Top five high and low-risk postcodes

Published by Sally Hamilton on 07 July 2011.
Last updated on 11 September 2012

Five pound notes

TOP FIVE HIGHEST-RISK POSTCODES FOR MOTOR INSURANCE*

1     BD3 0     Inner City Bradford
2     OL1 2     Oldham
3     M14 5     Fallowfield, Moss Side, Ladybarn, Rusholme (inner city Manchester)
4     L1 3         Liverpool city centre
5     B9 5        Bordeseley Green (Inner city Birmingham)

TOP FIVE LOWEST-RISK POSTCODES FOR MOTOR INSURANCE*

1     TR16 6     Redruth, Cornwall
2     IV2 5        East Inverness, Scotland
3     TR18 3     Penzance, Cornwall
4     DD7 6       Angus, Scotland
5     HS9 5       Isle of Barra, Scotland

* Source: Admiral Insurance

TOP FIVE POSTCODES FOR ANNUITIES**
                                                 Average income offered
1     B23 4EY     Birmingham    £6,922
2     G5 0QA      Glasgow          £6,913
3     BL1 8EA     Bolton             £6,893
4     NE4 8RY    Newcastle       £6,866
5     CA28 7LA   Whitehaven    £6,798

BOTTOM FIVE POSTCODES FOR ANNUITIES**
                                                   Average income offered
1     CF31 2ES     Cardiff                        £6,715
2     PE1 4DX       Peterborough             £6,636
3     HG1 1HD      Harrogate                   £6,537
4     EH12 6AD     Edinburgh                  £6,512
5     N2 0AL          Millionaire's Row
                             The Bishops Avenue  £6,488

** Source: Better Retirement Group

FIVE MOST EXPENSIVE AREAS FOR UTILITIES

      Area                           Average household gas and electricity bill    
1     Scottish Lowlands                      £1,192
2     Merseyside and North Wales     £1,186
3     North West England                   £1,169
4     West Midlands                            £1,165
5     North East England                    £1,161

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Very useful site and

Very useful site and certainly wish it went into more detail, particularly regarding house insurance and motor policies.