Information about the GL11 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district GL11. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about GL11 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 3082
Semi-Detached 3034
Terraced 1455
Flat (Purpose-Built) 831
Flat (Converted) 150
Residence in Commercial Building 72
Caravan/Park/Temporary 37
Total 8661

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 3095
Owned with Mortgage 2900
Shared Ownership 61
Rented: From Council 1124
Rented: Other Social 228
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 736
Rented: Other 82
Rent Free 135
Total 8361

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 2337
Two People 3204
Three People 1203
Four People 1127
Five People 353
Six People 109
Seven People 22
8+ People 6
Total 8361

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 1559
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 1564
C2 - Skilled manual workers 1362
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 1307
Total 5792

Gender Back to Top

Male 9721
Female 9917
Total 19638

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 1045
5-7 631
8-9 430
10-14 1181
15 236
16-17 545
18-19 390
20-24 931
25-29 880
30-44 3724
45-59 4283
60-64 1386
65-74 2099
75-84 1352
85-89 321
90+ 204
Total 19638

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 4301
Married 8680
Divorced 1511
Separated 343
Widowed 1226
Same Sex 54
Total 16115

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 9036
Good 7101
Fair 2604
Bad 684
Very Bad 213
Total 19638

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) 4755
Apprenticeship 780
2+ A Levels 1952
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 2536
1-4 GCSEs 2209
No GCSEs 3291
Other 592
Total 16115

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 19273
Mixed Ethnicity 199
Indian 16
Pakistani 3
Bangladeshi 10
Chinese 34
Other Asian 31
Black African 20
Black Caribbean 23
Other Black/African/Caribbean 12
Other 17
Total 19638

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 17918
Wales 565
Scotland 204
Northern Ireland 56
Republic of Ireland 75
European Union 387
Other 433
Total 19638

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 14975
Republic of Ireland 58
Europe (including European Union) 257
African Countries 47
Middle East or Asia 34
North America or Caribbean 48
Central America 1
South America 11
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 53
None 4259

Religion Back to Top

Christian 12764
No Religion 5166
Buddhist 35
Hindu 16
Jewish 12
Muslim 43
Sikh 7
Other Religion 115
Not Stated 1480
Total 19638

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 5671
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 2198
Self Employed 1538
Unemployed 419
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 875
Retired 2367
Looking After Home or Family 559
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 427
Other 184
Total 14238

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 159
Mining/Quarrying 28
Manufacturing 1442
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 251
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 127
Construction 835
RetailInc. Wholesale 1358
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 293
Accommodation and Food 429
Information and Communication 360
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 299
Real Estate 115
Professional, Scientific and Technical 659
Administration 365
Public Administration and Defence 541
Education 937
HealthInc. Social Work 1106
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 440
Total 9744