General Election 2019

The general election will take place on Thursday 12 December 2019. The deadline to apply for a postal vote is 5pm on Tuesday 26 November 2019. Are you registered to vote?

Central locality

Map of Birmingham showing the area covered by the central locality

Central locality is made up of Hall Green and Selly Oak constituencies.

  • In 2017 the total population of Central locality was 228,980 people. 39% of the population are aged under 25 years, 13% of the population are aged 65 years or older.
  • The 2011 census showed that 45% of this area’s population are made up of BAME groups (15% England).
  • Life expectancy in Central locality is lower than the national average. For males life expectancy at birth is 77.6 years (England 79.5) and females 82.0 years (England 83.1).
  • Coronary heart disease is the main cause of early death in this area.
  • Infant mortality is an area of concern: the rate was 7.4 per 1,000 live births during 2013 to 2015; this compares to 3.9 nationally.
  • Hospital admissions for respiratory conditions have increased since 2012.

Download the full profile for central locality

Central locality is made of 2 constituencies:

Birmingham Public Health have produced health inequality infographics for each of Birmingham’s 69 wards:

Public Health reports for smaller area geographies such as wards and MSOA are available using Public Health England’s Local Health web tool.

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