4,014TOTAL POPULATION
1,925HOUSEHOLDS
8.0%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£56,160AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME
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W1W POSTCODE REGION

London (W1W)

The W1W postcode area is located in the London postcode town region, within the county of Greater London, and contains a total of 843 individual postcodes.

There are 0 electoral wards in the W1W postcode area, including London which come under the local authority of the City of London,Westminster Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 44% of people in W1W 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 W1W 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

  • 78%WORKING
  • 22%UNEMPLOYED

22% of people in W1W are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 44%AB
  • 41%C2/C2
  • 15%DE

According to census records, 44% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.

ETHNICITY

  • 38%WHITE
  • 62%NON-WHITE

38% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

W1WGreater London

Greater London

The county of Greater London

W1W 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 CodeW1W
Postal TownLondon
MSOA NameWestminster 013
LSOA NameWestminster 013A
CountyGreater London
RegionGreater London
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityCity of London,Westminster
Area ClassificationUrban with Major Conurbation

W1W Electoral Wards

The postal region of W1W, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


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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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