Information about the GL17 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district GL17. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about GL17 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 3334
Semi-Detached 2056
Terraced 702
Flat (Purpose-Built) 171
Flat (Converted) 84
Residence in Commercial Building 69
Caravan/Park/Temporary 130
Total 6546

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 2599
Owned with Mortgage 2135
Shared Ownership 47
Rented: From Council 107
Rented: Other Social 522
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 439
Rented: Other 112
Rent Free 80
Total 6041

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 1552
Two People 2398
Three People 920
Four People 799
Five People 268
Six People 77
Seven People 17
8+ People 10
Total 6041

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 892
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 1172
C2 - Skilled manual workers 1164
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 961
Total 4189

Gender Back to Top

Male 7207
Female 7312
Total 14519

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
0-4 700
5-7 452
8-9 305
10-14 855
15 191
16-17 371
18-19 294
20-24 644
25-29 556
30-44 2606
45-59 3343
60-64 1196
65-74 1637
75-84 953
85-89 277
90+ 139
Total 14519

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 3049
Married 6620
Divorced 1101
Separated 226
Widowed 995
Same Sex 25
Total 12016

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 6341
Good 5285
Fair 2134
Bad 574
Very Bad 185
Total 14519

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) 3075
Apprenticeship 514
2+ A Levels 1463
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 1996
1-4 GCSEs 1675
No GCSEs 2830
Other 463
Total 12016

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 14337
Mixed Ethnicity 95
Indian 15
Pakistani 7
Chinese 17
Other Asian 25
Black African 9
Black Caribbean 6
Other Black/African/Caribbean 2
Other 6
Total 14519

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 13346
Wales 523
Scotland 108
Northern Ireland 39
Republic of Ireland 42
European Union 207
Other 254
Total 14519

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 10683
Republic of Ireland 47
Europe (including European Union) 149
African Countries 8
Middle East or Asia 30
North America or Caribbean 31
Central America 2
South America 2
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 29
None 3600

Religion Back to Top

Christian 9470
No Religion 3593
Buddhist 32
Hindu 5
Jewish 6
Muslim 15
Sikh 6
Other Religion 76
Not Stated 1316
Total 14519

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 3785
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 1639
Self Employed 1461
Unemployed 337
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 603
Retired 1904
Looking After Home or Family 440
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 355
Other 123
Total 10647

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 187
Mining/Quarrying 13
Manufacturing 886
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 57
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 69
Construction 692
RetailInc. Wholesale 1045
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 282
Accommodation and Food 274
Information and Communication 233
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 215
Real Estate 103
Professional, Scientific and Technical 379
Administration 333
Public Administration and Defence 360
Education 696
HealthInc. Social Work 953
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 285
Total 7062