Area Information for Church Vale, Birmingham, B20 3SG

Church Vale in Birmingham is in the West Midlands region of England. The postcode is within the Birchfield ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of Birmingham, Perry Barr. This page combines information for the address Church Vale, Birmingham, B20 3SG, 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 3SG.

Basic Information

Area Type Urban
Local Authority Birmingham
Ward Birchfield
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 Church Vale, Birmingham, B20 3SG:

Church Vale, Birmingham, B20 3SH
Church Grove, Church Hill Road, Birmingham, B20 3TP
Robert Road, Birmingham, B20 3RU
Church Hill Road, Birmingham, B20 3TN
Maxwell Avenue, Birmingham, B20 3TT
Robert Road, Birmingham, B20 3RS

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 Church Vale, Birmingham, B20 3SG 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 19 property sales in Church Vale 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 Church Vale, Birmingham consists predominantly of semi-detached housing, which can be an indicator of an affluent neighbourhood. 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 25
Semi-Detached 79
Terraced 33
Flat (Purpose-Built) 14
Flat (Converted) 2
Residence in Commercial Building 4
Total 157
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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 45
Owned with Mortgage 51
Shared Ownership 0
Rented: From Council 6
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 12
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 26
Rented: Other 1
Rent Free 7
Total 148

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 31
Two People 34
Three People 22
Four People 24
Five People 14
Six People 11
Seven People 6
8+ People 6
Total 148

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 19
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 50
Total 125

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 52% male.

Gender
Male 255
Female 240
Total 495

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 43
5-7 31
8-9 15
10-14 26
15 5
16-17 16
18-19 14
20-24 57
25-29 34
30-44 102
45-59 90
60-64 14
65-74 21
75-84 20
85-89 5
90+ 2
Total 495

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode B20 3SG 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 146
Married 172
Divorced 22
Separated 18
Widowed 13
Same Sex 4
Total 375

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.

Health
Very Good 194
Good 209
Fair 65
Bad 22
Very Bad 5
Total 495

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) 82
Apprenticeship 5
2+ A Levels 36
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 48
1-4 GCSEs 60
No GCSEs 113
Other 31
Total 375

Ethnic Group Embed This

Church Vale, 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 16% 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 77
Mixed Ethnicity 22
Indian 133
Pakistani 112
Bangladeshi 46
Other Asian 31
Black African 19
Black Caribbean 35
Other Black/African/Caribbean 14
Other 6
Total 495

Country of Birth Embed This Back to Top

In this area (Church Vale, 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
England 278
Wales 1
Scotland 1
Northern Ireland 3
Republic of Ireland 4
European Union 19
Other 189
Total 495

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 3SG

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 352
Republic of Ireland 4
Europe (including European Union) 24
African Countries 4
Middle East or Asia 48
North America or Caribbean 6
Central America 0
South America 0
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 0
None 66

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.

Religion
Christian 111
No Religion 28
Buddhist 0
Hindu 47
Jewish 0
Muslim 187
Sikh 73
Other Religion 16
Not Stated 33
Total 495

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 95
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 47
Self Employed 37
Unemployed 31
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 48
Retired 27
Looking After Home or Family 27
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 17
Other 19
Total 348

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 14
Construction 6
RetailInc. Wholesale 27
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 20
Accommodation and Food 12
Information and Communication 8
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 11
Real Estate 4
Professional, Scientific and Technical 7
Administration 19
Public Administration and Defence 13
Education 20
HealthInc. Social Work 16
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 8
Total 185

Church Vale, Birmingham, B20 3SG is within the Lozells and East Handsworth policing neighbourhood, under the West Midlands Police force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999. In July 2018, 135 crimes were reported within half a mile of B20 3SG.


Neighbourhood Team

Crime: Click here to view 135 crimes committed near Church Vale
Neighbourhood Team Address Lozells and East Handsworth
Force Website: https://www.west-midlands.police.uk

Data courtesy of police.uk. See our Data Sources page for more information.

