Information about the LD8 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district LD8. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about LD8 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 1618
Semi-Detached 664
Terraced 346
Flat (Purpose-Built) 175
Flat (Converted) 73
Residence in Commercial Building 63
Caravan/Park/Temporary 98
Total 3037

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 1335
Owned with Mortgage 555
Shared Ownership 7
Rented: From Council 149
Rented: Other Social 90
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 480
Rented: Other 47
Rent Free 76
Total 2739

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 829
Two People 1156
Three People 343
Four People 266
Five People 93
Six People 44
Seven People 6
8+ People 2
Total 2739

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 310
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 420
C2 - Skilled manual workers 610
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 379
Total 1719

Gender Back to Top

Male 3025
Female 3042
Total 6067

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
0-4 238
5-7 159
8-9 105
10-14 306
15 76
16-17 172
18-19 150
20-24 252
25-29 249
30-44 823
45-59 1388
60-64 583
65-74 898
75-84 480
85-89 125
90+ 63
Total 6067

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 1396
Married 2752
Divorced 505
Separated 107
Widowed 406
Same Sex 17
Total 5183

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 2551
Good 2241
Fair 937
Bad 281
Very Bad 57
Total 6067

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) 1379
Apprenticeship 191
2+ A Levels 626
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 877
1-4 GCSEs 641
No GCSEs 1228
Other 241
Total 5183

Welsh Language

Welsh Language
Speak Welsh 416
Other Skills e.g. Some listening comprehension, reading or writing 1459
No Welsh Skills 4192
Total 6067

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 5994
Mixed Ethnicity 33
Indian 3
Bangladeshi 1
Chinese 12
Other Asian 10
Black African 4
Other Black/African/Caribbean 2
Other 8
Total 6067

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 4256
Wales 1480
Scotland 50
Northern Ireland 18
Republic of Ireland 19
European Union 117
Other 127
Total 6067

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 4267
Republic of Ireland 24
Europe (including European Union) 78
African Countries 4
Middle East or Asia 15
North America or Caribbean 28
Central America 0
South America 4
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 19
None 1672

Religion Back to Top

Christian 3721
No Religion 1668
Buddhist 34
Hindu 2
Jewish 4
Muslim 14
Sikh 1
Other Religion 35
Not Stated 588
Total 6067

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 1217
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 623
Self Employed 999
Unemployed 147
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 256
Retired 959
Looking After Home or Family 128
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 118
Other 68
Total 4515

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 338
Mining/Quarrying 25
Manufacturing 343
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 8
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 26
Construction 308
RetailInc. Wholesale 394
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 85
Accommodation and Food 156
Information and Communication 58
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 38
Real Estate 35
Professional, Scientific and Technical 146
Administration 106
Public Administration and Defence 114
Education 256
HealthInc. Social Work 319
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 155
Total 2910