Latest PAF Data News

Q.3/24 is now available!

PAF Data Q.3/24 (Quarter 3, 24) release shipped 10th July 2024.

If you have purchased an update (and have been sent installation details), it can be downloaded from our website at https://www.afd.co.uk/update/ (you will be asked for your serial number and Q.3/24 password emailed to you).

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

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

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.

APRIL (Q.2/24)

MAY

JUNE

JULY (Q.3/24)

RM1 2FD

CA2 6FA

LU5 6UG

ST3 6SF

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 June 2024

Number of Postcode
Areas

e.g. 'AB', 'G'

124

Number of Postcode
Districts

e.g. 'AB10'

2,975

Number of Postcode
Sectors

e.g. 'AB10 1'

11,241

Number of Small User Postcodes

e.g. 'AB10 1AL'

1,717,689

Number of Large User Postcodes

e.g. 'AB10 1AD'

83,373

Total Number of
Postcodes

1,801,062

Number of Actual
Delivery Points (does
not include a count
of multi occupancies)

e.g. 'AB10 1AD 1A'

31,932,590

Thoroughfares

955,779

Double Dependent
Localities

4,348

Dependent Localities

26,364

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 May 2024

NEW LOCALITY
IN AREA

NEW SECTOR

POST
CODE

DOUBLE DEPENDANT LOCALITY

DEPENDANT LOCALITY

POST TOWN

YES

EX15 1

STONEYFORD BUSINESS PARK

CULLOMPTON

YES

YES

MK20 0

ELVERBY

NEWPORT PAGNELL

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