261,425TOTAL POPULATION
108,928HOUSEHOLDS
9.8%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£46,280AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME
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SE2 POSTCODE REGION

London (SE2)

The SE2 postcode area is located in the London postcode town region, within the county of Greater London, and contains a total of 622 individual postcodes.

There are 2 electoral wards in the SE2 postcode area, including London which come under the local authority of the Bexley Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 15% of people in SE2 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 SE2 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 SE2 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 15%AB
  • 55%C2/C2
  • 31%DE

According to census records, 15% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.

ETHNICITY

  • 50%WHITE
  • 50%NON-WHITE

50% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

SE2Greater London

Greater London

The county of Greater London

SE2 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.

Greater London Postal Town Map
Outward CodeSE2
Postal TownLondon
MSOA NameBexley 006
LSOA NameBexley 006B
CountyGreater London
RegionGreater London
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityBexley
Area ClassificationUrban with Major Conurbation

SE2 Electoral Wards

The postal region of SE2, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Belvedere
Lessness Heath
Thamesmead
Browse Postcodes in SE2

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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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