Latest PAF Data News
Q.1/17 is now available!
PAF Data Q.1/17 (Quarter 1, 17) release shipped 3rd January 2017.
If you have purchased an update (and have been sent installation details), it can be downloaded from our website at http://www.afd.co.uk/update/ (you will be asked for your serial number and Q.1/17 password emailed to you).
If you are interested in purchasing a product update, then you can do so by using one of the following options:
- Order your update via our on-line ordering service.
- Order your update by requesting a callback from AFD!
Changes in the Q.1/17 data
For reference purposes, a new postcode added in Q.1/17 release of AFD Postcode products is shown below. Test it in your product to see if it is in your data set.
- CB2 9DU
- HP5 1DU
- NR4 7FF
- TR1 3GN
For reference purposes, a sample postcode that has changed in the Q.1/17 release is shown below.
- CT10 3BJ -> CT9 3FF
ROYAL MAIL PAF Statistics for the month of December 2016
|Number of Postcode Areas||e.g. 'AB', 'G'||124|
|Number of Postcode Districts||e.g. 'AB10'||2,984|
|Number of Postcode Sectors||e.g. 'AB10 1'||11,194|
|Number of Small User Postcodes||e.g. 'AB10 1AL'||1,642,107|
|Number of Large User Postcodes||e.g. 'AB10 1AD'||110,900|
|Total Number of Postcodes||1,753,007|
|Number of Actual Delivery Points (does not include a count of multi occupancies)||e.g. 'AB10 1AD 1A'||29,894,055|
|Double Dependent Localities||4,244|
NEW SECTORS AND LOCALITIES
The table below shows the sectors and localities that have been applied to the main PAF system from December 2016
|NEW LOCALITY IN AREA||NEW SECTOR||POSTCODE||DOUBLE DEPENDANT LOCALITY||DEPENDANT LOCALITY||POST TOWN|
|CHANGE||SA3 1||PORT EYNON||SWANSEA|
|YES||KA11 5||I3 IRVINE INNOVATION & INDUSTRY||IRVINE|