Area Information for Great Francis Street, Birmingham, B7 4QP

Great Francis Street in Birmingham is in the West Midlands region of England. The postcode is within the Nechells ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of Birmingham, Ladywood. This page combines information for the address Great Francis Street, Birmingham, B7 4QP, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of B7 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 Nechells
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 Great Francis Street, Birmingham, B7 4QP:

Great Francis Street, Birmingham, B7 4QS
Great Francis Street, Birmingham, B7 4QN
Great Francis Street, Birmingham, B7 4QR
Howford Grove, Birmingham, B7 4JJ
South Tower, Little Hall Road, Birmingham, B7 4QL

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about B7 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Great Francis Street, Birmingham, B7 4QP 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 Great Francis Street, Birmingham consists predominantly of flats, which is common in inner cities, student neighbourhoods and poorer suburban settings. 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 9
Semi-Detached 9
Terraced 26
Flat (Purpose-Built) 97
Flat (Converted) 1
Residence in Commercial Building 5
Total 147
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

The area containing Great Francis Street, Birmingham contains a higher than average level of social housing - 61% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 18%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 19
Owned with Mortgage 19
Shared Ownership 0
Rented: From Council 83
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 6
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 9
Rented: Other 1
Rent Free 8
Total 145

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 60
Two People 25
Three People 26
Four People 18
Five People 9
Six People 4
Seven People 3
8+ People 0
Total 145

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 22
C2 - Skilled manual workers 11
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 64
Total 105

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 46% male.

Male 161
Female 189
Total 350

Age Groups Embed This Back to Top

The area around B7 4QP has a very large concentration of children that are under 16 (at 32% of the resident population). This is commonly seen in suburban neighbourhoods, and sometiems in areas of high social housing.

Age Groups
0-4 35
5-7 32
8-9 13
10-14 23
15 8
16-17 16
18-19 8
20-24 15
25-29 25
30-44 66
45-59 46
60-64 15
65-74 28
75-84 12
85-89 6
90+ 2
Total 350

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode B7 4QP 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 108
Married 75
Divorced 23
Separated 4
Widowed 29
Same Sex 0
Total 239

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 157
Good 118
Fair 48
Bad 18
Very Bad 9
Total 350

Education & Qualifications Embed This Back to Top

Great Francis Street and surrounding area has a larger than average concentration of residents have no qualifications - 41% of the resident population. On average, around 22.9% of census respondents fall in to 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, and 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 4
2+ A Levels 19
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 32
1-4 GCSEs 37
No GCSEs 99
Other 20
Total 239

Ethnic Group Embed This

Great Francis Street, 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 39% 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 135
Mixed Ethnicity 36
Indian 6
Pakistani 18
Bangladeshi 16
Chinese 1
Other Asian 5
Black African 79
Black Caribbean 25
Other Black/African/Caribbean 18
Other 11
Total 350

Country of Birth Embed This Back to Top

In this area (Great Francis Street, 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 243
Wales 2
Scotland 3
Northern Ireland 3
Republic of Ireland 5
European Union 14
Other 80
Total 350

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 B7 4QP

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 186
Republic of Ireland 4
Europe (including European Union) 44
African Countries 12
Middle East or Asia 4
North America or Caribbean 0
Central America 0
South America 0
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 0
None 100

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 183
No Religion 29
Buddhist 0
Hindu 2
Jewish 0
Muslim 106
Sikh 0
Other Religion 0
Not Stated 30
Total 350

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 50
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 31
Self Employed 10
Unemployed 32
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 31
Retired 26
Looking After Home or Family 16
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 12
Other 11
Total 219

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 7
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 1
Construction 4
RetailInc. Wholesale 15
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 10
Accommodation and Food 8
Information and Communication 1
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 1
Real Estate 2
Professional, Scientific and Technical 2
Administration 6
Public Administration and Defence 3
Education 13
HealthInc. Social Work 16
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 6
Total 95

Great Francis Street, Birmingham, B7 4QP is within the Nechells policing neighbourhood, under the West Midlands Police force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999. In January 2018, 67 crimes were reported within half a mile of B7 4QP.

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Below are the details of the closest services to B7 4QP. 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 B7 4QP.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Great Francis Street, Birmingham, B7 4QP. The nearest railway station is Duddeston, approximately 210 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Duddeston 210 yards
Adderley Park 0.9 miles
Birmingham Moor Street 1 mile
Aston 1.1 miles
Birmingham Snow Hill 1.1 miles
Bordesley 1.2 miles
Birmingham New Street 1.3 miles
Jewellery Quarter 1.6 miles
Witton (West Midlands) 1.7 miles
Small Heath 1.8 miles
Five Ways 2 miles
Gravelly Hill 2 miles
Perry Barr 2.3 miles
Stechford 2.7 miles
Tyseley 2.8 miles
Erdington 3.1 miles
Spring Road 3.5 miles
Acocks Green 3.6 miles
University 3.7 miles
Chester Road 3.7 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Great Francis Street, Birmingham, B7 4QP. The nearest is St Matthew's CofE Primary School, approximately 320 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
St Matthew's CofE Primary School 320 yards
St Vincent's Catholic Primary School 460 yards
Cromwell Junior and Infant School 830 yards  
St Joseph's Catholic Primary School 0.5 miles
Adderley Primary School 0.6 miles
St Saviour's C of E Primary School 0.7 miles
Bordesley Village Primary School 0.8 miles
St Clement's Church of England Academy 0.9 miles
Aston Tower Community Primary School 1 mile
The Rosary Catholic Primary School 1 mile

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Great Francis Street, Birmingham, B7 4QP. The nearest is Heartlands Academy, approximately 60 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Heartlands Academy 60 yards
Aston University Engineering Academy 0.5 miles
Birmingham Ormiston Academy 0.7 miles
Aston Manor Academy 0.8 miles
Bordesley Green Girls' School & Sixth Form 1 mile
King Edward VI Aston School 1.2 miles
Rockwood Academy 1.2 miles
Small Heath Leadership Academy 1.4 miles  
City Academy 1.4 miles
Holte School 1.4 miles

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Great Francis Street, Birmingham, B7 4QP. The nearest is Bloomsbury Surgery, approximately 610 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 Great Francis Street, Birmingham, B7 4QP. The nearest is Nechells Dental Clinic, approximately 670 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 Great Francis Street, Birmingham, B7 4QP. The nearest is Optegra Eye Hospital Birmingham, approximately 0.7 miles away.

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Great Francis Street, Birmingham, B7 4QP. The nearest is Focus Eye Clinic, approximately 670 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Focus Eye Clinic 670 yards
Home Eye Clinic Ltd 850 yards
Frank Eperjesi 0.7 miles
Sodha Optometrists 0.8 miles
Onkar Eye Care Opticians 0.9 miles
Vision Care for Homeless People 0.9 miles
Euro Spex Opticians Ltd 0.9 miles
Montague Canin 0.9 miles
The I Clinic 1 mile
Scrivens Ltd 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.

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