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The December statistics which confirm the total number of UK addresses held within Royal Mail’s Postcode Address File (PAF®) database are now available

There has been over 16,000 additional delivery points added to PAF this month.


Total number of actual Delivery Points on PAF: 29,894,055

Total number of Postcodes on PAF: 1,753,077

Total number of Post Towns on PAF: 1,500

Total number of business names held on PAF: 1,344,327


We’ve produced a range of different monthly reports – see below – each of which open as a PDF. Simply read the short description and select the report(s) you’re most interested in.

PAF Statistics

Business and Vacant Org Counts

Delivery Point Change Statistics

New Sectors and Localities

Activity Reports

We’ll update this information week commencing 23rd January 2017, following the PAF product run. If you have any further questions, we’re happy to help, click on Contact Us for ways to get in touch.

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