Information about the L2 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district L2. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about L2 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 15
Semi-Detached 23
Terraced 27
Flat (Purpose-Built) 1887
Flat (Converted) 128
Residence in Commercial Building 224
Caravan/Park/Temporary 2
Total 2306

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 91
Owned with Mortgage 233
Shared Ownership 20
Rented: From Council 9
Rented: Other Social 81
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 1521
Rented: Other 52
Rent Free 25
Total 2032

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 1097
Two People 757
Three People 115
Four People 35
Five People 12
Six People 11
Seven People 4
8+ People 1
Total 2032

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 687
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 973
C2 - Skilled manual workers 129
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 216
Total 2005

Gender Back to Top

Male 2471
Female 1877
Total 4348

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 59
5-7 14
8-9 4
10-14 12
15 4
16-17 14
18-19 612
20-24 1533
25-29 942
30-44 889
45-59 181
60-64 42
65-74 28
75-84 11
85-89 3
90+ 0
Total 4348

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 3707
Married 332
Divorced 117
Separated 66
Widowed 17
Same Sex 16
Total 4255

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 2703
Good 1383
Fair 199
Bad 48
Very Bad 15
Total 4348

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) 1677
Apprenticeship 37
2+ A Levels 1494
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 455
1-4 GCSEs 206
No GCSEs 135
Other 251
Total 4255

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 3616
Mixed Ethnicity 93
Indian 106
Pakistani 49
Bangladeshi 9
Chinese 148
Other Asian 56
Black African 81
Black Caribbean 24
Other Black/African/Caribbean 9
Other 157
Total 4348

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 2857
Wales 140
Scotland 61
Northern Ireland 284
Republic of Ireland 76
European Union 318
Other 612
Total 4348

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 3221
Republic of Ireland 219
Europe (including European Union) 335
African Countries 67
Middle East or Asia 333
North America or Caribbean 32
Central America 4
South America 16
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 13
None 157

Religion Back to Top

Christian 2095
No Religion 1620
Buddhist 44
Hindu 66
Jewish 3
Muslim 238
Sikh 17
Other Religion 22
Not Stated 243
Total 4348

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 1612
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 170
Self Employed 192
Unemployed 118
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 2010
Retired 48
Looking After Home or Family 19
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 36
Other 36
Total 4241

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 7
Mining/Quarrying 3
Manufacturing 99
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 11
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 11
Construction 49
RetailInc. Wholesale 406
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 77
Accommodation and Food 334
Information and Communication 138
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 137
Real Estate 34
Professional, Scientific and Technical 300
Administration 108
Public Administration and Defence 117
Education 227
HealthInc. Social Work 273
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 166
Total 2497