Area Information for Foundry Road, Birmingham, B18 4LS
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About the Demographic Information
The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Foundry Road, Birmingham, B18 4LS is based on the last census performed in the UK in 2011. They are performed once every 10 years. Please note: census information may include figures for adjacent streets and postcodes. The figures are therefore representative of the local area, not a specific street address or row of houses. The census collection is designed so that each group of postcodes should contain at least 100 people (50 in Scotland). This is done to preserve the anonymity of the people in that area, as some postcodes cover a very small area, sometimes a single building. You can see the area covered by the census statistics by clicking "Show Census Area Covered" below the map above.
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We have found one property sale in Foundry Road since the beginning of 1995.
Our data comes directly from the Land Registry, and is updated monthly. It does not include commercial sales, or sales of land without property.
Housing Types Embed This
The area containing Foundry Road, Birmingham consists predominantly of terraced housing, which is common in suburban and inner-city areas. Please note that the figures may include adjacent streets - see the Summary tab for an explanation and map of the area that these figures cover.
Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top
The area containing Foundry Road, Birmingham contains a higher than average level of social housing - 41% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 18%.
|Owned with Mortgage||12|
|Rented: From Council||6|
|Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations||55|
|Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents||42|
Housing Occupancy Embed This Back to Top
This data lists the total number of residents normally resident within each household. The figures do not record under- or over-occupancy.
Social Grade Embed This
Social Grade approximations are derived from an algorithm created by the Market Research Society. The figures shown are per-household rather than individual - more specifically, the job title and employer of the "household reference person" is used, analogous to what traditionally was called the head of the household. Only household reference persons between the ages of 16-64 are included.
|AB - Higher and intermediate managerial, administrative, or professional positions||5|
|C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions||39|
|C2 - Skilled manual workers||17|
|DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers||63|
Gender Embed This Back to Top
Across the UK as a whole, the gender split is roughly equal at 49% male, 51% female. This address in Birmingham, Ladywood constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 49% male.
Age Groups Embed This Back to Top
Across the UK as a whole, the median age is 39. In general, inner city areas show high concentrations of people aged 18-30, suburbs show larger numbers of small children and adults aged 30-50, and rural and small towns are more popular with older workers and retirees. Many poorer areas lack a majority age group, which is due in part to the people in that area being constrained by circumstance rather than being able to choose where to retire, raise a family or grow up.
Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top
The number of residents who are separated in B18 4LS is high - 6% of the area's population. This contrasts with a national average of just 2.7%.
Figures for relationship status do not include those aged under 16, or those family members aged 16-18 who are in full-time education.
Health Embed This Back to Top
Health in the UK is strongly tied to age as you would expect, but the affluence of a neighbourhood also has strong influence, with deprived areas often showing poorer standards of health.
Overall, the UK considers itself to be healthy - 81.1% of residents rated their health as Very Good or Good. The full breakdown is as follows for the United Kingdom: 47.1% Very Good, 34% Good, 13.3% Fair, 4.3% Bad and 1.3% Very Bad.
Education & Qualifications Embed This Back to Top
At the time of the 2011 census, across the UK 22.9% of residents had no qualification, 13.2% had 1-4 GCSEs, 15.2% had 5+ GCSEs and 1-2 A/AS-Levels, 12.3% had 2+ A-Levels, 27.1% had a degree (or similar), and 3.6% had an apprenticeship.
The qualification levels are based on current qualification names. The former Ordinary Levels (O-Levels) and CSEs will be included in the GCSE figures. Former Higher School Certificates (HSCs) will be counted as A Levels.
|Highest Qualification Level Achieved|
|Degree or Similar e.g. professional qualification (accountancy etc)||34|
|HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels||25|
|5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels||37|
|1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent||47|
|No GCSEs or Equivalent||83|
Ethnic Group Embed This
Foundry Road, Birmingham can be considered more ethnically diverse than the UK average. As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with residents of this area being 30% so.
As a country with a diverse population, the UK is home to other sizable ethnic groups, with mixed ethnicity (2.1%), Indian (2.4%) and Pakistani (1.9%) being the largest groups reported.
