Information about the RG21 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district RG21. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about RG21 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 1349
Semi-Detached 3154
Terraced 4020
Flat (Purpose-Built) 3876
Flat (Converted) 272
Residence in Commercial Building 74
Caravan/Park/Temporary 102
Total 12847

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 2951
Owned with Mortgage 3930
Shared Ownership 311
Rented: From Council 96
Rented: Other Social 2703
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 2113
Rented: Other 141
Rent Free 120
Total 12365

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 4025
Two People 4271
Three People 1868
Four People 1430
Five People 531
Six People 190
Seven People 31
8+ People 19
Total 12365

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 2647
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 3090
C2 - Skilled manual workers 1818
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 2190
Total 9745

Gender Back to Top

Male 14243
Female 14159
Total 28402

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 1844
5-7 918
8-9 572
10-14 1491
15 340
16-17 659
18-19 570
20-24 1986
25-29 2826
30-44 6831
45-59 4954
60-64 1423
65-74 1997
75-84 1398
85-89 402
90+ 191
Total 28402

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 8558
Married 10327
Divorced 2241
Separated 660
Widowed 1412
Same Sex 39
Total 23237

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 13720
Good 10236
Fair 3300
Bad 894
Very Bad 252
Total 28402

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) 6634
Apprenticeship 796
2+ A Levels 2723
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 3683
1-4 GCSEs 3424
No GCSEs 4358
Other 1619
Total 23237

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 24376
Mixed Ethnicity 603
Indian 1054
Pakistani 93
Bangladeshi 132
Chinese 611
Other Asian 913
Black African 297
Black Caribbean 121
Other Black/African/Caribbean 45
Other 157
Total 28402

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 22188
Wales 340
Scotland 451
Northern Ireland 102
Republic of Ireland 233
European Union 1566
Other 3522
Total 28402

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 20184
Republic of Ireland 204
Europe (including European Union) 1512
African Countries 301
Middle East or Asia 1755
North America or Caribbean 124
Central America 6
South America 62
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 91
None 4484

Religion Back to Top

Christian 15021
No Religion 9069
Buddhist 323
Hindu 993
Jewish 24
Muslim 503
Sikh 59
Other Religion 154
Not Stated 2256
Total 28402

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 10868
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 2669
Self Employed 1546
Unemployed 820
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 1267
Retired 2272
Looking After Home or Family 776
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 639
Other 389
Total 21246

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 19
Mining/Quarrying 11
Manufacturing 1313
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 210
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 106
Construction 1029
RetailInc. Wholesale 2832
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 729
Accommodation and Food 832
Information and Communication 1641
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 872
Real Estate 152
Professional, Scientific and Technical 961
Administration 892
Public Administration and Defence 714
Education 1036
HealthInc. Social Work 1579
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 674
Total 15602