Information about the ST16 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district ST16. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about ST16 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 3203
Semi-Detached 5141
Terraced 4057
Flat (Purpose-Built) 2016
Flat (Converted) 526
Residence in Commercial Building 156
Caravan/Park/Temporary 28
Total 15127

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 4072
Owned with Mortgage 4808
Shared Ownership 82
Rented: From Council 638
Rented: Other Social 1751
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 2495
Rented: Other 521
Rent Free 162
Total 14529

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 4830
Two People 4923
Three People 2242
Four People 1797
Five People 547
Six People 162
Seven People 16
8+ People 12
Total 14529

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 2315
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 4006
C2 - Skilled manual workers 2077
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 2610
Total 11008

Gender Back to Top

Male 17944
Female 16029
Total 33973

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 1992
5-7 1064
8-9 569
10-14 1631
15 325
16-17 797
18-19 998
20-24 3226
25-29 2655
30-44 7396
45-59 6119
60-64 1817
65-74 2859
75-84 1822
85-89 464
90+ 239
Total 33973

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 10647
Married 12394
Divorced 2773
Separated 764
Widowed 1772
Same Sex 42
Total 28392

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 15587
Good 12180
Fair 4499
Bad 1314
Very Bad 393
Total 33973

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) 7547
Apprenticeship 901
2+ A Levels 4359
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 4529
1-4 GCSEs 3928
No GCSEs 5690
Other 1438
Total 28392

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 30761
Mixed Ethnicity 623
Indian 714
Pakistani 206
Bangladeshi 47
Chinese 247
Other Asian 589
Black African 178
Black Caribbean 308
Other Black/African/Caribbean 64
Other 236
Total 33973

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 29208
Wales 543
Scotland 556
Northern Ireland 204
Republic of Ireland 210
European Union 1023
Other 2229
Total 33973

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 24691
Republic of Ireland 165
Europe (including European Union) 731
African Countries 227
Middle East or Asia 960
North America or Caribbean 101
Central America 17
South America 14
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 66
None 7208

Religion Back to Top

Christian 20666
No Religion 9214
Buddhist 266
Hindu 470
Jewish 13
Muslim 598
Sikh 247
Other Religion 197
Not Stated 2302
Total 33973

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 10988
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 3658
Self Employed 1575
Unemployed 913
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 3055
Retired 3253
Looking After Home or Family 718
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 828
Other 879
Total 25867

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 85
Mining/Quarrying 9
Manufacturing 1526
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 184
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 126
Construction 1026
RetailInc. Wholesale 2815
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 882
Accommodation and Food 990
Information and Communication 488
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 319
Real Estate 172
Professional, Scientific and Technical 645
Administration 706
Public Administration and Defence 2105
Education 1454
HealthInc. Social Work 2744
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 827
Total 17103