Area Information for Birch Road, Witton, Birmingham, B6 7JR

Birch Road in Witton is in the West Midlands region of England. The postcode is within the Aston ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of Birmingham, Perry Barr. This page combines information for the address Birch Road, Witton, Birmingham, B6 7JR, 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, Perry Barr
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 Birch Road, Witton, Birmingham, B6 7JR:

Deykin Avenue, Birmingham, B6 7BE
Deykin Avenue, Birmingham, B6 7BY
Cheshire Road, Birmingham, B6 7BX
Brookvale Road, Witton, Birmingham, B6 7AS
Tame Road, Birmingham, B6 7DS
Brantley Road, Birmingham, B6 7DR

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 Birch Road, Witton, Birmingham, B6 7JR 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 Birch Road, Witton, Birmingham consists predominantly of terraced housing, which is common in suburban and inner-city areas. 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 6
Semi-Detached 18
Terraced 124
Flat (Purpose-Built) 2
Flat (Converted) 2
Residence in Commercial Building 1
Total 153
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

The area containing Birch Road, Witton, Birmingham contains a higher than average level of rented housing (excluding social housing) - 37% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 16%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 30
Owned with Mortgage 50
Shared Ownership 2
Rented: From Council 1
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 6
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 52
Rented: Other 1
Rent Free 2
Total 144

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 33
Two People 36
Three People 30
Four People 30
Five People 10
Six People 4
Seven People 0
8+ People 1
Total 144

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 8
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 37
C2 - Skilled manual workers 24
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 59
Total 128

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, Perry Barr constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 48% male.

Male 192
Female 206
Total 398

Age Groups Embed This Back to Top

The area around B6 7JR 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.

Age Groups
0-4 48
5-7 23
8-9 20
10-14 24
15 6
16-17 11
18-19 10
20-24 28
25-29 50
30-44 106
45-59 52
60-64 2
65-74 14
75-84 1
85-89 2
90+ 1
Total 398

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode B6 7JR 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 119
Married 109
Divorced 16
Separated 18
Widowed 15
Same Sex 0
Total 277

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 147
Fair 57
Bad 13
Very Bad 3
Total 398

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) 59
Apprenticeship 5
HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels 36
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 38
1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent 41
No GCSEs or Equivalent 64
Other 34
Total 277

Ethnic Group Embed This

Birch Road, Witton, 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 33% 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 131
Mixed Ethnicity 34
Indian 9
Pakistani 83
Bangladeshi 38
Chinese 4
Other Asian 15
Black African 35
Black Caribbean 30
Other Black/African/Caribbean 15
Other 4
Total 398

Country of Birth Embed This Back to Top

In this area (Birch Road, Witton, Birmingham), 69% 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 275
Wales 3
Scotland 1
Northern Ireland 2
Republic of Ireland 2
European Union 13
Other 102
Total 398

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 7JR

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 253
Republic of Ireland 1
Europe (including European Union) 15
African Countries 13
Middle East or Asia 31
North America or Caribbean 4
Central America 0
South America 2
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 1
None 83

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 155
No Religion 57
Buddhist 4
Hindu 3
Jewish 0
Muslim 157
Sikh 5
Other Religion 1
Not Stated 16
Total 398

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 106
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 38
Self Employed 16
Unemployed 20
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 30
Retired 12
Looking After Home or Family 28
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 7
Other 16
Total 273

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 18
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 7
Construction 4
RetailInc. Wholesale 36
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 18
Accommodation and Food 9
Information and Communication 4
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 3
Real Estate 2
Professional, Scientific and Technical 4
Administration 12
Public Administration and Defence 10
Education 13
HealthInc. Social Work 23
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 5
Total 168

Birch Road, Witton, Birmingham, B6 7JR is within the Perry Barr policing neighbourhood, under the West Midlands Police force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999. In November 2020, 75 crimes were reported within half a mile of B6 7JR.

Neighbourhood Team

Crime: Click here to view 75 crimes committed near Birch Road
Neighbourhood Team Address Perry Barr
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Below are the details of the closest services to Witton. 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 7JR.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Birch Road, Witton, Birmingham, B6 7JR. The nearest railway station is Witton (West Midlands), approximately 460 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Witton (West Midlands) 460 yards
Aston 0.7 miles
Perry Barr 1 mile
Gravelly Hill 1.1 miles
Duddeston 1.9 miles
Erdington 1.9 miles
Jewellery Quarter 2.3 miles
Birmingham Snow Hill 2.3 miles
Hamstead (Birmingham) 2.4 miles
Adderley Park 2.4 miles
Chester Road 2.4 miles
Birmingham Moor Street 2.5 miles
Birmingham New Street 2.6 miles
Bordesley 3 miles
Wylde Green 3 miles
Five Ways 3.3 miles
Stechford 3.5 miles
The Hawthorns 3.6 miles
Small Heath 3.6 miles
Smethwick Rolfe Street 4 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Birch Road, Witton, Birmingham, B6 7JR. The nearest is Deykin Avenue Junior and Infant School, approximately 290 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Deykin Avenue Junior and Infant School 290 yards
Yew Tree Community Junior and Infant School (NC) 570 yards
Brookvale Primary School 0.6 miles
Manor Park Primary Academy 0.7 miles
Marsh Hill Primary School 0.8 miles
Canterbury Cross Primary School 0.8 miles
Slade Primary School 0.9 miles
Mansfield Green E-ACT Academy 0.9 miles
Prince Albert Junior and Infant School 0.9 miles
Birchfield Primary School 0.9 miles

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Birch Road, Witton, Birmingham, B6 7JR. The nearest is Broadway Academy, approximately 0.7 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Broadway Academy 0.7 miles
Eden Boys' School, Birmingham 0.7 miles
King Edward VI Aston School 0.8 miles
Eden Boys' Leadership Academy, Birmingham East 0.9 miles  
Stockland Green School 0.9 miles
North Birmingham Academy 1.3 miles
Holte School 1.3 miles
Aston Manor Academy 1.4 miles
Erdington Academy 1.7 miles
Nishkam High School 1.8 miles

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Birch Road, Witton, Birmingham, B6 7JR. The nearest is Shanklin House Surgery, approximately 0.5 miles 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 Birch Road, Witton, Birmingham, B6 7JR. The nearest is BCHC - Special Care, 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 Birch Road, Witton, Birmingham, B6 7JR. The nearest is Eden Unit, approximately 1.1 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Eden Unit 1.1 miles
Forward House 1.1 miles
Endeavour Court 1.1 miles
Reservoir Court 1.1 miles
Ardenleigh 1.9 miles
Optegra Eye Hospital Birmingham 2 miles
Birmingham Children's Hospital 2.1 miles
Birmingham Children's Hospital 2.2 miles
Ashcroft 2.6 miles
Mary Seacole House 2.6 miles

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Birch Road, Witton, Birmingham, B6 7JR. The nearest is Syed Hassan Abbas Abdi, approximately 550 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Syed Hassan Abbas Abdi 550 yards
Shah-Jallal Opticians 740 yards
Mahendra Mohanlal Davda 0.5 miles
Roots Opticians 0.7 miles
Specs Direct 1 mile
Eyes & Vision 1 mile
Eye Express 1 mile
Banks Opticians 1.1 miles
NVision Eyecare 1.1 miles
Cox Opticians 1.1 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.