223,900TOTAL POPULATION
91,811HOUSEHOLDS
11.8%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£35,880AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME
OL1 POSTCODE REGION

Oldham (OL1)

The OL1 postcode area is located in the Oldham postcode town region, within the county of Greater Manchester, and contains a total of 1357 individual postcodes.

There are 6 electoral wards in the OL1 postcode area, including Ashton-Under-Lyne, Bacup, Heywood, Littleborough, Oldham, Rochdale, Todmorden, which come under the local authority of the Oldham Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 13% of people in OL1 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 OL1 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.


Demographics

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 80%WORKING
  • 20%UNEMPLOYED

20% of people in OL1 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 13%AB
  • 46%C2/C2
  • 41%DE

According to census records, 13% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.

ETHNICITY

  • 68%WHITE
  • 32%NON-WHITE

68% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

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OL1Greater Manchester

Greater Manchester

The county of Greater Manchester

OL1 is located in the county of Greater Manchester, in England.

Greater Manchester has a total population of 2,782,100, making it the 3rd largest county in the UK.

Greater Manchester has a total area of 492 square miles, and a population density of 2180 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

OL1 Electoral Wards

The postal region of OL1, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Ashton-Under-Lyne
Bacup
Heywood
Littleborough
Oldham
Rochdale
Todmorden
Greater Manchester Postal Town Map
Outward CodeOL1
Postal TownOldham
MSOA NameOldham 022
LSOA NameOldham 022C
CountyGreater Manchester
RegionGreater Manchester
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityOldham
Area ClassificationUrban with Major Conurbation
Browse Postcodes in OL1

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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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