Information about the PL34 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district PL34. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about PL34 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 674
Semi-Detached 301
Terraced 101
Flat (Purpose-Built) 40
Flat (Converted) 55
Residence in Commercial Building 33
Caravan/Park/Temporary 9
Total 1213

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 473
Owned with Mortgage 212
Shared Ownership 3
Rented: From Council 38
Rented: Other Social 13
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 154
Rented: Other 18
Rent Free 22
Total 933

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 309
Two People 385
Three People 102
Four People 83
Five People 34
Six People 16
Seven People 4
8+ People 0
Total 933

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 96
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 178
C2 - Skilled manual workers 163
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 155
Total 592

Gender Back to Top

Male 1002
Female 1079
Total 2081

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 84
5-7 47
8-9 32
10-14 105
15 17
16-17 41
18-19 35
20-24 83
25-29 60
30-44 338
45-59 453
60-64 238
65-74 334
75-84 145
85-89 38
90+ 31
Total 2081

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 435
Married 970
Divorced 187
Separated 33
Widowed 164
Same Sex 7
Total 1796

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 855
Good 773
Fair 316
Bad 109
Very Bad 28
Total 2081

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) 421
Apprenticeship 82
2+ A Levels 190
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 298
1-4 GCSEs 277
No GCSEs 437
Other 91
Total 1796

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 2041
Mixed Ethnicity 19
Indian 4
Bangladeshi 2
Other Asian 8
Black African 3
Black Caribbean 2
Other 2
Total 2081

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 1931
Wales 16
Scotland 13
Northern Ireland 6
Republic of Ireland 7
European Union 47
Other 61
Total 2081

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 1498
Republic of Ireland 4
Europe (including European Union) 29
African Countries 2
Middle East or Asia 8
North America or Caribbean 4
Central America 0
South America 0
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 7
None 542

Religion Back to Top

Christian 1234
No Religion 572
Buddhist 8
Hindu 3
Jewish 2
Muslim 2
Sikh 1
Other Religion 36
Not Stated 223
Total 2081

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 383
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 195
Self Employed 368
Unemployed 50
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 71
Retired 363
Looking After Home or Family 49
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 73
Other 30
Total 1582

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 61
Mining/Quarrying 12
Manufacturing 77
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 2
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 5
Construction 85
RetailInc. Wholesale 156
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 32
Accommodation and Food 158
Information and Communication 14
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 7
Real Estate 14
Professional, Scientific and Technical 53
Administration 44
Public Administration and Defence 21
Education 65
HealthInc. Social Work 109
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 59
Total 974