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Q.1/19 is now available!

PAF Data Q.1/19 (Quarter 1, 19) release shipped 11th January 2019.

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.1/19 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:

Changes in the Q.1/19 data

For reference purposes, a new postcode added in Q.1/19 release of AFD Postcode products is shown below. Test it in your product to see if it is in your data set.

  • BA2 3GR
  • GU1 2WN
  • KW16 9AE
  • RH2 2FY

For reference purposes, a sample postcode that has changed in the Q.1/19 release is shown below.

  • SE16 1PU -> SE16 7PU

ROYAL MAIL PAF Statistics for the month of January 2019

Number of Postcode Areas e.g. 'AB', 'G' 124
Number of Postcode Districts e.g. 'AB10' 2,982
Number of Postcode Sectors e.g. 'AB10 1' 11,203
Number of Small User Postcodes e.g. 'AB10 1AL' 1,663,827
Number of Large User Postcodes e.g. 'AB10 1AD' 98,553
Total Number of Postcodes 1,762,380
Number of Actual Delivery Points (does not include a count of multi occupancies) e.g. 'AB10 1AD 1A' 30,441,877
Thoroughfares 917,298
Double Dependent Localities 4,273
Dependent Localities 26,293
Post Towns 1,500

NEW SECTORS AND LOCALITIES

The table below shows the sectors and localities that have been applied to the main PAF system from January 2019

NEW LOCALITY IN AREA NEW SECTOR POSTCODE DOUBLE DEPENDANT LOCALITY DEPENDANT LOCALITY POST TOWN
YES TF13 6 PRESTHOPE GRANGE PRESTHOPE MUCH WENLOCK
YES IM9 5 PORT ERIN ISLE OF MAN
YES EX14 0 HEATHPARK INDUSTRIAL ESTATE HONITON