20,134TOTAL POPULATION
8,566HOUSEHOLDS
3.1%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£32,760AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME
BH20 POSTCODE REGION

Bournemouth (BH20)

The BH20 postcode area is located in the Bournemouth postcode town region, within the county of Dorset, and contains a total of 929 individual postcodes.

There are 10 electoral wards in the BH20 postcode area, including Bournemouth, Broadstone, Christchurch, Ferndown, New Milton, Poole, Ringwood, Swanage, Verwood, Wareham, Wimborne, which come under the local authority of the Purbeck Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 23% of people in BH20 are classed as having an AB social grade, (i.e. 'white-collar' middle-upper class), compared to 27% across the UK.

This does not mean that the people of BH20 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.


Demographics

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 93%WORKING
  • 7%UNEMPLOYED

7% of people in BH20 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 23%AB
  • 57%C2/C2
  • 20%DE

According to census records, 23% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.

ETHNICITY

  • 97%WHITE
  • 3%NON-WHITE

97% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

BH20Dorset

Dorset

The county of Dorset

BH20 is located in the county of Dorset, in England.

Dorset has a total population of 771,900, making it the 31st largest county in the UK.

Dorset has a total area of 1024 square miles, and a population density of 290 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

BH20 Electoral Wards

The postal region of BH20, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Bournemouth
Broadstone
Christchurch
Ferndown
New Milton
Poole
Ringwood
Swanage
Verwood
Wareham
Wimborne
Dorset Postal Town Map
Outward CodeBH20
Postal TownBournemouth
MSOA NamePurbeck 003
LSOA NamePurbeck 003F
CountyDorset
RegionDorset
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityPurbeck
Area ClassificationMainly Rural (rural including hub towns >=80%)
Browse Postcodes in BH20

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Click on an 'outward' code for more information. For example, the outward postcode page 'EC2M' will give you an alphabetical list covering all postcodes located in the region, from 'EC2M 1BB' through to 'EC2M 7YA'.

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