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Below are the details of the closest services to B20 3SG. 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 3SG.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Church Vale, Birmingham, B20 3SG. The nearest railway station is Perry Barr, approximately 0.7 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Perry Barr 0.7 miles
Witton (West Midlands) 1.3 miles
Jewellery Quarter 1.5 miles
Hamstead (Birmingham) 1.5 miles
Aston 1.9 miles
Birmingham Snow Hill 2 miles
The Hawthorns 2 miles
Birmingham New Street 2.4 miles
Birmingham Moor Street 2.4 miles
Duddeston 2.4 miles
Smethwick Rolfe Street 2.5 miles
Gravelly Hill 2.7 miles
Five Ways 2.7 miles
Smethwick Galton Bridge High Level 2.8 miles
Smethwick Galton Bridge 2.8 miles
Bordesley 3.1 miles
Adderley Park 3.2 miles
Erdington 3.4 miles
Tame Bridge Parkway 3.9 miles
Langley Green 3.9 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Church Vale, Birmingham, B20 3SG. The nearest is St Clare's Catholic Primary School, approximately 240 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
St Clare's Catholic Primary School 240 yards
    
St Marys C of E Primary and Nursery, Academy, Handsworth 250 yards
    
Westminster Primary School 600 yards
    
Holy Trinity CE Primary Academy (Handsworth) 770 yards
    
Heathfield Primary School 790 yards
    
Welford Primary School 840 yards
    
St Teresa's Catholic Primary School 0.5 miles
    
Sacred Heart Catholic School 0.6 miles
    
Cherry Orchard Primary School 0.7 miles
    
Birchfield Primary School 0.7 miles  

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Church Vale, Birmingham, B20 3SG. The nearest is Handsworth Wood Girls' Academy, approximately 0.6 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Handsworth Wood Girls' Academy 0.6 miles
    
King Edward VI Handsworth School 0.6 miles
    
King Edward VI Handsworth Grammar School for Boys 0.8 miles
    
Broadway Academy 0.9 miles
    
Holte School 0.9 miles
    
Eden Boys' School, Birmingham 1 mile
    
Eden Boys' Leadership Academy, Birmingham East 1.1 miles  
Nishkam High School 1.1 miles
    
Holyhead School 1.3 miles
    
King Edward VI Aston School 1.4 miles
    

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Church Vale, Birmingham, B20 3SG. The nearest is Crompton Road Surgery, approximately 410 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 Church Vale, Birmingham, B20 3SG. The nearest is Heathfield Road Dental Practice, approximately 760 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 Church Vale, Birmingham, B20 3SG. The nearest is Ashcroft, approximately 1.3 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Ashcroft 1.3 miles
Mary Seacole House 1.3 miles
City Hospital 1.7 miles
Optegra Eye Hospital Birmingham 2 miles
Birmingham Children's Hospital 2 miles
Eden Unit 2.6 miles
Forward House 2.6 miles
Endeavour Court 2.6 miles
Reservoir Court 2.6 miles
The Westbourne Centre 3 miles

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Church Vale, Birmingham, B20 3SG. The nearest is NVision Eyecare, approximately 0.6 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
NVision Eyecare 0.6 miles
Specs Direct 0.6 miles
20-20 Vision 0.6 miles
Eyes & Vision 0.6 miles
Eye Express 0.7 miles
Gallery Opticians 0.8 miles
Onkar Eye Centre 0.8 miles
D M Eye Clinic 0.9 miles
Ward (Ophthalmic Opticians) Ltd 1 mile
Cox Opticians 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 B20 3SG

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 23 reported internet connections. This postcode does feature some residents who are using lines that support speeds of less than 2Mbps.

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Average Download Speed 58.8Mbps
Maximum Download Speed Reported 200Mbps
Average Upload Speed 4.6Mbps
Maximum Upload Speed Reported 19.2Mbps
Ultrafast (300Mbps+) 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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