2011 Output Area Classification

Source: Office for National Statistics; University College London.
8 small maps of Trafford showing the different 2011 Output Area Classifications within.
The Output Area Classification is an open source geodemographic classification that uses the 2011 Census to group the UK's Output Areas. The classification contains 3 levels: supergroup, group and subgroup. The supergroups are:
  • Constrained City Dwellers
  • Cosmopolitans
  • Ethnicity Central
  • Hard-Pressed Living
  • Multicultural Metropolitans
  • Rural Residents
  • Suburbanites
  • Urbanites
The graphic visualises the 8 supergroups showing a small map of Trafford for each with the output areas belonging to each supergroup highlighted. Explore the pen portraits and radial plots for information about the classifications.