Information about the WS7 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district WS7. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about WS7 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 4310
Semi-Detached 5641
Terraced 1750
Flat (Purpose-Built) 902
Flat (Converted) 84
Residence in Commercial Building 99
Caravan/Park/Temporary 79
Total 12865

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 4936
Owned with Mortgage 4829
Shared Ownership 64
Rented: From Council 184
Rented: Other Social 1299
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 881
Rented: Other 112
Rent Free 107
Total 12412

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 2944
Two People 4855
Three People 2204
Four People 1700
Five People 544
Six People 132
Seven People 21
8+ People 12
Total 12412

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 1605
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 2546
C2 - Skilled manual workers 2433
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 2006
Total 8590

Gender Back to Top

Male 14981
Female 15132
Total 30113

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 1583
5-7 926
8-9 632
10-14 1731
15 366
16-17 716
18-19 669
20-24 1510
25-29 1547
30-44 5884
45-59 6214
60-64 2336
65-74 3825
75-84 1606
85-89 367
90+ 201
Total 30113

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 6707
Married 13550
Divorced 2223
Separated 573
Widowed 1791
Same Sex 31
Total 24875

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 13245
Good 10830
Fair 4290
Bad 1365
Very Bad 383
Total 30113

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) 5001
Apprenticeship 1041
2+ A Levels 3190
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 4257
1-4 GCSEs 3871
No GCSEs 6430
Other 1085
Total 24875

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 29578
Mixed Ethnicity 255
Indian 84
Pakistani 12
Bangladeshi 7
Chinese 50
Other Asian 43
Black African 8
Black Caribbean 56
Other Black/African/Caribbean 12
Other 8
Total 30113

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 28941
Wales 244
Scotland 213
Northern Ireland 71
Republic of Ireland 118
European Union 220
Other 306
Total 30113

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 23605
Republic of Ireland 85
Europe (including European Union) 135
African Countries 23
Middle East or Asia 52
North America or Caribbean 32
Central America 0
South America 6
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 12
None 6213

Religion Back to Top

Christian 21102
No Religion 6944
Buddhist 40
Hindu 34
Jewish 13
Muslim 30
Sikh 46
Other Religion 97
Not Stated 1807
Total 30113

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 8752
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 3473
Self Employed 2157
Unemployed 799
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 1263
Retired 4409
Looking After Home or Family 758
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 796
Other 294
Total 22701

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 63
Mining/Quarrying 13
Manufacturing 2029
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 61
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 115
Construction 1691
RetailInc. Wholesale 2779
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 726
Accommodation and Food 655
Information and Communication 331
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 395
Real Estate 172
Professional, Scientific and Technical 629
Administration 627
Public Administration and Defence 770
Education 1285
HealthInc. Social Work 1808
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 668
Total 14817