Area Information for Upper Sutton Street, Birmingham, B6 5BE

Upper Sutton Street in Birmingham is in the West Midlands region of England. The postcode is within the Aston ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of Birmingham, Ladywood. This page combines information for the address Upper Sutton Street, Birmingham, B6 5BE, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of B6 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.

Basic Information

Area Type Urban
Local Authority Birmingham
Ward Aston
Constituency Birmingham, Ladywood
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 Upper Sutton Street, Birmingham, B6 5BE:

Ruskin Hall Grove, Aston, Birmingham, B6 5BQ
Upper Sutton Street, Birmingham, B6 5BW
Upper Sutton Street, Birmingham, B6 5BN
Gillespie Croft, Birmingham, B6 5BU
Clifton Road, Aston, Birmingham, B6 5BL
Estone Walk, Birmingham, B6 5BY

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about B6 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Upper Sutton Street, Birmingham, B6 5BE 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

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 Upper Sutton 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.

Housing Types
Detached 4
Semi-Detached 2
Terraced 9
Flat (Purpose-Built) 134
Flat (Converted) 0
Total 149
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

The area containing Upper Sutton Street, Birmingham contains a higher than average level of social housing - 88% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 18%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 3
Owned with Mortgage 1
Shared Ownership 0
Rented: From Council 117
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 12
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 5
Rent Free 8
Total 146

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 71
Two People 32
Three People 19
Four People 11
Five People 6
Six People 5
Seven People 1
8+ People 1
Total 146

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 4
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 31
C2 - Skilled manual workers 21
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 79
Total 135

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 53% male.

Male 164
Female 148
Total 312

Age Groups Embed This Back to Top

The area around B6 5BE has a very large concentration of children that are under 16 (at 34% of the resident population). This is commonly seen in suburban neighbourhoods, and sometiems in areas of high social housing.

Age Groups
0-4 43
5-7 26
8-9 12
10-14 24
15 2
16-17 1
18-19 6
20-24 21
25-29 28
30-44 93
45-59 41
60-64 3
65-74 8
75-84 2
85-89 0
90+ 2
Total 312

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode B6 5BE 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 108
Married 64
Divorced 18
Separated 8
Widowed 5
Same Sex 2
Total 205

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 178
Good 71
Fair 41
Bad 16
Very Bad 6
Total 312

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) 24
Apprenticeship 2
HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels 20
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 21
1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent 36
No GCSEs or Equivalent 77
Other 25
Total 205

Ethnic Group Embed This

Upper Sutton 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 19% 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 60
Mixed Ethnicity 24
Indian 2
Pakistani 4
Bangladeshi 12
Chinese 8
Other Asian 22
Black African 98
Black Caribbean 32
Other Black/African/Caribbean 33
Other 17
Total 312

Country of Birth Embed This Back to Top

In this area (Upper Sutton Street, Birmingham), only 46% of the residents were born in England, so the majority of the residents of this area were not born in England.

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 145
Wales 2
Scotland 1
Northern Ireland 1
Republic of Ireland 4
European Union 14
Other 145
Total 312

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 B6 5BE

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 173
Republic of Ireland 1
Europe (including European Union) 28
African Countries 13
Middle East or Asia 19
North America or Caribbean 6
Central America 0
South America 0
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 0
None 75

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 129
No Religion 29
Buddhist 6
Hindu 1
Jewish 0
Muslim 126
Sikh 0
Other Religion 2
Not Stated 19
Total 312

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 35
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 29
Self Employed 13
Unemployed 37
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 27
Retired 5
Looking After Home or Family 25
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 20
Other 10
Total 201

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
AgricultureInc. Forestry and Fishing 1
Manufacturing 9
Construction 4
RetailInc. Wholesale 19
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 4
Accommodation and Food 5
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 3
Professional, Scientific and Technical 1
Administration 9
Public Administration and Defence 3
Education 6
HealthInc. Social Work 14
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 4
Total 82

Upper Sutton Street, Birmingham, B6 5BE is within the Aston policing neighbourhood, under the West Midlands Police force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999. In February 2021, 88 crimes were reported within half a mile of B6 5BE.

Neighbourhood Team

Crime: Click here to view 88 crimes committed near Upper Sutton Street
Neighbourhood Team Address Aston
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Below are the details of the closest services to B6 5BE. 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 B6 5BE.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Upper Sutton Street, Birmingham, B6 5BE. The nearest railway station is Aston, approximately 0.7 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Aston 0.7 miles
Witton (West Midlands) 0.8 miles
Duddeston 1.1 miles
Perry Barr 1.3 miles
Birmingham Snow Hill 1.3 miles
Jewellery Quarter 1.3 miles
Birmingham Moor Street 1.5 miles
Birmingham New Street 1.6 miles
Gravelly Hill 1.8 miles
Adderley Park 1.8 miles
Bordesley 2 miles
Five Ways 2.3 miles
Hamstead (Birmingham) 2.8 miles
Small Heath 2.8 miles
Erdington 2.8 miles
The Hawthorns 3.2 miles
Chester Road 3.4 miles
Stechford 3.4 miles
Smethwick Rolfe Street 3.5 miles
Tyseley 3.8 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Upper Sutton Street, Birmingham, B6 5BE. The nearest is Aston Tower Community Primary School, approximately < 50 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Aston Tower Community Primary School < 50 yards
Mansfield Green E-ACT Academy 640 yards
Prince Albert Junior and Infant School 640 yards
Manor Park Primary Academy half a mile
Chilwell Croft Academy 0.5 miles
Lozells Junior and Infant School and Nursery 0.6 miles
Cromwell Junior and Infant School 0.6 miles
St Joseph's Catholic Primary School 0.7 miles
Yew Tree Community Junior and Infant School (NC) 0.7 miles
Birchfield Primary School 0.8 miles

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Upper Sutton Street, Birmingham, B6 5BE. The nearest is King Edward VI Aston School, approximately 420 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
King Edward VI Aston School 420 yards
Titan Aston Academy 460 yards
Aston Manor Academy 590 yards
Eden Boys' Leadership Academy, Birmingham East 620 yards  
Birmingham Independent College 810 yards  
The Wisdom Academy 820 yards  
Holte School 0.6 miles
Aston University Engineering Academy 0.8 miles
Blackwater Academy 0.9 miles  
Nishkam High School 0.9 miles

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Upper Sutton Street, Birmingham, B6 5BE. The nearest is Victoria Road Medical Centre, approximately 180 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 Upper Sutton Street, Birmingham, B6 5BE. The nearest is Dental Surgery, approximately 0.6 miles 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 Upper Sutton Street, Birmingham, B6 5BE. The nearest is Optegra Eye Hospital Birmingham, approximately 1 mile away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Optegra Eye Hospital Birmingham 1 mile
Birmingham Children's Hospital 1.1 miles
Birmingham Children's Hospital 1.1 miles
Eden Unit 1.9 miles
Forward House 1.9 miles
Ashcroft 2 miles
Mary Seacole House 2 miles
Endeavour Court 2.1 miles
Reservoir Court 2.1 miles
City Hospital 2.1 miles

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Upper Sutton Street, Birmingham, B6 5BE. The nearest is Cox Opticians, approximately 750 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Cox Opticians 750 yards
Roots Opticians 0.5 miles
Focus Eye Clinic 0.6 miles
Mahendra Mohanlal Davda 0.7 miles
Gallery Opticians 0.7 miles
Shah-Jallal Opticians 0.8 miles
Syed Hassan Abbas Abdi 0.8 miles
NVision Eyecare 0.8 miles
20-20 Vision 1 mile
Specs Direct 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.