Information about the WA9 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district WA9. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about WA9 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 2581
Semi-Detached 9152
Terraced 9365
Flat (Purpose-Built) 2260
Flat (Converted) 88
Residence in Commercial Building 212
Caravan/Park/Temporary 18
Total 23676

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 5853
Owned with Mortgage 7013
Shared Ownership 122
Rented: From Council 2025
Rented: Other Social 4302
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 2472
Rented: Other 223
Rent Free 308
Total 22318

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 6861
Two People 7357
Three People 3967
Four People 2813
Five People 1006
Six People 246
Seven People 51
8+ People 17
Total 22318

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 1779
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 4029
C2 - Skilled manual workers 3883
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 7183
Total 16874

Gender Back to Top

Male 25742
Female 26622
Total 52364

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 3543
5-7 1921
8-9 1199
10-14 3258
15 713
16-17 1366
18-19 1349
20-24 3446
25-29 3492
30-44 10737
45-59 10100
60-64 3285
65-74 4457
75-84 2659
85-89 591
90+ 248
Total 52364

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 15171
Married 17752
Divorced 4203
Separated 1216
Widowed 3294
Same Sex 94
Total 41730

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 22802
Good 16446
Fair 8108
Bad 3869
Very Bad 1139
Total 52364

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) 6331
Apprenticeship 1550
2+ A Levels 4661
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 6875
1-4 GCSEs 6562
No GCSEs 14029
Other 1722
Total 41730

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 51181
Mixed Ethnicity 412
Indian 158
Pakistani 61
Bangladeshi 25
Chinese 210
Other Asian 164
Black African 59
Black Caribbean 13
Other Black/African/Caribbean 13
Other 68
Total 52364

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 50141
Wales 272
Scotland 313
Northern Ireland 125
Republic of Ireland 167
European Union 591
Other 755
Total 52364

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 37803
Republic of Ireland 140
Europe (including European Union) 497
African Countries 70
Middle East or Asia 154
North America or Caribbean 58
Central America 2
South America 3
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 27
None 13714

Religion Back to Top

Christian 40329
No Religion 8470
Buddhist 130
Hindu 136
Jewish 15
Muslim 196
Sikh 19
Other Religion 111
Not Stated 2958
Total 52364

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 14154
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 5384
Self Employed 1951
Unemployed 2492
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 2517
Retired 5565
Looking After Home or Family 1966
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 3264
Other 939
Total 38232

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 41
Mining/Quarrying 18
Manufacturing 2444
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 151
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 448
Construction 1791
RetailInc. Wholesale 4252
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 1504
Accommodation and Food 1132
Information and Communication 481
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 457
Real Estate 279
Professional, Scientific and Technical 703
Administration 1203
Public Administration and Defence 1070
Education 1573
HealthInc. Social Work 3665
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 944
Total 22156