Information about the GL7 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district GL7. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about GL7 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 7652
Semi-Detached 6344
Terraced 4450
Flat (Purpose-Built) 1995
Flat (Converted) 444
Residence in Commercial Building 210
Caravan/Park/Temporary 326
Total 21421

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 7124
Owned with Mortgage 5792
Shared Ownership 222
Rented: From Council 378
Rented: Other Social 2695
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 2693
Rented: Other 427
Rent Free 459
Total 19790

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 5853
Two People 7580
Three People 2762
Four People 2532
Five People 795
Six People 204
Seven People 43
8+ People 21
Total 19790

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 4270
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 4060
C2 - Skilled manual workers 2878
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 2386
Total 13594

Gender Back to Top

Male 22540
Female 23633
Total 46173

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 2191
5-7 1398
8-9 973
10-14 2750
15 577
16-17 1189
18-19 1190
20-24 2467
25-29 1999
30-44 8321
45-59 10308
60-64 3438
65-74 4748
75-84 3198
85-89 926
90+ 500
Total 46173

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 10449
Married 20602
Divorced 3342
Separated 865
Widowed 2922
Same Sex 104
Total 38284

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 22965
Good 15930
Fair 5581
Bad 1347
Very Bad 350
Total 46173

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) 12880
Apprenticeship 1293
2+ A Levels 4855
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 6063
1-4 GCSEs 4930
No GCSEs 6786
Other 1477
Total 38284

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 45003
Mixed Ethnicity 437
Indian 154
Pakistani 10
Bangladeshi 18
Chinese 179
Other Asian 150
Black African 99
Black Caribbean 28
Other Black/African/Caribbean 40
Other 55
Total 46173

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 40966
Wales 990
Scotland 808
Northern Ireland 208
Republic of Ireland 231
European Union 1006
Other 1964
Total 46173

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 36989
Republic of Ireland 205
Europe (including European Union) 685
African Countries 186
Middle East or Asia 272
North America or Caribbean 323
Central America 2
South America 29
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 261
None 7733

Religion Back to Top

Christian 31326
No Religion 10942
Buddhist 128
Hindu 82
Jewish 79
Muslim 98
Sikh 8
Other Religion 193
Not Stated 3317
Total 46173

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 12783
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 4931
Self Employed 4751
Unemployed 898
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 2724
Retired 5120
Looking After Home or Family 1273
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 731
Other 449
Total 33660

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 569
Mining/Quarrying 52
Manufacturing 1975
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 201
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 187
Construction 1769
RetailInc. Wholesale 3834
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 699
Accommodation and Food 1385
Information and Communication 1179
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 881
Real Estate 416
Professional, Scientific and Technical 1948
Administration 1089
Public Administration and Defence 1219
Education 2320
HealthInc. Social Work 2213
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 1315
Total 23251