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.4/17 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.4/17 release is shown below.
- B91 9WJ -> B93 3JJ
- ML11 0ST -> ML12 6ZS
ROYAL MAIL PAF Statistics for the month of December 2017
|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'||11,203|
|Number of Small User Postcodes||e.g. 'AB10 1AL'||1,651,520|
|Number of Large User Postcodes||e.g. 'AB10 1AD'||108,572|
|Total Number of Postcodes||1,760,092|
|Number of Actual Delivery Points (does not include a count of multi occupancies)||e.g. 'AB10 1AD 1A'||30,122,829|
|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 December 2017
|NEW LOCALITY IN AREA||NEW SECTOR||POSTCODE||DOUBLE DEPENDANT LOCALITY||DEPENDANT LOCALITY||POST TOWN|
|YES||MK17 7||EAGLE FARM NORTH||MILTON KEYNES|
|YES||PE7 8||HAMPTON WATERS||PETERBOROUGH|