Information about the GU12 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district GU12. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about GU12 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 2747
Semi-Detached 5228
Terraced 3462
Flat (Purpose-Built) 2429
Flat (Converted) 325
Residence in Commercial Building 149
Caravan/Park/Temporary 63
Total 14403

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 3787
Owned with Mortgage 5957
Shared Ownership 117
Rented: From Council 715
Rented: Other Social 1347
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 1595
Rented: Other 319
Rent Free 109
Total 13946

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 3599
Two People 4999
Three People 2362
Four People 2086
Five People 633
Six People 191
Seven People 49
8+ People 27
Total 13946

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 2462
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 3731
C2 - Skilled manual workers 2680
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 2058
Total 10931

Gender Back to Top

Male 16860
Female 17151
Total 34011

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 2318
5-7 1205
8-9 715
10-14 1915
15 422
16-17 786
18-19 753
20-24 1988
25-29 2387
30-44 8214
45-59 6747
60-64 1913
65-74 2600
75-84 1529
85-89 340
90+ 179
Total 34011

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 8651
Married 13913
Divorced 2563
Separated 755
Widowed 1500
Same Sex 54
Total 27436

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 16584
Good 12324
Fair 3815
Bad 1028
Very Bad 260
Total 34011

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) 6867
Apprenticeship 1082
2+ A Levels 3485
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 4525
1-4 GCSEs 4445
No GCSEs 5491
Other 1541
Total 27436

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 30695
Mixed Ethnicity 609
Indian 284
Pakistani 227
Bangladeshi 56
Chinese 172
Other Asian 1320
Black African 285
Black Caribbean 142
Other Black/African/Caribbean 45
Other 176
Total 34011

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 28585
Wales 351
Scotland 554
Northern Ireland 177
Republic of Ireland 203
European Union 1129
Other 3012
Total 34011

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 26449
Republic of Ireland 186
Europe (including European Union) 902
African Countries 349
Middle East or Asia 1121
North America or Caribbean 122
Central America 2
South America 40
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 111
None 5069

Religion Back to Top

Christian 20688
No Religion 9038
Buddhist 585
Hindu 636
Jewish 34
Muslim 496
Sikh 48
Other Religion 138
Not Stated 2348
Total 34011

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 12112
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 3540
Self Employed 2442
Unemployed 899
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 1501
Retired 2795
Looking After Home or Family 996
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 681
Other 422
Total 25388

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 37
Mining/Quarrying 23
Manufacturing 1252
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 100
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 161
Construction 1629
RetailInc. Wholesale 3202
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 920
Accommodation and Food 817
Information and Communication 1166
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 719
Real Estate 211
Professional, Scientific and Technical 1182
Administration 1246
Public Administration and Defence 1440
Education 1598
HealthInc. Social Work 2074
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 882
Total 18659