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Q.2/19 is now available!

PAF Data Q.2/19 (Quarter 2, 19) release shipped 3rd April 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.2/19 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.2/19 data

For reference purposes, a new postcode added in Q.2/19 release of AFD Postcode products is shown below. Test it in your product to see if it is in your data set.

  • DT5 1BG
  • HD1 3FX
  • OX10 6FF
  • TW3 1AY

For reference purposes, a sample postcode that has changed in the Q.2/19 release is shown below.

  • SR5 9QF -> SR43 2AB

ROYAL MAIL PAF Statistics for the month of June 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' 11,199
Number of Small User Postcodes e.g. 'AB10 1AL' 1,668,531
Number of Large User Postcodes e.g. 'AB10 1AD' 91,220
Total Number of Postcodes 1,759,751
Number of Actual Delivery Points (does not include a count of multi occupancies) e.g. 'AB10 1AD 1A' 30.6 million
Thoroughfares 920,760
Double Dependent Localities 4,278
Dependent Localities 26,301
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 June 2019

NEW LOCALITY IN AREA NEW SECTOR POSTCODE DOUBLE DEPENDANT LOCALITY DEPENDANT LOCALITY POST TOWN
YES BS39 5 STOWEY BRISTOL
YES S32 4 GREAT LONGSTONE HOPE VALLEY