5,336TOTAL POPULATION
2,595HOUSEHOLDS
10.3%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£27,560AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME

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SR1 POSTCODE REGION

Sunderland (SR1)

The SR1 postcode area is located in the Sunderland postcode town region, within the county of Tyne and Wear, and contains a total of 668 individual postcodes.

There are 2 electoral wards in the SR1 postcode area, including Peterlee, Seaham, Sunderland which come under the local authority of the Sunderland Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 11% of people in SR1 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 SR1 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.


SR1 postcode is a postcode district located in the northeastern part of Sunderland in Tyne and Wear, England. It is located to the north of the city centre, near the River Wear and also covers parts of the East End neighbourhood as well as some of the easternmost parts of the city's urban core.

SR1 postcode district covers a large and diverse area, ranging from the densely populated inner city suburbs of East End, to the more residential areas in Millfield and Plains Farm, and the more rural communities of Doxford Park and South Hylton. It is home to many historic landmarks, such as the Angel of the North, the National Glass Centre, and the St. Peter's Church ruins.

The SR1 postcode area has high levels of social and economic deprivation, with income levels here significantly lower than the national average, influenced partly by the past and continuing impact of deindustrialisation, which has often pushed poverty-stricken families to the limits of the local economy.

Public transport links within the SR1 postcode district are limited, but recently the area has seen much investment in new infrastructure. There's been the building of new cycle routes, the erection of new bus stops, and the opening of a new Metrolink station in Sunderland city centre, which provides vital access to local services and further afield.

The SR1 CCG (Clinical Commissioning Group) plays a major role in providing healthcare services to the local community. The CCG serves a population of around 52,000 people, covering areas such as the East End, Doxford Park, Plains Farm, and Millfield.

Education is also very important in the SR1 postcode, with the East End area taking particular pride in providing excellent learning experiences to the local children. East End Community School, Oxclose Community Academy, Pennywell Primary School, The Venerable Bede Church of England Aided Primary School to name a few, have all obtained excellent results at a national level in recent years, and continue to be valuable educational resources for the local community.

The area has a vibrant cultural offering, with the Sunderland Music, Arts and Culture Trust (SMACT) based in East End, and many other cultural attractions which attract thousands of people. The area also has an increasing nightlife scene, with many pubs and bars opening in the more central parts of town, for both locals and visitors alike.


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Demographics

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 74%WORKING
  • 26%UNEMPLOYED

26% of people in SR1 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 11%AB
  • 51%C2/C2
  • 39%DE

According to census records, 11% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.

ETHNICITY

  • 83%WHITE
  • 17%NON-WHITE

83% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

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SR1Tyne and Wear

Tyne and Wear

The county of Tyne and Wear

SR1 is located in the county of Tyne and Wear, in England.

Tyne and Wear has a total population of 1,128,800, making it the 16th largest county in the UK.

Tyne and Wear has a total area of 210 square miles, and a population density of 2090 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

Tyne and Wear Postal Town Map
Outward CodeSR1
Postal TownSunderland
MSOA NameSunderland 013
LSOA NameSunderland 013B
CountyTyne and Wear
RegionTyne and Wear
CountryEngland
Local AuthoritySunderland
Area ClassificationUrban with Major Conurbation

SR1 Electoral Wards

The postal region of SR1, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Ayres Quay
Monkwearmouth
Sunderland
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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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