Information about the FK6 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district FK6. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about FK6 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 1315
Semi-Detached 1422
Terraced 1884
Flat (Purpose-Built) 1400
Flat (Converted) 61
Residence in Commercial Building 15
Caravan/Park/Temporary 20
Total 6117

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 1481
Owned with Mortgage 2464
Shared Ownership 11
Rented: From Council 1328
Rented: Other Social 262
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 266
Rented: Other 49
Rent Free 49
Total 5910

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 1772
Two People 2094
Three People 1000
Four People 755
Five People 226
Six People 47
Seven People 13
8+ People 3
Total 5910

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 1337
C2 - Skilled manual workers 1277
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 1290
Total 4432

Gender Back to Top

Male 6650
Female 6938
Total 13588

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
0-4 778
5-7 460
8-9 256
10-14 796
15 145
16-17 346
18-19 335
20-24 764
25-29 815
30-44 2857
45-59 2895
60-64 951
65-74 1293
75-84 696
85-89 155
90+ 46
Total 13588

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 3523
Married 5490
Divorced 957
Separated 365
Widowed 810
Same Sex 8
Total 11153

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 6834
Good 4352
Fair 1674
Bad 576
Very Bad 152
Total 13588

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) 1925
Apprenticeship 0
2+ A Levels 1150
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 1695
1-4 GCSEs 3166
No GCSEs 3217
Total 11153

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 13374
Mixed Ethnicity 17
Indian 37
Pakistani 96
Bangladeshi 1
Chinese 14
Other Asian 16
Black African 16
Black Caribbean 1
Other Black/African/Caribbean 11
Other 1
Total 13584

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 633
Wales 34
Scotland 12500
Northern Ireland 52
Republic of Ireland 36
European Union 146
Other 187
Total 13588

Religion Back to Top

Catholic 2925
Other Christian 5299
No Religion 4352
Buddhist 13
Hindu 23
Jewish 0
Muslim 103
Sikh 18
Other Religion 34
Not Stated 821
Total 13,588

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 4360
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 1411
Self Employed 691
Unemployed 559
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 598
Retired 1622
Looking After Home or Family 352
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 496
Other 167
Total 10256

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 106
Mining/Quarrying 25
Manufacturing 652
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 65
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 109
Construction 731
RetailInc. Wholesale 1131
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 373
Accommodation and Food 283
Information and Communication 117
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 290
Real Estate 55
Professional, Scientific and Technical 181
Administration 332
Public Administration and Defence 542
Education 418
HealthInc. Social Work 994
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 275
Total 6679