22,053TOTAL POPULATION
9,187HOUSEHOLDS
4.1%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£58,760AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME
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BR8 POSTCODE REGION

Bromley (BR8)

The BR8 postcode area is located in the Bromley postcode town region, within the county of Greater London, and contains a total of 662 individual postcodes.

There are 13 electoral wards in the BR8 postcode area, including Beckenham, Bromley, Chislehurst, Keston, Orpington, Swanley, West Wickham which come under the local authority of the Bromley Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 21% of people in BR8 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 BR8 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.


Demographics

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 90%WORKING
  • 10%UNEMPLOYED

10% of people in BR8 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 21%AB
  • 57%C2/C2
  • 22%DE

According to census records, 21% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.

ETHNICITY

  • 90%WHITE
  • 10%NON-WHITE

90% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

BR8Greater London

Greater London

The county of Greater London

BR8 is located in the county of Greater London, in England.

Greater London has a total population of 8,778,500, making it the 1st largest county in the UK.

Greater London has a total area of 606 square miles, and a population density of 5594 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

Greater London Postal Town Map
Outward CodeBR8
Postal TownBromley
MSOA NameBromley 033
LSOA NameBromley 033D
CountyGreater London
RegionGreater London
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityBromley
Area ClassificationUrban with Major Conurbation

BR8 Electoral Wards

The postal region of BR8, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Clement Street
Crockenhill
Farningham
Hawley
Hextable
Hockenden
Puddledock
Ruxley
Sutton at Hone
Swanley
Swanley Village
Upper Ruxley
White Oak
Wilmington
Browse Postcodes in BR8

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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 (BR) 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'.

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