Information about the PR8 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district PR8. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about PR8 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 5983
Semi-Detached 11847
Terraced 1752
Flat (Purpose-Built) 3647
Flat (Converted) 2045
Residence in Commercial Building 470
Caravan/Park/Temporary 61
Total 25805

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 9489
Owned with Mortgage 8497
Shared Ownership 185
Rented: From Council 250
Rented: Other Social 1304
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 3859
Rented: Other 343
Rent Free 263
Total 24190

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 7574
Two People 8623
Three People 3690
Four People 2915
Five People 985
Six People 302
Seven People 70
8+ People 31
Total 24190

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 3590
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 5275
C2 - Skilled manual workers 3269
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 4063
Total 16197

Gender Back to Top

Male 26975
Female 29148
Total 56123

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 3020
5-7 1751
8-9 1134
10-14 3223
15 667
16-17 1367
18-19 1123
20-24 2949
25-29 2952
30-44 9762
45-59 11831
60-64 3875
65-74 6024
75-84 4512
85-89 1216
90+ 717
Total 56123

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 13827
Married 22113
Divorced 4907
Separated 986
Widowed 4371
Same Sex 124
Total 46328

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 25262
Good 18865
Fair 8390
Bad 2799
Very Bad 807
Total 56123

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) 13020
Apprenticeship 1736
2+ A Levels 5849
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 7588
1-4 GCSEs 5976
No GCSEs 10036
Other 2123
Total 46328

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 54121
Mixed Ethnicity 697
Indian 232
Pakistani 28
Bangladeshi 127
Chinese 293
Other Asian 192
Black African 115
Black Caribbean 74
Other Black/African/Caribbean 14
Other 230
Total 56123

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 50622
Wales 571
Scotland 1000
Northern Ireland 284
Republic of Ireland 385
European Union 1591
Other 1670
Total 56123

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 45020
Republic of Ireland 267
Europe (including European Union) 1411
African Countries 128
Middle East or Asia 272
North America or Caribbean 164
Central America 6
South America 15
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 112
None 9093

Religion Back to Top

Christian 39800
No Religion 11504
Buddhist 149
Hindu 152
Jewish 193
Muslim 376
Sikh 31
Other Religion 161
Not Stated 3757
Total 56123

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 13973
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 6311
Self Employed 4129
Unemployed 1604
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 2881
Retired 7199
Looking After Home or Family 1318
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 1828
Other 640
Total 39883

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 202
Mining/Quarrying 17
Manufacturing 1619
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 52
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 163
Construction 1811
RetailInc. Wholesale 4591
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 1014
Accommodation and Food 1606
Information and Communication 659
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 803
Real Estate 329
Professional, Scientific and Technical 1441
Administration 1109
Public Administration and Defence 1794
Education 2643
HealthInc. Social Work 4206
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 1340
Total 25399