19,475TOTAL POPULATION
8,493HOUSEHOLDS
5.7%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£36,920AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME
SK16 POSTCODE REGION

Stockport (SK16)

The SK16 postcode area is located in the Stockport postcode town region, within the county of Greater Manchester, and contains a total of 570 individual postcodes.

There are 10 electoral wards in the SK16 postcode area, including Alderley Edge, Buxton, Cheadle, Dukinfield, Glossop, High Peak, Hyde, Macclesfield, Stalybridge, Stockport, Wilmslow, which come under the local authority of the Tameside Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 12% of people in SK16 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 SK16 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.


Demographics

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 89%WORKING
  • 11%UNEMPLOYED

11% of people in SK16 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 12%AB
  • 56%C2/C2
  • 32%DE

According to census records, 12% 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%.

SK16Greater Manchester

Greater Manchester

The county of Greater Manchester

SK16 is located in the county of Greater Manchester, in England.

Greater Manchester has a total population of 2,782,100, making it the 3rd largest county in the UK.

Greater Manchester has a total area of 492 square miles, and a population density of 2180 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

SK16 Electoral Wards

The postal region of SK16, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Alderley Edge
Buxton
Cheadle
Dukinfield
Glossop
High Peak
Hyde
Macclesfield
Stalybridge
Stockport
Wilmslow
Greater Manchester Postal Town Map
Outward CodeSK16
Postal TownStockport
MSOA NameTameside 016
LSOA NameTameside 016A
CountyGreater Manchester
RegionGreater Manchester
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityTameside
Area ClassificationUrban with Major Conurbation
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Click on an outward postal code below for more information about the area. Each 'outward' postcode give you a comprehensive list of all postcodes within the outward code area (SK) and estimated address.

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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