Information about the SY15 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district SY15. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about SY15 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 2015
Semi-Detached 694
Terraced 462
Flat (Purpose-Built) 91
Flat (Converted) 23
Residence in Commercial Building 30
Caravan/Park/Temporary 37
Total 3352

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 1385
Owned with Mortgage 785
Shared Ownership 14
Rented: From Council 158
Rented: Other Social 169
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 487
Rented: Other 67
Rent Free 95
Total 3160

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 908
Two People 1222
Three People 423
Four People 399
Five People 148
Six People 45
Seven People 10
8+ People 5
Total 3160

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 458
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 507
C2 - Skilled manual workers 697
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 429
Total 2091

Gender Back to Top

Male 3678
Female 3726
Total 7404

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
0-4 349
5-7 255
8-9 144
10-14 449
15 105
16-17 209
18-19 163
20-24 316
25-29 256
30-44 1233
45-59 1630
60-64 654
65-74 973
75-84 493
85-89 115
90+ 60
Total 7404

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 1590
Married 3336
Divorced 583
Separated 120
Widowed 459
Same Sex 14
Total 6102

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 3417
Good 2593
Fair 1033
Bad 291
Very Bad 70
Total 7404

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) 1745
Apprenticeship 196
2+ A Levels 689
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 1049
1-4 GCSEs 722
No GCSEs 1425
Other 276
Total 6102

Welsh Language

Welsh Language
Speak Welsh 551
Other Skills e.g. Some listening comprehension, reading or writing 1951
No Welsh Skills 4902
Total 7404

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 7324
Mixed Ethnicity 37
Indian 2
Pakistani 1
Bangladeshi 2
Chinese 4
Other Asian 16
Black African 1
Black Caribbean 5
Other Black/African/Caribbean 1
Other 11
Total 7404

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 4777
Wales 2315
Scotland 50
Northern Ireland 15
Republic of Ireland 18
European Union 110
Other 119
Total 7404

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 5381
Republic of Ireland 17
Europe (including European Union) 82
African Countries 7
Middle East or Asia 15
North America or Caribbean 21
Central America 0
South America 3
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 22
None 1894

Religion Back to Top

Christian 4786
No Religion 1934
Buddhist 30
Hindu 0
Jewish 8
Muslim 16
Sikh 4
Other Religion 35
Not Stated 591
Total 7404

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 1694
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 824
Self Employed 1114
Unemployed 124
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 310
Retired 971
Looking After Home or Family 176
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 144
Other 77
Total 5434

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 422
Mining/Quarrying 4
Manufacturing 390
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 8
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 34
Construction 337
RetailInc. Wholesale 618
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 115
Accommodation and Food 213
Information and Communication 65
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 49
Real Estate 52
Professional, Scientific and Technical 198
Administration 91
Public Administration and Defence 157
Education 381
HealthInc. Social Work 415
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 174
Total 3723