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Postal Code BT42 - United Kingdom

Area of Postal Code BT42336.5 km²
Male Population18,184 (48.9%)
Female Population18,990 (51.1%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +19.3%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +15.4%
Median Age40.1 years
Male Median Age39 years
Female Median Age41.1 years
Area Codes28
Postal Code ExtensionsBT42 1AA | BT42 1AB | BT42 1AD | BT42 1AE | BT42 1AF | BT42 1AG | BT42 1AH | BT42 1AJ | BT42 1AL | BT42 1AN | More
Associated CitiesBallymena | Ahoghill | More
NeighborhoodsAhoghill, Broughshane, Cullybackey, Galgorm, Ballymena, Gracehill, Kells, Moorfields
Local TimeTuesday 1:56 PM
TimezoneBritish Summer Time
Coordinates54.85470251345739° / -6.279717216026289°
Related Postal CodesBT4BT40BT41BT43BT44BT45

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Postal Code BT42 Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Population Density92.6 / km²92.1 / km²95.7 / km²110.5 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

BT42 Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 15.4% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Postal Code BT42+19.3%+19.9%+15.4%
Ballymena (administrative region)+16.5%+16.8%+13.1%
United Kingdom+15.2%+13.3%+9.9%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Postal Code BT42 Median Age

Median Age: 40.1 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Postal Code BT4240.1 years41.1 years39 years
Ballymena39.5 years40.9 years38 years
Ballymena (administrative region)39.6 years40.6 years38.6 years
United Kingdom39.6 years40.6 years38.5 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Postal Code BT42 Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
Under 51,2121,1242,337
85 Plus227471699
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Postal Code BT42 Population Density

Population Density: 110.5 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Postal Code BT4237,174336.5 km²110.5 / km²
Ballymena14,4608 km²1,813 / km²
Ballymena (administrative region)66,282631.8 km²104.9 / km²
United Kingdom64.5 million247,916.6 km²260.3 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Postal Code BT42 Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Ancient Population until 2100
1. JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid
2. CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)
3. [Link] Klein Goldewijk, K., Beusen, A., Doelman, J., and Stehfest, E.: Anthropogenic land use estimates for the Holocene – HYDE 3.2, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 927–953,, 2017.


Business Distribution by neighborhood in BT42
 Ahoghill: 19.6%
 Cullybackey: 19%
 Broughshane: 16.2%
 Kells: 12.6%
 Galgorm, Ballymena: 10.3%
 Other: 22.3%

Area Codes

Percentage Area Codes used by businesses in BT42
 Area Code 28: 83.1%
 Area Code 77: 7.5%
 Other: 9.4%


Business Distribution by Industry
 Shopping: 19.6%
 Professional Services: 11.1%
 Industry: 11.1%
 Home Services: 7%
 Restaurants: 6.8%
 Food: 6.6%
 Automotive: 5.9%
 Education: 5.3%
 Other: 26.7%
Industry DescriptionNumber of EstablishmentsAverage Age of BusinessAverage Google RatingBusinesses per 1,000 residents
Car parts354.60.9
Car repair6412.6 years4.51.7
Gas stations254.20.7
New car dealers314.60.8
Beauty salons404.91.1
Government agencies143.90.4
Education other163.80.4
Primary and elementary schools154.20.4
Loan companies204.50.5
Convenience stores224.40.6
Grocery stores and supermarkets9822.3 years4.22.6
Street vendors214.30.6
Electrical installation244.20.6
General contractors534.71.4
Other construction204.70.5
Other accommodation204.60.5
Construction of buildings203.90.5
Other membership organizations314.10.8
Tractors and farm equipment2812.6 years4.50.8
Wholesale of machinery274.50.7
Health and medical404.11.1
Animal and pet stores164.50.4
Post offices154.00.4
Corporate management234.10.6
Technical construction services3312.6 years4.80.9
Bars, pubs and taverns164.50.4
Electronics stores193.90.5
Furniture stores204.20.5
Hardware stores494.31.3
Household appliances and goods414.11.1
Shopping other4842.6 years4.31.3

Business distribution by price for Postal Code BT42

 Moderate: 43.4%
 Inexpensive: 35.5%
 Expensive: 10.5%
 Very Expensive: 10.5%

Human Development Index (HDI)

Statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income.
Sources: [Link] Kummu, M., Taka, M. & Guillaume, J. Gridded global datasets for Gross Domestic Product and Human Development Index over 1990–2015. Sci Data 5, 180004 (2018) doi:10.1038/sdata.2018.4

Postal Code BT42 CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Postal Code BT42408,917 t11 t1,215 t/km²
Ballymena159,061 t11 t19,953 t/km²
Ballymena (administrative region)729,107 t11 t1,154 t/km²
United Kingdom735,672,543 t11.4 t2,967 t/km²
Sources: [Link] Moran, D., Kanemoto K; Jiborn, M., Wood, R., Többen, J., and Seto, K.C. (2018) Carbon footprints of 13,000 cities. Environmental Research Letters DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aac72a

Postal Code BT42 CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)408,917 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita11 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)1,215 t/km²

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
FloodMedium (4)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

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