Information about the G61 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district G61. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about G61 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 4967
Semi-Detached 3519
Terraced 1142
Flat (Purpose-Built) 1545
Flat (Converted) 99
Residence in Commercial Building 19
Caravan/Park/Temporary 1
Total 11292

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 5326
Owned with Mortgage 4863
Shared Ownership 9
Rented: From Council 332
Rented: Other Social 49
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 407
Rented: Other 51
Rent Free 86
Total 11123

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 2724
Two People 3845
Three People 1856
Four People 1959
Five People 589
Six People 108
Seven People 22
8+ People 20
Total 11123

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 3295
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 2514
C2 - Skilled manual workers 932
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 615
Total 7356

Gender Back to Top

Male 13465
Female 14491
Total 27956

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 1295
5-7 978
8-9 644
10-14 1774
15 412
16-17 714
18-19 658
20-24 1353
25-29 924
30-44 4698
45-59 6521
60-64 2074
65-74 3120
75-84 2053
85-89 503
90+ 235
Total 27956

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 5441
Married 14061
Divorced 1081
Separated 448
Widowed 1787
Same Sex 35
Total 22853

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 17245
Good 7389
Fair 2526
Bad 602
Very Bad 194
Total 27956

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) 10839
Apprenticeship 0
2+ A Levels 2086
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 3641
1-4 GCSEs 3288
No GCSEs 2999
Total 22853

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 25944
Mixed Ethnicity 180
Indian 793
Pakistani 400
Bangladeshi 24
Chinese 240
Other Asian 153
Black African 64
Black Caribbean 16
Other Black/African/Caribbean 12
Other 10
Total 27836

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 1997
Wales 76
Scotland 23790
Northern Ireland 245
Republic of Ireland 123
European Union 285
Other 1440
Total 27956

Religion Back to Top

Catholic 4426
Other Christian 12234
No Religion 8022
Buddhist 60
Hindu 310
Jewish 34
Muslim 558
Sikh 477
Other Religion 46
Not Stated 1789
Total 27,956

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 7806
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 2632
Self Employed 2148
Unemployed 436
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 1949
Retired 3854
Looking After Home or Family 693
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 334
Other 210
Total 20062

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 50
Mining/Quarrying 40
Manufacturing 747
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 101
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 45
Construction 796
RetailInc. Wholesale 1610
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 447
Accommodation and Food 596
Information and Communication 584
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 822
Real Estate 280
Professional, Scientific and Technical 1190
Administration 334
Public Administration and Defence 916
Education 1962
HealthInc. Social Work 2165
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 587
Total 13272