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6,476HOUSEHOLDS
16.6%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£23,920AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME
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L5 POSTCODE REGION

Liverpool (L5)

The L5 postcode area is located in the Liverpool postcode town region, within the county of Merseyside, and contains a total of 730 individual postcodes.

There are 3 electoral wards in the L5 postcode area, including Bootle, Liverpool, Ormskirk, Prescot which come under the local authority of the Liverpool Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 7% of people in L5 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 L5 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.


Demographics

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 75%WORKING
  • 25%UNEMPLOYED

25% of people in L5 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 7%AB
  • 39%C2/C2
  • 53%DE

According to census records, 7% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.

ETHNICITY

  • 88%WHITE
  • 12%NON-WHITE

88% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

L5Merseyside

Merseyside

The county of Merseyside

L5 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.

Merseyside Postal Town Map
Outward CodeL5
Postal TownLiverpool
MSOA NameLiverpool 023
LSOA NameLiverpool 023A
CountyMerseyside
RegionMerseyside
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityLiverpool
Area ClassificationUrban with Major Conurbation

L5 Electoral Wards

The postal region of L5, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Everton
Kirkdale
Sandhills
Walton
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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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