Latest PAF Data News

Q.3/21 is now available!

PAF Data Q.3/21 (Quarter 3, 21) release shipped 13th July 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.3/21 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.

JUNE JULY (*Q.3/21) AUGUST SEPTEMBER
CF10 3RJ PR2 0AS HG1 9BT EN1 9NA

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 September 2021

Number of Postcode Areas e.g. 'AB', 'G' 124
Number of Postcode Districts e.g. 'AB10' 2,980
Number of Postcode Sectors e.g. 'AB10 1' 11,228
Number of Small User Postcodes e.g. 'AB10 1AL' 1,691,989
Number of Large User Postcodes e.g. 'AB10 1AD' 90,598
Total Number of Postcodes 1,782,587
Number of Actual Delivery Points (does not include a count of multi occupancies) e.g. 'AB10 1AD 1A' 31,193,124
Thoroughfares 937,194
Double Dependent Localities 4,306
Dependent Localities 26,331
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 September 2021

NEW LOCALITY IN AREA NEW SECTOR POSTCODE DOUBLE DEPENDANT LOCALITY DEPENDANT LOCALITY POST TOWN
CHANGE RM19 1 PURFLEET-ON-THAMES
CHANGE RM17 9 PURFLEET-ON-THAMES
YES NE62 5 WILLOW FARM CHOPPINGTON
YES BB3 0 GOLDEN SONEY TOCKHOLES DARWEN

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