Information about the HS2 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district HS2. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about HS2 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 5597
Semi-Detached 1043
Terraced 180
Flat (Purpose-Built) 43
Flat (Converted) 12
Residence in Commercial Building 9
Caravan/Park/Temporary 20
Total 6904

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 3228
Owned with Mortgage 1838
Shared Ownership 6
Rented: From Council 0
Rented: Other Social 729
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 270
Rented: Other 78
Rent Free 169
Total 6318

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 2092
Two People 2056
Three People 997
Four People 732
Five People 327
Six People 84
Seven People 21
8+ People 9
Total 6318

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 740
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 1181
C2 - Skilled manual workers 1374
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 965
Total 4260

Gender Back to Top

Gender
Male 7254
Female 7294
Total 14548

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
0-4 721
5-7 502
8-9 338
10-14 838
15 194
16-17 372
18-19 266
20-24 598
25-29 647
30-44 2695
45-59 3211
60-64 1163
65-74 1642
75-84 1003
85-89 256
90+ 102
Total 14548

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 3538
Married 6329
Divorced 711
Separated 305
Widowed 1061
Same Sex 11
Total 11955

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 8057
Good 3877
Fair 1921
Bad 521
Very Bad 172
Total 14548

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) 3284
Apprenticeship 0
2+ A Levels 1220
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 1635
1-4 GCSEs 2414
No GCSEs 3402
Total 11955

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 14451
Mixed Ethnicity 30
Indian 10
Pakistani 2
Bangladeshi 12
Chinese 7
Other Asian 21
Black African 3
Black Caribbean 5
Other Black/African/Caribbean 2
Other 1
Total 14544

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 1823
Wales 71
Scotland 12226
Northern Ireland 37
Republic of Ireland 19
European Union 138
Other 234
Total 14548

Religion Back to Top

Religion
Catholic 433
Other Christian 10060
No Religion 2842
Buddhist 23
Hindu 11
Jewish 0
Muslim 12
Sikh 1
Other Religion 53
Not Stated 1113
Total 14,548

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 4197
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 1585
Self Employed 1045
Unemployed 408
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 571
Retired 1947
Looking After Home or Family 322
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 395
Other 124
Total 10594

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 239
Mining/Quarrying 150
Manufacturing 411
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 33
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 67
Construction 841
RetailInc. Wholesale 821
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 480
Accommodation and Food 314
Information and Communication 196
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 71
Real Estate 69
Professional, Scientific and Technical 235
Administration 217
Public Administration and Defence 573
Education 721
HealthInc. Social Work 1265
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 280
Total 6983