Area Information for Oaklands Drive, Birmingham, B20 2PE

Oaklands Drive in Birmingham is in the West Midlands region of England. The postcode is within the Handsworth Wood ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of Birmingham, Perry Barr. This page combines information for the address Oaklands Drive, Birmingham, B20 2PE, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of B20 here. For more details on the exact area these statistics cover, please see the map below and click "Show Census Area Covered" immediately below the map.

For information about recent house sales in this postcode, please view our property sales page for B20 2PE.

Basic Information

Area Type Urban
Local Authority Birmingham
Ward Handsworth Wood
Constituency Birmingham, Perry Barr
Region West Midlands * Note that this refers to the Region, not the County of the same name
Country England

Nearby Locations

Our information is available for almost all UK postcodes. Why not take a look at some of these other postcodes in the immediate vicinity of Oaklands Drive, Birmingham, B20 2PE:

Devon Close, Birmingham, B20 2PD
Devonshire Road, Birmingham, B20 2PG
Winleigh Road, Birmingham, B20 2HN
Devonshire Road, Birmingham, B20 2PQ
Calder Grove, Birmingham, B20 2HR

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about B20 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Oaklands Drive, Birmingham, B20 2PE 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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House Prices

We have found 8 property sales in Oaklands Drive 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

This area contains a mixture of housing types, as detailed below. No single type of dwelling accounts for more than 50% of the dwellings. 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 Types
Detached 38
Semi-Detached 61
Terraced 41
Flat (Purpose-Built) 14
Flat (Converted) 9
Residence in Commercial Building 1
Total 164
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

This area contains a mixture of housing tenures, as detailed below. Across the UK, an average of 30.6% of household spaces were owned outright, 32.9% were mortgaged, 18.2% were social housing, and 16.3% were privately rented at the last census.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 55
Owned with Mortgage 57
Shared Ownership 1
Rented: From Council 1
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 11
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 29
Rented: Other 2
Rent Free 2
Total 158

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.

Housing Occupancy
One Person 28
Two People 40
Three People 29
Four People 28
Five People 12
Six People 11
Seven People 5
8+ People 5
Total 158

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.

Social Grade
AB - Higher and intermediate managerial, administrative, or professional positions 41
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 36
C2 - Skilled manual workers 14
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 31
Total 122

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, Perry Barr constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 49% male.

Male 259
Female 269
Total 528

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.

Age Groups
0-4 37
5-7 23
8-9 15
10-14 18
15 1
16-17 17
18-19 20
20-24 37
25-29 48
30-44 131
45-59 94
60-64 17
65-74 38
75-84 18
85-89 8
90+ 6
Total 528

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode B20 2PE 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.

Relationship Status
Single 200
Married 180
Divorced 13
Separated 13
Widowed 28
Same Sex 0
Total 434

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.

Very Good 233
Good 180
Fair 73
Bad 36
Very Bad 6
Total 528

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, and Higher School Certificates (HSCs) will be counted as A Levels.

Highest Qualification Level Achieved
Degree or Similar e.g. professional qualification (accountancy etc) 132
Apprenticeship 6
2+ A Levels 45
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 48
1-4 GCSEs 54
No GCSEs 114
Other 35
Total 434

Ethnic Group Embed This

Oaklands Drive, 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.

Ethnic Group
White 158
Mixed Ethnicity 38
Indian 193
Pakistani 30
Bangladeshi 7
Chinese 1
Other Asian 21
Black African 12
Black Caribbean 54
Other Black/African/Caribbean 9
Other 5
Total 528

Country of Birth Embed This Back to Top

In this area (Oaklands Drive, Birmingham), 70% 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
England 367
Wales 0
Scotland 1
Northern Ireland 1
Republic of Ireland 11
European Union 20
Other 128
Total 528

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 B20 2PE

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 394
Republic of Ireland 8
Europe (including European Union) 17
African Countries 6
Middle East or Asia 36
North America or Caribbean 5
Central America 0
South America 0
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 0
None 68

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.

Christian 177
No Religion 73
Buddhist 0
Hindu 30
Jewish 2
Muslim 49
Sikh 149
Other Religion 14
Not Stated 34
Total 528

Economic Activity Embed This

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.

Economic Activity
Full-Time Employee 132
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 44
Self Employed 45
Unemployed 20
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 58
Retired 39
Looking After Home or Family 11
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 36
Other 17
Total 402

Employment Industry Embed This Back to Top

This data is based on resident aged 16-74 on census day 2011, who were in employment.

