Information about the FK12 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district FK12. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about FK12 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 583
Semi-Detached 660
Terraced 496
Flat (Purpose-Built) 763
Flat (Converted) 57
Residence in Commercial Building 25
Caravan/Park/Temporary 4
Total 2588

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 765
Owned with Mortgage 840
Shared Ownership 11
Rented: From Council 472
Rented: Other Social 71
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 246
Rented: Other 25
Rent Free 33
Total 2463

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 868
Two People 888
Three People 326
Four People 266
Five People 87
Six People 23
Seven People 3
8+ People 2
Total 2463

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 311
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 512
C2 - Skilled manual workers 425
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 526
Total 1774

Gender Back to Top

Male 2563
Female 2773
Total 5336

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
0-4 250
5-7 134
8-9 107
10-14 271
15 58
16-17 158
18-19 153
20-24 311
25-29 263
30-44 981
45-59 1270
60-64 409
65-74 588
75-84 301
85-89 63
90+ 19
Total 5336

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 1354
Married 2251
Divorced 394
Separated 164
Widowed 347
Same Sex 6
Total 4516

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 2687
Good 1701
Fair 688
Bad 201
Very Bad 59
Total 5336

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) 1112
Apprenticeship 0
2+ A Levels 443
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 669
1-4 GCSEs 1107
No GCSEs 1185
Total 4516

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 5268
Mixed Ethnicity 16
Indian 5
Pakistani 6
Chinese 18
Other Asian 3
Black African 19
Black Caribbean 1
Total 5336

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 506
Wales 14
Scotland 4605
Northern Ireland 28
Republic of Ireland 12
European Union 70
Other 101
Total 5336

Religion Back to Top

Catholic 465
Other Christian 2322
No Religion 2161
Buddhist 3
Hindu 1
Jewish 2
Muslim 7
Sikh 0
Other Religion 18
Not Stated 357
Total 5,336

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 1620
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 550
Self Employed 283
Unemployed 226
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 307
Retired 786
Looking After Home or Family 111
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 197
Other 53
Total 4133

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 53
Mining/Quarrying 16
Manufacturing 237
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 16
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 31
Construction 235
RetailInc. Wholesale 482
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 100
Accommodation and Food 144
Information and Communication 39
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 88
Real Estate 22
Professional, Scientific and Technical 66
Administration 117
Public Administration and Defence 189
Education 285
HealthInc. Social Work 334
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 112
Total 2566