Back lane is in Plymouth in the county of Devon which resides in the South West region of England. The postcode is within the Plympton Erle ward, which is in the constituency of South West Devon. This page is a collection of useful information for Back lane, Plymouth, and the neighbourhood in which it resides.

Regarding the Index of Multiple Deprivation, PL7 1TH has a score of 25337 out of 32844.

We found 7 house sales in PL7 1TH. The most recent transaction was number WOODBINE COTTAGE that sold for £169,750 on 28 May 2008. The most expensive house purchase so far has been number SPRING COTTAGE that sold for £330,000 on 21 Jul 2006 and the lowest has been number WOODBINE COTTAGE that sold for £58,000 on 05 Nov 1999. If you are interested in more detailed information then keep reading as we give insights about all of them in this page later on.

Social grade

The figures shown are per-household between the ages of 16-64.

21 - AB - Higher and intermediate managerial, administrative, or professional positions
44 - C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions
30 - C2 - Skilled manual workers
17 - DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers

The most common ethnicity is White. Residents have the following ethnicities: 308 White, 2 Gypsy, 0 Indian, 0 Bangladeshi, 1 Other asian, 0 Black, 5 Mixed.


According to the 2011 Census, the UK population claims itself as 87% white. The second largest group are asian 6% and black 3%.

White: 308
Gypsy: 2
Indian: 0
Pakistani: 0
Bangladeshi: 0
Chinese: 1
Other Asian: 1
Black: 0
Mixed: 5
Other: 0

Housing tenure

The national average of social housing is over 18%.

Owned outright: 36
Mortgage: 82
Shared Ownership: 1
Council: 1
Social other: 0
Private rented: 8
Private employer: 0
Private relative: 4
Private other: 0
Rent free: 1

House prices

WOODBINE COTTAGE, BACK LANE, PL7 1TH, PLYMOUTH, PLYMPTON, CITY OF PLYMOUTH Leasehold, Terraced house Sold for £169,750 on 28 May 2008
SPRING COTTAGE, BACK LANE, PL7 1TH, PLYMOUTH, PLYMPTON, CITY OF PLYMOUTH Leasehold, Detached house Sold for £330,000 on 21 Jul 2006
SPRING COTTAGE, BACK LANE, PL7 1TH, PLYMOUTH, PLYMPTON, CITY OF PLYMOUTH Leasehold, Detached house Sold for £149,950 on 14 Sep 2000
QUARRY COTTAGE, BACK LANE, PL7 1TH, PLYMOUTH, PLYMPTON, CITY OF PLYMOUTH Leasehold, Detached house Sold for £292,500 on 14 Apr 2000
WOODBINE COTTAGE, BACK LANE, PL7 1TH, PLYMOUTH, PLYMPTON, CITY OF PLYMOUTH Leasehold, Terraced house Sold for £58,000 on 05 Nov 1999
7, BACK LANE, PL7 1TH, PLYMOUTH, PLYMPTON, PLYMOUTH Leasehold, Detached house Sold for £81,000 on 31 Jan 1997
7, BACK LANE, PL7 1TH, PLYMOUTH, PLYMPTON, PLYMOUTH Leasehold, Detached house Sold for £69,000 on 26 Jun 1995

In 2011 this place had 10 detached houses, 69 semi-detached houses, 58 terraced houses, 1 flats, 0 converted house shares, 1 flats in commercial buildings, 1 caravans.

The most common house type here is Semi-Detached house.

Accommodation type

Please note that the figures may include adjacent streets

Detached: 10
Semi-detached : 69
Terraced: 58
Flat: 1
Converted house share: 0
Flat in commercial: 1
Caravan: 1


Please bear in mind that an individual may hold one or more passports.

No passport: 53
UK: 262
Ireland: 2
Other EU: 1
Other Non EU: 0
Africa: 0
Middle East & Asia: 2
North America & Caribbean: 0
Central America: 0
South America: 0
Antarctica & Oceania: 0
British Overseas: 0


The UK is mainly a Christian country, with 59% of residents. 25% of the population claim to have no religion. 4% of the population identify themselves as Muslim, 1.3% Hindu, 0.7% Sikh, 0.5% Jewish, 0.4% Buddhist, and 0.4% as other religions, while the remaining 7.2% did not state their religious views.

