The PO17 postcode area is located in the Portsmouth postcode town region, within the county of Hampshire, and contains a total of 370 individual postcodes.
There are 23 electoral wards in the PO17 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 Winchester Council.
Combining the whole postcode region, 33% of people in PO17 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 PO17 are wealthier - or higher class - than average, but it can be an indication that the area may be prospering and desirable to live in.
8% of people in PO17 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.
According to census records, 33% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.
95% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.
PO17 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.
PO17 Electoral Wards
The postal region of PO17, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:
|MSOA Name||Winchester 013|
|LSOA Name||Winchester 013E|
|Area Classification||Largely Rural (rural including hub towns 50-79%)|
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