Latest PAF Data News

Q.1/21 is now available!

PAF Data Q.1/21 (Quarter 1, 21) release shipped 6th January 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.1/21 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:

  • 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.

NOVEMBER DECEMBER JANUARY (*Q.1/21) FEBRUARY
KY7 5BJ EC1P 1DE GL11 5FN CF5 6FX

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 February 2021

Number of Postcode Areas e.g. 'AB', 'G' 124
Number of Postcode Districts e.g. 'AB10' 2,981
Number of Postcode Sectors e.g. 'AB10 1' 11,228
Number of Small User Postcodes e.g. 'AB10 1AL' 1,685,414
Number of Large User Postcodes e.g. 'AB10 1AD' 91,433
Total Number of Postcodes 1,776,847
Number of Actual Delivery Points (does not include a count of multi occupancies) e.g. 'AB10 1AD 1A' 30,996,746
Thoroughfares 932,693
Double Dependent Localities 4,296
Dependent Localities 26,323
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 FEBRUARY 2021

NEW LOCALITY IN AREA NEW SECTOR POSTCODE DOUBLE DEPENDANT LOCALITY DEPENDANT LOCALITY POST TOWN
YES DE6 5 HAREHILL ASHBOURNE
YES DA10 1 WESTERN CROSS EBBSFLEET VALLEY SWANSCOMBE
YES NE61 5 BAINBRIDGE MEADOWS WIDDRINGTON MORPETH
YES FK8 1 KILDEAN BUSINESS PARK STIRLING

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