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    (Original post by crazycake93)
    31...Appartently we buy cable TV for Asian Channels.
    LOL :')
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    Type 28, it seems quite accurate

    My old house ( i moved a few years back) though is type 38, which is not so accurate
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    Type 3. The description fits pretty well actually.

    Oh and all those people who were getting type 6 - you need to type in your postcode again and you'll get the proper result. For some reason it defaults to type 6 when you open the link...
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    (Original post by Norfolkadam)
    This is what I get for where I work in the centre of Norwich. Pretty accurate really and since that's where I want to move to in the near future I think it'll fit me quite well :cool:
    Ah, mine - as you may know - is Edinburgh, so it's pretty much named outright. Not to mention the whole thing about a tenement flat being absolutely spot-on.
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    (Original post by liam1994)
    LOL :')
    Sum Tings Wong....
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    (Original post by L i b)
    Ah, mine - as you may know - is Edinburgh, so it's pretty much named outright. Not to mention the whole thing about a tenement flat being absolutely spot-on.
    Well Norwich and Edinburgh strike me as pretty similar cities actually. I applied for a job in Edinburgh not long ago. :moon:
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    Type 14 and fairly accurate! Lots of educated older couples, detached houses, high incomes. "All the major broadsheets are read, and interests include fine arts and antiques, theatre and good food and wine. Eating out is also popular."

    Epic lol at the contrast between that and where I was brought up (type 51): "With any spare money they are most likely to have a drink in the pub, go to bingo or place an occasional bet at the bookies. If they do manage a holiday, they often choose a caravan break in the UK. When they buy a paper, their particular favourites are The Sun and News of the World. " The accompanying picture is a chavvy girl sitting on a pile of rocks in front of a grafittied garage.
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    Type 1, apparently.

    The description is "sort of" accurate in terms of income, property, jobs etc. but the leisure activities described here are not at all representative of the area I live in. I don't think "Golf, The Arts, Classical Music, Opera, Fine Wines and Gourmet Food" would interest very many people here.
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    So my life so far:

    Type 6: Farming communities

    > Moved off the farm to West Norwich.

    Type 10: Well-off working families with mortgages

    > Moved to Great Yarmouth.

    Type 40: Young family workers.

    > Went to University in West London.

    Type 31: Home owning Asian family areas.

    > Back to Yarmouth.

    Type 40: Young family workers.

    :holmes:
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    Type 44... yeah, it's quite accurate. Scarily accurate.
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    Type 2- errr don't think so... but sounds good!
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    Type 11. Seems pretty accurate to be honest with you.
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    Often, many of the people who live in this sort of postcode will be wealthy mature professionals living in large houses. These are known as type 1 in the ACORN classification and 1.7% of the UK's population live in this type.
    Oooooooh yeah
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    Type 28. Scarily accurate. Although it makes us sound more well off than we actually are. On the whole though, I'd say that it sums my area (and my household) up pretty well.
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    Type 3 - 2.7% of the UK.

    This type of postcode comprises wealthy people (often commuters) living in rural villages, predominantly in the shire counties of England. Most residents are affluent, well educated professional people employed in senior managerial positions. Residents tend to be older, aged 45+, with fewer children and more retired people. Leisure interests include walking, bird watching, the fine arts, antiques, classical music and the opera. Membership of the National Trust is also popular. Favoured newspapers tend to be the Telegraph, The Times and Financial Times.

    Right on some things: retired people? I'm the only non-OAP for at least 5 miles (no exageration). Fewer children? Only child. Well educated? I guess. Right on the leisure activities (though they make us sound awfully posh!)
    However: says we are the "affluent"...yeah right, highest level of EMA, really not rich! And Mum & I only read the guardian or the independent, so far off on the papers. Though we do have to specially order the G as none of the local shops stock it, so I guess it may be true for most people round here. Tory scum
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    Type 26 - these are suburban communities of young families, often living in New Towns, generally aged in their late 20s or early 30s, these couples are likely to have just started or be starting a family.

    Not quite, but not too far off.
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    Category 5 Hard Pressed
    Group O Burdened Singles
    Type 52 Council flats, single parents, unemployment

    :gah:
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    So how are the types ordered? I mean, is type 1 more well off than type 50 or whatever, or does it work north to south, or is it random?
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    (Original post by BookWormShanti)
    So how are the types ordered? I mean, is type 1 more well off than type 50 or whatever, or does it work north to south, or is it random?
    Type 1 is the most affluent, type 56 is the least. But, they are divided into many different categories so types which are close may still be the same economically. And I think it's on a national scale.
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    type 6 apparently i live in a very rural area where having 2 cars is normal - i actually live in south east london
 
 
 
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