Area Information for New Canal Street, Birmingham, B5 5QX
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 New Canal Street, Birmingham, B5 5QX:
|New Canal Street, Birmingham, B5 5RA|
|Benacre Drive, Fazeley Street, Birmingham, B5 5RF|
|New Canal Street, Birmingham, B5 5RE|
|New Canal Street, Birmingham, B5 5RB|
|New Bartholomew Street, Birmingham, B5 5QS|
|Bordesley Street, Birmingham, B5 5PN|
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About the Demographic Information
The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about New Canal Street, Birmingham, B5 5QX 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 New Canal Street, 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||8|
Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top
The area containing New Canal Street, Birmingham contains a higher than average level of rented housing (excluding social housing) - 71% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 16%.
|Owned with Mortgage||8|
|Rented: From Council||6|
|Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations||4|
|Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents||63|
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||22|
|C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions||55|
|C2 - Skilled manual workers||8|
|DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers||7|
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 50% male.
Age Groups Embed This Back to Top
Across the UK as a whole, the median age is 39. This section of the Bordesley & Highgate ward has a very large concentration of residents that are aged 18-30. This is most commonly seen in inner city areas that have good entertainment facilities (bars, clubs, theatres etc.) that appeal to this younger demographic.
This type of distribution is also common in the vicinity of higher education facilities, in particular universities.
Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top
In the immediate vicinity of B5 5QX there is a large concentration of residents that are single - 95% of the resident population. On average, around 35% of census respondents were single. Areas with large single populations are often in built-up areas, with good entertainment facilities. It is also common to see a younger population in these areas.
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.
This area is fit as a fiddle, with over 91% of the population reporting themselves as being in Good or Very Good health at this address.
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)||135|
|HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels||394|
|5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels||73|
|1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent||29|
|No GCSEs or Equivalent||25|
Ethnic Group Embed This
New Canal Street, 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 56% 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||2|
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 B5 5QX
|Republic of Ireland||4|
|Europe (including European Union)||68|
|Middle East or Asia||55|
|North America or Caribbean||5|
|Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands)||3|
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 Bordesley & Highgate ward showed a higher than average concentration of student residents - 81% 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)||6|
|Full-Time Student (with or without job)||557|
|Looking After Home or Family||1|
|Long-Term Sick or Disabled||19|
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.||1|
|TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics||4|
|Accommodation and Food||33|
|Information and Communication||5|
|Financial ServicesInc. Insurance||11|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical||21|
|Public Administration and Defence||9|
|HealthInc. Social Work||11|
|OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc.||26|
New Canal Street, Birmingham, B5 5QX is within the City Centre policing neighbourhood, under the West Midlands Police force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999. In November 2020, 463 crimes were reported within half a mile of B5 5QX.
|Crime:||Click here to view 463 crimes committed near New Canal Street|
|Neighbourhood Team Address||
Below are the details of the closest services to B5 5QX. 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 B5 5QX.
Nearest Railway Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to New Canal Street, Birmingham, B5 5QX. The nearest railway station is Birmingham Moor Street, approximately 380 yards away.
|Birmingham Moor Street||380 yards|
|Birmingham New Street||820 yards|
|Birmingham Snow Hill||0.6 miles|
|Five Ways||1.2 miles|
|Jewellery Quarter||1.3 miles|
|Adderley Park||1.4 miles|
|Small Heath||1.6 miles|
|Witton (West Midlands)||2.3 miles|
|Perry Barr||2.6 miles|
|University (Birmingham)||2.8 miles|
|Gravelly Hill||2.9 miles|
|Spring Road||3.3 miles|
|Selly Oak||3.3 miles|
|Hall Green||3.4 miles|
|Acocks Green||3.6 miles|
Nearest Primary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to New Canal Street, Birmingham, B5 5QX. The nearest is St Vincent's Catholic Primary School, approximately 0.6 miles away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|St Vincent's Catholic Primary School||0.6 miles||
|St Anne's Catholic Primary School||0.7 miles||
|Harper Bell Seventh-day Adventist School||0.7 miles||
|Bordesley Village Primary School||0.8 miles||
|St Matthew's CofE Primary School||0.8 miles||
|St Catherine of Siena Catholic Primary School||0.8 miles||
|Chandos Primary School||0.8 miles||
|Regents Park Community Primary School||0.9 miles||
|St Thomas CofE Academy||0.9 miles||
|St George's Church of England Academy, Newtown||1 mile||
Nearest Secondary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to New Canal Street, Birmingham, B5 5QX. The nearest is Birmingham Ormiston Academy, approximately 450 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Birmingham Ormiston Academy||450 yards||
|Aston University Engineering Academy||0.7 miles||
|Heartlands Academy||0.8 miles||
|Ark St Alban's Academy||0.9 miles||
|City Academy||0.9 miles|
|Aston Manor Academy||1.1 miles||
|Jewellery Quarter Academy||1.2 miles||
|Holy Trinity Catholic School||1.3 miles||
|Small Heath Leadership Academy||1.4 miles||
|Nishkam High School||1.4 miles||
Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices
Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to New Canal Street, Birmingham, B5 5QX. The nearest is Halcyon Medical Limited, approximately 630 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Halcyon Medical Limited||630 yards|
|Babylon GP at Hand Birmingham||760 yards|
|Aston University Student Health Centre||0.5 miles|
|The Health Xchange (Primary Care Services for the Homeless)||0.7 miles|
|Birmingham Heartlands Surgery||0.7 miles|
|Modality Attwood Green||1 mile|
|Bath Row Medical Practice, Attwood Green Health Centre||1 mile|
|Highgate Medical Centre||1 mile|
|The Wand Medical Centre||1.1 miles|
|Nechells Practice||1.1 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to New Canal Street, Birmingham, B5 5QX. The nearest is Bhandal Dental Practice, approximately 710 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Bhandal Dental Practice||710 yards|
|Henderson Dental Practice||0.5 miles|
|BCHC - Orthodontics||0.6 miles|
|Bordesley Village Dental Practice||0.7 miles|
|BCHC - Special Care||1 mile|
|Nechells Dental Clinic||1.1 miles|
|Coventry Road Dental Practice||1.2 miles|
|Edgbaston Dental Centre||1.2 miles|
|BCHC - Special Care||1.3 miles|
|Bhandal Dental Practice - Five Ways||1.3 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest hospitals to New Canal Street, Birmingham, B5 5QX. The nearest is Birmingham Children's Hospital, approximately 740 yards away.
|Birmingham Children's Hospital||740 yards|
|Birmingham Children's Hospital||820 yards|
|Optegra Eye Hospital Birmingham||0.5 miles|
|The Westbourne Centre||1.7 miles|
|BMI Priory Hospital||1.9 miles|
|BMI The Priory Hospital||1.9 miles|
|City Hospital||2 miles|
|City Hospital Birmingham (Alliance Medical Scanning)||2 miles|
|Mary Seacole House||2 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to New Canal Street, Birmingham, B5 5QX. The nearest is Opticial Express, approximately 500 yards away.
|Opticial Express||500 yards|
|Boots-Birmingham - High Street||560 yards|
|Montague Canin||590 yards|
|Vision Express (UK) Ltd||590 yards|
|Vision Care for Homeless People||640 yards|
|Scrivens Ltd||670 yards|
|Specsavers Opticians||710 yards|
|The Contact Lens Practice Ltd||half a mile|
|Aston Eye Clinic||0.5 miles|
|Piccadilly Opticians||0.5 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.