Information about the OL15 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district OL15. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about OL15 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 1501
Semi-Detached 2448
Terraced 2797
Flat (Purpose-Built) 599
Flat (Converted) 85
Residence in Commercial Building 75
Caravan/Park/Temporary 33
Total 7538

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 2612
Owned with Mortgage 2882
Shared Ownership 7
Rented: From Council 551
Rented: Other Social 196
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 935
Rented: Other 98
Rent Free 89
Total 7370

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 2166
Two People 2687
Three People 1150
Four People 930
Five People 314
Six People 99
Seven People 17
8+ People 7
Total 7370

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 1147
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 1751
C2 - Skilled manual workers 1196
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 1377
Total 5471

Gender Back to Top

Male 8443
Female 8842
Total 17285

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 1055
5-7 613
8-9 371
10-14 1025
15 211
16-17 449
18-19 362
20-24 896
25-29 923
30-44 3546
45-59 3642
60-64 1258
65-74 1631
75-84 897
85-89 267
90+ 139
Total 17285

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 4217
Married 6923
Divorced 1383
Separated 397
Widowed 1073
Same Sex 17
Total 14010

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 8116
Good 5690
Fair 2490
Bad 802
Very Bad 187
Total 17285

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) 3587
Apprenticeship 629
2+ A Levels 1848
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 2261
1-4 GCSEs 1787
No GCSEs 3318
Other 580
Total 14010

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 16286
Mixed Ethnicity 187
Indian 30
Pakistani 454
Bangladeshi 59
Chinese 44
Other Asian 88
Black African 73
Black Caribbean 17
Other Black/African/Caribbean 20
Other 27
Total 17285

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 16093
Wales 82
Scotland 167
Northern Ireland 54
Republic of Ireland 99
European Union 227
Other 563
Total 17285

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 14193
Republic of Ireland 85
Europe (including European Union) 170
African Countries 33
Middle East or Asia 127
North America or Caribbean 16
Central America 2
South America 0
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 26
None 2704

Religion Back to Top

Christian 11616
No Religion 3921
Buddhist 31
Hindu 23
Jewish 5
Muslim 589
Sikh 2
Other Religion 62
Not Stated 1036
Total 17285

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 5230
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 1671
Self Employed 1141
Unemployed 521
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 824
Retired 2098
Looking After Home or Family 387
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 602
Other 233
Total 12707

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 20
Mining/Quarrying 7
Manufacturing 1128
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 29
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 70
Construction 736
RetailInc. Wholesale 1321
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 349
Accommodation and Food 310
Information and Communication 230
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 231
Real Estate 106
Professional, Scientific and Technical 378
Administration 294
Public Administration and Defence 508
Education 862
HealthInc. Social Work 1377
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 322
Total 8278