Information about the FY1 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district FY1. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about FY1 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 652
Semi-Detached 3540
Terraced 7264
Flat (Purpose-Built) 3410
Flat (Converted) 3459
Residence in Commercial Building 794
Caravan/Park/Temporary 12
Total 19131

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 3636
Owned with Mortgage 3972
Shared Ownership 74
Rented: From Council 760
Rented: Other Social 903
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 7059
Rented: Other 332
Rent Free 178
Total 16914

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 7651
Two People 4734
Three People 2120
Four People 1378
Five People 653
Six People 248
Seven People 74
8+ People 56
Total 16914

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 834
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 3437
C2 - Skilled manual workers 2494
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 6403
Total 13168

Gender Back to Top

Male 19085
Female 17891
Total 36976

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 2278
5-7 1220
8-9 749
10-14 1989
15 402
16-17 896
18-19 1174
20-24 2699
25-29 2605
30-44 7241
45-59 7925
60-64 2308
65-74 3093
75-84 1724
85-89 445
90+ 228
Total 36976

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 12805
Married 9326
Divorced 4502
Separated 1173
Widowed 2297
Same Sex 235
Total 30338

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 13922
Good 12413
Fair 6547
Bad 3154
Very Bad 940
Total 36976

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) 3683
Apprenticeship 1042
2+ A Levels 3207
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 5051
1-4 GCSEs 4899
No GCSEs 10698
Other 1758
Total 30338

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 35285
Mixed Ethnicity 576
Indian 233
Pakistani 91
Bangladeshi 114
Chinese 177
Other Asian 217
Black African 77
Black Caribbean 40
Other Black/African/Caribbean 22
Other 144
Total 36976

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 31184
Wales 437
Scotland 2135
Northern Ireland 326
Republic of Ireland 278
European Union 1461
Other 1155
Total 36976

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 24217
Republic of Ireland 196
Europe (including European Union) 1304
African Countries 93
Middle East or Asia 300
North America or Caribbean 55
Central America 4
South America 7
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 25
None 10889

Religion Back to Top

Christian 23139
No Religion 10486
Buddhist 158
Hindu 145
Jewish 71
Muslim 466
Sikh 24
Other Religion 189
Not Stated 2298
Total 36976

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 7893
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 3753
Self Employed 2973
Unemployed 2457
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 2001
Retired 3538
Looking After Home or Family 1288
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 3065
Other 973
Total 27941

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 11
Mining/Quarrying 9
Manufacturing 1116
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 54
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 77
Construction 922
RetailInc. Wholesale 2425
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 678
Accommodation and Food 3162
Information and Communication 233
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 327
Real Estate 156
Professional, Scientific and Technical 363
Administration 805
Public Administration and Defence 975
Education 803
HealthInc. Social Work 2077
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 1036
Total 15229