46,752TOTAL POPULATION
19,024HOUSEHOLDS
9.8%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£41,600AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME
SE5 POSTCODE REGION

London (SE5)

The SE5 postcode area is located in the London postcode town region, within the county of Greater London, and contains a total of 1449 individual postcodes.

There are 0 electoral wards in the SE5 postcode area, including London, which come under the local authority of the Southwark Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 23% of people in SE5 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 SE5 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.


Demographics

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 76%WORKING
  • 24%UNEMPLOYED

24% of people in SE5 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 23%AB
  • 49%C2/C2
  • 29%DE

According to census records, 23% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.

ETHNICITY

  • 32%WHITE
  • 68%NON-WHITE

32% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

SE5Greater London

Greater London

The county of Greater London

SE5 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.

SE5 Electoral Wards

The postal region of SE5, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


London
Greater London Postal Town Map
Outward CodeSE5
Postal TownLondon
MSOA NameSouthwark 017
LSOA NameSouthwark 017B
CountyGreater London
RegionGreater London
CountryEngland
Local AuthoritySouthwark
Area ClassificationUrban with Major Conurbation
Browse Postcodes in SE5

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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 (LONDON) 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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