Information about the HP21 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district HP21. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about HP21 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 2532
Semi-Detached 5118
Terraced 5001
Flat (Purpose-Built) 2820
Flat (Converted) 289
Residence in Commercial Building 60
Caravan/Park/Temporary 8
Total 15828

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 4099
Owned with Mortgage 6173
Shared Ownership 251
Rented: From Council 709
Rented: Other Social 1773
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 1976
Rented: Other 231
Rent Free 140
Total 15352

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 4307
Two People 5095
Three People 2412
Four People 2243
Five People 811
Six People 333
Seven People 90
8+ People 61
Total 15352

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 2541
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 4182
C2 - Skilled manual workers 2762
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 2657
Total 12142

Gender Back to Top

Male 18858
Female 19313
Total 38171

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 2741
5-7 1452
8-9 897
10-14 2431
15 534
16-17 983
18-19 858
20-24 2258
25-29 2856
30-44 8880
45-59 7375
60-64 1965
65-74 2689
75-84 1627
85-89 398
90+ 227
Total 38171

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 10150
Married 14614
Divorced 2752
Separated 855
Widowed 1700
Same Sex 45
Total 30116

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 18759
Good 13507
Fair 4422
Bad 1177
Very Bad 306
Total 38171

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) 7831
Apprenticeship 1188
2+ A Levels 3647
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 5151
1-4 GCSEs 4625
No GCSEs 5926
Other 1748
Total 30116

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 31160
Mixed Ethnicity 1133
Indian 802
Pakistani 2516
Bangladeshi 53
Chinese 150
Other Asian 851
Black African 648
Black Caribbean 450
Other Black/African/Caribbean 134
Other 274
Total 38171

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 31241
Wales 375
Scotland 532
Northern Ireland 187
Republic of Ireland 335
European Union 1489
Other 4012
Total 38171

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 29318
Republic of Ireland 305
Europe (including European Union) 1393
African Countries 535
Middle East or Asia 918
North America or Caribbean 186
Central America 3
South America 35
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 70
None 5862

Religion Back to Top

Christian 21586
No Religion 10032
Buddhist 157
Hindu 621
Jewish 40
Muslim 2948
Sikh 57
Other Religion 119
Not Stated 2611
Total 38171

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 12963
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 4028
Self Employed 2484
Unemployed 1115
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 1771
Retired 2955
Looking After Home or Family 1235
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 818
Other 495
Total 27864

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 76
Mining/Quarrying 5
Manufacturing 1633
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 39
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 203
Construction 1502
RetailInc. Wholesale 3450
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 1062
Accommodation and Food 908
Information and Communication 839
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 812
Real Estate 232
Professional, Scientific and Technical 1090
Administration 1073
Public Administration and Defence 1476
Education 1685
HealthInc. Social Work 3077
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 949
Total 20111