There is considerable division of ethnicities within the UK, with ethnically diverse addresses uncommon outside of urban areas.
Country of Birth Embed This Back to Top
In this area (Foundry Road, Birmingham), 60% of the residents were born in England, which is significantly below the English average.
At the time of the 2011 census, approximately 83.5% of the resident population of England were born in England. The other groups were 1% Welsh, 1.35% Scottish, 0.4% Northern Irish, 0.75% from the Republic of Ireland, 3.75% from other European Union countries, and 9.4% from outside of Europe, with the remainder not stated.
|Country of Birth|
|Republic of Ireland||4|
Passport(s) Held Embed This Back to Top
Note that an individual may hold one or more passports. The data may include people living in adjacent addresses to B18 4LS
|Republic of Ireland||2|
|Europe (including European Union)||38|
|Middle East or Asia||18|
|North America or Caribbean||7|
|Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands)||0|
Religion Embed This Back to Top
England and Wales are primarily Christian countries, with 59.3% of residents Christian. However, a sizeable portion of the population (25.1%) claim to have no religion. Some 4.8% identify themselves as Muslim, 1.5% Hindu, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.5% Jewish, 0.8% Sikh, and 0.4% as other religions, while the remaining 7.2% did not state their religious views.
Economic Activity Embed This
This address within the Soho & Jewellery Quarter ward showed a higher than average concentration of student residents - 17% of the resident population. On average, around 9.2% of census respondents were students. Male residents were slightly less likely than women to be students. The figures for students include both working and full-time studying students.
Figures for economic activity do not include those aged under 16, or those family members aged 16-18 who are in full-time education. This data is therefore based on 42.4 million of the United Kingdom's 57.8 million residents. The data was correct as of the 2011 census, which was a period of depressed economic activity.
|Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week)||39|
|Full-Time Student (with or without job)||42|
|Looking After Home or Family||24|
|Long-Term Sick or Disabled||10|
Employment Industry Embed This Back to Top
This data is based on resident aged 16-74 on census day 2011, who were in employment.
|AgricultureInc. Forestry and Fishing||2|
|TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics||7|
|Accommodation and Food||10|
|Information and Communication||1|
|Financial ServicesInc. Insurance||4|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical||2|
|Public Administration and Defence||4|
|HealthInc. Social Work||21|
|OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc.||4|
Foundry Road, Birmingham, B18 4LS is within the Winson Green policing neighbourhood, under the West Midlands Police force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999. In September 2019, 102 crimes were reported within half a mile of B18 4LS.
|Crime:||Click here to view 102 crimes committed near Foundry Road|
|Neighbourhood Team Address||
Below are the details of the closest services to B18 4LS. All distances are straightline distances, please consult the map of the facility to check the exact location. You can also view these details on our interactive services map for B18 4LS.
Nearest Railway Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Foundry Road, Birmingham, B18 4LS. The nearest railway station is The Hawthorns, approximately 1.2 miles away.
