Information about the GL53 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district GL53. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about GL53 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 3573
Semi-Detached 3517
Terraced 2332
Flat (Purpose-Built) 1256
Flat (Converted) 755
Residence in Commercial Building 136
Caravan/Park/Temporary 10
Total 11579

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 4609
Owned with Mortgage 3804
Shared Ownership 40
Rented: From Council 227
Rented: Other Social 223
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 1832
Rented: Other 130
Rent Free 146
Total 11011

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 3627
Two People 3950
Three People 1405
Four People 1473
Five People 452
Six People 83
Seven People 14
8+ People 7
Total 11011

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 3188
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 2650
C2 - Skilled manual workers 982
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 815
Total 7635

Gender Back to Top

Male 12366
Female 13086
Total 25452

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 1296
5-7 841
8-9 534
10-14 1616
15 334
16-17 738
18-19 596
20-24 1278
25-29 1285
30-44 4977
45-59 5335
60-64 1557
65-74 2392
75-84 1781
85-89 601
90+ 291
Total 25452

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 6390
Married 10693
Divorced 1699
Separated 395
Widowed 1609
Same Sex 45
Total 20831

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 13842
Good 8207
Fair 2629
Bad 629
Very Bad 145
Total 25452

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) 9640
Apprenticeship 595
2+ A Levels 2587
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 2896
1-4 GCSEs 1831
No GCSEs 2582
Other 700
Total 20831

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 24408
Mixed Ethnicity 359
Indian 203
Pakistani 22
Bangladeshi 20
Chinese 128
Other Asian 146
Black African 58
Black Caribbean 31
Other Black/African/Caribbean 15
Other 62
Total 25452

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 21717
Wales 712
Scotland 505
Northern Ireland 136
Republic of Ireland 164
European Union 725
Other 1493
Total 25452

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 21653
Republic of Ireland 181
Europe (including European Union) 616
African Countries 127
Middle East or Asia 216
North America or Caribbean 241
Central America 4
South America 23
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 158
None 2610

Religion Back to Top

Christian 15806
No Religion 7148
Buddhist 118
Hindu 120
Jewish 47
Muslim 117
Sikh 24
Other Religion 93
Not Stated 1979
Total 25452

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 7204
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 2571
Self Employed 2388
Unemployed 387
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 1738
Retired 2767
Looking After Home or Family 603
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 271
Other 229
Total 18158

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 87
Mining/Quarrying 20
Manufacturing 1021
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 130
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 48
Construction 717
RetailInc. Wholesale 1513
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 196
Accommodation and Food 643
Information and Communication 717
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 767
Real Estate 183
Professional, Scientific and Technical 1232
Administration 475
Public Administration and Defence 1040
Education 1701
HealthInc. Social Work 1602
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 610
Total 12702