Information about the LA2 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district LA2. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about LA2 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 4059
Semi-Detached 3621
Terraced 2155
Flat (Purpose-Built) 285
Flat (Converted) 204
Residence in Commercial Building 136
Caravan/Park/Temporary 78
Total 10538

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 4737
Owned with Mortgage 3054
Shared Ownership 49
Rented: From Council 291
Rented: Other Social 173
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 1159
Rented: Other 168
Rent Free 205
Total 9836

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 2702
Two People 4055
Three People 1411
Four People 1145
Five People 368
Six People 118
Seven People 25
8+ People 12
Total 9836

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 1968
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 1837
C2 - Skilled manual workers 1665
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 1017
Total 6487

Gender Back to Top

Male 13866
Female 14570
Total 28436

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 1013
5-7 629
8-9 407
10-14 1317
15 277
16-17 553
18-19 2788
20-24 3972
25-29 1095
30-44 3808
45-59 5334
60-64 1894
65-74 2914
75-84 1782
85-89 435
90+ 218
Total 28436

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 10264
Married 11028
Divorced 1558
Separated 351
Widowed 1544
Same Sex 48
Total 24793

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 14624
Good 9618
Fair 3155
Bad 807
Very Bad 232
Total 28436

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) 7731
Apprenticeship 716
2+ A Levels 6042
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 3169
1-4 GCSEs 2275
No GCSEs 3640
Other 1220
Total 24793

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 26711
Mixed Ethnicity 268
Indian 330
Pakistani 74
Bangladeshi 14
Chinese 722
Other Asian 150
Black African 75
Black Caribbean 22
Other Black/African/Caribbean 3
Other 67
Total 28436

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 24919
Wales 295
Scotland 496
Northern Ireland 138
Republic of Ireland 64
European Union 821
Other 1703
Total 28436

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 22556
Republic of Ireland 83
Europe (including European Union) 830
African Countries 89
Middle East or Asia 966
North America or Caribbean 104
Central America 3
South America 10
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 63
None 3917

Religion Back to Top

Christian 18612
No Religion 7134
Buddhist 135
Hindu 200
Jewish 22
Muslim 241
Sikh 30
Other Religion 108
Not Stated 1954
Total 28436

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 5838
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 2502
Self Employed 2738
Unemployed 347
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 6611
Retired 3307
Looking After Home or Family 398
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 388
Other 229
Total 22358

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 766
Mining/Quarrying 39
Manufacturing 803
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 188
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 70
Construction 931
RetailInc. Wholesale 1797
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 440
Accommodation and Food 954
Information and Communication 249
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 221
Real Estate 132
Professional, Scientific and Technical 666
Administration 364
Public Administration and Defence 650
Education 1923
HealthInc. Social Work 1628
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 569
Total 12390