Information about the YO17 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district YO17. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about YO17 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 3610
Semi-Detached 3747
Terraced 1982
Flat (Purpose-Built) 753
Flat (Converted) 147
Residence in Commercial Building 133
Caravan/Park/Temporary 89
Total 10461

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 3549
Owned with Mortgage 2778
Shared Ownership 31
Rented: From Council 105
Rented: Other Social 1439
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 1481
Rented: Other 180
Rent Free 258
Total 9821

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 2852
Two People 3761
Three People 1453
Four People 1219
Five People 392
Six People 110
Seven People 26
8+ People 8
Total 9821

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 1223
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 1731
C2 - Skilled manual workers 1887
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 1888
Total 6729

Gender Back to Top

Male 11212
Female 11562
Total 22774

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 1252
5-7 706
8-9 440
10-14 1309
15 273
16-17 581
18-19 446
20-24 1109
25-29 1114
30-44 4119
45-59 4973
60-64 1681
65-74 2534
75-84 1585
85-89 430
90+ 222
Total 22774

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 5107
Married 9947
Divorced 1708
Separated 425
Widowed 1580
Same Sex 27
Total 18794

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 10439
Good 8038
Fair 3173
Bad 856
Very Bad 268
Total 22774

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) 4362
Apprenticeship 779
2+ A Levels 2096
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 3056
1-4 GCSEs 2593
No GCSEs 5011
Other 897
Total 18794

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 22407
Mixed Ethnicity 147
Indian 18
Pakistani 4
Bangladeshi 5
Chinese 41
Other Asian 83
Black African 45
Black Caribbean 5
Other Black/African/Caribbean 2
Other 17
Total 22774

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 21322
Wales 117
Scotland 348
Northern Ireland 78
Republic of Ireland 107
European Union 380
Other 422
Total 22774

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 16590
Republic of Ireland 97
Europe (including European Union) 286
African Countries 60
Middle East or Asia 88
North America or Caribbean 31
Central America 0
South America 4
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 57
None 5655

Religion Back to Top

Christian 16451
No Religion 4548
Buddhist 45
Hindu 11
Jewish 9
Muslim 27
Sikh 2
Other Religion 77
Not Stated 1604
Total 22774

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 6194
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 2625
Self Employed 2361
Unemployed 549
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 815
Retired 2764
Looking After Home or Family 550
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 473
Other 226
Total 16557

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 703
Mining/Quarrying 28
Manufacturing 1522
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 30
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 94
Construction 987
RetailInc. Wholesale 1934
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 449
Accommodation and Food 654
Information and Communication 168
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 200
Real Estate 165
Professional, Scientific and Technical 606
Administration 405
Public Administration and Defence 541
Education 886
HealthInc. Social Work 1272
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 846
Total 11490