48,390TOTAL POPULATION
21,032HOUSEHOLDS
7.6%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£27,560AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME
NE5 POSTCODE REGION

Newcastle Upon Tyne (NE5)

The NE5 postcode area is located in the Newcastle Upon Tyne postcode town region, within the county of Tyne and Wear, and contains a total of 1289 individual postcodes.

There are 33 electoral wards in the NE5 postcode area, including Alnwick, Ashington, Bamburgh, Bedlington, Belford, Blaydon-On-Tyne, Blyth, Boldon Colliery, Chathill, Choppington, Corbridge, Cramlington, East Boldon, Gateshead, Haltwhistle, Hebburn, Hexham, Jarrow, Morpeth, Newbiggin-By-The-Sea, Newcastle Upon Tyne, North Shields, Prudhoe, Riding Mill, Rowlands Gill, Ryton, Seahouses, South Shields, Stocksfield, Wallsend, Washington, Whitley Bay, Wooler, Wylam, which come under the local authority of the Newcastle upon Tyne Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 12% of people in NE5 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 NE5 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.


Demographics

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 85%WORKING
  • 15%UNEMPLOYED

15% of people in NE5 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 12%AB
  • 53%C2/C2
  • 35%DE

According to census records, 12% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.

ETHNICITY

  • 91%WHITE
  • 9%NON-WHITE

91% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

NE5Tyne and Wear

Tyne and Wear

The county of Tyne and Wear

NE5 is located in the county of Tyne and Wear, in England.

Tyne and Wear has a total population of 1,128,800, making it the 16th largest county in the UK.

Tyne and Wear has a total area of 210 square miles, and a population density of 2090 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

NE5 Electoral Wards

The postal region of NE5, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Alnwick
Ashington
Bamburgh
Bedlington
Belford
Blaydon-On-Tyne
Blyth
Boldon Colliery
Chathill
Choppington
Corbridge
Cramlington
East Boldon
Gateshead
Haltwhistle
Hebburn
Hexham
Jarrow
Morpeth
Newbiggin-By-The-Sea
Newcastle Upon Tyne
North Shields
Prudhoe
Riding Mill
Rowlands Gill
Ryton
Seahouses
South Shields
Stocksfield
Wallsend
Washington
Whitley Bay
Wooler
Wylam
Tyne and Wear Postal Town Map
Outward CodeNE5
Postal TownNewcastle Upon Tyne
MSOA NameNewcastle upon Tyne 015
LSOA NameNewcastle upon Tyne 015C
CountyTyne and Wear
RegionTyne and Wear
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityNewcastle upon Tyne
Area ClassificationUrban with Major Conurbation
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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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