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?

South locality

Map of Birmingham showing area covered by south locality

South locality is made up of Edgbaston and Northfield constituencies.

  • In 2017 the total population of North locality was 209,000 people. 35% of the population are aged under 25 years, 15% of the population are aged 65 years or older.
  • The 2011 census showed that 22.5% of this area’s population are made up of BAME groups (15% England).
  • Life expectancy in South locality is lower than the national average. For males life expectancy at birth is 78.0 years (England 79.5) and females 82.5 years (England 83.1).
  • Coronary heart disease is the main cause of early death in this area.
  • Educational achievement in the foundation year is lower than the Birmingham average.
  • Prevalence of asthma is higher than the Birmingham and national average.
  • Second highest prevalence of cancer of all Birmingham localities.

Download the full profile for south locality

South 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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