Information about the IV8 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district IV8. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about IV8 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 235
Semi-Detached 82
Terraced 32
Flat (Purpose-Built) 6
Flat (Converted) 4
Residence in Commercial Building 3
Caravan/Park/Temporary 2
Total 364

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 136
Owned with Mortgage 115
Shared Ownership 2
Rented: From Council 32
Rented: Other Social 9
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 43
Rented: Other 7
Rent Free 10
Total 354

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 74
Two People 142
Three People 53
Four People 63
Five People 15
Six People 6
Seven People 1
8+ People 0
Total 354

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 53
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 65
C2 - Skilled manual workers 82
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 50
Total 250

Gender Back to Top

Male 425
Female 462
Total 887

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 51
5-7 34
8-9 20
10-14 63
15 13
16-17 24
18-19 9
20-24 34
25-29 46
30-44 144
45-59 251
60-64 50
65-74 77
75-84 54
85-89 15
90+ 2
Total 887

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 161
Married 416
Divorced 45
Separated 26
Widowed 54
Same Sex 4
Total 706

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 502
Good 274
Fair 86
Bad 19
Very Bad 6
Total 887

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) 222
Apprenticeship 0
2+ A Levels 61
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 106
1-4 GCSEs 162
No GCSEs 155
Total 706

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 881
Mixed Ethnicity 3
Black African 1
Black Caribbean 1
Total 886

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 153
Wales 8
Scotland 681
Northern Ireland 5
Republic of Ireland 4
European Union 16
Other 20
Total 887

Religion Back to Top

Catholic 40
Other Christian 467
No Religion 305
Buddhist 1
Hindu 0
Jewish 0
Muslim 3
Sikh 0
Other Religion 2
Not Stated 69
Total 887

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 261
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 110
Self Employed 90
Unemployed 16
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 31
Retired 79
Looking After Home or Family 29
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 15
Other 4
Total 635

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 38
Mining/Quarrying 9
Manufacturing 33
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 7
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 4
Construction 46
RetailInc. Wholesale 62
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 19
Accommodation and Food 25
Information and Communication 8
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 7
Real Estate 5
Professional, Scientific and Technical 24
Administration 22
Public Administration and Defence 34
Education 40
HealthInc. Social Work 68
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 20
Total 471