Information about the FY6 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district FY6. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about FY6 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 4985
Semi-Detached 5934
Terraced 1504
Flat (Purpose-Built) 1097
Flat (Converted) 128
Residence in Commercial Building 110
Caravan/Park/Temporary 439
Total 14197

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 6392
Owned with Mortgage 4736
Shared Ownership 53
Rented: From Council 141
Rented: Other Social 456
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 1341
Rented: Other 165
Rent Free 159
Total 13443

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 4092
Two People 5434
Three People 1865
Four People 1457
Five People 445
Six People 128
Seven People 14
8+ People 8
Total 13443

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 2211
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 2880
C2 - Skilled manual workers 1749
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 1388
Total 8228

Gender Back to Top

Male 14467
Female 15499
Total 29966

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 1174
5-7 789
8-9 518
10-14 1487
15 327
16-17 668
18-19 579
20-24 1358
25-29 1202
30-44 4697
45-59 6487
60-64 2537
65-74 4150
75-84 2821
85-89 786
90+ 386
Total 29966

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 5977
Married 14009
Divorced 2478
Separated 547
Widowed 2583
Same Sex 77
Total 25671

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 13177
Good 10054
Fair 4738
Bad 1565
Very Bad 432
Total 29966

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) 7085
Apprenticeship 1301
2+ A Levels 3160
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 4156
1-4 GCSEs 3122
No GCSEs 5810
Other 1037
Total 25671

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 29470
Mixed Ethnicity 194
Indian 64
Pakistani 20
Bangladeshi 3
Chinese 59
Other Asian 67
Black African 27
Black Caribbean 12
Other Black/African/Caribbean 9
Other 41
Total 29966

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 28045
Wales 232
Scotland 620
Northern Ireland 138
Republic of Ireland 121
European Union 303
Other 507
Total 29966

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 25031
Republic of Ireland 70
Europe (including European Union) 183
African Countries 28
Middle East or Asia 98
North America or Caribbean 58
Central America 3
South America 5
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 60
None 4563

Religion Back to Top

Christian 22906
No Religion 4847
Buddhist 77
Hindu 38
Jewish 28
Muslim 81
Sikh 7
Other Religion 72
Not Stated 1910
Total 29966

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 7544
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 3044
Self Employed 2719
Unemployed 546
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 1298
Retired 5103
Looking After Home or Family 506
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 684
Other 234
Total 21678

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 196
Mining/Quarrying 13
Manufacturing 1138
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 61
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 72
Construction 1244
RetailInc. Wholesale 1985
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 462
Accommodation and Food 758
Information and Communication 375
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 428
Real Estate 178
Professional, Scientific and Technical 783
Administration 463
Public Administration and Defence 1566
Education 1492
HealthInc. Social Work 1959
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 647
Total 13820