Employment Industry
Manufacturing 28
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 2
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 1
Construction 9
RetailInc. Wholesale 39
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 9
Accommodation and Food 9
Information and Communication 12
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 5
Real Estate 4
Professional, Scientific and Technical 14
Administration 6
Public Administration and Defence 16
Education 30
HealthInc. Social Work 36
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 9
Total 229

Oaklands Drive, Birmingham, B20 2PE is within the Handsworth Wood policing neighbourhood, under the West Midlands Police force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999.

Neighbourhood Team

Crime: Click here to view crimes committed near Oaklands Drive
Neighbourhood Team Address Handsworth Wood
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Below are the details of the closest services to B20 2PE. 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 B20 2PE.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Oaklands Drive, Birmingham, B20 2PE. The nearest railway station is Hamstead (Birmingham), approximately 1.1 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Hamstead (Birmingham) 1.1 miles
Perry Barr 1.2 miles
The Hawthorns 1.6 miles
Witton (West Midlands) 1.9 miles
Jewellery Quarter 1.9 miles
Smethwick Rolfe Street 2.2 miles
Smethwick Galton Bridge High Level 2.3 miles
Smethwick Galton Bridge 2.3 miles
Aston 2.6 miles
Birmingham Snow Hill 2.6 miles
Birmingham New Street 2.9 miles
Birmingham Moor Street 3 miles
Duddeston 3.1 miles
Five Ways 3.2 miles
Tame Bridge Parkway 3.2 miles
Gravelly Hill 3.2 miles
Sandwell & Dudley 3.5 miles
Langley Green 3.5 miles
Bordesley 3.7 miles
Adderley Park 3.8 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Oaklands Drive, Birmingham, B20 2PE. The nearest is St Teresa's Catholic Primary School, approximately 520 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
St Teresa's Catholic Primary School 520 yards
Cherry Orchard Primary School 840 yards
Rookery School half a mile
St Marys C of E Primary and Nursery, Academy, Handsworth 0.5 miles
Wilkes Green Infant School (NC) 0.6 miles
Wilkes Green Junior School 0.6 miles
Grestone Academy 0.6 miles
St Augustine's Catholic Primary School 0.7 miles
Grove School 0.7 miles
St Clare's Catholic Primary School 0.8 miles

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Oaklands Drive, Birmingham, B20 2PE. The nearest is Handsworth Wood Girls' Academy, approximately 210 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Handsworth Wood Girls' Academy 210 yards
King Edward VI Handsworth Grammar School for Boys 0.8 miles  
St John Wall Catholic School 0.9 miles
King Edward VI Handsworth School 0.9 miles
Holyhead School 1 mile
Hamstead Hall Academy 1.1 miles
Broadway Academy 1.4 miles
Eden Boys' School, Birmingham 1.4 miles  
Holte School 1.6 miles
Nishkam High School 1.7 miles

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Oaklands Drive, Birmingham, B20 2PE. The nearest is Handsworth Wood Med.Ctr., approximately 350 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.

Nearest Dentists

Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to Oaklands Drive, Birmingham, B20 2PE. The nearest is Handsworth Wood Midlands Smile Centre, approximately 350 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.

Nearest Hospitals

Listed here are the 10 closest hospitals to Oaklands Drive, Birmingham, B20 2PE. The nearest is City Hospital, approximately 1.9 miles away.

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Oaklands Drive, Birmingham, B20 2PE. The nearest is Ward (Ophthalmic Opticians) Ltd, approximately 680 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Ward (Ophthalmic Opticians) Ltd 680 yards
HD Eye Clinic Ltd 810 yards
Eurospex Opticians Ltd 0.9 miles
D M Eye Clinic 0.9 miles
K G Miles 0.9 miles
Onkar Eye Centre 0.9 miles
Bansal Opticians 0.9 miles
Specs Eye Centre 1.1 miles
Eyes & Vision 1.1 miles
Eye Express 1.1 miles

* 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 B20 2PE

This postcode has support for superfast broadband at one or more premises. Superfast broadband is generally taken to mean fixed line broadband at a potential speed of 30Mbps plus - more than enough for gaming, video calling, watching video and internet browsing. 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 5 reported internet connections.

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Average Download Speed 29.3Mbps
Maximum Download Speed Reported 55Mbps
Average Upload Speed 5.4Mbps
Maximum Upload Speed Reported 10Mbps
Superfast Broadband Available Yes

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Supplier Customer Rating
Plusnet 74%
Virgin Media 72%
Sky Digital 70%
EE/Orange Broadband 69%
BT Broadband 66%
TalkTalk 63%

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