41,719TOTAL POPULATION
17,232HOUSEHOLDS
6.1%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£47,840AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME
CF62 POSTCODE REGION

Cardiff (CF62)

The CF62 postcode area is located in the Cardiff postcode town region, within the county of Glamorgan, and contains a total of 1047 individual postcodes.

There are 22 electoral wards in the CF62 postcode area, including Aberdare, Bargoed, Barry, Bridgend, Caerphilly, Cardiff, Cowbridge, Dinas Powys, Ferndale, Hengoed, Llantwit Major, Maesteg, Merthyr Tydfil, Mountain Ash, Penarth, Pentre, Pontyclun, Pontypridd, Porth, Porthcawl, Tonypandy, Treharris, Treorchy, which come under the local authority of the The Vale of Glamorgan Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 17% of people in CF62 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 CF62 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.


Demographics

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 88%WORKING
  • 12%UNEMPLOYED

12% of people in CF62 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 17%AB
  • 57%C2/C2
  • 26%DE

According to census records, 17% 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%.

CF62Glamorgan

Glamorgan

The county of Glamorgan

CF62 is located in the county of Glamorgan, in Wales.

Glamorgan has a total population of 0, making it the largest county in the UK.

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

CF62 Electoral Wards

The postal region of CF62, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Aberdare
Bargoed
Barry
Bridgend
Caerphilly
Cardiff
Cowbridge
Dinas Powys
Ferndale
Hengoed
Llantwit Major
Maesteg
Merthyr Tydfil
Mountain Ash
Penarth
Pentre
Pontyclun
Pontypridd
Porth
Porthcawl
Tonypandy
Treharris
Treorchy
Glamorgan Postal Town Map
Outward CodeCF62
Postal TownCardiff
MSOA NameThe Vale of Glamorgan 003
LSOA NameThe Vale of Glamorgan 003C
CountyGlamorgan
RegionGlamorgan
CountryWales
Local AuthorityThe Vale of Glamorgan
Area ClassificationUnclassified
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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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