36,390TOTAL POPULATION
15,702HOUSEHOLDS
7.3%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£31,720AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME
SA5 POSTCODE REGION

Swansea (SA5)

The SA5 postcode area is located in the Swansea postcode town region, within the county of Glamorgan, and contains a total of individual postcodes.

There are 39 electoral wards in the SA5 postcode area, including Aberaeron, Ammanford, Boncath, Burry Port, Cardigan, Carmarthen, Clarbeston Road, Clynderwen, Crymych, Ferryside, Fishguard, Glogue, Goodwick, Haverfordwest, Kidwelly, Kilgetty, Lampeter, Llanarth, Llandeilo, Llandovery, Llandysul, Llanelli, Llanfyrnach, Llangadog, Llanwrda, Llanybydder, Milford Haven, Narberth, Neath, New Quay, Newcastle Emlyn, Newport, Pembroke, Pembroke Dock, Pencader, Port Talbot, Saundersfoot, Swansea, Tenby, Whitland, which come under the local authority of the Swansea Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 12% of people in SA5 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 SA5 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.


Demographics

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 86%WORKING
  • 14%UNEMPLOYED

14% of people in SA5 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 12%AB
  • 52%C2/C2
  • 37%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%.

SA5Glamorgan

Glamorgan

The county of Glamorgan

SA5 is located in the county of Glamorgan, in Wales.

Glamorgan has a total population of 0, making it the largest county in the UK.

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

SA5 Electoral Wards

The postal region of SA5, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Aberaeron
Ammanford
Boncath
Burry Port
Cardigan
Carmarthen
Clarbeston Road
Clynderwen
Crymych
Ferryside
Fishguard
Glogue
Goodwick
Haverfordwest
Kidwelly
Kilgetty
Lampeter
Llanarth
Llandeilo
Llandovery
Llandysul
Llanelli
Llanfyrnach
Llangadog
Llanwrda
Llanybydder
Milford Haven
Narberth
Neath
New Quay
Newcastle Emlyn
Newport
Pembroke
Pembroke Dock
Pencader
Port Talbot
Saundersfoot
Swansea
Tenby
Whitland
Glamorgan Postal Town Map
Outward CodeSA5
Postal TownSwansea
MSOA NameSwansea 017
LSOA NameSwansea 017C
CountyGlamorgan
RegionGlamorgan
CountryWales
Local AuthoritySwansea
Area ClassificationUnclassified
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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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