Information about the HP7 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district HP7. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about HP7 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 1919
Semi-Detached 1655
Terraced 794
Flat (Purpose-Built) 834
Flat (Converted) 161
Residence in Commercial Building 97
Caravan/Park/Temporary 6
Total 5466

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 1959
Owned with Mortgage 1810
Shared Ownership 57
Rented: From Council 99
Rented: Other Social 592
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 627
Rented: Other 36
Rent Free 69
Total 5249

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 1372
Two People 1901
Three People 813
Four People 808
Five People 280
Six People 57
Seven People 10
8+ People 8
Total 5249

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 1614
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 1150
C2 - Skilled manual workers 517
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 460
Total 3741

Gender Back to Top

Gender
Male 6246
Female 6536
Total 12782

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
0-4 839
5-7 477
8-9 324
10-14 793
15 158
16-17 301
18-19 206
20-24 488
25-29 573
30-44 2628
45-59 2806
60-64 861
65-74 1209
75-84 802
85-89 216
90+ 101
Total 12782

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 2638
Married 5843
Divorced 798
Separated 212
Widowed 664
Same Sex 36
Total 10191

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.

Health
Very Good 7033
Good 4121
Fair 1246
Bad 280
Very Bad 102
Total 12782

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) 4565
Apprenticeship 275
2+ A Levels 1122
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 1397
1-4 GCSEs 1004
No GCSEs 1347
Other 481
Total 10191

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 11586
Mixed Ethnicity 287
Indian 358
Pakistani 56
Bangladeshi 17
Chinese 130
Other Asian 221
Black African 40
Black Caribbean 28
Other Black/African/Caribbean 9
Other 50
Total 12782

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 10506
Wales 181
Scotland 279
Northern Ireland 70
Republic of Ireland 121
European Union 526
Other 1099
Total 12782

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 10762
Republic of Ireland 160
Europe (including European Union) 518
African Countries 90
Middle East or Asia 139
North America or Caribbean 156
Central America 2
South America 20
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 109
None 1134

Religion Back to Top

Religion
Christian 7959
No Religion 3090
Buddhist 48
Hindu 298
Jewish 83
Muslim 138
Sikh 81
Other Religion 52
Not Stated 1033
Total 12782

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 3705
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 1233
Self Employed 1286
Unemployed 240
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 538
Retired 1334
Looking After Home or Family 423
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 172
Other 141
Total 9072

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 24
Mining/Quarrying 13
Manufacturing 379
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 21
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 41
Construction 388
RetailInc. Wholesale 903
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 222
Accommodation and Food 282
Information and Communication 556
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 395
Real Estate 130
Professional, Scientific and Technical 791
Administration 312
Public Administration and Defence 255
Education 719
HealthInc. Social Work 613
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 335
Total 6379