254. Does Your Postcode Affect Your Life Chances?


This Sociology Factsheet will look at whether your postcode affects your life chances, exploring what life chances are and how postcodes or areas might affect life chances. It also includes theory, research, and case studies. The Factsheet includes Exam Hints to help you to use your knowledge to gain maximum marks, while the activities give you the opportunity to apply what you have learned and will help you develop your skills in this area.

Words in bold are explained in the glossary and a reference list is included at the end of the Factsheet.

The examiner will expect you to be able to:

  • Demonstrate your understanding of what life chances are.
  • Demonstrate your understanding and knowledge of the reasons why a postcode or region might affect your life chances.
  • Be confident in incorporating research, theory, contemporary examples, and case studies into your answers.
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Publication Date

April 2022


ISSN: 1351-5136

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