52,852TOTAL POPULATION
23,549HOUSEHOLDS
2.9%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£34,840AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Conveyancing Quotes

Spending a fortune on conveyancing costs?

Compare instant, low-cost online quotes from trusted conveyancing solicitors.

Backed by experts, our no-obligation service searches through the best conveyancing quotes on the market to save you time and money.

Instant quotes
No obligation
Backed by experts
Stress free
Fully compliant
GET QUOTES NOW
BH23 POSTCODE REGION

Bournemouth (BH23)

The BH23 postcode area is located in the Bournemouth postcode town region, within the county of Dorset, and contains a total of 2092 individual postcodes.

There are 50 electoral wards in the BH23 postcode area, including Bournemouth, Broadstone, Christchurch, Ferndown, New Milton, Poole, Ringwood, Swanage, Verwood, Wareham, Wimborne which come under the local authority of the Christchurch Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 27% of people in BH23 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 BH23 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.


Demographics

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 92%WORKING
  • 8%UNEMPLOYED

8% of people in BH23 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 27%AB
  • 55%C2/C2
  • 19%DE

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

ETHNICITY

  • 95%WHITE
  • 5%NON-WHITE

95% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

BH23Dorset

Dorset

The county of Dorset

BH23 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 CodeBH23
Postal TownBournemouth
MSOA NameChristchurch 006
LSOA NameChristchurch 006D
CountyDorset
RegionDorset
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityChristchurch
Area ClassificationUrban with City and Town

BH23 Electoral Wards

The postal region of BH23, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Avon
Avon
Beckley
Bisterne
Bisterne Close
Blackwater
Bransgore
Burley Beacon
Burton (Christchurch)
Charminster
Christchurch
East Parley
Fairmile
Friars Cliff
Godswinscroft
Grange Estate
Highcliffe
Hinton
Holdenhurst
Hurn
Iford
Jumpers Common
Kingston
Littledown
Merritown
Middle Bockhampton
Mill Throop
Mudeford
Neacroft
North Bockhampton
North Kingston
North Ripley
Pokesdown
Purewell
Ripley
Sandford
Somerford
Sopley
South Bockhampton
Springbourne
Stanpit
St Catherine's Hill
Stour
Strouden
Thorney Hill
Tuckton
Walkford
Waterditch
West Hurn
West Southbourne
Winkton
Browse Postcodes in BH23

Dig even deeper into the BH23 postcode by clicking on a postcode below:

Click on an outward postal code below for more information about the area. Each 'outward' postcode give you a comprehensive list of all postcodes within the outward code area (BH) and estimated address.

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'.

Your views ofBH23

Add your view of BH23

People need your local expertise. If you live in BH23 or have first-hand knowledge of the neighbourhood, please consider sharing your views. It's completely anonymous - all we ask is for your initials.

Your initials
Email (never published)
Your review

Please tell us what you like about the BH23 postcode area, what you don't like, and what it's like to live or work here.

Your opinions on...
LOCAL AMENITIES
FAMILY FRIENDLY
PARKING
GREEN SPACES
----


New Covid cases rising across much of Winchester but falling in some places

COVID cases continue to rise fast in many part of the Winchester but are dropping in some others.

Hampshire Chronicle

John Woodcock OBE was The Times cricket writer for 35 years

HE belonged to a lost world of cricket and journalism.

Hampshire Chronicle

A record 618,903 people in England and Wales pinged by NHS Covid app in a week

It comes after Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarten said there will bea very narrow list of sectors whose workers will be exempt from isolation rules.

Hampshire Chronicle

Neighbours divided over Oliver's Battery bungalow plans

PLANS for a bungalow extension has divided a cul de sac in Winchester.

Hampshire Chronicle

Appeal for witnesses following assault in Aldershot (Hampshire Constabulary)

Did you witness an assault in Aldershot in the early hours of Sunday (25 July)?The incident took place outside The George pub, in Victoria Road, between 12.45am and 1am.A man punched another man in th&hellip

Hampshire Constabulary

Three men arrested following incident involving weapons in Southampton (Hampshire Constabulary)

Officers have arrested three people following a public order incident, involving weapons, in Palmerston Park, Southampton.We were called at 1.50pm yesterday, Thursday, 22 July, to a report of a group &hellip

Hampshire Constabulary

Winchester MP Steve Brine's Letter from Westminster

PARLIAMENT has, in the past week, debated a major new Health and Care Bill and I was pleased to make a contribution.

Hampshire Chronicle

Appeal for witnesses following serious M3 collision near Winchester Services (Hampshire Constabulary)

We are appealing for witnesses of a serious collision that took place earlier this afternoon on the M3 near Winchester and is continuing to cause traffic delays.We were called at 1.27pm to reports of &hellip

Hampshire Constabulary

From the Postcode Area blog

Death of the High Street?

Death of the High Street?

The BBC reports that despite councils' attempts to kurb them, the UK's high streets have seen a huge growth in fast food outlets. Could this mark the death knell for the Great British high street, and what can we do about it to halt its decline?

Read more

Discrimination by Postcode

Discrimination by Postcode

You really couldn't make it up, could you? Some of the country's most vulnerable people are missing out on their weekly £25 Cold Weather Payment, just because the system that's in operation is discriminating against them because payments are based on postcode, rather than geographic location.

Read more

The Redesign is Underway

The Redesign is Underway

Well, the current website was absolutely in dire need of a good redesign - from the ground up. So I set out to pull it all apart and get it up and running again to become the most comprehensive guide to every postcode in the UK. And it's been a long, tough job from start to finish - and quite possibly the biggest project I've ever undertaken.

Read more

The Impossible Challenge of Affordability

The Impossible Challenge of Affordability

No wonder the younger generation are getting more and more frustrated with money - new research has revealed that even with a 10% deposit, 25-34 year olds are struggling to afford even the CHEAPEST houses on the market. Is there a solution to the 'impossible challenge'?

Read more