Area Information for Railway Road, Sutton Coldfield, B73 6AY
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About the Demographic Information
The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Railway Road, Sutton Coldfield, B73 6AY 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||6|
Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top
The area containing Railway Road, Sutton Coldfield contains a higher than average level of rented housing (excluding social housing) - 27% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 16%.
|Owned with Mortgage||51|
|Rented: From Council||8|
|Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations||15|
|Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents||41|
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||46|
|C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions||49|
|C2 - Skilled manual workers||17|
|DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers||13|
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 Sutton Coldfield constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 48% male.
Age Groups Embed This Back to Top
Across the UK as a whole, the median age is 39. In general, inner city areas show high concentrations of people aged 18-30, suburbs show larger numbers of small children and adults aged 30-50, and rural and small towns are more popular with older workers and retirees. Many poorer areas lack a majority age group, which is due in part to the people in that area being constrained by circumstance rather than being able to choose where to retire, raise a family or grow up.
Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top
The postcode B73 6AY 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)||131|
|HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels||40|
|5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels||34|
|1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent||42|
|No GCSEs or Equivalent||59|
Ethnic Group Embed This
As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with this area being 93% white.
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
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||7|
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 B73 6AY
|Republic of Ireland||3|
|Europe (including European Union)||5|
|Middle East or Asia||1|
|North America or Caribbean||1|
|Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands)||5|
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 Sutton Trinity ward is entrepreneurial, with a larger than average concentration of residents that are self-employed - 16% of the resident population. On average, around 9.7% of census respondents were self-employed. Male residents were more than twice as likely to be self-employed than women.
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)||30|
|Full-Time Student (with or without job)||23|
|Looking After Home or Family||7|
|Long-Term Sick or Disabled||1|
Employment Industry Embed This Back to Top
This data is based on resident aged 16-74 on census day 2011, who were in employment.
|Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc.||2|
|Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management||4|
|TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics||4|
|Accommodation and Food||12|
|Information and Communication||3|
|Financial ServicesInc. Insurance||9|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical||25|
|Public Administration and Defence||12|
|HealthInc. Social Work||24|
|OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc.||11|
Railway Road, Sutton Coldfield, B73 6AY is within the Sutton Trinity 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 Railway Road|
|Neighbourhood Team Address||
Below are the details of the closest services to B73 6AY. 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 B73 6AY.
Nearest Railway Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Railway Road, Sutton Coldfield, B73 6AY. The nearest railway station is Sutton Coldfield, approximately 160 yards away.
|Sutton Coldfield||160 yards|
|Four Oaks||1 mile|
|Wylde Green||1.4 miles|
|Butlers Lane||2 miles|
|Chester Road||2.1 miles|
|Blake Street||2.9 miles|
|Gravelly Hill||3.7 miles|
|Witton (West Midlands)||4.5 miles|
|Water Orton||4.7 miles|
|Perry Barr||4.8 miles|
|Hamstead (Birmingham)||5.1 miles|
|Adderley Park||5.9 miles|
|Coleshill Parkway||5.9 miles|
|Lea Hall||6.1 miles|
|Tame Bridge Parkway||6.5 miles|
Nearest Primary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Railway Road, Sutton Coldfield, B73 6AY. The nearest is St Joseph's Catholic Primary School, approximately half a mile away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|St Joseph's Catholic Primary School||half a mile||
|Holland House Infant School and Nursery||0.5 miles||
|Town Junior School||0.6 miles||
|Whitehouse Common Primary School||0.6 miles||
|Hollyfield Primary School||1 mile||
|Coppice Primary School||1 mile||
|Maney Hill Primary School||1.1 miles||
|St Nicholas Catholic Primary School||1.3 miles||
|Moor Hall Primary School||1.4 miles||
|Holy Cross Catholic Primary School||1.4 miles||
Nearest Secondary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Railway Road, Sutton Coldfield, B73 6AY. The nearest is Bishop Vesey's Grammar School, approximately 410 yards away.
|Name||Approximate Distance*||Ofsted Rating|
|Bishop Vesey's Grammar School||410 yards||
|Plantsbrook School||0.5 miles||
|Sutton Coldfield Grammar School for Girls||0.8 miles||
|John Willmott School||1.2 miles||
|Bishop Walsh Catholic School||1.4 miles||
|The Arthur Terry School||1.7 miles||
|St Edmund Campion Catholic School||2.5 miles||
|The Streetly Academy||2.5 miles||
|Oscott Academy||2.7 miles|
Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices
Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Railway Road, Sutton Coldfield, B73 6AY. The nearest is Sutton Coldfield Group Practice - Vesey, approximately 0.5 miles away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Sutton Coldfield Group Practice - Vesey||0.5 miles|
|The Manor Practice||0.5 miles|
|Ashfurlong Medical Centre||1.1 miles|
|Sutton Coldfield Group Practice - Tudor||1.1 miles|
|Sutton Coldfield Group Practice - Ley Hill||1.2 miles|
|Sutton Coldfield Group Practice - Falcon||1.4 miles|
|Four Oaks Medical Centre||1.5 miles|
|Jockey Road Medical Centre||1.9 miles|
|Dr Mp Clarke's Practice||1.9 miles|
|Ashfield Surgery||2 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to Railway Road, Sutton Coldfield, B73 6AY. The nearest is Bupa Dental Care, Sutton Coldfield, approximately 180 yards away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Bupa Dental Care, Sutton Coldfield||180 yards|
|Noble Dental Practice||180 yards|
|Sutton Dental Care||210 yards|
|Sutton Orthodontic Centre||210 yards|
|Trinity Dental Surgery||210 yards|
|Sutton Smile Spa||1 mile|
|Belwell Dental||1.5 miles|
|Arthur House Dental Care||1.5 miles|
|Mere Green Dental Practice||1.5 miles|
|Antrobus Dental Surgery||1.5 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest hospitals to Railway Road, Sutton Coldfield, B73 6AY. The nearest is Good Hope Hospital, approximately 850 yards away.
|Good Hope Hospital||850 yards|
|Good Hope Hospital Treatment Centre||850 yards|
|Spire Little Aston Hospital||3.2 miles|
|Endeavour Court||3.2 miles|
|Reservoir Court||3.2 miles|
|Eden Unit||3.5 miles|
|Forward House||3.5 miles|
|Sir Robert Peel Community Hospital||5.6 miles|
|Sir Robert Peel Hospital||5.6 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Railway Road, Sutton Coldfield, B73 6AY. The nearest is Specsavers Opticians, approximately 390 yards away.
|Specsavers Opticians||390 yards|
|Vision Express||450 yards|
|Boots-Birmingham - Sutton Coldfield||460 yards|
|Boots Opticians Professional Services Ltd||460 yards|
|Gurmail Singh Gangar||650 yards|
|Scrivens Ltd||660 yards|
|Neil Berry Optometrists||790 yards|
|Eye Centre Opticians||1 mile|
|Andrew Martin & Associates||1.3 miles|
|Andrew Martin Optometrist Ltd||1.4 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.