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IntroductionSR9 9WU

Use the postcode street map opposite - and the information below - to discover useful information for the SR9 9WU postcode area in Sunderland.

We've got loads of statistics for SR9 9WU, including demographic data, local facilities, travel essentials, hotel accommodation, crime rates and much more.

DemographicsSR9 9WU

What social class do the population of SR9 9WU belong to? What are the predominant ethnic groups? How deprived is SR9 9WU 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 SR9 9WU from the Census 2011.


  • 16%Children
  • 84%Adults

16% of people in this postcode area are children. Of the remainder, 8% are aged 76 or more.


  • 55.1%Male
  • 44.9%Female

From the last census, 55.1% of people in SR99WU male, and 44.9% female. Men outnumber women in Southwick.


  • 7%AB
  • 48%C2/C2
  • 46%DE

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


  • 38%SINGLE
  • 41%MARRIED

The percentage of people who are married in SR9 9WU is 38%. Single and 'other' people is 62%.


  • 99%WHITE

99% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%


  • 88.4%WORKING

7.4% 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 SR9 9WU, including ethnicity, religious beliefs, age breakdown and social grades.

SR9 9WU Demographics

Crime Rates and Statistics

Crime Rates

Police crime stats - see how safe it is around SR9 9WU, including burglaries, ASBOs, vehicle crime and violent crime. How does this area compare?

Crime stats in SR9 9WU

Constituency & Democracy Information


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

SR9 9WU Constituency

Local Issues & Problems

Local Issues

In conjunction with FixMyStreet, view problems around SR9 9WU reported by local residents, including flytipping, graffiti, faulty street lighting etc.

SR9 9WU Issues

Sunrise and Sunset Times


Sunrise (dawn) and sunset (dusk) times for today as well as for the next month for the postcode area SR99WU. Wakey wakey, rise and shine!

Sunrise/sunset in SR9 9WU

Local Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

Looking for job vacancies in the SR9 9WU area? Find out what positions are available in this area, as well as further afield in surrounding areas.

Job vacancies near SR9 9WU

Travel & Transport



Travelling to this postcode area? Find the nearest train station, railway, or nearest bus stop to SR9 9WU.

Travel around SR9 9WU

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 SR9 9WU

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 SR9 9WU area.

Taxis near SR9 9WU

Car Parks

Car Parks

Locate the nearest car parks near SR9 9WU, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Car Parks near SR9 9WU

Leisure & Outdoor Facilities

Events near SR9 9WU


From local gigs to heritage events, and car boot sales to shows at the local theatre, find out what's on around SR9 9WU.

What's on near SR9 9WU

Local Attractions


Enjoy a great family day out at a local attraction near SR9 9WU, including theme parks, castles, historic castles & more.

Attractions near SR9 9WU

Hotels and Bed & Breakfast


Comfortable, quality bed & breakfast and hotel accommodation located within a 15 miles of the postcode area SR9 9WU.

Hotels near SR9 9WU

Tourist Information

Tourist Information

Locate the nearest car parks near SR9 9WU, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Tourist Information SR9 9WU

Local Amenities

Banks near SR9 9WU


Find the nearest bank or building society in SR9 9WU. Map locations, email addresses & customer services phone numbers.

Banks near SR9 9WU

Cash Machines (ATMs)

Cash Machines

Locations of the nearest cash withdrawal machines (ATMs) in the SR9 9WU postcode area that dispense money.

Cach Machines near SR9 9WU



The nearest schools in the SR9 9WU area, including their latest Ofsted Results, pupil statistics and test results.

Schools near SR9 9WU

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 SR9 9WU

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 SR9 9WU


Emergency Facilities

A handy list of emergency information in this area, including hospitals, doctors, chemists and emergency services near SR9 9WU.

Emergencies in SR9 9WU

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 SR9 9WU



A useful list of lending libraries located in and around SR9 9WU. May also lend CDs and DVDs, and other services available.

Libraries in SR9 9WU

Essential InformationSR9 9WU

SR99WU Postcode Breakdown

Full PostcodeSR9 9WU
Postal TownSunderland
Ward Name
CountyTyne and Wear
Local Authority
Local Authority Code
Area ClassificationUrban with Major Conurbation

SR99WU Postal District

Compass Postal District

SR9 9WU 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 SR9 9WU.

Nearest Towns & Cities
Sunderland1.5 miles E
Boldon2.9 miles NW
Silksworth3.6 miles S
Washington4 miles W
Jarrow4.5 miles N
South Shields4.8 miles N
Houghton Le Spring5.1 miles SW
Hebburn5.1 miles NW
Walker5.6 miles NW
Felling6.1 miles W
North Shields6.3 miles NW
Seaham6.5 miles SE
Hetton Le Hole7.1 miles S
Tynemouth7.2 miles N
Wallsend7.5 miles NW
London243 miles SE
Glasgow127 miles W
Edinburgh99 miles NW
Cardiff248 miles S
Liverpool122 miles SW
Southampton278 miles S
Saint Ives283 miles S

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