24,048TOTAL POPULATION
11,528HOUSEHOLDS
7.4%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£30,160AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME
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L17 POSTCODE REGION

Liverpool (L17)

The L17 postcode area is located in the Liverpool postcode town region, within the county of Merseyside, and contains a total of 732 individual postcodes.

There are 3 electoral wards in the L17 postcode area, including Bootle, Liverpool, Ormskirk, Prescot, which come under the local authority of the Liverpool Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 32% of people in L17 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 L17 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

  • 76%WORKING
  • 24%UNEMPLOYED

24% of people in L17 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 32%AB
  • 47%C2/C2
  • 22%DE

According to census records, 32% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.

ETHNICITY

  • 82%WHITE
  • 18%NON-WHITE

82% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

L17Merseyside

Merseyside

The county of Merseyside

L17 is located in the county of Merseyside, in England.

Merseyside has a total population of 1,406,400, making it the 9th largest county in the UK.

Merseyside has a total area of 250 square miles, and a population density of 2174 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

L17 Electoral Wards

The postal region of L17, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Bootle
Liverpool
Ormskirk
Prescot
Merseyside Postal Town Map
Outward CodeL17
Postal TownLiverpool
MSOA NameLiverpool 048
LSOA NameLiverpool 048D
CountyMerseyside
RegionMerseyside
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityLiverpool
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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