Latest PAF Data News
Q.2/18 is now available!
PAF Data Q.2/18 (Quarter 2, 18) release shipped 9th April 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.2/18 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.2/18 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.
- BD5 8FF
- DY5 9BG
- IV2 6EP
- PL6 6FT
For reference purposes, a sample postcode that has changed in the Q.2/18 release is shown below.
- WV99 2GX -> WV99 2ND
ROYAL MAIL PAF Statistics for the month of March 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'||11,207|
|Number of Small User Postcodes||e.g. 'AB10 1AL'||1,654,391|
|Number of Large User Postcodes||e.g. 'AB10 1AD'||108,155|
|Total Number of Postcodes||1,762,546|
|Number of Actual Delivery Points (does not include a count of multi occupancies)||e.g. 'AB10 1AD 1A'||30,184,329|
|Double Dependent Localities||4,265|
NEW SECTORS AND LOCALITIES
The table below shows the sectors and localities that have been applied to the main PAF system from March 2018
|NEW LOCALITY IN AREA||NEW SECTOR||POSTCODE||DOUBLE DEPENDANT LOCALITY||DEPENDANT LOCALITY||POST TOWN|
|YES||HU12 9||SUNK ISLAND||HULL|