Area Information for Handsworth New Road, Birmingham, B18 4QH
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About the Demographic Information
The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Handsworth New Road, Birmingham, B18 4QH 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 Handsworth New 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 Handsworth New 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.
|Residence in Commercial Building||1|
Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top
The area containing Handsworth New Road, Birmingham contains a higher than average level of rented housing (excluding social housing) - 32% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 16%.
|Owned with Mortgage||23|
|Rented: From Council||12|
|Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations||26|
|Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents||49|
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||11|
|C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions||37|
|C2 - Skilled manual workers||20|
|DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers||67|
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 48% male.
Age Groups Embed This Back to Top
The area around B18 4QH has a very large concentration of children that are under 16 (at 31% of the resident population). This is commonly seen in suburban neighbourhoods, and sometiems in areas of high social housing.
Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top
The postcode B18 4QH does not show a significant deviation from the average figures for the UK. In the UK as a whole, the average figures are approximately as follows for relationship statuses: 34% single, 47% married, 3% separated, 9% divorced, 7% widowed, and 0.2% same sex.
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)||42|
|HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels||28|
|5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels||29|
|1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent||45|
|No GCSEs or Equivalent||117|
Ethnic Group Embed This
Handsworth New 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 15% 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 (Handsworth New Road, Birmingham), 56% 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||0|
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 4QH
|Republic of Ireland||0|
|Europe (including European Union)||29|
|Middle East or Asia||40|
|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 had a larger than average concentration of residents that were in part-time employment - 18% of the resident population. On average, around 13.7% of census respondents were in part-time employment. There was a large disparity between employment types of male and female residents - almost four times as many women were part-time employees when compared to men.
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)||54|
|Full-Time Student (with or without job)||35|
|Looking After Home or Family||32|
|Long-Term Sick or Disabled||14|
Employment Industry Embed This Back to Top
This data is based on resident aged 16-74 on census day 2011, who were in employment.
|Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management||2|
|TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics||14|
|Accommodation and Food||11|
|Information and Communication||2|
|Financial ServicesInc. Insurance||8|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical||2|
|Public Administration and Defence||1|
|HealthInc. Social Work||24|
|OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc.||7|
Handsworth New Road, Birmingham, B18 4QH 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, 139 crimes were reported within half a mile of B18 4QH.
|Crime:||Click here to view 139 crimes committed near Handsworth New Road|
|Neighbourhood Team Address||
Below are the details of the closest services to B18 4QH. 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 4QH.
Nearest Railway Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Handsworth New Road, Birmingham, B18 4QH. The nearest railway station is The Hawthorns, approximately 1.2 miles away.
|The Hawthorns||1.2 miles|
|Jewellery Quarter||1.2 miles|
|Smethwick Rolfe Street||1.3 miles|
|Smethwick Galton Bridge High Level||1.8 miles|
|Smethwick Galton Bridge||1.8 miles|
|Birmingham Snow Hill||2 miles|
|Perry Barr||2 miles|
|Birmingham New Street||2.1 miles|
|Five Ways||2.1 miles|
|Birmingham Moor Street||2.3 miles|
|Hamstead (Birmingham)||2.3 miles|
|Witton (West Midlands)||2.5 miles|
|Langley Green||2.8 miles|
|Sandwell & Dudley||3.1 miles|
|Adderley Park||3.6 miles|
|Gravelly Hill||3.8 miles|
Nearest Primary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Handsworth New Road, Birmingham, B18 4QH. The nearest is James Watt Primary School, approximately 290 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|James Watt Primary School||290 yards|
|Oasis Academy Foundry||460 yards|
|Oasis Academy Boulton||470 yards|
|Benson Community School||600 yards|
|Grove School||0.6 miles|
|Summerfield Junior and Infant School||0.6 miles|
|St Michael's CofE Primary Academy, Handsworth||0.6 miles|
|Nishkam Primary School Birmingham||0.7 miles|
|William Murdoch Primary School||0.8 miles|
|St Philip's Catholic Primary School||0.8 miles|
Nearest Secondary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Handsworth New Road, Birmingham, B18 4QH. The nearest is King Edward VI Handsworth Grammar School for Boys, approximately 0.5 miles away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|King Edward VI Handsworth Grammar School for Boys||0.5 miles||
|Holyhead School||0.6 miles||
|King Edward VI Handsworth School||0.7 miles||
|King Edward VI Handsworth Wood Girls' Academy||1.2 miles||
|Nishkam High School||1.3 miles||
|Jewellery Quarter Academy||1.4 miles||
|St John Wall Catholic School||1.4 miles||
|Sandwell Academy||1.4 miles||
|Shireland Collegiate Academy||1.4 miles||
|St Paul's School for Girls||1.5 miles||
Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices
Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Handsworth New Road, Birmingham, B18 4QH. The nearest is Dr Bhalla & Partners, approximately 730 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Dr Bhalla & Partners||730 yards|
|Kirpal Medical Practice||730 yards|
|Soho Road Health Centre||730 yards|
|Soho Road Primary Care Centre||730 yards|
|Handsworth Medical Pract.||0.5 miles|
|Modality St James||0.6 miles|
|Holyhead Primary Health Care Centre||0.7 miles|
|Cavendish Medical Practice||0.7 miles|
|Heath Street Health Centre||0.7 miles|
|Summerfield Group Practice||0.7 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to Handsworth New Road, Birmingham, B18 4QH. The nearest is BCHC - Paediatrics, approximately 660 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|BCHC - Paediatrics||660 yards|
|BCHC - Special Care||730 yards|
|Sohal Dental Practice||740 yards|
|Soho Road Dental Practice||0.6 miles|
|Synergy Dental Practice||0.7 miles|
|Grove Lane Dental Surgery||0.7 miles|
|Dental Surgery||0.8 miles|
|City Dental Practice||0.8 miles|
|BCHC - Special Care||1 mile|
|Handsworth Dental Surgery||1.1 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest hospitals to Handsworth New Road, Birmingham, B18 4QH. The nearest is Ashcroft, approximately half a mile away.
|Ashcroft||half a mile|
|Mary Seacole House||half a mile|
|City Hospital||0.7 miles|
|Beverley House||1.8 miles|
|Woodbourne Priory Hospital||1.9 miles|
|Birmingham Children's Hospital||2.1 miles|
|Birmingham Children's Hospital||2.1 miles|
|Optegra Eye Hospital Birmingham||2.2 miles|
|The Westbourne Centre||2.2 miles|
|BMI The Edgbaston Hospital||2.8 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Handsworth New Road, Birmingham, B18 4QH. The nearest is D M Eye Clinic, approximately 730 yards away.
|D M Eye Clinic||730 yards|
|K G Miles||790 yards|
|Bansal Opticians||830 yards|
|Eurospex Opticians Ltd||840 yards|
|Onkar Eye Centre||0.5 miles|
|Manjot Optical||0.8 miles|
|Eye Centre||0.8 miles|
|Specs Eye Centre||0.8 miles|
|Latenight Pharmacy||0.8 miles|
|Visioncare at Home North West Limited||1 mile|
* 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 4QH
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 6 reported internet connections.
|Average Download Speed||47.4Mbps|
|Maximum Download Speed Reported||73.7Mbps|
|Average Upload Speed||8Mbps|
|Maximum Upload Speed Reported||18.8Mbps|
|Ultrafast (300Mbps+) Broadband Available||Yes|
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