32,612TOTAL POPULATION
13,979HOUSEHOLDS
3.2%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£46,800AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME
PO16 POSTCODE REGION

Portsmouth (PO16)

The PO16 postcode area is located in the Portsmouth postcode town region, within the county of Hampshire, and contains a total of 1270 individual postcodes.

There are 23 electoral wards in the PO16 postcode area, including Bembridge, Bognor Regis, Chichester, Cowes, East Cowes, Emsworth, Fareham, Freshwater, Gosport, Havant, Hayling Island, Lee-On-The-Solent, Newport, Portsmouth, Rowland's Castle, Ryde, Sandown, Seaview, Shanklin, Southsea, Totland Bay, Ventnor, Waterlooville, Yarmouth, which come under the local authority of the Fareham Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 27% of people in PO16 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 PO16 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

  • 92%WORKING
  • 8%UNEMPLOYED

8% of people in PO16 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 27%AB
  • 56%C2/C2
  • 18%DE

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

ETHNICITY

  • 95%WHITE
  • 5%NON-WHITE

95% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

PO16Hampshire

Hampshire

The county of Hampshire

PO16 is located in the county of Hampshire, in England.

Hampshire has a total population of 1,829,500, making it the 5th largest county in the UK.

Hampshire has a total area of 1455 square miles, and a population density of 485 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

PO16 Electoral Wards

The postal region of PO16, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Bembridge
Bognor Regis
Chichester
Cowes
East Cowes
Emsworth
Fareham
Freshwater
Gosport
Havant
Hayling Island
Lee-On-The-Solent
Newport
Portsmouth
Rowland's Castle
Ryde
Sandown
Seaview
Shanklin
Southsea
Totland Bay
Ventnor
Waterlooville
Yarmouth
Hampshire Postal Town Map
Outward CodePO16
Postal TownPortsmouth
MSOA NameFareham 008
LSOA NameFareham 008C
CountyHampshire
RegionHampshire
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityFareham
Area ClassificationUrban with City and Town
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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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