Information about the GU11 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district GU11. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about GU11 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 1384
Semi-Detached 3179
Terraced 2356
Flat (Purpose-Built) 2745
Flat (Converted) 622
Residence in Commercial Building 180
Caravan/Park/Temporary 9
Total 10475

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 1873
Owned with Mortgage 3074
Shared Ownership 208
Rented: From Council 203
Rented: Other Social 1375
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 1762
Rented: Other 1310
Rent Free 84
Total 9889

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 2722
Two People 3027
Three People 1667
Four People 1624
Five People 553
Six People 198
Seven People 63
8+ People 35
Total 9889

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 1566
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 3106
C2 - Skilled manual workers 1744
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 1670
Total 8086

Gender Back to Top

Male 13584
Female 12885
Total 26469

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 2161
5-7 981
8-9 576
10-14 1399
15 320
16-17 635
18-19 653
20-24 2390
25-29 2547
30-44 6636
45-59 4280
60-64 1087
65-74 1502
75-84 851
85-89 278
90+ 173
Total 26469

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 7043
Married 10495
Divorced 1762
Separated 611
Widowed 1052
Same Sex 69
Total 21032

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 13599
Good 9142
Fair 2695
Bad 801
Very Bad 232
Total 26469

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) 4784
Apprenticeship 664
2+ A Levels 2664
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 3686
1-4 GCSEs 3430
No GCSEs 3878
Other 1926
Total 21032

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 20813
Mixed Ethnicity 583
Indian 473
Pakistani 226
Bangladeshi 59
Chinese 121
Other Asian 2999
Black African 549
Black Caribbean 274
Other Black/African/Caribbean 95
Other 277
Total 26469

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 19109
Wales 468
Scotland 539
Northern Ireland 208
Republic of Ireland 157
European Union 1117
Other 4871
Total 26469

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 18840
Republic of Ireland 153
Europe (including European Union) 805
African Countries 482
Middle East or Asia 2583
North America or Caribbean 191
Central America 2
South America 35
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 142
None 3491

Religion Back to Top

Christian 15401
No Religion 5992
Buddhist 1239
Hindu 1434
Jewish 18
Muslim 486
Sikh 61
Other Religion 119
Not Stated 1719
Total 26469

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 10283
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 2466
Self Employed 1401
Unemployed 754
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 1354
Retired 1577
Looking After Home or Family 800
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 548
Other 547
Total 19730

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 16
Mining/Quarrying 11
Manufacturing 864
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 56
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 80
Construction 900
RetailInc. Wholesale 2070
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 578
Accommodation and Food 840
Information and Communication 634
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 400
Real Estate 125
Professional, Scientific and Technical 705
Administration 922
Public Administration and Defence 3290
Education 901
HealthInc. Social Work 1643
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 606
Total 14641