Christian: 183
Buddhist: 1
Hindu: 0
Jewish: 0
Muslim: 0
Sikh: 0
Other: 0
No religion: 103
Not stated: 30


Income rank


Proportion of the population experiencing deprivation relating to low income

Employment rank


Proportion of the working-age population in an area involuntarily excluded from the labour market

Education skills rank


Lack of attainment skills in local population

Health rank


Risk of premature death and the impairment of quality of life

Crime rank


Risk of personal victimisation

Living environment rank


Measures the quality of the local environment

Income affecting children rank


Proportion of all children aged 0 to 15 living in income deprived families

Income affecting older rank


Proportion of all those aged 60 or over who experience income deprivation.

Children rank


Attainment of qualifications among children

Adult skill rank


Lack of qualifications in the resident working-age adult population

Geographical barrier rank


Physical proximity of local services

Wider barrier rank


Accessability of housing due to affordability

Indoor rank


Quality of housing

Outdoor rank


E.g. Air quality, road accidents


No qualification: 23
GCSES 1 to 4 any grades: 106
NVQ Level 1: 29
One A level: 120
NVQ Level 2: 60
Apprenticeship: 32
Two plus A level: 54
NVQ Level 3: 43
Degree: 56
NVQ Level 4-5: 19
Professional qualification: 54
Other vocational qualification: 60

The median age of this location's residents is 38.0 while the mean age is 37.44795. The most frequent age group is Thirty to fourty-four. These conclusions are made from the following data: 0-4 years: 23, 5-7 years: 12, 8-9 years: 6, 10-14 years: 21, 16-17 years: 5, 18-19 years: 9, 20-24 years: 15, 25-29 years: 20, 25-29 years: 20, 30-44 years: 79, 45-59 years: 68, 60-64 years: 23, 65-74 years: 22, 75-84 years: 9, 85-89 years: 2.

This location in Plymouth is categorised as Urban city and town.

Some people have different preferences regarding the altitude of areas, this postcode's altitude is 28 metres above sea level. Areas at higher altitudes could be more favourable due to the expected rise of sea levels in the not so distant future.

176 had very good health and 0 had very bad in this area.

Room number

This data lists the total number of room each house have.

One: 0
Two: 1
Three: 14
Four: 28
Five: 26
Six: 26
Seven: 19
Eight: 12
Nine: 7

According to the latest census which took place in 2011, this postcode had a population of 15 people that includes overnight visitors as well as permanent residents. Furthermore, there were 6 households.

Household size

This data lists the total number of people normally resident within each household.

One: 40
Two: 40
Three: 27
Four: 18
Five: 5
Six: 2
Eight: 1


Across the UK, the gender split is equal.

Total: 317
Males: 152
Females: 165


Health is usually influenced by age and the affluence of a neighbourhood, since deprived areas often showing poorer standards of health.

Total: 317
Very good: 176
Good: 99
Fair: 32
Bad: 10
Very bad: 0

Many postcodes have been retired over the years but PL7 1TH is not one of them and it was first introduced on 31 May 1996.

Geographically this area resides in -4.051966 longitude and 50.383027 latitude.

If you are interested in getting to know more about the location codes of this area then it might also be valuable that it resides 254211 eastings and 55694 northings.

Some might find it useful that this area's grid reference number is SX542556. The grid reference number uses cartesian coordinates.

The district code of PL7 1TH is E06000026 and its county code is E10000008.

Its MSOA code is E02003140, its LSOA code is E01015114, its parish code is E43000021 and its constituency code is E14000950. These codes can come handy when you want to find out more about this location as not all services work with postcode.

Furthermore this area is in a national park.

We found 3 crimes in PL7 1TH in December 2018. Our records show that there were 1 antisocial behaviours, 0 violence and anti-social behaviours, 1 burglaries, 0 criminal damage and arsons, 0 drugs and 0 vehicle crimes. For more detailed analysis please continue reading as we have data for each crime type and all the nearby streets, close to PL7 1TH.

Crime type Last outcome
Anti-social behaviour
Crime type Last outcome
BurglaryInvestigation complete
Crime type Last outcome
ShopliftingUnder investigation

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Longitude -4.051966
Latitude 50.383027
Easting 254211
Northing 55694
Altitude 28
The geographic X and Y coordinates are the approximate centre of the location covered by PL7 1TH postal code.


County Devon
District Plymouth
Ward Plympton Erle
Country England
Constituency South West Devon
Region South West
Parish "Plymouth, unparished area"


Active true
Terminated Postcode
County Code E10000008
National Park
Built Up Area Plymouth
Built Up Subdivision Plymouth
Lower Layer Super Output Area Plymouth 019C
Grid Ref SX542556
District Code E06000026
London Zone
LSOA Code E01015114
MSOA Code E02003140
Middle Layer Super Output Area Plymouth 019
Parish Code E43000021
Census Output Area E00076345
Constituency Code E14000950