|The Hawthorns||1.2 miles|
|Smethwick Rolfe Street||1.2 miles|
|Jewellery Quarter||1.3 miles|
|Smethwick Galton Bridge High Level||1.7 miles|
|Smethwick Galton Bridge||1.7 miles|
|Birmingham Snow Hill||2 miles|
|Five Ways||2 miles|
|Birmingham New Street||2.1 miles|
|Perry Barr||2.3 miles|
|Birmingham Moor Street||2.4 miles|
|Hamstead (Birmingham)||2.6 miles|
|Langley Green||2.6 miles|
|Witton (West Midlands)||2.7 miles|
|Sandwell & Dudley||3.1 miles|
|Selly Oak||3.6 miles|
|Adderley Park||3.7 miles|
Nearest Primary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Foundry Road, Birmingham, B18 4LS. The nearest is Oasis Academy Foundry, approximately 70 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Oasis Academy Foundry||70 yards|
|Summerfield Junior and Infant School||710 yards|
|James Watt Primary School||740 yards|
|Oasis Academy Boulton||0.5 miles|
|Benson Community School||0.5 miles|
|St Matthew's CofE Primary School||0.7 miles|
|St Philip's Catholic Primary School||0.7 miles|
|City Road Primary School||0.7 miles|
|St Patrick's Catholic Primary School||0.7 miles|
|Cape Primary School||0.7 miles|
Nearest Secondary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Foundry Road, Birmingham, B18 4LS. The nearest is Holyhead School, approximately 0.8 miles away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Holyhead School||0.8 miles||
|King Edward VI Handsworth Grammar School for Boys||0.8 miles||
|King Edward VI Handsworth School||1 mile||
|Shireland Collegiate Academy||1.2 miles||
|St Paul's School for Girls||1.3 miles||
|Jewellery Quarter Academy||1.3 miles||
|George Dixon Academy||1.4 miles||
|Sandwell Academy||1.5 miles||
|Nishkam High School||1.5 miles||
|King Edward VI Handsworth Wood Girls' Academy||1.5 miles||
Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices
Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Foundry Road, Birmingham, B18 4LS. The nearest is Cavendish Medical Practice, approximately half a mile away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Cavendish Medical Practice||half a mile|
|Heath Street Health Centre||half a mile|
|Summerfield Group Practice||half a mile|
|Summerfield Pcc - Dr Kulshrestha||half a mile|
|Summerfield Urgent Care Centre||half a mile|
|Ejaz Medical Centre||0.6 miles|
|City Road Medical Centre||0.6 miles|
|Cape Hill Medical Centre||0.6 miles|
|Dr Bhalla & Partners||0.7 miles|
|Kirpal Medical Practice||0.7 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to Foundry Road, Birmingham, B18 4LS. The nearest is Synergy Dental Practice, approximately half a mile away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Synergy Dental Practice||half a mile|
|City Dental Practice||0.5 miles|
|BCHC - Paediatrics||0.6 miles|
|Sohal Dental Practice||0.7 miles|
|BCHC - Special Care||0.7 miles|
|BCHC - Special Care||0.8 miles|
|Soho Road Dental Practice||0.8 miles|
|Dental Surgery||0.9 miles|
|Capehill Dental Practice||1 mile|
|Waterloo Dental Surgery||1 mile|
Listed here are the 10 closest hospitals to Foundry Road, Birmingham, B18 4LS. The nearest is Ashcroft, approximately 0.5 miles away.
|Mary Seacole House||0.5 miles|
|City Hospital||0.6 miles|
|Beverley House||1.5 miles|
|Woodbourne Priory Hospital||1.7 miles|
|The Westbourne Centre||2.1 miles|
|Birmingham Children's Hospital||2.1 miles|
|Birmingham Children's Hospital||2.2 miles|
|Optegra Eye Hospital Birmingham||2.2 miles|
|BMI The Edgbaston Hospital||2.6 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Foundry Road, Birmingham, B18 4LS. The nearest is Manjot Optical, approximately half a mile away.
* Distances are measured in a straight line from the given postcode. Please consult the facility's map page or your preferred route finding/GPS app for driving directions.
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Broadband in B18 4LS
This postcode has support for Ultrafast broadband at one or more premises. Ultrafast broadband is the latest high-speed standard, generally taken to mean fixed line broadband at a potential speed of 300Mbps or more - more than enough for even the most demanding household gaming, video calling, video and internet browsing needs. Note that occasionally some properties in a postcode may still not be eligible due to conditions on the ground, or the building structure. If you wish to enquire about a specific property in this postcode, contact the major suppliers, for instance Virgin Media, BT Broadband and Plusnet. For more information on Superfast Broadband, see the OpenReach website.
Broadband data is based on information provided by the major fixed internet service providers in the UK, including Virgin Media and BT. It does not include providers of satellite internet. Data at this postcode has been sourced from 10 reported internet connections.
|Average Download Speed||56.1Mbps|
|Maximum Download Speed Reported||150Mbps|
|Average Upload Speed||5.1Mbps|
|Maximum Upload Speed Reported||11.9Mbps|
|Ultrafast (300Mbps+) Broadband Available||Yes|
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