preston PR8 Postcodes
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The PR8 postcode area is located in the Preston postcode town region, within the county of Merseyside, and contains a total of 1947 individual postcodes.
There are 16 electoral wards in the PR8 postcode area, including Chorley, Leyland, Preston, Southport which come under the local authority of the Sefton Council.
Combining the whole postcode region, 23% of people in PR8 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 PR8 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.
11% of people in PR8 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.
According to census records, 23% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.
92% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.
PR8 is located in the county of Merseyside, in England.
Merseyside has a total population of 1,406,400, making it the 9th largest county in the UK.
Merseyside has a total area of 250 square miles, and a population density of 2174 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.
|MSOA Name||Sefton 004|
|LSOA Name||Sefton 004C|
|Area Classification||Urban with Major Conurbation|
PR8 Electoral Wards
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