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Birmingham City Council

Perry Barr Ward Statistics

Perry Barr Ward, is in the north-western part of Birmingham. It includes part of the Perry Beeches Estate, Tower Hill a part of Great Barr and part of Witton. Its features include Perry Park, the Alexander Stadium , Perry Hall Playing Fields, Perry Barr Greyhound Stadium, One Stop Shopping Centre and The University of Central England.

It is part of the Parliamentary Constituency of Perry Barr.

2011 Census of Population: Key Statistics
Perry Barr Ward Map
  • According to the 2011 population census there were 23,652 people resident in Perry Barr.
  • 22.1% of people were aged under 16, 64% were aged between 16 and 64, while 13.7% were aged over 65.
  • The minority ethnic population made up 46.6% (11,018) of the wards population, compared with 42.1% for Birmingham.
  • 72.5% of households were owner occupied and 7.7% were rented from either the local authority, housing association or other registered social landlord. The remaining 19.8% of households rented privately or lived rent free.
  • The census found that 11,484 (67.7%) of the population aged 16 to 74 were working or seeking work, this compared with 64.2% for Birmingham.

More detailed statistical information is available about Birmingham and its other wards on our Census and Population Pages and also on the National Statistics Neighbourhood Website.
For commentary on Birmingham please see 'View Report' section of the Census and Population Information pages.

Source: Census 2011, Crown Copyright

Public Transport.

Rail: The ward is bounded on its South- Western edge by the Birmingham - Walsall Railway Line, including Hamstead and Perry Barr stations.
Canal: The Tame Valley Canal, partly on an Telford's Aqueduct and partly through Perry Barr Locks, bisects the ward.
Major bus routes: 51, 52, 952
Major Roads: A34, M6

Useful Contact Details

District Ward Support Officer
Ken Brown
(0121) 675 2349

Councillor Ray Hassall
(0121) 303 4204

Councillor Jon Hunt
(0121) 303 4204

Councillor Karen Hamilton
(0121) 303 4204



Related Links

Councillors Advice Bureaux - Perry Barr Ward