Area Information for Birchfield Gardens, Birmingham, B6 6BZ
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About the Demographic Information
The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Birchfield Gardens, Birmingham, B6 6BZ 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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We have found 7 property sales in Birchfield Gardens since the beginning of 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 Tenure Embed This Back to Top
The area containing Birchfield Gardens, Birmingham contains a higher than average level of social housing - 70% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 18%.
|Owned with Mortgage||8|
|Rented: From Council||29|
|Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations||64|
|Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents||14|
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||9|
|C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions||19|
|C2 - Skilled manual workers||11|
|DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers||45|
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 52% male.
Age Groups Embed This Back to Top
The area around B6 6BZ 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 6BZ 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
Birchfield Gardens and surrounding area has a larger than average concentration of residents have no qualifications - 48% 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)||32|
|HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels||12|
|5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels||29|
|1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent||28|
|No GCSEs or Equivalent||122|
Ethnic Group Embed This
Birchfield Gardens, 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 12% 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 (Birchfield Gardens, 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||4|
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 6BZ
|Republic of Ireland||1|
|Europe (including European Union)||8|
|Middle East or Asia||36|
|North America or Caribbean||7|
|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)||33|
|Looking After Home or Family||27|
|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.
|Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management||1|
|TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics||1|
|Accommodation and Food||10|
|Information and Communication||2|
|Financial ServicesInc. Insurance||6|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical||1|
|Public Administration and Defence||3|
|HealthInc. Social Work||7|
|OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc.||3|
Birchfield Gardens, Birmingham, B6 6BZ 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.
|Crime:||Click here to view crimes committed near Birchfield Gardens|
|Neighbourhood Team Address||
Below are the details of the closest services to B6 6BZ. 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 6BZ.
Nearest Railway Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Birchfield Gardens, Birmingham, B6 6BZ. The nearest railway station is Witton (West Midlands), approximately 0.8 miles away.
|Witton (West Midlands)||0.8 miles|
|Perry Barr||0.8 miles|
|Jewellery Quarter||1.2 miles|
|Birmingham Snow Hill||1.5 miles|
|Birmingham Moor Street||1.8 miles|
|Birmingham New Street||1.8 miles|
|Gravelly Hill||2.1 miles|
|Hamstead (Birmingham)||2.2 miles|
|Adderley Park||2.4 miles|
|Five Ways||2.4 miles|
|The Hawthorns||2.7 miles|
|Smethwick Rolfe Street||3.1 miles|
|Small Heath||3.3 miles|
|Smethwick Galton Bridge||3.4 miles|
|Chester Road||3.5 miles|
Nearest Primary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Birchfield Gardens, Birmingham, B6 6BZ. The nearest is Mansfield Green E-ACT Academy, approximately 440 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Mansfield Green E-ACT Academy||440 yards||
|Prince Albert Junior and Infant School||440 yards||
|Birchfield Primary School||510 yards||
|Sacred Heart Catholic School||600 yards||
|Lozells Junior and Infant School and Nursery||650 yards||
|Heathfield Primary School||750 yards||
|Canterbury Cross Primary School||0.5 miles||
|Westminster Primary School||0.5 miles||
|Aston Tower Community Primary School||0.6 miles||
|Anglesey Primary School||0.6 miles||
Nearest Secondary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Birchfield Gardens, Birmingham, B6 6BZ. The nearest is Eden Boys' Leadership Academy, Birmingham East, approximately 460 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Eden Boys' Leadership Academy, Birmingham East||460 yards|
|Holte School||510 yards||
|King Edward VI Aston School||0.6 miles||
|Broadway Academy||0.6 miles||
|Aston Manor Academy||0.7 miles||
|Nishkam High School||0.7 miles||
|Eden Boys' School, Birmingham||1 mile||
|King Edward VI Handsworth School||1 mile||
|Aston University Engineering Academy||1.2 miles||
|King Edward VI Handsworth Wood Girls' Academy||1.4 miles||
Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices
Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Birchfield Gardens, Birmingham, B6 6BZ. The nearest is Laurie Pike Health Centre, approximately 60 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Laurie Pike Health Centre||60 yards|
|RAYDOCS - Aston Pride||310 yards|
|Al-Shafa Medical Centre||590 yards|
|Heathfield Family Centre||840 yards|
|Lozells Medical Practice||860 yards|
|The Limes Medical Centre - Finch Road Branch||860 yards|
|Burbury Medical Centre||half a mile|
|Newtown Health Centre||0.5 miles|
|Victoria Road Medical Centre||0.5 miles|
|Crompton Road Surgery||0.6 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to Birchfield Gardens, Birmingham, B6 6BZ. The nearest is Dental Surgery, approximately 160 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Dental Surgery||160 yards|
|Birchfield Road Dental Practice||410 yards|
|Novos Dental Clinic||410 yards|
|Family Dental Care||430 yards|
|Heathfield Road Dental Practice||710 yards|
|BCHC - Special Care||780 yards|
|Lozells Road Dental Practice||810 yards|
|Newtown Dental Practice||0.5 miles|
|Farm Street Dental Practice||0.8 miles|
|Nechells Dental Clinic||1.2 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest hospitals to Birchfield Gardens, Birmingham, B6 6BZ. 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||1.4 miles|
|Mary Seacole House||1.5 miles|
|City Hospital||1.8 miles|
|City Hospital Birmingham (Alliance Medical Scanning)||1.8 miles|
|Eden Unit||2.1 miles|
|Forward House||2.1 miles|
|Endeavour Court||2.2 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Birchfield Gardens, Birmingham, B6 6BZ. The nearest is Cox Opticians, approximately 310 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 6BZ
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 11 reported internet connections.
|Average Download Speed||38.6Mbps|
|Maximum Download Speed Reported||100Mbps|
|Average Upload Speed||3.8Mbps|
|Maximum Upload Speed Reported||10Mbps|
|Ultrafast (300Mbps+) Broadband Available||Yes|
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