Information about the GU7 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district GU7. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about GU7 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 3366
Semi-Detached 3144
Terraced 1774
Flat (Purpose-Built) 1290
Flat (Converted) 468
Residence in Commercial Building 139
Caravan/Park/Temporary 4
Total 10185

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 3323
Owned with Mortgage 3520
Shared Ownership 95
Rented: From Council 1052
Rented: Other Social 250
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 1258
Rented: Other 161
Rent Free 145
Total 9804

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 2720
Two People 3514
Three People 1674
Four People 1364
Five People 405
Six People 102
Seven People 18
8+ People 7
Total 9804

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 3028
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 2018
C2 - Skilled manual workers 1189
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 943
Total 7178

Gender Back to Top

Male 12099
Female 12281
Total 24380

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 1691
5-7 830
8-9 485
10-14 1412
15 350
16-17 824
18-19 499
20-24 969
25-29 1317
30-44 5557
45-59 4720
60-64 1453
65-74 2170
75-84 1407
85-89 424
90+ 272
Total 24380

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 5969
Married 10191
Divorced 1596
Separated 471
Widowed 1343
Same Sex 42
Total 19612

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 12963
Good 8091
Fair 2554
Bad 600
Very Bad 172
Total 24380

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) 8114
Apprenticeship 560
2+ A Levels 2125
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 2895
1-4 GCSEs 1975
No GCSEs 3115
Other 828
Total 19612

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 23285
Mixed Ethnicity 410
Indian 128
Pakistani 19
Bangladeshi 18
Chinese 186
Other Asian 138
Black African 90
Black Caribbean 21
Other Black/African/Caribbean 9
Other 76
Total 24380

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 20829
Wales 310
Scotland 417
Northern Ireland 121
Republic of Ireland 178
European Union 852
Other 1673
Total 24380

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 20068
Republic of Ireland 185
Europe (including European Union) 846
African Countries 172
Middle East or Asia 225
North America or Caribbean 249
Central America 6
South America 42
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 231
None 2920

Religion Back to Top

Christian 15170
No Religion 6846
Buddhist 77
Hindu 77
Jewish 63
Muslim 96
Sikh 10
Other Religion 133
Not Stated 1908
Total 24380

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 7478
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 2426
Self Employed 2205
Unemployed 441
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 1330
Retired 2179
Looking After Home or Family 767
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 433
Other 250
Total 17509

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 60
Mining/Quarrying 31
Manufacturing 536
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 40
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 44
Construction 875
RetailInc. Wholesale 1701
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 381
Accommodation and Food 490
Information and Communication 940
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 706
Real Estate 183
Professional, Scientific and Technical 1564
Administration 662
Public Administration and Defence 633
Education 1563
HealthInc. Social Work 1341
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 703
Total 12453