Information about the SL1 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district SL1. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about SL1 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 3688
Semi-Detached 8695
Terraced 6594
Flat (Purpose-Built) 9392
Flat (Converted) 1177
Residence in Commercial Building 362
Caravan/Park/Temporary 63
Total 29971

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 5930
Owned with Mortgage 9885
Shared Ownership 442
Rented: From Council 2383
Rented: Other Social 2402
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 7251
Rented: Other 392
Rent Free 339
Total 29024

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 8435
Two People 7597
Three People 4756
Four People 4226
Five People 2168
Six People 1151
Seven People 368
8+ People 323
Total 29024

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 5120
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 7264
C2 - Skilled manual workers 5271
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 6643
Total 24298

Gender Back to Top

Male 39426
Female 39013
Total 78439

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 7148
5-7 3346
8-9 1893
10-14 4786
15 924
16-17 1861
18-19 1717
20-24 5351
25-29 7778
30-44 20215
45-59 12872
60-64 3040
65-74 4074
75-84 2473
85-89 626
90+ 335
Total 78439

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 21095
Married 29362
Divorced 4644
Separated 2015
Widowed 3150
Same Sex 76
Total 60342

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 38370
Good 27985
Fair 8725
Bad 2662
Very Bad 697
Total 78439

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) 16506
Apprenticeship 1438
2+ A Levels 6256
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 8096
1-4 GCSEs 8539
No GCSEs 11514
Other 7993
Total 60342

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 39158
Mixed Ethnicity 2506
Indian 10042
Pakistani 13992
Bangladeshi 296
Chinese 429
Other Asian 3807
Black African 4037
Black Caribbean 1590
Other Black/African/Caribbean 855
Other 1727
Total 78439

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 47086
Wales 572
Scotland 731
Northern Ireland 201
Republic of Ireland 732
European Union 7667
Other 21450
Total 78439

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 53270
Republic of Ireland 745
Europe (including European Union) 8739
African Countries 2006
Middle East or Asia 7169
North America or Caribbean 336
Central America 10
South America 64
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 172
None 7317

Religion Back to Top

Christian 33561
No Religion 10453
Buddhist 467
Hindu 4050
Jewish 67
Muslim 18643
Sikh 6359
Other Religion 286
Not Stated 4553
Total 78439

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 24711
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 6801
Self Employed 5390
Unemployed 2991
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 5242
Retired 4524
Looking After Home or Family 3647
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 1717
Other 1885
Total 56908

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 74
Mining/Quarrying 34
Manufacturing 3253
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 260
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 242
Construction 2553
RetailInc. Wholesale 6315
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 3970
Accommodation and Food 2735
Information and Communication 3100
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 979
Real Estate 359
Professional, Scientific and Technical 2223
Administration 3062
Public Administration and Defence 1343
Education 2759
HealthInc. Social Work 3722
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 1578
Total 38561