Area Information for Melvina Road, Birmingham, B7 4QU

Melvina Road 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 Melvina Road, Birmingham, B7 4QU, 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 Melvina Road, Birmingham, B7 4QU:

Duddeston Manor Road, Birmingham, B7 4QF
Nechells Parkway, Birmingham, B7 4PT
Cato Street, Birmingham, B7 4TS
Little Hall Road, Birmingham, B7 4QH
Queens Tower, Duddeston Manor Road, Birmingham, B7 4QE

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 Melvina Road, Birmingham, B7 4QU 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 Melvina Road, 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 8
Semi-Detached 35
Terraced 22
Flat (Purpose-Built) 78
Flat (Converted) 1
Residence in Commercial Building 2
Total 146
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

The area containing Melvina Road, Birmingham contains a higher than average level of social housing - 84% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 18%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 4
Owned with Mortgage 5
Shared Ownership 5
Rented: From Council 80
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 39
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 5
Rent Free 3
Total 141

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 49
Two People 34
Three People 27
Four People 21
Five People 5
Six People 3
Seven People 1
8+ People 1
Total 141

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 4
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 29
C2 - Skilled manual workers 14
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 70
Total 117

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 45% male.

Male 156
Female 188
Total 344

Age Groups Embed This Back to Top

The area around B7 4QU 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 40
5-7 28
8-9 9
10-14 25
15 7
16-17 12
18-19 16
20-24 30
25-29 27
30-44 59
45-59 60
60-64 4
65-74 20
75-84 7
85-89 0
90+ 0
Total 344

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode B7 4QU 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 120
Married 67
Divorced 26
Separated 14
Widowed 8
Same Sex 0
Total 235

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 148
Good 114
Fair 56
Bad 20
Very Bad 6
Total 344

Education & Qualifications Embed This Back to Top

Melvina Road and surrounding area has a larger than average concentration of residents have no qualifications - 40% 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 2
2+ A Levels 18
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 32
1-4 GCSEs 45
No GCSEs 95
Other 15
Total 235

Ethnic Group Embed This

Melvina Road, 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 29% 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 101
Mixed Ethnicity 45
Indian 2
Pakistani 19
Bangladeshi 19
Chinese 6
Other Asian 4
Black African 40
Black Caribbean 57
Other Black/African/Caribbean 41
Other 10
Total 344

Country of Birth Embed This Back to Top

In this area (Melvina Road, Birmingham), 67% 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 229
Wales 1
Scotland 0
Northern Ireland 0
Republic of Ireland 7
European Union 13
Other 94
Total 344

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 4QU

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 197
Republic of Ireland 3
Europe (including European Union) 30
African Countries 4
Middle East or Asia 12
North America or Caribbean 8
Central America 0
South America 0
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 0
None 95

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 134
No Religion 66
Buddhist 1
Hindu 0
Jewish 1
Muslim 103
Sikh 1
Other Religion 1
Not Stated 37
Total 344

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 36
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 33
Self Employed 6
Unemployed 41
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 33
Retired 19
Looking After Home or Family 22
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 21
Other 17
Total 228

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
AgricultureInc. Forestry and Fishing 1
Manufacturing 3
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 2
Construction 5
RetailInc. Wholesale 9
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 2
Accommodation and Food 11
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 2
Real Estate 1
Professional, Scientific and Technical 4
Administration 8
Public Administration and Defence 2
Education 9
HealthInc. Social Work 17
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 4
Total 80

Melvina Road, Birmingham, B7 4QU 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.

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

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Melvina Road, Birmingham, B7 4QU. The nearest railway station is Duddeston, approximately 390 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Duddeston 390 yards
Adderley Park 0.8 miles
Aston 0.9 miles
Birmingham Moor Street 1.3 miles
Birmingham Snow Hill 1.3 miles
Bordesley 1.4 miles
Witton (West Midlands) 1.6 miles
Birmingham New Street 1.6 miles
Gravelly Hill 1.8 miles
Jewellery Quarter 1.8 miles
Small Heath 2 miles
Perry Barr 2.2 miles
Five Ways 2.3 miles
Stechford 2.6 miles
Erdington 2.9 miles
Tyseley 2.9 miles
Chester Road 3.4 miles
Spring Road 3.6 miles
Acocks Green 3.6 miles
Lea Hall 3.6 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Melvina Road, Birmingham, B7 4QU. The nearest is Cromwell Junior and Infant School, approximately 560 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Cromwell Junior and Infant School 560 yards  
St Joseph's Catholic Primary School 590 yards
St Matthew's CofE Primary School 630 yards
St Vincent's Catholic Primary School half a mile
St Saviour's C of E Primary School 0.6 miles
St Clement's Church of England Academy 0.6 miles
Adderley Primary School 0.7 miles
Highfield Junior and Infant School 0.9 miles
Nechells Primary E-ACT Academy 0.9 miles
Manor Park Primary Academy 0.9 miles  

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Melvina Road, Birmingham, B7 4QU. The nearest is Heartlands Academy, approximately 480 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Heartlands Academy 480 yards
Aston University Engineering Academy 0.7 miles
Aston Manor Academy 0.9 miles
Birmingham Ormiston Academy 0.9 miles
Bordesley Green Girls' School & Sixth Form 1 mile
King Edward VI Aston School 1.1 miles
Rockwood Academy 1.1 miles
Holte School 1.4 miles
Small Heath Leadership Academy 1.5 miles  
Nishkam High School 1.6 miles

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Melvina Road, Birmingham, B7 4QU. The nearest is Bloomsbury Surgery, approximately 240 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 Melvina Road, Birmingham, B7 4QU. The nearest is Nechells Dental Clinic, approximately 520 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 Melvina Road, Birmingham, B7 4QU. The nearest is Optegra Eye Hospital Birmingham, approximately 0.9 miles away.

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Melvina Road, Birmingham, B7 4QU. The nearest is Focus Eye Clinic, approximately 520 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Focus Eye Clinic 520 yards
Home Eye Clinic Ltd 0.6 miles
Sodha Optometrists 0.7 miles
Onkar Eye Care Opticians 0.7 miles
Euro Spex Opticians Ltd 0.8 miles
The I Clinic 0.9 miles
Frank Eperjesi 0.9 miles
Costco 1.1 miles
Montague Canin 1.2 miles
Vision Care for Homeless People 1.2 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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