35,894TOTAL POPULATION
14,254HOUSEHOLDS
6.2%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£58,240AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME
IG8 POSTCODE REGION

Ilford (IG8)

The IG8 postcode area is located in the Ilford postcode town region, within the county of Greater London, and contains a total of 1362 individual postcodes.

There are 5 electoral wards in the IG8 postcode area, including Barking, Buckhurst Hill, Chigwell, Ilford, Loughton, Woodford Green, which come under the local authority of the Redbridge Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 31% of people in IG8 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 IG8 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

  • 86%WORKING
  • 14%UNEMPLOYED

14% of people in IG8 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 31%AB
  • 51%C2/C2
  • 17%DE

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

ETHNICITY

  • 60%WHITE
  • 40%NON-WHITE

60% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

IG8Greater London

Greater London

The county of Greater London

IG8 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.

IG8 Electoral Wards

The postal region of IG8, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Barking
Buckhurst Hill
Chigwell
Ilford
Loughton
Woodford Green
Greater London Postal Town Map
Outward CodeIG8
Postal TownIlford
MSOA NameRedbridge 001
LSOA NameRedbridge 001G
CountyGreater London
RegionGreater London
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityRedbridge
Area ClassificationUrban with Major Conurbation
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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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