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5-Digit Postal Codes

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5-Digit Postal Codes

5-Digit Postal Codes United Kingdom

Optimize your audience targeting with Spotzi’s postal code level data. Our postal code dataset provides boundaries and insights for all of United Kingdom 5-digit postal codes, and allows you to export these boundaries for all your marketing needs.

Expand into new markets, target like-minded audiences, or broaden your understanding of existing customers—all without having to devote time to complex data management. We developed our postal code boundary database using each country’s address data, and provide access to these databases as a part of Spotzi Professional. Read more

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  • Stay up-to-date with the latest data updates
  • Advanced geomarketing tools like radius targeting
  • Additional data at postal code level — including demographics and population spending data
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Dataset information

Source:

Spotzi

Update frequency:

Yearly

Year:

2022

Details

We developed our postal code boundary database using each country’s address data, and provide access to these databases as a part of Spotzi Professional.

"Our intuitive dashboards and easy-to-use data tools have streamlined the process of postal code targeting."

Our intuitive dashboards and easy-to-use data tools have streamlined the process of postal code targeting. Simply select the area(s) you’d like to target, and your postal codes will be ready for export. These postal codes can then be uploaded into Facebook or Google Ads when you’re ready to find your best-fit customer.

United Kingdom postal code map. The key to more consumer insights.

Spotzi not only shows postal codes on the map, but offers a true targeting tool for you as a marketer or sales professional. With over thousands of characteristics at zip code level from reliable sources like GfK, we can give you more insight into the areas that are of interest to you. Insights that allow you to build more targeted, more relevant and more effective (online) campaigns.

Search ZIP codes within a radius: Are you working on a local (online) campaign and do you want more insight into consumer behaviour? With Spotzi you pick one or more locations and set your radius. This allows you to search for postal code areas within a particular radius, but it also helps you to gain more insight into consumer behaviour. Learn more

Search postal codes within a certain travel distance: In addition to radius, you are also able search for postal codes within a certain travel time. Both foot traffic and car traffic. Still a large area to target? Segment your audience with other consumer characteristics like as spending behavior, demographics or income. Learn more

ZIP codes for online targeting: Combine the power of Spotzi with your online marketing tool. With Spotzi, you can build segments based on thousands of attributes and create zip code lists that you can use to target your audience through Google Ads / Facebook Ads. Learn more

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About United Kingdom Postcodes

UK postcode data depicts the boundaries of all United Kingdom districts. These districts designate an area with a select number of addresses, or a single delivery point. Postcode districts are used by the Royal Mail postal service to aid in efficient mail routing across the United Kingdom.

The initial postcode system was developed to divide London—and other large cities in the UK—into smaller subdivisions. Today, UK postcodes encompass approximately 29 million delivery points.

5-Digit Postal Codes UK

UK Postcode Structure

UK postcodes consist of 5-7 alphanumeric characters, and are separated into two parts by a single space. The first part is the outward code, and it specifies an area and district of the UK. This is followed by a space and the inward code. The inward code assists in postal delivery within a district by specifying a sector and unit—for example a street, property, address, or organization.

  • The outward code consists of 2-4 alphanumeric characters. First, the postcode area is alphabetically represented by either one or two letters—for example, “L” represents Liverpool and “EH” is used for Edinburgh. This is followed by a district represented by either 1-2 digits, or a digit and a letter.

  • The inward code is always 3 characters in length, and it represents a district and unit. Examples of inward codes are “0NY” or “8JQ”.

UK Postcode Range

The current postcodes in the United Kingdom range from sectors AB1 0 – ZE3 9. Postcodes in the AB1 0 sector cover the areas of Aberdeen, Scotland. ZE3 9 postcodes represent areas within Grutness — a small settlement on the main island of the Shetland Islands.



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