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IntroductionSR3 2AX

Use the postcode street map opposite - and the information below - to discover useful information for the SR3 2AX postcode area in Sunderland.

We've got loads of statistics for SR3 2AX, including demographic data, local facilities, travel essentials, hotel accommodation, crime rates and much more.

DemographicsSR3 2AX

What social class do the population of SR3 2AX belong to? What are the predominant ethnic groups? How deprived is SR3 2AX in Sunderland, how professionally qualified are the community, and how many hours a week do they work? All this, and more information and demographic statistics about SR3 2AX from the Census 2011.


  • 19%Children
  • 82%Adults

19% of people in this postcode area are children. Of the remainder, 6% are aged 76 or more.


  • 33.3%Male
  • 66.7%Female

From the last census, 33.3% of people in SR32AX male, and 66.7% female. Women outnumber men in Silksworth.


  • 7%AB
  • 53%C2/C2
  • 39%DE

According to census records, 7% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 36%SINGLE
  • 40%MARRIED

The percentage of people who are married in SR3 2AX is 36%. Single and 'other' people is 64%.


  • 98%WHITE

98% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%


  • 85.6%WORKING

6.8% are either unemployed or students in this area. The UK unemployment rate is 4%.

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People and Demographics

People and Demographics


An in-depth look at the demographic data of the people who live in SR3 2AX, including ethnicity, religious beliefs, age breakdown and social grades.

SR3 2AX Demographics

Crime Rates and Statistics

Crime Rates

Police crime stats - see how safe it is around SR3 2AX, including burglaries, ASBOs, vehicle crime and violent crime. How does this area compare?

Crime stats in SR3 2AX

Constituency & Democracy Information


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

SR3 2AX Constituency

Local Issues & Problems

Local Issues

In conjunction with FixMyStreet, view problems around SR3 2AX reported by local residents, including flytipping, graffiti, faulty street lighting etc.

SR3 2AX Issues

Sunrise and Sunset Times


Sunrise (dawn) and sunset (dusk) times for today as well as for the next month for the postcode area SR32AX. Wakey wakey, rise and shine!

Sunrise/sunset in SR3 2AX

Local Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

Looking for job vacancies in the SR3 2AX area? Find out what positions are available in this area, as well as further afield in surrounding areas.

Job vacancies near SR3 2AX

Travel & Transport



Travelling to this postcode area? Find the nearest train station, railway, or nearest bus stop to SR3 2AX.

Travel around SR3 2AX

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 SR3 2AX

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 SR3 2AX area.

Taxis near SR3 2AX

Car Parks

Car Parks

Locate the nearest car parks near SR3 2AX, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Car Parks near SR3 2AX

Leisure & Outdoor Facilities

Events near SR3 2AX


From local gigs to heritage events, and car boot sales to shows at the local theatre, find out what's on around SR3 2AX.

What's on near SR3 2AX

Local Attractions


Enjoy a great family day out at a local attraction near SR3 2AX, including theme parks, castles, historic castles & more.

Attractions near SR3 2AX

Hotels and Bed & Breakfast


Comfortable, quality bed & breakfast and hotel accommodation located within a 15 miles of the postcode area SR3 2AX.

Hotels near SR3 2AX

Tourist Information

Tourist Information

Locate the nearest car parks near SR3 2AX, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Tourist Information SR3 2AX

Local Amenities

Banks near SR3 2AX


Find the nearest bank or building society in SR3 2AX. Map locations, email addresses & customer services phone numbers.

Banks near SR3 2AX

Cash Machines (ATMs)

Cash Machines

Locations of the nearest cash withdrawal machines (ATMs) in the SR3 2AX postcode area that dispense money.

Cach Machines near SR3 2AX



The nearest schools in the SR3 2AX area, including their latest Ofsted Results, pupil statistics and test results.

Schools near SR3 2AX

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 SR3 2AX

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 SR3 2AX


Emergency Facilities

A handy list of emergency information in this area, including hospitals, doctors, chemists and emergency services near SR3 2AX.

Emergencies in SR3 2AX

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 SR3 2AX



A useful list of lending libraries located in and around SR3 2AX. May also lend CDs and DVDs, and other services available.

Libraries in SR3 2AX

Essential InformationSR3 2AX

SR32AX Postcode Breakdown

Full PostcodeSR3 2AX
Postal TownSunderland
Ward Name
CountyTyne and Wear
Local Authority
Local Authority Code
Area ClassificationUrban with Major Conurbation

SR32AX Postal District

Compass Postal District

SR3 2AX postcode is located in the postal town of Sunderland. Sunderland 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 SR3 2AX.

Nearest Towns & Cities
Silksworth0.7 miles SW
Sunderland2.8 miles N
Houghton Le Spring3 miles W
Seaham3.5 miles E
Hetton Le Hole4.3 miles SW
Washington5 miles W
South Hetton5 miles S
Hawthorn5.4 miles SE
West Rainton5.5 miles SW
Low Moorsley5.6 miles SW
Boldon6 miles NW
Haswell6.2 miles S
Easington6.3 miles SE
Chester-le-Street6.8 miles W
Sherburn Hill7 miles SW
London240 miles SE
Glasgow129 miles W
Edinburgh102 miles NW
Cardiff246 miles S
Liverpool120 miles SW
Southampton274 miles S
Saint Ives280 miles S

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