Industrial action - collections update

We apologise for the current disruption to collections due to industrial action by Unite the union. Find out the latest on the dispute and which areas we plan to collect bins from this week

Ward information

Key Statistics:

  • There are 40 electoral wards in Birmingham.
  • In 2013 the average ward size was 27,300, compared to 27,000 in 2011.
  • In 2013 the largest ward was Nechells (36,000) and the smallest Sheldon (22,110)
  • Lozells, East Handsworth and Washwood Heath are the most densely populated, with between 89 and 81  people per hectare, compared with 10 people per hectare in Sutton Newhall.