Information about the SY7 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district SY7. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about SY7 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 3924
Semi-Detached 1679
Terraced 712
Flat (Purpose-Built) 160
Flat (Converted) 131
Residence in Commercial Building 54
Caravan/Park/Temporary 73
Total 6733

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 2916
Owned with Mortgage 1344
Shared Ownership 60
Rented: From Council 55
Rented: Other Social 532
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 979
Rented: Other 98
Rent Free 201
Total 6185

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 1714
Two People 2603
Three People 787
Four People 691
Five People 280
Six People 92
Seven People 11
8+ People 7
Total 6185

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 872
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 937
C2 - Skilled manual workers 1323
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 783
Total 3915

Gender Back to Top

Male 7169
Female 7112
Total 14281

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
0-4 584
5-7 426
8-9 302
10-14 858
15 186
16-17 344
18-19 279
20-24 585
25-29 508
30-44 2168
45-59 3277
60-64 1275
65-74 1983
75-84 1125
85-89 266
90+ 115
Total 14281

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 3037
Married 6687
Divorced 1034
Separated 243
Widowed 877
Same Sex 47
Total 11925

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 6472
Good 5174
Fair 1970
Bad 528
Very Bad 137
Total 14281

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) 3703
Apprenticeship 346
2+ A Levels 1390
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 1889
1-4 GCSEs 1542
No GCSEs 2554
Other 501
Total 11925

Welsh Language

Welsh Language
Speak Welsh 59
Other Skills e.g. Some listening comprehension, reading or writing 13849
No Welsh Skills 373
Total 14281

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 14043
Mixed Ethnicity 88
Indian 17
Pakistani 34
Bangladeshi 8
Chinese 35
Other Asian 23
Black African 12
Black Caribbean 4
Other Black/African/Caribbean 8
Other 9
Total 14281

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 12410
Wales 1028
Scotland 157
Northern Ireland 25
Republic of Ireland 56
European Union 251
Other 354
Total 14281

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 10465
Republic of Ireland 60
Europe (including European Union) 184
African Countries 30
Middle East or Asia 45
North America or Caribbean 45
Central America 0
South America 0
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 45
None 3481

Religion Back to Top

Christian 9726
No Religion 3127
Buddhist 32
Hindu 6
Jewish 4
Muslim 74
Sikh 7
Other Religion 89
Not Stated 1216
Total 14281

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 2914
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 1507
Self Employed 2461
Unemployed 232
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 508
Retired 2006
Looking After Home or Family 362
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 274
Other 155
Total 10419

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 851
Mining/Quarrying 8
Manufacturing 685
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 26
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 57
Construction 633
RetailInc. Wholesale 1045
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 225
Accommodation and Food 393
Information and Communication 138
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 123
Real Estate 138
Professional, Scientific and Technical 383
Administration 248
Public Administration and Defence 255
Education 700
HealthInc. Social Work 730
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 402
Total 7040