Information about the FK1 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district FK1. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about FK1 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 2882
Semi-Detached 3191
Terraced 3040
Flat (Purpose-Built) 4479
Flat (Converted) 139
Residence in Commercial Building 112
Caravan/Park/Temporary 14
Total 13857

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 3563
Owned with Mortgage 4687
Shared Ownership 21
Rented: From Council 3381
Rented: Other Social 354
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 1083
Rented: Other 114
Rent Free 149
Total 13352

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 4534
Two People 4646
Three People 1992
Four People 1578
Five People 461
Six People 99
Seven People 30
8+ People 12
Total 13352

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 1573
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 2924
C2 - Skilled manual workers 2366
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 2871
Total 9734

Gender Back to Top

Male 14417
Female 15173
Total 29590

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 1646
5-7 953
8-9 626
10-14 1685
15 317
16-17 675
18-19 663
20-24 1625
25-29 1697
30-44 6191
45-59 6286
60-64 1921
65-74 2840
75-84 1835
85-89 423
90+ 207
Total 29590

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 7462
Married 11707
Divorced 2250
Separated 842
Widowed 2046
Same Sex 56
Total 24363

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 14424
Good 9382
Fair 4094
Bad 1299
Very Bad 391
Total 29590

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) 5394
Apprenticeship 0
2+ A Levels 2450
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 3268
1-4 GCSEs 6587
No GCSEs 6664
Total 24363

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 28934
Mixed Ethnicity 82
Indian 103
Pakistani 212
Bangladeshi 4
Chinese 76
Other Asian 61
Black African 39
Black Caribbean 32
Other Black/African/Caribbean 9
Other 5
Total 29557

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 1701
Wales 87
Scotland 26517
Northern Ireland 123
Republic of Ireland 83
European Union 430
Other 649
Total 29590

Religion Back to Top

Catholic 3337
Other Christian 12166
No Religion 11391
Buddhist 63
Hindu 28
Jewish 16
Muslim 286
Sikh 23
Other Religion 91
Not Stated 2189
Total 29,590

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 9010
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 2926
Self Employed 1560
Unemployed 1229
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 1285
Retired 3595
Looking After Home or Family 805
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 1146
Other 342
Total 21898

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 181
Mining/Quarrying 93
Manufacturing 1378
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 125
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 164
Construction 1235
RetailInc. Wholesale 2289
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 749
Accommodation and Food 711
Information and Communication 323
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 683
Real Estate 130
Professional, Scientific and Technical 538
Administration 636
Public Administration and Defence 1160
Education 954
HealthInc. Social Work 1979
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 660
Total 13988