Information about the EX38 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district EX38. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about EX38 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 2234
Semi-Detached 1253
Terraced 1166
Flat (Purpose-Built) 187
Flat (Converted) 103
Residence in Commercial Building 92
Caravan/Park/Temporary 18
Total 5053

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 2051
Owned with Mortgage 1438
Shared Ownership 14
Rented: From Council 81
Rented: Other Social 298
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 676
Rented: Other 83
Rent Free 71
Total 4712

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 1270
Two People 1873
Three People 695
Four People 577
Five People 199
Six People 68
Seven People 23
8+ People 7
Total 4712

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 528
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 754
C2 - Skilled manual workers 1070
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 799
Total 3151

Gender Back to Top

Male 5455
Female 5748
Total 11203

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
0-4 542
5-7 342
8-9 233
10-14 630
15 170
16-17 301
18-19 235
20-24 512
25-29 432
30-44 1864
45-59 2486
60-64 966
65-74 1397
75-84 771
85-89 206
90+ 116
Total 11203

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 2335
Married 5094
Divorced 879
Separated 204
Widowed 746
Same Sex 28
Total 9286

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 5009
Good 3872
Fair 1699
Bad 511
Very Bad 112
Total 11203

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) 2089
Apprenticeship 422
2+ A Levels 1129
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 1682
1-4 GCSEs 1283
No GCSEs 2300
Other 381
Total 9286

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 11076
Mixed Ethnicity 63
Indian 10
Chinese 13
Other Asian 20
Black African 1
Black Caribbean 5
Other Black/African/Caribbean 5
Other 10
Total 11203

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 10620
Wales 113
Scotland 98
Northern Ireland 32
Republic of Ireland 24
European Union 131
Other 185
Total 11203

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 7941
Republic of Ireland 21
Europe (including European Union) 89
African Countries 1
Middle East or Asia 22
North America or Caribbean 28
Central America 0
South America 1
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 18
None 3122

Religion Back to Top

Christian 7022
No Religion 3097
Buddhist 25
Hindu 7
Jewish 3
Muslim 6
Sikh 0
Other Religion 73
Not Stated 970
Total 11203

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 2447
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 1302
Self Employed 1440
Unemployed 270
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 435
Retired 1619
Looking After Home or Family 291
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 264
Other 125
Total 8193

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 460
Mining/Quarrying 14
Manufacturing 656
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 7
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 33
Construction 540
RetailInc. Wholesale 855
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 203
Accommodation and Food 327
Information and Communication 65
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 65
Real Estate 73
Professional, Scientific and Technical 226
Administration 210
Public Administration and Defence 187
Education 494
HealthInc. Social Work 694
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 232
Total 5341