If you are thinking of moving to Beech Lanes or just want to know a what the area is like, the statistics on this page should give you a good introduction. They cover a range of socio-economic factors so you can compare Beech Lanes to figures for Birmingham and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Beech Lanes is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Beech Lanes Social Grade & Occcupation Statistics
Social grade is a classification based on occupation and it enables a household and all its members to be classified according to the job of the main income earner. Beech Lanes has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
Beech Lanes General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Beech Lanes. The percentage of residents in Beech Lanes rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Beech Lanes rating their health as 'very bad' is more than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Beech Lanes is generally worse than in the average person in England.
Beech Lanes Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Beech Lanes has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that Beech Lanes is an economically deprived area.Since all home ownership is lower than the national average and all rented accommodation levels are higher than the national average, this also suggests an area of economic deprivation
|Social Rented (Council)||15.4%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||8.8%||8.3%|
Beech Lanes Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Beech Lanes as a whole, is younger than the national average. The population of Beech Lanes is also older than the average, making Beech Lanes a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||7.6%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||6.9%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||6.9%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||4.1%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||12.2%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||8%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||20.8%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||16.4%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||4.3%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||6.5%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||4.6%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||1.8%||2.3%|
Beech Lanes Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Beech Lanes come from the Department for Work & Pensions and are dated . They can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and possible indicator of how hard it would be to get employment in the area. The rate of unemployment in Beech Lanes is both higher than the average for and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard. The rate of claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 25% higher in Beech Lanes than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||6.5%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||3.1%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||20.2%||13.5%|
Beech Lanes Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Beech Lanes are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Beech Lanes has a lower level of residents born in the UK than the national average and a higher rate of residents either born in other EU countries or outside the EU, it does have a significant immigrant population.
|Rebublic of Ireland||1.5%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||2.8%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||18%||9.4%|
Beech Lanes Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Beech Lanes and are from the UK Census of 2011.
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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