Information about the S21 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district S21. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about S21 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 2865
Semi-Detached 4278
Terraced 1516
Flat (Purpose-Built) 483
Flat (Converted) 39
Residence in Commercial Building 67
Caravan/Park/Temporary 49
Total 9297

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 2779
Owned with Mortgage 3372
Shared Ownership 38
Rented: From Council 2017
Rented: Other Social 166
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 667
Rented: Other 88
Rent Free 86
Total 9213

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 2513
Two People 3307
Three People 1595
Four People 1320
Five People 361
Six People 85
Seven People 25
8+ People 7
Total 9213

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 1114
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 1960
C2 - Skilled manual workers 1887
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 1866
Total 6827

Gender Back to Top

Male 10807
Female 11170
Total 21977

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 1145
5-7 650
8-9 451
10-14 1285
15 296
16-17 607
18-19 591
20-24 1323
25-29 1258
30-44 4229
45-59 4971
60-64 1540
65-74 1991
75-84 1153
85-89 323
90+ 164
Total 21977

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 5479
Married 9162
Divorced 1696
Separated 391
Widowed 1374
Same Sex 48
Total 18150

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 10030
Good 7325
Fair 3206
Bad 1113
Very Bad 303
Total 21977

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) 3249
Apprenticeship 892
2+ A Levels 2176
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 3195
1-4 GCSEs 2894
No GCSEs 5058
Other 686
Total 18150

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 21460
Mixed Ethnicity 217
Indian 38
Pakistani 59
Bangladeshi 10
Chinese 82
Other Asian 28
Black African 27
Black Caribbean 21
Other 35
Total 21977

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 21163
Wales 89
Scotland 139
Northern Ireland 43
Republic of Ireland 52
European Union 188
Other 303
Total 21977

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 17148
Republic of Ireland 38
Europe (including European Union) 141
African Countries 21
Middle East or Asia 58
North America or Caribbean 26
Central America 0
South America 2
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 9
None 4589

Religion Back to Top

Christian 15000
No Religion 5397
Buddhist 20
Hindu 15
Jewish 7
Muslim 102
Sikh 34
Other Religion 39
Not Stated 1363
Total 21977

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 6670
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 2714
Self Employed 1451
Unemployed 672
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 1026
Retired 2465
Looking After Home or Family 585
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 680
Other 247
Total 16510

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 78
Mining/Quarrying 36
Manufacturing 1589
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 40
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 128
Construction 1061
RetailInc. Wholesale 2019
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 518
Accommodation and Food 539
Information and Communication 293
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 346
Real Estate 129
Professional, Scientific and Technical 520
Administration 430
Public Administration and Defence 534
Education 980
HealthInc. Social Work 1377
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 524
Total 11141