Information about the GL15 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district GL15. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about GL15 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 4734
Semi-Detached 3501
Terraced 1240
Flat (Purpose-Built) 375
Flat (Converted) 157
Residence in Commercial Building 99
Caravan/Park/Temporary 30
Total 10136

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 3896
Owned with Mortgage 3273
Shared Ownership 65
Rented: From Council 188
Rented: Other Social 1015
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 828
Rented: Other 110
Rent Free 160
Total 9535

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 2522
Two People 3740
Three People 1415
Four People 1274
Five People 419
Six People 119
Seven People 30
8+ People 16
Total 9535

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 1335
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 1744
C2 - Skilled manual workers 1796
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 1557
Total 6432

Gender Back to Top

Male 11108
Female 11552
Total 22660

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 1062
5-7 695
8-9 479
10-14 1404
15 298
16-17 629
18-19 492
20-24 1046
25-29 937
30-44 3990
45-59 5105
60-64 1795
65-74 2657
75-84 1512
85-89 362
90+ 197
Total 22660

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 4964
Married 10284
Divorced 1623
Separated 392
Widowed 1410
Same Sex 49
Total 18722

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 10097
Good 8139
Fair 3195
Bad 989
Very Bad 240
Total 22660

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) 4544
Apprenticeship 922
2+ A Levels 2117
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 3066
1-4 GCSEs 2797
No GCSEs 4589
Other 687
Total 18722

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 22387
Mixed Ethnicity 141
Indian 11
Pakistani 3
Bangladeshi 1
Chinese 11
Other Asian 45
Black African 16
Black Caribbean 12
Other Black/African/Caribbean 9
Other 24
Total 22660

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 20045
Wales 1551
Scotland 207
Northern Ireland 64
Republic of Ireland 68
European Union 273
Other 452
Total 22660

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 17220
Republic of Ireland 60
Europe (including European Union) 171
African Countries 35
Middle East or Asia 39
North America or Caribbean 59
Central America 3
South America 3
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 53
None 5132

Religion Back to Top

Christian 14906
No Religion 5740
Buddhist 48
Hindu 7
Jewish 8
Muslim 33
Sikh 2
Other Religion 113
Not Stated 1803
Total 22660

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 5839
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 2619
Self Employed 2139
Unemployed 594
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 910
Retired 3033
Looking After Home or Family 648
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 593
Other 276
Total 16651

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 242
Mining/Quarrying 12
Manufacturing 1582
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 62
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 106
Construction 1044
RetailInc. Wholesale 1686
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 435
Accommodation and Food 496
Information and Communication 330
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 338
Real Estate 127
Professional, Scientific and Technical 592
Administration 465
Public Administration and Defence 567
Education 936
HealthInc. Social Work 1297
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 523
Total 10840