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IntroductionRG31 5QE

Use the postcode street map opposite - and the information below - to discover useful information for the RG31 5QE postcode area in Reading.

We've got loads of statistics for RG31 5QE, including demographic data, local facilities, travel essentials, hotel accommodation, crime rates and much more.

DemographicsRG31 5QE

What social class do the population of RG31 5QE belong to? What are the predominant ethnic groups? How deprived is RG31 5QE in Reading, how professionally qualified are the community, and how many hours a week do they work? All this, and more information and demographic statistics about RG31 5QE from the Census 2011.


  • 23%Children
  • 77%Adults

23% of people in this postcode area are children. Of the remainder, 2% are aged 76 or more.


  • 50%Male
  • 50%Female

From the last census, 50% of people in RG315QE male, and 50% female. Women outnumber men in Birch Copse.


  • 34%AB
  • 55%C2/C2
  • 11%DE

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


  • 28%SINGLE
  • 62%MARRIED

The percentage of people who are married in RG31 5QE is 28%. Single and 'other' people is 73%.


  • 93%WHITE

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


  • 91.6%WORKING

1.1% are either unemployed or students in this area. The UK unemployment rate is 4%.

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People and Demographics

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People and Demographics


An in-depth look at the demographic data of the people who live in RG31 5QE, including ethnicity, religious beliefs, age breakdown and social grades.

RG31 5QE Demographics

Crime Rates and Statistics

Crime Rates

Police crime stats - see how safe it is around RG31 5QE, including burglaries, ASBOs, vehicle crime and violent crime. How does this area compare?

Crime stats in RG31 5QE

Constituency & Democracy Information


Find out the voting intentions, poll results, your local MP, 2015 election results and voting turnout for your local constituency.

RG31 5QE Constituency

Local Issues & Problems

Local Issues

In conjunction with FixMyStreet, view problems around RG31 5QE reported by local residents, including flytipping, graffiti, faulty street lighting etc.

RG31 5QE Issues

Sunrise and Sunset Times


Sunrise (dawn) and sunset (dusk) times for today as well as for the next month for the postcode area RG315QE. Wakey wakey, rise and shine!

Sunrise/sunset in RG31 5QE

Local Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

Looking for job vacancies in the RG31 5QE area? Find out what positions are available in this area, as well as further afield in surrounding areas.

Job vacancies near RG31 5QE

Travel & Transport

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Travelling to this postcode area? Find the nearest train station, railway, or nearest bus stop to RG31 5QE.

Travel around RG31 5QE

Traffic and Travel Reports

Traffic Reports

Don't let traffic become a pain in the bumper. The latest road traffic incidents & traffic jams around this postcode.

Traffic near RG31 5QE

Taxis and Minicabs

Taxi Firms

Book a taxi and leave the car at home. Here's a list of taxi and mini cab companies operating in the RG31 5QE area.

Taxis near RG31 5QE

Car Parks

Car Parks

Locate the nearest car parks near RG31 5QE, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Car Parks near RG31 5QE

Leisure & Outdoor Facilities

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Events near RG31 5QE


From local gigs to heritage events, and car boot sales to shows at the local theatre, find out what's on around RG31 5QE.

What's on near RG31 5QE

Local Attractions


Enjoy a great family day out at a local attraction near RG31 5QE, including theme parks, castles, historic castles & more.

Attractions near RG31 5QE

Hotels and Bed & Breakfast


Comfortable, quality bed & breakfast and hotel accommodation located within a 15 miles of the postcode area RG31 5QE.

Hotels near RG31 5QE

Tourist Information

Tourist Information

Locate the nearest car parks near RG31 5QE, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Tourist Information RG31 5QE

Local Amenities

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Banks near RG31 5QE


Find the nearest bank or building society in RG31 5QE. Map locations, email addresses & customer services phone numbers.

Banks near RG31 5QE

Cash Machines (ATMs)

Cash Machines

Locations of the nearest cash withdrawal machines (ATMs) in the RG31 5QE postcode area that dispense money.

Cach Machines near RG31 5QE



The nearest schools in the RG31 5QE area, including their latest Ofsted Results, pupil statistics and test results.

Schools near RG31 5QE

Shopping Centres

Shopping Centres

Shop until you drop at a retail park or shopping centre near here. There's nothing quite like a bit of retail therapy.

Shopping Centres RG31 5QE

Police Stations

Police Stations

Report a crime or make an enquiry at your local police station or constabulary in your area. Phone 101 in a non-emergency.

Police Stations in RG31 5QE


Emergency Facilities

A handy list of emergency information in this area, including hospitals, doctors, chemists and emergency services near RG31 5QE.

Emergencies in RG31 5QE

Post Offices

Post Offices

Whether you want to send a letter, make a Post Office transaction or pop a letter in the local postbox, we've got you covered.

Post Offices in RG31 5QE



A useful list of lending libraries located in and around RG31 5QE. May also lend CDs and DVDs, and other services available.

Post Offices in RG31 5QE

Essential InformationRG31 5QE

RG315QE Postcode Breakdown

Full PostcodeRG31 5QE
Postal TownReading
Ward Name
Local Authority
Local Authority Code
Area ClassificationUrban with Significant Rural (rural including hub towns 26-49%)

RG315QE Postal District

Compass Postal District

RG31 5QE postcode is located in the postal town of Reading. Reading postal area may cover a large geographical region that may correspond to several postal districts, which may include many towns and/or villages. Use the map to determine the geographical location of the postcode RG31 5QE.

Nearest Towns & Cities
Tidmarsh1.3 miles W
Tilehurst1.3 miles SE
Mapledurham1.6 miles NE
Pangbourne1.8 miles NW
Englefield2.9 miles SW
Reading3.1 miles E
Sulhampstead3.5 miles SW
Basildon3.7 miles NW
Caversham3.8 miles E
Bradfield4 miles SW
Sulhampstead Abbots4.4 miles S
Burghfield4.5 miles S
Checkendon4.9 miles N
Goring5 miles NW
Beenham5.2 miles SW
London40 miles E
Glasgow326 miles NW
Edinburgh321 miles N
Cardiff92 miles W
Liverpool157 miles NW
Southampton42 miles SW
Saint Ives55 miles SW

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