Latest PAF Data News
Q.1/18 is now available!
PAF Data Q.1/18 (Quarter 1, 18) release shipped 8th January 2018.
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.3/17 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.1/18 data
For reference purposes, a new postcode added in Q.1/18 release of AFD Postcode products is shown below. Test it in your product to see if it is in your data set.
- BL0 0BU
- NR7 7YY
- CV2 3QN
- SP7 7BH
For reference purposes, a sample postcode that has changed in the Q.1/18 release is shown below.
- B91 9WJ -> B93 3JJ
- ML11 0ST -> ML12 6ZS
ROYAL MAIL PAF Statistics for the month of January 2018
|Number of Postcode Areas||e.g. 'AB', 'G'||124|
|Number of Postcode Districts||e.g. 'AB10'||2,985|
|Number of Postcode Sectors||e.g. 'AB10 1'||11,204|
|Number of Small User Postcodes||e.g. 'AB10 1AL'||1,653,117|
|Number of Large User Postcodes||e.g. 'AB10 1AD'||108,224|
|Total Number of Postcodes||1,761,341|
|Number of Actual Delivery Points (does not include a count of multi occupancies)||e.g. 'AB10 1AD 1A'||30,147,857|
|Double Dependent Localities||4,264|
NEW SECTORS AND LOCALITIES
The table below shows the sectors and localities that have been applied to the main PAF system from January 2018
|NEW LOCALITY IN AREA||NEW SECTOR||POSTCODE||DOUBLE DEPENDANT LOCALITY||DEPENDANT LOCALITY||POST TOWN|
|YES||PE1 5||NEWARK EAST||PETERBOROUGH|
|YES||BA2 3||SPRING WHARF||BATH|
|YES||SM4 4||LOWER MORDEN||MORDEN|
|YES||OX25 2||BICESTER GATEWAY||BICESTER|
|YES||PL22 0||GREAT WESTERN VILLAGE||LOSTWITHIEL|
|YES||GL10 3||GREAT OLDBURY||STONEHOUSE|