58,186TOTAL POPULATION
26,062HOUSEHOLDS
13.0%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£23,400AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME
L4 POSTCODE REGION

Liverpool (L4)

The L4 postcode area is located in the Liverpool postcode town region, within the county of Merseyside, and contains a total of 915 individual postcodes.

There are 3 electoral wards in the L4 postcode area, including Bootle, Liverpool, Ormskirk, Prescot, which come under the local authority of the Liverpool Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 6% of people in L4 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 L4 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.


Demographics

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 79%WORKING
  • 21%UNEMPLOYED

21% of people in L4 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 6%AB
  • 44%C2/C2
  • 50%DE

According to census records, 6% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.

ETHNICITY

  • 93%WHITE
  • 7%NON-WHITE

93% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

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L4Merseyside

Merseyside

The county of Merseyside

L4 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.

L4 Electoral Wards

The postal region of L4, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Bootle
Liverpool
Ormskirk
Prescot
Merseyside Postal Town Map
Outward CodeL4
Postal TownLiverpool
MSOA NameLiverpool 018
LSOA NameLiverpool 018B
CountyMerseyside
RegionMerseyside
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityLiverpool
Area ClassificationUrban with Major Conurbation
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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 (L) 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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