Population in Birmingham

Here you will find information, documents and reports on population change in Birmingham, including key statistics on births, deaths and migration, ethnic groups, District and Ward information, and Population Projections.

  • Over 1.1 million people live in Birmingham.
  • Since 2004 the population has increased by almost 100,000.
  • Birmingham is a youthful city: 45.7% of Birmingham residents are estimated to be under 30, compared to estimates of 39.4% for England.
  • 13.1% of our residents are over 65, compared with 17.6% nationally.