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Use the postcode street map opposite - and the information below - to discover useful information for the B71 1BU postcode area in Birmingham.

We've got loads of statistics for B71 1BU, including demographic data, local facilities, travel essentials, hotel accommodation, crime rates and much more.

DemographicsB71 1BU

What social class do the population of B71 1BU belong to? What are the predominant ethnic groups? How deprived is B71 1BU in Birmingham, how professionally qualified are the community, and how many hours a week do they work? All this, and more information and demographic statistics about B71 1BU from the Census 2011.


  • 24%Children
  • 76%Adults

24% of people in this postcode area are children. Of the remainder, 10% are aged 76 or more.


  • 55.6%Male
  • 44.4%Female

From the last census, 55.6% of people in B711BU male, and 44.4% female. Men outnumber women in Hateley Heath.


  • 8%AB
  • 46%C2/C2
  • 45%DE

According to census records, 8% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 37%SINGLE
  • 41%MARRIED

The percentage of people who are married in B71 1BU is 37%. Single and 'other' people is 63%.


  • 65%WHITE
  • 34%NON-WHITE

65% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%


  • 78.3%WORKING

14.4% are either unemployed or students in this area. The UK unemployment rate is 4%.

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People and Demographics

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People and Demographics


An in-depth look at the demographic data of the people who live in B71 1BU, including ethnicity, religious beliefs, age breakdown and social grades.

B71 1BU Demographics

Crime Rates and Statistics

Crime Rates

Police crime stats - see how safe it is around B71 1BU, including burglaries, ASBOs, vehicle crime and violent crime. How does this area compare?

Crime stats in B71 1BU

Constituency & Democracy Information


Find out the voting intentions, poll results, your local MP, 2015 election results and voting turnout for your local constituency.

B71 1BU Constituency

Local Issues & Problems

Local Issues

In conjunction with FixMyStreet, view problems around B71 1BU reported by local residents, including flytipping, graffiti, faulty street lighting etc.

B71 1BU Issues

Sunrise and Sunset Times


Sunrise (dawn) and sunset (dusk) times for today as well as for the next month for the postcode area B711BU. Wakey wakey, rise and shine!

Sunrise/sunset in B71 1BU

Local Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

Looking for job vacancies in the B71 1BU area? Find out what positions are available in this area, as well as further afield in surrounding areas.

Job vacancies near B71 1BU

Travel & Transport

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Travelling to this postcode area? Find the nearest train station, railway, or nearest bus stop to B71 1BU.

Travel around B71 1BU

Traffic and Travel Reports

Traffic Reports

Don't let traffic become a pain in the bumper. The latest road traffic incidents & traffic jams around this postcode.

Traffic near B71 1BU

Taxis and Minicabs

Taxi Firms

Book a taxi and leave the car at home. Here's a list of taxi and mini cab companies operating in the B71 1BU area.

Taxis near B71 1BU

Car Parks

Car Parks

Locate the nearest car parks near B71 1BU, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Car Parks near B71 1BU

Leisure & Outdoor Facilities

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Events near B71 1BU


From local gigs to heritage events, and car boot sales to shows at the local theatre, find out what's on around B71 1BU.

What's on near B71 1BU

Local Attractions


Enjoy a great family day out at a local attraction near B71 1BU, including theme parks, castles, historic castles & more.

Attractions near B71 1BU

Hotels and Bed & Breakfast


Comfortable, quality bed & breakfast and hotel accommodation located within a 15 miles of the postcode area B71 1BU.

Hotels near B71 1BU

Tourist Information

Tourist Information

Locate the nearest car parks near B71 1BU, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Tourist Information B71 1BU

Local Amenities

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Banks near B71 1BU


Find the nearest bank or building society in B71 1BU. Map locations, email addresses & customer services phone numbers.

Banks near B71 1BU

Cash Machines (ATMs)

Cash Machines

Locations of the nearest cash withdrawal machines (ATMs) in the B71 1BU postcode area that dispense money.

Cach Machines near B71 1BU



The nearest schools in the B71 1BU area, including their latest Ofsted Results, pupil statistics and test results.

Schools near B71 1BU

Shopping Centres

Shopping Centres

Shop until you drop at a retail park or shopping centre near here. There's nothing quite like a bit of retail therapy.

Shopping Centres B71 1BU

Police Stations

Police Stations

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Police Stations in B71 1BU


Emergency Facilities

A handy list of emergency information in this area, including hospitals, doctors, chemists and emergency services near B71 1BU.

Emergencies in B71 1BU

Post Offices

Post Offices

Whether you want to send a letter, make a Post Office transaction or pop a letter in the local postbox, we've got you covered.

Post Offices in B71 1BU



A useful list of lending libraries located in and around B71 1BU. May also lend CDs and DVDs, and other services available.

Post Offices in B71 1BU

Essential InformationB71 1BU

B711BU Postcode Breakdown

Full PostcodeB71 1BU
Postal TownBirmingham
Ward Name
CountyWest Midlands
Local Authority
Local Authority Code
Area ClassificationUrban with Major Conurbation

B711BU Postal District

Compass Postal District

B71 1BU postcode is located in the postal town of Birmingham. Birmingham postal area may cover a large geographical region that may correspond to several postal districts, which may include many towns and/or villages. Use the map to determine the geographical location of the postcode B71 1BU.

Nearest Towns & Cities
West Bromwich1 miles S
Wednesbury1.5 miles NW
Smethwick2.1 miles S
Oldbury2.2 miles S
Sandwell2.6 miles SE
Darlaston2.8 miles NW
Tipton3.6 miles W
Coseley3.7 miles W
Bilston3.7 miles NW
Dudley4.1 miles SW
Rowley Regis4.3 miles SW
Rowley4.3 miles SW
Quinton4.5 miles S
Walsall4.8 miles N
London108 miles E
Glasgow244 miles NW
Edinburgh241 miles N
Cardiff88 miles SW
Liverpool74 miles NW
Southampton116 miles S
Saint Ives118 miles S

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