Area Information for Birmingham, B6 5NB

This postcode 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 Birmingham, B6 5NB, 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.

Please Note

This postcode was terminated by the Royal Mail in December 1983. Where possible, we have attempted to find data relating to the area in which the postcode used to reside before retirement. However, some data such as street names and house pricing is based on current postcodes only and so may be missing or incomplete.

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 Birmingham, B6 5NB:

Bramble Close, Aston, Birmingham, B6 5HW
Victoria Road, Aston, Birmingham, B6 5HH
Victoria Road, Aston, Birmingham, B6 5HG
Whitehead Road, Birmingham, B6 5EL
Hanover Close, Birmingham, B6 5ES
Albert Road, Aston, Birmingham, B6 5ND

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 Birmingham, B6 5NB 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

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 4
Semi-Detached 18
Terraced 37
Flat (Purpose-Built) 13
Flat (Converted) 5
Total 77
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

The area containing Birmingham contains a higher than average level of social housing - 37% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 18%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 15
Owned with Mortgage 19
Shared Ownership 0
Rented: From Council 9
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 18
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 10
Rent Free 2
Total 73

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 21
Two People 6
Three People 10
Four People 6
Five People 12
Six People 5
Seven People 3
8+ People 10
Total 73

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 1
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 15
C2 - Skilled manual workers 13
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 30
Total 59

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 54% male.

Male 172
Female 144
Total 316

Age Groups Embed This Back to Top

The area around B6 5NB has a very large concentration of children that are under 16 (at 29% of the resident population). This is commonly seen in suburban neighbourhoods, and sometiems in areas of high social housing.

Age Groups
0-4 40
5-7 12
8-9 9
10-14 24
15 8
16-17 9
18-19 11
20-24 42
25-29 29
30-44 56
45-59 45
60-64 10
65-74 11
75-84 8
85-89 2
90+ 0
Total 316

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode B6 5NB 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 100
Married 98
Divorced 11
Separated 3
Widowed 11
Same Sex 0
Total 223

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 147
Good 80
Fair 57
Bad 25
Very Bad 7
Total 316

Education & Qualifications Embed This Back to Top

B6 5NB and surrounding area has a larger than average concentration of residents have no qualifications - 42% of the resident population. On average, around 22.9% of census respondents fall into this category.

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) 28
Apprenticeship 2
HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels 14
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 29
1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent 35
No GCSEs or Equivalent 93
Other 22
Total 223

Ethnic Group Embed This

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 11% 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 35
Mixed Ethnicity 4
Indian 15
Pakistani 94
Bangladeshi 113
Chinese 8
Other Asian 6
Black African 5
Black Caribbean 18
Other Black/African/Caribbean 14
Other 4
Total 316

Country of Birth Embed This Back to Top

In this area (Birmingham), 60% 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 190
Wales 0
Scotland 0
Northern Ireland 0
Republic of Ireland 0
European Union 1
Other 125
Total 316

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 5NB

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 239
Republic of Ireland 0
Europe (including European Union) 1
African Countries 1
Middle East or Asia 24
North America or Caribbean 0
Central America 0
South America 0
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 3
None 50

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 60
No Religion 22
Buddhist 2
Hindu 1
Jewish 0
Muslim 219
Sikh 1
Other Religion 1
Not Stated 10
Total 316

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 33
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 18
Self Employed 15
Unemployed 26
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 31
Retired 7
Looking After Home or Family 23
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 37
Other 23
Total 213

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 8
Construction 1
RetailInc. Wholesale 11
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 6
Accommodation and Food 13
Information and Communication 2
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 4
Real Estate 1
Professional, Scientific and Technical 2
Administration 5
Public Administration and Defence 4
Education 7
HealthInc. Social Work 5
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 4
Total 73

Birmingham, B6 5NB 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.

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Crime: Click here to view crimes committed near B6 5NB
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Below are the details of the closest services to B6 5NB. 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 5NB.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Birmingham, B6 5NB. The nearest railway station is Witton (West Midlands), approximately 0.8 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Witton (West Midlands) 0.8 miles
Aston 0.9 miles
Perry Barr 1.1 miles
Jewellery Quarter 1.3 miles
Duddeston 1.3 miles
Birmingham Snow Hill 1.3 miles
Birmingham Moor Street 1.6 miles
Birmingham New Street 1.7 miles
Gravelly Hill 1.9 miles
Adderley Park 2 miles
Bordesley 2.2 miles
Five Ways 2.3 miles
Hamstead (Birmingham) 2.5 miles
Erdington 2.9 miles
Small Heath 3 miles
The Hawthorns 3 miles
Smethwick Rolfe Street 3.3 miles
Chester Road 3.4 miles
Stechford 3.6 miles
Smethwick Galton Bridge 3.7 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Birmingham, B6 5NB. The nearest is Mansfield Green E-ACT Academy, approximately 230 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Mansfield Green E-ACT Academy 230 yards
Prince Albert Junior and Infant School 230 yards
Aston Tower Community Primary School 460 yards
Lozells Junior and Infant School and Nursery 770 yards
Chilwell Croft Academy 0.5 miles
Birchfield Primary School 0.5 miles
Sacred Heart Catholic School 0.6 miles
Manor Park Primary Academy 0.6 miles
Yew Tree Community Junior and Infant School (NC) 0.7 miles
Canterbury Cross Primary School 0.7 miles

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Birmingham, B6 5NB. The nearest is Eden Boys' Leadership Academy, Birmingham East, approximately 200 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Eden Boys' Leadership Academy, Birmingham East 200 yards  
King Edward VI Aston School 530 yards
Holte School 710 yards
Aston Manor Academy 810 yards
Broadway Academy 0.7 miles
Nishkam High School 0.8 miles
Aston University Engineering Academy 1 mile
Eden Boys' School, Birmingham 1.2 miles
Heartlands Academy 1.2 miles
King Edward VI Handsworth School 1.3 miles

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Birmingham, B6 5NB. The nearest is RAYDOCS - Aston Pride, approximately 320 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 Birmingham, B6 5NB. The nearest is Dental Surgery, approximately 540 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 Birmingham, B6 5NB. The nearest is Optegra Eye Hospital Birmingham, approximately 1.1 miles away.

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Birmingham, B6 5NB. The nearest is Cox Opticians, approximately 320 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Cox Opticians 320 yards
Roots Opticians 680 yards
Gallery Opticians 830 yards
Mahendra Mohanlal Davda 0.5 miles
NVision Eyecare 0.6 miles
Shah-Jallal Opticians 0.6 miles
Specs Direct 0.7 miles
20-20 Vision 0.7 miles
Syed Hassan Abbas Abdi 0.7 miles
Focus Eye Clinic 0.9 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.