Information about the PA2 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district PA2. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about PA2 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 3147
Semi-Detached 4074
Terraced 4239
Flat (Purpose-Built) 7166
Flat (Converted) 260
Residence in Commercial Building 32
Caravan/Park/Temporary 3
Total 18921

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 4597
Owned with Mortgage 7690
Shared Ownership 38
Rented: From Council 3413
Rented: Other Social 1070
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 1356
Rented: Other 188
Rent Free 102
Total 18454

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 6918
Two People 5642
Three People 2875
Four People 2246
Five People 626
Six People 110
Seven People 26
8+ People 11
Total 18454

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 2147
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 4577
C2 - Skilled manual workers 2913
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 4130
Total 13767

Gender Back to Top

Male 19206
Female 21463
Total 40669

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 2192
5-7 1278
8-9 794
10-14 2356
15 495
16-17 982
18-19 1059
20-24 2526
25-29 2386
30-44 7905
45-59 9137
60-64 2495
65-74 3698
75-84 2517
85-89 557
90+ 292
Total 40669

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 11807
Married 14789
Divorced 2860
Separated 1164
Widowed 2908
Same Sex 26
Total 33554

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 20871
Good 11980
Fair 5435
Bad 1785
Very Bad 598
Total 40669

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) 7545
Apprenticeship 0
2+ A Levels 3654
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 4857
1-4 GCSEs 7914
No GCSEs 9584
Total 33554

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 39790
Mixed Ethnicity 88
Indian 179
Pakistani 159
Bangladeshi 2
Chinese 101
Other Asian 39
Black African 213
Black Caribbean 11
Other Black/African/Caribbean 10
Other 9
Total 40601

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 1355
Wales 59
Scotland 37474
Northern Ireland 177
Republic of Ireland 169
European Union 584
Other 851
Total 40669

Religion Back to Top

Catholic 9599
Other Christian 13801
No Religion 13729
Buddhist 29
Hindu 45
Jewish 15
Muslim 252
Sikh 92
Other Religion 117
Not Stated 2990
Total 40,669

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 12800
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 4059
Self Employed 1623
Unemployed 1553
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 2436
Retired 4645
Looking After Home or Family 896
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 1760
Other 416
Total 30188

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 59
Mining/Quarrying 42
Manufacturing 1709
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 154
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 156
Construction 1603
RetailInc. Wholesale 2926
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 1320
Accommodation and Food 867
Information and Communication 447
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 780
Real Estate 261
Professional, Scientific and Technical 758
Administration 839
Public Administration and Defence 1449
Education 1703
HealthInc. Social Work 3419
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 871
Total 19363