32,518TOTAL POPULATION
13,013HOUSEHOLDS
3.6%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£36,400AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME
SS17 POSTCODE REGION

Southend On Sea (SS17)

The SS17 postcode area is located in the Southend On Sea postcode town region, within the county of Essex, and contains a total of 926 individual postcodes.

There are 10 electoral wards in the SS17 postcode area, including Basildon, Benfleet, Canvey Island, Hockley, Leigh-On-Sea, Rayleigh, Rochford, Southend-On-Sea, Stanford-Le-Hope, Westcliff-On-Sea, Wickford, which come under the local authority of the Thurrock Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 16% of people in SS17 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 SS17 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.


Demographics

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 91%WORKING
  • 9%UNEMPLOYED

9% of people in SS17 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 16%AB
  • 62%C2/C2
  • 23%DE

According to census records, 16% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.

ETHNICITY

  • 94%WHITE
  • 6%NON-WHITE

94% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

SS17Essex

Essex

The county of Essex

SS17 is located in the county of Essex, in England.

Essex has a total population of 1,802,200, making it the 7th largest county in the UK.

Essex has a total area of 1417 square miles, and a population density of 491 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

SS17 Electoral Wards

The postal region of SS17, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Basildon
Benfleet
Canvey Island
Hockley
Leigh-On-Sea
Rayleigh
Rochford
Southend-On-Sea
Stanford-Le-Hope
Westcliff-On-Sea
Wickford
Essex Postal Town Map
Outward CodeSS17
Postal TownSouthend On Sea
MSOA NameThurrock 003
LSOA NameThurrock 003D
CountyEssex
RegionEssex
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityThurrock
Area ClassificationUrban with Major Conurbation
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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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