Information about the EX22 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district EX22. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about EX22 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 3442
Semi-Detached 1290
Terraced 640
Flat (Purpose-Built) 118
Flat (Converted) 100
Residence in Commercial Building 58
Caravan/Park/Temporary 108
Total 5756

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 2473
Owned with Mortgage 1344
Shared Ownership 28
Rented: From Council 115
Rented: Other Social 230
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 719
Rented: Other 92
Rent Free 135
Total 5136

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 1286
Two People 2084
Three People 750
Four People 644
Five People 262
Six People 83
Seven People 16
8+ People 11
Total 5136

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 492
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 808
C2 - Skilled manual workers 1289
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 785
Total 3374

Gender Back to Top

Male 6216
Female 6332
Total 12548

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
0-4 548
5-7 360
8-9 247
10-14 708
15 158
16-17 302
18-19 256
20-24 594
25-29 516
30-44 1933
45-59 2936
60-64 1101
65-74 1587
75-84 930
85-89 248
90+ 124
Total 12548

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 2593
Married 6037
Divorced 853
Separated 160
Widowed 871
Same Sex 13
Total 10527

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 5503
Good 4446
Fair 1867
Bad 567
Very Bad 165
Total 12548

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) 2104
Apprenticeship 486
2+ A Levels 1249
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 1856
1-4 GCSEs 1581
No GCSEs 2777
Other 474
Total 10527

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 12451
Mixed Ethnicity 51
Indian 1
Bangladeshi 4
Chinese 10
Other Asian 15
Black African 1
Black Caribbean 7
Other 8
Total 12548

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 11919
Wales 110
Scotland 90
Northern Ireland 30
Republic of Ireland 29
European Union 133
Other 237
Total 12548

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 8749
Republic of Ireland 27
Europe (including European Union) 95
African Countries 7
Middle East or Asia 24
North America or Caribbean 30
Central America 0
South America 1
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 16
None 3639

Religion Back to Top

Christian 8324
No Religion 3039
Buddhist 22
Hindu 4
Jewish 15
Muslim 14
Sikh 1
Other Religion 70
Not Stated 1059
Total 12548

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 2366
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 1455
Self Employed 2123
Unemployed 253
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 440
Retired 1736
Looking After Home or Family 377
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 340
Other 135
Total 9225

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 957
Mining/Quarrying 9
Manufacturing 493
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 18
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 37
Construction 657
RetailInc. Wholesale 997
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 189
Accommodation and Food 388
Information and Communication 97
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 74
Real Estate 76
Professional, Scientific and Technical 297
Administration 214
Public Administration and Defence 157
Education 503
HealthInc. Social Work 624
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 292
Total 6079