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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.

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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.