25,799TOTAL POPULATION
11,465HOUSEHOLDS
4.8%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£0AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME
DH3 POSTCODE REGION

Durham (DH3)

The DH3 postcode area is located in the Durham postcode town region, within the county of Tyne and Wear, and contains a total of 1053 individual postcodes.

There are 4 electoral wards in the DH3 postcode area, including Chester Le Street, Consett, Durham, Houghton Le Spring, Stanley, which come under the local authority of the Gateshead Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 20% of people in DH3 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 DH3 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.


Demographics

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 89%WORKING
  • 11%UNEMPLOYED

11% of people in DH3 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 20%AB
  • 55%C2/C2
  • 25%DE

According to census records, 20% 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%.

DH3Tyne and Wear

Tyne and Wear

The county of Tyne and Wear

DH3 is located in the county of Tyne and Wear, in England.

Tyne and Wear has a total population of 1,128,800, making it the 16th largest county in the UK.

Tyne and Wear has a total area of 210 square miles, and a population density of 2090 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

DH3 Electoral Wards

The postal region of DH3, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Chester Le Street
Consett
Durham
Houghton Le Spring
Stanley
Tyne and Wear Postal Town Map
Outward CodeDH3
Postal TownDurham
MSOA NameGateshead 026
LSOA NameGateshead 026D
CountyTyne and Wear
RegionTyne and Wear
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityGateshead
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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