Information about the GU9 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district GU9. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about GU9 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 5237
Semi-Detached 3809
Terraced 2508
Flat (Purpose-Built) 2076
Flat (Converted) 328
Residence in Commercial Building 144
Caravan/Park/Temporary 19
Total 14121

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 4737
Owned with Mortgage 4983
Shared Ownership 147
Rented: From Council 1273
Rented: Other Social 578
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 1520
Rented: Other 122
Rent Free 177
Total 13537

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 3826
Two People 4781
Three People 2069
Four People 1967
Five People 673
Six People 166
Seven People 27
8+ People 28
Total 13537

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 3668
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 2997
C2 - Skilled manual workers 1633
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 1277
Total 9575

Gender Back to Top

Male 16022
Female 16896
Total 32918

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 2107
5-7 1280
8-9 754
10-14 1943
15 365
16-17 717
18-19 855
20-24 1893
25-29 1568
30-44 6831
45-59 6435
60-64 2075
65-74 3044
75-84 2075
85-89 588
90+ 388
Total 32918

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 7852
Married 13934
Divorced 2206
Separated 585
Widowed 1862
Same Sex 30
Total 26469

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 17221
Good 11072
Fair 3499
Bad 887
Very Bad 239
Total 32918

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) 10245
Apprenticeship 805
2+ A Levels 3617
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 3821
1-4 GCSEs 2788
No GCSEs 4161
Other 1032
Total 26469

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 31534
Mixed Ethnicity 433
Indian 142
Pakistani 89
Bangladeshi 78
Chinese 146
Other Asian 188
Black African 80
Black Caribbean 43
Other Black/African/Caribbean 12
Other 173
Total 32918

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 28379
Wales 414
Scotland 585
Northern Ireland 177
Republic of Ireland 227
European Union 1154
Other 1982
Total 32918

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 27270
Republic of Ireland 262
Europe (including European Union) 971
African Countries 154
Middle East or Asia 275
North America or Caribbean 206
Central America 7
South America 32
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 241
None 4024

Religion Back to Top

Christian 20689
No Religion 9025
Buddhist 137
Hindu 98
Jewish 55
Muslim 277
Sikh 40
Other Religion 126
Not Stated 2471
Total 32918

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 9228
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 3227
Self Employed 3010
Unemployed 647
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 2200
Retired 3141
Looking After Home or Family 1116
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 514
Other 335
Total 23418

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 40
Mining/Quarrying 40
Manufacturing 1004
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 67
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 97
Construction 1168
RetailInc. Wholesale 2367
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 557
Accommodation and Food 783
Information and Communication 1395
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 771
Real Estate 267
Professional, Scientific and Technical 1760
Administration 814
Public Administration and Defence 788
Education 1828
HealthInc. Social Work 1596
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 880
Total 16222