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North locality

Map of Birmingham showing area covered by north locality

North locality is made up of Erdington and Sutton Coldfield constituencies.

  • In 2017 the total population of North locality was 198,000 people. 31% of the population are aged under 25 years, 18% of the population are aged 65 years or older.
  • The 2011 census showed that 19% of this area’s population are made up of BAME groups (15% England).
  • Life expectancy in North locality is lower than the national average. For males life expectancy at birth is 78.3 years (England 79.5) and females 82.9 years (England 83.1).
  • Alcoholic liver disease is the main cause of early death in this area.
  • Hospital admissions for alcohol related conditions are significantly higher than the Birmingham and national rates.
  • Highest prevalence of cancer of all Birmingham localities.

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North 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.