Latest PAF Data News

Q.4/21 is now available!

PAF Data Q.4/21 (Quarter 4, 21) release shipped 5th October 2021.

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.4/21 password emailed to you).

Customers using our installed Evolution service can check for updates using the AFD PCE Managment Interface.

If you are interested in purchasing a product update, then you can do so by using one of the following options:

  • Call on 01624 811711 to order your update.
  • Order your update by requesting a callback from AFD using the form below.

Changes in the latest data

For reference purposes, the table below shows new Postcodes for the last four monthly data releases. Test them in your product to see if it is in your data set.

JULY (*Q.3/21) AUGUST SEPTEMBER OCTOBER (*Q.4/21)
PR2 0AS HG1 9BT EN1 9NA GU6 7GH

If you are interested in purchasing monthly data updates, then you can do so by requesting a callback from AFD.

ROYAL MAIL PAF Statistics for the month of October 2021

Number of Postcode Areas e.g. 'AB', 'G' 124
Number of Postcode Districts e.g. 'AB10' 2,979
Number of Postcode Sectors e.g. 'AB10 1' 11,227
Number of Small User Postcodes e.g. 'AB10 1AL' 1,692,984
Number of Large User Postcodes e.g. 'AB10 1AD' 90,266
Total Number of Postcodes 1,783,250
Number of Actual Delivery Points (does not include a count of multi occupancies) e.g. 'AB10 1AD 1A' 31,222,337
Thoroughfares 937,878
Double Dependent Localities 4,309
Dependent Localities 26,334
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 October 2021

NEW LOCALITY IN AREA NEW SECTOR POSTCODE DOUBLE DEPENDANT LOCALITY DEPENDANT LOCALITY POST TOWN

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