Affluence by postcode, London

Here you can investigate the affluence for a local neighbourhood.

More detailed than just whether it’s considered an ‘expensive’ or ‘posh’ area, we look at several key factors to rank postcodes:

  • A high median household income
  • A high number of AB social grades
  • A low number of deprived households
  • A high number of Level 4+ qualifiers

Using our heatmaps and graphs you can compare any postcode with its ward, borough or wider city in terms of household income, social grade, deprivation, and qualification level.

Qualification by postcode, London?

Qualification on map

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Level 4+ is considered to be the highest level of qualification, whereas “No qualification” is considered to be the lowest.

The data on this page represent the local population’s highest level of qualification. This means that if an individual possesses qualifications of Level 1, 2 and 3 they will be counted only once and categorised as possessing Level 3 qualification.

QualificationDescription
No qualificationsNo academic or professional qualifications
Level 1‘1-4 GCSEs or equivalent’ (Level 1 qualifications): 1-4 O Levels/CSE/GCSEs (any grades), Entry Level, Foundation Diploma, NVQ level 1, Foundation GNVQ, Basic/Essential Skills
Level 2‘5+ GCSEs or equivalent’ (Level 2 qualifications): 5+ O Level (Passes)/CSEs (Grade 1)/GCSEs (Grades A*-C), School Certificate, 1 A Level/ 2-3 AS Levels/VCEs, Intermediate/Higher Diploma, Welsh Baccalaureate Intermediate Diploma, NVQ level 2, Intermediate GNVQ, City and Guilds Craft, BTEC First/General Diploma, RSA Diploma
Trade ApprenticeshipApprenticeship
Level 3‘2+ A-levels or equivalent’ (Level 3 qualifications): 2+ A Levels/VCEs, 4+ AS Levels, Higher School Certificate, Progression/Advanced Diploma, Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Diploma, NVQ Level 3; Advanced GNVQ, City and Guilds Advanced Craft, ONC, OND, BTEC National, RSA Advanced Diploma
Level 4+‘Degree level or above’ (Level 4 qualifications and above): Degree (for example BA, BSc), Higher Degree (for example MA, PhD, PGCE), NVQ Level 4-5, HNC, HND, RSA Higher Diploma, BTEC Higher level, Foundation degree (NI), Professional qualifications (for example teaching, nursing, accountancy)
Other qualificationsVocational/Work-related Qualifications, Foreign Qualifications/Qualifications gained outside the UK (NI) (Not stated/level unknown)
Select a location to view the percentage of Level 4+ qualification in the local area as well as in the larger areas such as ward and borough where this address resides.
% of population having Level 4+ qualification
Select a location to view the percentage of "No qualification" in the local area as well as in the larger areas such as ward and borough where this address resides.
% of population having "No qualification"

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