. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about EX18 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 1169
Semi-Detached 505
Terraced 307
Flat (Purpose-Built) 18
Flat (Converted) 32
Residence in Commercial Building 18
Caravan/Park/Temporary 46
Total 2095

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 955
Owned with Mortgage 519
Shared Ownership 14
Rented: From Council 58
Rented: Other Social 74
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 207
Rented: Other 26
Rent Free 35
Total 1888

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 513
Two People 824
Three People 235
Four People 198
Five People 83
Six People 26
Seven People 7
8+ People 2
Total 1888

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 247
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 311
C2 - Skilled manual workers 407
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 218
Total 1183

Gender Back to Top

Male 2129
Female 2198
Total 4327

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
0-4 171
5-7 108
8-9 79
10-14 221
15 58
16-17 94
18-19 100
20-24 178
25-29 132
30-44 599
45-59 1038
60-64 453
65-74 637
75-84 355
85-89 67
90+ 37
Total 4327

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 847
Married 2155
Divorced 329
Separated 66
Widowed 282
Same Sex 11
Total 3690

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 1927
Good 1576
Fair 616
Bad 157
Very Bad 51
Total 4327

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) 1027
Apprenticeship 155
2+ A Levels 435
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 617
1-4 GCSEs 490
No GCSEs 817
Other 149
Total 3690

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 4281
Mixed Ethnicity 36
Indian 1
Chinese 1
Other Asian 3
Black African 1
Other 4
Total 4327

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 4085
Wales 37
Scotland 37
Northern Ireland 8
Republic of Ireland 13
European Union 53
Other 94
Total 4327

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 3271
Republic of Ireland 8
Europe (including European Union) 40
African Countries 8
Middle East or Asia 2
North America or Caribbean 15
Central America 0
South America 1
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 13
None 1002

Religion Back to Top

Christian 2779
No Religion 1140
Buddhist 15
Hindu 1
Jewish 0
Muslim 3
Sikh 0
Other Religion 13
Not Stated 376
Total 4327

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 830
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 422
Self Employed 816
Unemployed 91
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 144
Retired 663
Looking After Home or Family 103
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 103
Other 59
Total 3231

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 289
Manufacturing 202
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 6
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 16
Construction 201
RetailInc. Wholesale 303
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 73
Accommodation and Food 119
Information and Communication 51
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 32
Real Estate 23
Professional, Scientific and Technical 107
Administration 85
Public Administration and Defence 61
Education 220
HealthInc. Social Work 220
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 101
Total 2109