40,648TOTAL POPULATION
16,866HOUSEHOLDS
2.6%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£34,320AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME
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BH21 POSTCODE REGION

Bournemouth (BH21)

The BH21 postcode area is located in the Bournemouth postcode town region, within the county of Dorset, and contains a total of 2067 individual postcodes.

There are 131 electoral wards in the BH21 postcode area, including Bournemouth, Broadstone, Christchurch, Ferndown, New Milton, Poole, Ringwood, Swanage, Verwood, Wareham, Wimborne which come under the local authority of the East Dorset Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 31% of people in BH21 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 BH21 are wealthier - or higher class - than average, but it can be an indication that the area may be prospering and desirable to live in.


Demographics

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 92%WORKING
  • 8%UNEMPLOYED

8% of people in BH21 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 31%AB
  • 54%C2/C2
  • 15%DE

According to census records, 31% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.

ETHNICITY

  • 96%WHITE
  • 4%NON-WHITE

96% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

BH21Dorset

Dorset

The county of Dorset

BH21 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.

Dorset Postal Town Map
Outward CodeBH21
Postal TownBournemouth
MSOA NameEast Dorset 010
LSOA NameEast Dorset 010C
CountyDorset
RegionDorset
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityEast Dorset
Area ClassificationUrban with Significant Rural (rural including hub towns 26-49%)

BH21 Electoral Wards

The postal region of BH21, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Allen
Ameysford
Ashington
Poole
Barrow Hill
Bear Cross
Bearwood
Boveridge
Broadstone
Broom Hill
Canford Magna
Cashmoor
Chalbury
Chalbury Common
Chettle
Chilbridge
Clapgate
Colehill
Combe Almer
Corfe Mullen
Cowgrove
Crab Orchard
Cranborne
Cranborne Chase
Crendell
Cripplestyle
Crooked Withies
Dean
Deanend
Deanland
Dewlands Common
Dudsbury
East End
East Howe
Edmondsham
Ensbury
Farnham
Ferndown
Furzehill
Gaunt's Common
God's Blessing Green
Gotham
Dorset
Grange
Gussage All Saints
Gussage St Andrew
Gussage St Michael
Hampreston
Haythorne
Hemsworth
Henbury
Higher Row
Hillbutts
Hill View
Hinton Martell
Hinton Parva
Hogstock
Holt
Holt Heath
Holt Wood
Horton
Horton Common
Horton Heath
Hound Hill
Kinson
Knighton
Knowlton
Lambs Green
Leigh
Little Canford
Long Crichel
Longham
Lower Daggons
Lower Holwell
Lower Mannington
Lower Row
Lytchett Matravers
Mannington
Manswood
Merley
Merry Field Hill
Minchington
Monkton Up Wimborne
More Crichel
Muscliff
Newton Peveril
New Town
New Town
New Town
Northbourne
Oakley
Pamphill
Parley Green
Pentridge
Pig Oak
Pilford
Red Hill
Romford
Rushcombe Bottom
Shapwick
Sixpenny Handley
Sleight
Stanbridge
Stapehill
Sturminster Marshall
Sutton Holms
Tadden
Tarrant Crawford
Tarrant Gunville
Tarrant Hinton
Tarrant Keyneston
Tarrant Launceston
Tarrant Monkton
Tarrant Rushton
Three Legged Cross
Tollard Farnham
Tollard Royal
Trickett's Cross
Uppington
Verwood
West Howe
West Moors
West Parley
Whitmore
Wigbeth
Wimborne Minster
Wimborne St Giles
Witchampton
Woodcutts
Woodlands
Woodlands Common
Woolsbridge
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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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