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?

East locality

Map of Birmingham showing area covered by east locality

East locality is made up of Hodge Hill and Yardley constituencies.

  • In 2017 the total population of East locality was 242,000 people. 41% of the population are aged under 25 years, 11% of the population are aged 65 years or older.
  • The 2011 census showed that 50% of this area’s population are made up of BAME groups (15% England).
  • Life expectancy in East locality is lower than the national average. For males life expectancy at birth is 76.2 years (England 79.5) and females 80.6 years (England 83.1).
  • Lung cancer is the main cause of early death in this area.
  • Infant mortality is an area of concern: the rate was 9.4 per 1,000 live births during 2013 to 2015; this compares to 7.9 for Birmingham and 3.9 nationally.
  • Less than 1% of adults with a learning disability are in paid employment.
  • Highest prevalence of diabetes of all Birmingham localities.

Download the full profile for east locality

East 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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