Latest PAF Data News
Q.3/17 is now available!
PAF Data Q.3/17 (Quarter 3, 17) release shipped 4th July 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.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.3/17 data
For reference purposes, a new postcode added in Q.3/17 release of AFD Postcode products is shown below. Test it in your product to see if it is in your data set.
- AB12 9FL
- IM4 4RT
- PL2 1FB
- TN2 9UP
For reference purposes, a sample postcode that has changed in the Q.3/17 release is shown below.
- WA5 0HQ -> WA5 0FE
ROYAL MAIL PAF Statistics for the month of September 2017
|Number of Postcode Areas||e.g. 'AB', 'G'||124|
|Number of Postcode Districts||e.g. 'AB10'||2,983|
|Number of Postcode Sectors||e.g. 'AB10 1'||11,199|
|Number of Small User Postcodes||e.g. 'AB10 1AL'||1,648,837|
|Number of Large User Postcodes||e.g. 'AB10 1AD'||108,745|
|Total Number of Postcodes||1,757,582|
|Number of Actual Delivery Points (does not include a count of multi occupancies)||e.g. 'AB10 1AD 1A'||30,062,866|
|Double Dependent Localities||4,260|
NEW SECTORS AND LOCALITIES
The table below shows the sectors and localities that have been applied to the main PAF system from September 2017
|NEW LOCALITY IN AREA||NEW SECTOR||POSTCODE||DOUBLE DEPENDANT LOCALITY||DEPENDANT LOCALITY||POST TOWN|
|Change||AB51 4||HARLAW INDUSTRIAL ESTATE||INVERURIE|
|YES||TF4 3||LIGHTMOOR VILLAGE||TELFORD|
|YES||AL5 3||KINSBOURNE GREEN||HARPENDEN|