Information about the SY24 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district SY24. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about SY24 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 1289
Semi-Detached 652
Terraced 444
Flat (Purpose-Built) 150
Flat (Converted) 114
Residence in Commercial Building 65
Caravan/Park/Temporary 16
Total 2730

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 1081
Owned with Mortgage 642
Shared Ownership 6
Rented: From Council 52
Rented: Other Social 138
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 483
Rented: Other 31
Rent Free 40
Total 2473

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 785
Two People 871
Three People 344
Four People 333
Five People 96
Six People 35
Seven People 6
8+ People 3
Total 2473

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 442
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 537
C2 - Skilled manual workers 392
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 348
Total 1719

Gender Back to Top

Male 2810
Female 2939
Total 5749

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
0-4 288
5-7 171
8-9 116
10-14 360
15 63
16-17 141
18-19 152
20-24 394
25-29 253
30-44 993
45-59 1201
60-64 453
65-74 653
75-84 338
85-89 99
90+ 74
Total 5749

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 1618
Married 2158
Divorced 477
Separated 112
Widowed 376
Same Sex 10
Total 4751

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 2895
Good 1765
Fair 741
Bad 262
Very Bad 86
Total 5749

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) 1695
Apprenticeship 177
2+ A Levels 633
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 692
1-4 GCSEs 580
No GCSEs 817
Other 157
Total 4751

Welsh Language

Welsh Language
Speak Welsh 2753
Other Skills e.g. Some listening comprehension, reading or writing 651
No Welsh Skills 2345
Total 5749

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 5618
Mixed Ethnicity 42
Indian 20
Pakistani 3
Bangladeshi 8
Chinese 17
Other Asian 7
Black African 8
Black Caribbean 17
Other Black/African/Caribbean 1
Other 8
Total 5749

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 2180
Wales 3244
Scotland 55
Northern Ireland 13
Republic of Ireland 31
European Union 96
Other 130
Total 5749

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 4200
Republic of Ireland 24
Europe (including European Union) 83
African Countries 10
Middle East or Asia 27
North America or Caribbean 19
Central America 0
South America 1
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 14
None 1406

Religion Back to Top

Christian 3351
No Religion 1814
Buddhist 32
Hindu 12
Jewish 5
Muslim 19
Sikh 2
Other Religion 56
Not Stated 458
Total 5749

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 1331
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 593
Self Employed 633
Unemployed 123
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 447
Retired 776
Looking After Home or Family 85
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 192
Other 60
Total 4240

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 159
Mining/Quarrying 6
Manufacturing 70
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 11
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 25
Construction 214
RetailInc. Wholesale 345
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 71
Accommodation and Food 186
Information and Communication 47
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 32
Real Estate 22
Professional, Scientific and Technical 129
Administration 68
Public Administration and Defence 190
Education 531
HealthInc. Social Work 387
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 181
Total 2674