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.

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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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