15,203TOTAL POPULATION
6,596HOUSEHOLDS
3.2%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£44,200AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME
RG17 POSTCODE REGION

Reading (RG17)

The RG17 postcode area is located in the Reading postcode town region, within the county of Berkshire, and contains a total of 911 individual postcodes.

There are 11 electoral wards in the RG17 postcode area, including Basingstoke, Bracknell, Crowthorne, Henley-On-Thames, Hook, Hungerford, Newbury, Reading, Tadley, Thatcham, Whitchurch, Wokingham, which come under the local authority of the West Berkshire Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 34% of people in RG17 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 RG17 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

  • 93%WORKING
  • 7%UNEMPLOYED

7% of people in RG17 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 34%AB
  • 50%C2/C2
  • 16%DE

According to census records, 34% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.

ETHNICITY

  • 93%WHITE
  • 7%NON-WHITE

93% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

RG17Berkshire

Berkshire

The county of Berkshire

RG17 is located in the county of Berkshire, in England.

Berkshire has a total population of 896,800, making it the 24th largest county in the UK.

Berkshire has a total area of 487 square miles, and a population density of 710 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

RG17 Electoral Wards

The postal region of RG17, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Basingstoke
Bracknell
Crowthorne
Henley-On-Thames
Hook
Hungerford
Newbury
Reading
Tadley
Thatcham
Whitchurch
Wokingham
Berkshire Postal Town Map
Outward CodeRG17
Postal TownReading
MSOA NameWest Berkshire 010
LSOA NameWest Berkshire 010A
CountyBerkshire
RegionBerkshire
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityWest Berkshire
Area ClassificationUrban with Significant Rural (rural including hub towns 26-49%)
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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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