Information about the GU31 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district GU31. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about GU31 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 2359
Semi-Detached 1451
Terraced 1132
Flat (Purpose-Built) 724
Flat (Converted) 173
Residence in Commercial Building 64
Caravan/Park/Temporary 137
Total 6040

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 2389
Owned with Mortgage 1772
Shared Ownership 46
Rented: From Council 87
Rented: Other Social 630
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 698
Rented: Other 84
Rent Free 88
Total 5794

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 1692
Two People 2213
Three People 805
Four People 766
Five People 240
Six People 61
Seven People 12
8+ People 5
Total 5794

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 1427
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 1086
C2 - Skilled manual workers 657
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 593
Total 3763

Gender Back to Top

Male 6440
Female 6986
Total 13426

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
5-7 426
8-9 321
10-14 785
15 187
16-17 345
18-19 244
20-24 518
25-29 526
30-44 2336
45-59 2925
60-64 999
65-74 1500
75-84 1096
85-89 354
90+ 164
Total 13426

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 2585
Married 6220
Divorced 980
Separated 221
Widowed 986
Same Sex 15
Total 11007

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 6894
Good 4602
Fair 1500
Bad 325
Very Bad 105
Total 13426

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) 4308
Apprenticeship 327
2+ A Levels 1338
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 1734
1-4 GCSEs 1133
No GCSEs 1783
Other 384
Total 11007

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 13062
Mixed Ethnicity 131
Indian 52
Pakistani 1
Bangladeshi 14
Chinese 33
Other Asian 42
Black African 23
Black Caribbean 16
Other Black/African/Caribbean 7
Other 45
Total 13426

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 11779
Wales 164
Scotland 247
Northern Ireland 61
Republic of Ireland 51
European Union 350
Other 774
Total 13426

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 11260
Republic of Ireland 56
Europe (including European Union) 269
African Countries 71
Middle East or Asia 83
North America or Caribbean 113
Central America 2
South America 30
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 87
None 1670

Religion Back to Top

Christian 8695
No Religion 3446
Buddhist 64
Hindu 28
Jewish 14
Muslim 33
Sikh 0
Other Religion 51
Not Stated 1095
Total 13426

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 3458
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 1385
Self Employed 1381
Unemployed 198
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 608
Retired 1618
Looking After Home or Family 444
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 170
Other 131
Total 9393

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 96
Mining/Quarrying 10
Manufacturing 442
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 39
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 29
Construction 485
RetailInc. Wholesale 914
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 192
Accommodation and Food 298
Information and Communication 385
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 253
Real Estate 141
Professional, Scientific and Technical 629
Administration 349
Public Administration and Defence 364
Education 720
HealthInc. Social Work 695
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 388
Total 6429