Area Information for Yardley Road, Acocks Green, Birmingham, B27 6EB
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About the Demographic Information
The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Yardley Road, Acocks Green, Birmingham, B27 6EB 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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There have been no house sales reported to the Land Registry in this postcode since January 1st 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 Yardley Road, Acocks Green, Birmingham consists predominantly of flats, which is common in inner cities, student neighbourhoods and poorer suburban settings. 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||2|
Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top
The area containing Yardley Road, Acocks Green, Birmingham contains a higher than average level of rented housing (excluding social housing) - 44% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 16%.
|Owned with Mortgage||30|
|Rented: From Council||15|
|Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations||0|
|Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents||59|
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||29|
|C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions||30|
|C2 - Skilled manual workers||19|
|DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers||31|
Gender Embed This Back to Top
Across the UK as a whole, the gender split is roughly 49% male, 51% female. The local area around B27 6EB however is predominantly male (57%). This can be caused by a number of factors, but amongst the most common are: areas associated with nearby higher education, areas that contain large establishments such as boarding schools, and areas with younger populations (females on average live longer than males, so are more likely to be found in retirement areas).
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 postcode B27 6EB 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)||66|
|HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels||28|
|5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels||27|
|1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent||29|
|No GCSEs or Equivalent||53|
Ethnic Group Embed This
Yardley Road, Acocks Green, 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 69% 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
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||5|
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 B27 6EB
|Republic of Ireland||7|
|Europe (including European Union)||21|
|Middle East or Asia||16|
|North America or Caribbean||2|
|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
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)||32|
|Full-Time Student (with or without job)||14|
|Looking After Home or Family||6|
|Long-Term Sick or Disabled||12|
Employment Industry Embed This Back to Top
This data is based on resident aged 16-74 on census day 2011, who were in employment.
|Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc.||2|
|TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics||7|
|Accommodation and Food||9|
|Information and Communication||14|
|Financial ServicesInc. Insurance||6|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical||5|
|Public Administration and Defence||6|
|HealthInc. Social Work||19|
|OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc.||4|
Yardley Road, Acocks Green, Birmingham, B27 6EB is within the Acocks Green policing neighbourhood, under the West Midlands Police force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999. In April 2022, 4 crimes were reported within half a mile of B27 6EB.
|Crime:||Click here to view 4 crimes committed near Yardley Road|
|Neighbourhood Team Address||
Below are the details of the closest services to Acocks Green. 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 B27 6EB.
Nearest Railway Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Yardley Road, Acocks Green, Birmingham, B27 6EB. The nearest railway station is Acocks Green, approximately 80 yards away.
|Acocks Green||80 yards|
|Spring Road||0.9 miles|
|Hall Green||1.4 miles|
|Small Heath||1.9 miles|
|Yardley Wood||2.5 miles|
|Lea Hall||2.6 miles|
|Adderley Park||2.8 miles|
|Marston Green||2.9 miles|
|Birmingham Moor Street||3.7 miles|
|Birmingham New Street||3.9 miles|
|Birmingham International||3.9 miles|
|Birmingham Snow Hill||4.1 miles|
|Widney Manor||4.2 miles|
Nearest Primary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Yardley Road, Acocks Green, Birmingham, B27 6EB. The nearest is Holy Souls Catholic Primary School, approximately 310 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Holy Souls Catholic Primary School||310 yards||
|Cottesbrooke Infant and Nursery School||370 yards||
|Cedars Academy||400 yards||
|Acocks Green Primary School||570 yards||
|Gilbertstone Primary School||0.5 miles||
|The Oaklands Primary School||0.6 miles||
|Yarnfield Primary School||0.8 miles||
|St Margaret's Church of England Primary School||0.9 miles||
|Olton Primary School||1 mile||
|Kineton Green Primary School||1 mile||
Nearest Secondary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Yardley Road, Acocks Green, Birmingham, B27 6EB. The nearest is Archbishop Ilsley Catholic School, approximately 680 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Archbishop Ilsley Catholic School||680 yards||
|East Birmingham Network Academy||0.9 miles||
|Ninestiles, an Academy||0.9 miles||
|Yardleys School||1 mile||
|Lyndon School||1.2 miles||
|Langley School||1.5 miles||
|Eden Girls' Leadership Academy, Birmingham||1.7 miles|
|Hall Green School||1.7 miles||
|Cockshut Hill School||1.8 miles||
|Ark Boulton Academy||1.8 miles||
Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices
Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Yardley Road, Acocks Green, Birmingham, B27 6EB. The nearest is Dudley Park Medical Centre, approximately 380 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Dudley Park Medical Centre||380 yards|
|Victoria Road Surgery||660 yards|
|The Acocks Green Medical Centre||730 yards|
|Shirley Road Health Centre||0.8 miles|
|Richmond Medical Centre||0.9 miles|
|The Swan Medical Centre||0.9 miles|
|St. Margaret's Medical Practice||1 mile|
|Yardley Medical Centre||1 mile|
|MANOR HOUSE LANE SURGERY||1.1 miles|
|Dr Srinivas Rao Dasari And Dr Raveendra Katamaneni||1.1 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to Yardley Road, Acocks Green, Birmingham, B27 6EB. The nearest is Village Dental Surgery, approximately 290 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Village Dental Surgery||290 yards|
|Acocks Green Dental Practice||460 yards|
|Rees Dental Practice||660 yards|
|Bhandal Dental Practice - Acocks Green||670 yards|
|Hazelwood Dental Practice||750 yards|
|Rai Dental Surgery||820 yards|
|Dr Cottam Orthodontic Practice||0.7 miles|
|Henry Road Dental Practice||0.9 miles|
|Bhandal Dental Practice - South Yardley||1 mile|
|Manor House Dental||1.1 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest hospitals to Yardley Road, Acocks Green, Birmingham, B27 6EB. The nearest is Hertford House, approximately 0.9 miles away.
Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Yardley Road, Acocks Green, Birmingham, B27 6EB. The nearest is New Image Opticians, approximately 380 yards away.
|New Image Opticians||380 yards|
|Boots-Acocks Green||460 yards|
|Banks Opticians||460 yards|
|Complete Community Care||0.6 miles|
|Alan Tyler Opticians||0.8 miles|
|Boots-Birmingham - Yardley||0.8 miles|
|Krystal Vision||0.9 miles|
|Tesco Opticians||0.9 miles|
|Manor 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.