ZoomLocal Neighbourhood ReportNEIGHBOURHOOD REPORT

GENDER

  • 52.4%Male
  • 47.6%Female

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 54%AB
  • 36%C1/C2
  • 10.7%DE

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 5.3%Unemployed
  • 8.2%Students

MARITAL STATUS

  • 60%Married
  • 26%Single
  • 14%Other

Demographic Data & Statistics for B17 8QN

Introduction

In this section, we take a look at demographic data for the people who live in the Harborne ward B17 8QN postcode area. We ask who they are, what jobs they have, what their religious beliefs are, and how they live.

This demographic data for B17 8QN is useful to both individuals and organisations. People moving house to Harborne may wish to research the new neighbourhood before they take the plunge. Businesses and organisations can use demographic information for market research purposes. Charities and non-profit organisations may find the information useful to determine who lives in the postcode area.

People

Age Breakdown

Analysis of the data shows that there is a total population size of 82 people (residents) living here, of which 52.4% are recorded on official sources as male, and 47.6% female; men outnumber women in Harborne.

There are 25 households recorded on the 2011 Census, although it is worth noting that there may have been more houses built and/or more households moved into the B17 8QN postcode area since the last census.

0-16
15%
17-30
12%
31-45
15%
46-60
21%
61-75
22%
75-90
15%

Household Breakdown

Analysis of the data shows that there is a total population size of 82 people (residents) living here, of which 52.4% are recorded on official sources as male, and 47.6% female; men outnumber women in Harborne.

There are 25 households recorded on the 2011 Census, although it is worth noting that there may have been more houses built and/or more households moved into the B17 8QN postcode area since the last census.

Total households25
Population 82
Men
52.4%
Women
47.6%

Social Grades

The social grade of people in Harborne is the socio-economic classification used by the Market Research and Marketing Industries, most often in the analysis of spending habits and consumer attitudes. Originally developed by the National Readership Survey to classify their readership, they are used by many organisations and companies for market research.

Classifications for social grades are based on the occupation of the head of the household. [Click to show]:

  • A - Upper Middle Class Higher administrative, managerial or professional
  • B - Middle Class Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional
  • C1 - Lower Middle Class Supervisory or clerical and junior management, administrative or professional
  • C2 - Skilled Working Class Skilled manual workers
  • D - Working Class Semi and unskilled manual workers
  • E - Non Working Casual or lowest grade workers, pensioners, and others who may rely on the welfare state for their income, including students.
AB
54%
C1
26.7%
C2
8.6%
DE
10.7%


Ethnic Groups

The population of B17 8QN identifies themselves as 59% white, 4% mixed, 33% Asian, and 3% black.

B17 8QN has a higher than average percentage of Asians (UK average is 6.9%).

The breakdown of ethnicity for B17 8QN is not uncommon when compared to other areas also classed as ' Urban with Major Conurbation'.

Show a [full breakdown] of the ethnic groups.

Urban with Major Conurbation
White
59%
Mixed
4%
Asian
33%
Black
3%
Other
3%
White British 54%
White Irish2%
White Gypsy0%
White Other3%
Mixed White/Black Caribbean1%
Mixed White/Black African0%
Mixed White/Asian2%
Mixed Other1%
Asian Indian25%
Asian Pakistani3%
Asian Bangladeshi0%
Asian Chinese1%
Asian (Other)4%
Black African1%
Black Caribeean1%
Black (other)1%
Arab0%
Other3%

Marital Status

In 2016 the ONS recorded 24.1 million people in England and Wales where were married. In B17 8QN, 60% of residents aged 16 and over are married, compared to the UK average of 50.9%.

These marital status statistics for people in Harborne include census data for people aged 16 or over (excluding 16-18 year olds in education).

Single
26%
Married
60%
Other
14%

General Health

Population general health is a self-assessment of a person's general state of health. In the 2011 Census people in the B17 8QN postcode area were asked whether their health was very good, good, fair, bad or very bad.

People in Harborne were asked to give their current state of health at the time of asking, not based on their health over a specific period of time.

Very Good
45.5%
Good
33.9%
Fair
13.9%
Poor
5%
Very Poor
1.6%

Education and Work

Occupation

What type of jobs do people in Harborne do? Residents of B17 8QN who were aged between 16 and 74 were asked their main occupation for the Census 2011.

Across the UK, 30.4% of people are managers, directors and professionals. This compares to 59% of the workforce in B17 8QN.

3.8% of workers in B17 8QN are in elementary occupations, compared to a national average of 11.6.

Managerial & Directors
14.3%
Professionals
44.8%
Associate Professionals
11.3%
Admin & Secretarial
10.6%
Skilled Trades
3.3%
Caring, Leisure & Service
6.4%
Sales & Customer Services
3.6%
Plant & Machine Operatives
1.9%
Elementary Occupations
3.8%

Household Income

Whilst the UK's households bring in an average of £39,468 each year, households in B17 8QN take home £47,840, which is 2% lower than the UK average.

In 2017, the ONS found that median workplace-based earnings in predominantly urban areas (excluding London) were £22,900 while predominantly rural areas were slightly lower at £21,400.

IncomeAverage WeeklyAnnuallyAverage SalaryBirminghamRegional AreaUKAll of UK
Average income£ 920£47,840£32,292£39,468
Upper average£1050£54,600£37,284£44,980
Upper average£810£42,120£27,976£34,684

Unemployment Rates

As of May-July 2018, the ONS recorded the UK's unemployment rate at 4%. The unemployment rate of B17 8QN was recorded as being 5.3% , which is higher than the UK average.

8.2% are classed as being students in full-time education. The remaining 86.5% of people in B17 8QN are in work.

Working
86.5%
Unemployed
5.3%
Students
8.2%

AVERAGE AGES

  • 15%Children
  • 85%Adults

About this data

Due to the limited amount of people who may live in B17 8QN, we've expanded the catchment area to include the neighbourhood.

Rather than showing demographic data from just B17 8QN, we've taken data from the LSOA (Lower Super Output Area) so we can display accurate demographic data.

Using a bigger sample of the local population gives us more insightful data than relying solely on the 82 people who live in B17 8QN.

The postcode B17 8QN is in the LSOA area called 'Birmingham 073A', in the Harborne ward.

The geographical demographic data for B17 8QN has been extracted from the Office of National Statistics, responsible for the collection and publication of UK statistics relating to population, society and economy. (ONS)

Statistical Disclosure Control Methods

Please note that targeted record swapping and restriction of detail (particularly at low level geographies) is regularly undertaken on Census data by the ONS to protect the privacy of individuals.

Demographic statistics are derived from the 2011 Census, which was carried out to provide a detailed analysis of the population and its characteristics. Data from the Office for National Statistics is licensed under the Open Government Licence v.1.0.

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