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

Population projections

  • Population projections forecast significant growth in Birmingham’s population.
  • The 2012-based projections forecast growth of 12.2% between 2012 and 2032, compared to the national average of 13.5%
  • The number of older people is projected to increase by 37.4% between 2012 and 2013, compared to 57% in England.
  • The expected rate of growth of children is 10.1%, compared to 23.8% in England.