30,914TOTAL POPULATION
11,661HOUSEHOLDS
3.5%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£34,840AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME
SY23 POSTCODE REGION

Shrewsbury (SY23)

The SY23 postcode area is located in the Shrewsbury postcode town region, within the county of Ceredigion, and contains a total of 1213 individual postcodes.

There are 31 electoral wards in the SY23 postcode area, including Aberystwyth, Bishops Castle, Borth, Bow Street, Bucknell, Caersws, Church Stretton, Craven Arms, Ellesmere, Llanbrynmair, Llandinam, Llanfechain, Llanfyllin, Llanidloes, Llanon, Llanrhystud, Llansantffraid, Llanymynech, Ludlow, Lydbury North, Machynlleth, Malpas, Meifod, Montgomery, Newtown, Oswestry, Shrewsbury, Talybont, Tregaron, Welshpool, Whitchurch, Ystrad Meurig, which come under the local authority of the Ceredigion Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 21% of people in SY23 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 SY23 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.


Demographics

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 76%WORKING
  • 24%UNEMPLOYED

24% of people in SY23 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 21%AB
  • 59%C2/C2
  • 20%DE

According to census records, 21% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.

ETHNICITY

  • 92%WHITE
  • 8%NON-WHITE

92% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

SY23Ceredigion

Ceredigion

The county of Ceredigion

SY23 is located in the county of Ceredigion, in Wales.

Ceredigion has a total population of 74,100, making it the 19th largest county in the UK.

Ceredigion has a total area of 688 square miles, and a population density of 41 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

SY23 Electoral Wards

The postal region of SY23, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Aberystwyth
Bishops Castle
Borth
Bow Street
Bucknell
Caersws
Church Stretton
Craven Arms
Ellesmere
Llanbrynmair
Llandinam
Llanfechain
Llanfyllin
Llanidloes
Llanon
Llanrhystud
Llansantffraid
Llanymynech
Ludlow
Lydbury North
Machynlleth
Malpas
Meifod
Montgomery
Newtown
Oswestry
Shrewsbury
Talybont
Tregaron
Welshpool
Whitchurch
Ystrad Meurig
Ceredigion Postal Town Map
Outward CodeSY23
Postal TownShrewsbury
MSOA NameCeredigion 002
LSOA NameCeredigion 002B
CountyCeredigion
RegionCeredigion
CountryWales
Local AuthorityCeredigion
Area ClassificationUnclassified
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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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