Area Information for Shire Brook Close, Birmingham, B6 6BT
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About the Demographic Information
The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Shire Brook Close, Birmingham, B6 6BT 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
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.
|Residence in Commercial Building||8|
Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top
The area containing Shire Brook Close, Birmingham contains a higher than average level of social housing - 52% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 18%.
|Owned with Mortgage||14|
|Rented: From Council||9|
|Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations||56|
|Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents||27|
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||6|
|C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions||27|
|C2 - Skilled manual workers||17|
|DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers||53|
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 49% male.
Age Groups Embed This Back to Top
The area around B6 6BT has a very large concentration of children that are under 16 (at 30% of the resident population). This is commonly seen in suburban neighbourhoods, and sometiems in areas of high social housing.
Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top
The postcode B6 6BT 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)||35|
|HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels||29|
|5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels||33|
|1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent||40|
|No GCSEs or Equivalent||74|
Ethnic Group Embed This
Shire Brook Close, 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 7% 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
In this area (Shire Brook Close, Birmingham), 52% 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|
|Republic of Ireland||0|
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 6BT
|Republic of Ireland||0|
|Europe (including European Union)||16|
|Middle East or Asia||33|
|North America or Caribbean||6|
|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
This address within the Aston ward showed a higher than average concentration of student residents - 16% 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)||34|
|Full-Time Student (with or without job)||38|
|Looking After Home or Family||22|
|Long-Term Sick or Disabled||20|
Employment Industry Embed This Back to Top
This data is based on resident aged 16-74 on census day 2011, who were in employment.
|TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics||8|
|Accommodation and Food||10|
|Information and Communication||5|
|Financial ServicesInc. Insurance||4|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical||1|
|Public Administration and Defence||4|
|HealthInc. Social Work||15|
|OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc.||4|
Shire Brook Close, Birmingham, B6 6BT 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 November 2020, 229 crimes were reported within half a mile of B6 6BT.
|Crime:||Click here to view 229 crimes committed near Shire Brook Close|
|Neighbourhood Team Address||
Below are the details of the closest services to B6 6BT. 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 6BT.
Nearest Railway Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Shire Brook Close, Birmingham, B6 6BT. The nearest railway station is Witton (West Midlands), approximately 0.7 miles away.
|Witton (West Midlands)||0.7 miles|
|Perry Barr||0.8 miles|
|Jewellery Quarter||1.3 miles|
|Birmingham Snow Hill||1.5 miles|
|Birmingham Moor Street||1.8 miles|
|Birmingham New Street||1.9 miles|
|Gravelly Hill||2 miles|
|Hamstead (Birmingham)||2.2 miles|
|Adderley Park||2.3 miles|
|Five Ways||2.5 miles|
|The Hawthorns||2.8 miles|
|Smethwick Rolfe Street||3.2 miles|
|Small Heath||3.3 miles|
|Chester Road||3.4 miles|
|Smethwick Galton Bridge||3.5 miles|
Nearest Primary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Shire Brook Close, Birmingham, B6 6BT. The nearest is Mansfield Green E-ACT Academy, approximately 290 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Mansfield Green E-ACT Academy||290 yards||
|Prince Albert Junior and Infant School||290 yards||
|Birchfield Primary School||500 yards||
|Sacred Heart Catholic School||610 yards||
|Lozells Junior and Infant School and Nursery||780 yards||
|Canterbury Cross Primary School||860 yards||
|Aston Tower Community Primary School||0.5 miles||
|Heathfield Primary School||0.5 miles||
|Westminster Primary School||0.6 miles||
|Chilwell Croft Academy||0.7 miles||
Nearest Secondary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Shire Brook Close, Birmingham, B6 6BT. The nearest is Eden Boys' Leadership Academy, Birmingham East, approximately 310 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Eden Boys' Leadership Academy, Birmingham East||310 yards|
|Holte School||660 yards||
|King Edward VI Aston School||840 yards||
|Broadway Academy||0.5 miles||
|Aston Manor Academy||0.7 miles||
|Nishkam High School||0.8 miles||
|Eden Boys' School, Birmingham||1 mile||
|King Edward VI Handsworth School||1.1 miles||
|Aston University Engineering Academy||1.2 miles||
|Heartlands Academy||1.5 miles||
Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices
Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Shire Brook Close, Birmingham, B6 6BT. The nearest is Laurie Pike Health Centre, approximately 190 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Laurie Pike Health Centre||190 yards|
|RAYDOCS - Aston Pride||320 yards|
|Al-Shafa Medical Centre||400 yards|
|Victoria Road Medical Centre||810 yards|
|Heathfield Family Centre||0.6 miles|
|Lozells Medical Practice||0.6 miles|
|The Limes Medical Centre - Finch Road Branch||0.6 miles|
|Newtown Health Centre||0.6 miles|
|Burbury Medical Centre||0.6 miles|
|Shanklin House Surgery||0.6 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to Shire Brook Close, Birmingham, B6 6BT. The nearest is Dental Surgery, approximately 310 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Dental Surgery||310 yards|
|Birchfield Road Dental Practice||510 yards|
|Novos Dental Clinic||510 yards|
|BCHC - Special Care||600 yards|
|Family Dental Care||620 yards|
|Heathfield Road Dental Practice||860 yards|
|Lozells Road Dental Practice||0.6 miles|
|Newtown Dental Practice||0.6 miles|
|Farm Street Dental Practice||0.9 miles|
|Nechells Dental Clinic||1.2 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest hospitals to Shire Brook Close, Birmingham, B6 6BT. The nearest is Optegra Eye Hospital Birmingham, approximately 1.3 miles away.
|Optegra Eye Hospital Birmingham||1.3 miles|
|Birmingham Children's Hospital||1.4 miles|
|Birmingham Children's Hospital||1.5 miles|
|Mary Seacole House||1.6 miles|
|City Hospital||1.9 miles|
|City Hospital Birmingham (Alliance Medical Scanning)||1.9 miles|
|Eden Unit||2 miles|
|Forward House||2 miles|
|Endeavour Court||2.1 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Shire Brook Close, Birmingham, B6 6BT. The nearest is Cox Opticians, approximately 320 yards away.
* 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 B6 6BT
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 10 reported internet connections.
|Average Download Speed||30.3Mbps|
|Maximum Download Speed Reported||78.1Mbps|
|Average Upload Speed||6.7Mbps|
|Maximum Upload Speed Reported||19.5Mbps|
|Ultrafast (300Mbps+) Broadband Available||Yes|
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