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Genners Lane, Birmingham, B32 3JL | Demographic profile

Genners Lane is in a working class neighbourhood popular with families

Demographic data is collected by the Office for National Statistics in the census, the most recent of which took place in 2015. This information is grouped into small geographic areas a few streets in size.

National politics

    Birmingham, Edgbaston Borough is represented by the Labour and Co-operative party.

Labour and Co-operative

National (General) Election 2019

50.13%
Labour and Co-operative
36.86%
Conservative
7.91%
Liberal Democrat
2.63%
Green
2.47%
Brexit Party
Voting margin 13.27%
Voting turnout 61.0%

Genners Lane falls within the parliamentary constituency of Birmingham, Edgbaston Borough, represented by the Labour and Co-operative MP, Preet Kaur Gill. At the last general election Labour and Co-operative won control with a majority of 5,614 votes over Conservative. A breakdown of voting at the last election is shown above.

Population

  • 1561 people living in the immediate local area as of the 2011 census
low density urban

The most recent data we have available indicates that the area around Genners Lane is fairly densely populated, with 1561 people living in the neighbourhood.

While population density on its own doesn’t mean a huge deal, a fairly densely populated area might mean that you’re more likely to experience issues like noise or congestion caused by local traffic. However, it also might mean that key services and facilities are more accessible, located where the largest number of people can reach them.

Average age of local residents

  • Around the National average of 39
38 years old
5%
4%
0-4
6%
5%
5-9
6%
6%
10-15
4%
6%
16-19
6%
15%
20-24
6%
5%
25-29
19%
15%
30-44
25%
21%
45-64
18%
18%
65+

Population breakdown by age range

  • National Average
  • This Area

Popularity with families

  • Popular with families with older children

The area around Genners Lane is popular with families with older children. There is an even split between single people and married couples.

Ethnic Group

  • White British, with a mix of White Irish and Black Caribbean

The most recent census data on ethnicity indicates that most people living within the area are White British, with a mix of White Irish and Black Caribbean around this.

Income

  • Average household income is around the National average
31k
Average annual income

Deprivation indices indicate this is generally a less affluent area. At the same time, local households have an income around the National average.

Deprivation

  • This particular area is, statistically, one of poorer scoring areas when it comes to official government deprivation figures
below average

Data released by the government each year indicates that this part of Birmingham is, statistically, one of poorer scoring areas when it comes to official government deprivation figures

This information is modelled on the Indices of Multiple Deprivation, a national dataset compiled by the department for Communities and Local Government. This ranks neighbourhoods from ‘best’ to ‘worst’ across a number of criteria including access to employment, life expectancy, income and health. While this might be a simplistic way of viewing things, there is a strong relationship between an area’s IMD ranking and its desirability as a place to live.

Industry of employment

  • Most popular sectors: Manufacturing, Retail, and Health
Manufacturing

Typical industries in which local people are employed include Manufacturing, Retail, and Health

Travel to work

  • Most popular travel methods: Car and Walking
Car

Most people travel to their workplace by Car (57%) and Walking (21%)

Average age of local residents

  • Around the West Midlands region average of 39
38 years old
6%
4%
0-4
6%
5%
5-9
8%
6%
10-15
5%
6%
16-19
5%
15%
20-24
6%
5%
25-29
21%
15%
30-44
24%
21%
45-64
15%
18%
65+

Population breakdown by age range

  • West Midlands region Average
  • This Area

Income

  • Average household income is around the West Midlands region average
31k
Average annual income

Deprivation indices indicate this is generally a less affluent area. At the same time, local households have an income around the West Midlands region average.

Deprivation

  • This particular area scores poorly in official government deprivation statistics compared to other places in West Midlands
below average

Data released by the government each year indicates that this part of Birmingham is, statistically, one of poorer scoring areas when it comes to official government deprivation figures

This information is modelled on the Indices of Multiple Deprivation, a national dataset compiled by the department for Communities and Local Government. This ranks neighbourhoods from ‘best’ to ‘worst’ across a number of criteria including access to employment, life expectancy, income and health. While this might be a simplistic way of viewing things, there is a strong relationship between an area’s IMD ranking and its desirability as a place to live.

Local politics

    Birmingham, Edgbaston Borough is represented by the Labour party.

 
Labour

Local elections

67
Labour
25
Conservative
8
Lib Dem
1
Green
Voting margin 42

Locally, Genners Lane falling under the responsibility of Birmingham, which is controlled by the Labour party.

Average age of local residents

  • Substantially younger than the Bromsgrove Locality average of 45
38 years old
4%
4%
0-4
5%
5%
5-9
5%
6%
10-15
3%
6%
16-19
4%
15%
20-24
4%
5%
25-29
16%
15%
30-44
28%
21%
45-64
25%
18%
65+

Population breakdown by age range

  • Bromsgrove Locality Average
  • This Area

Income

  • Average household income is slightly lower than the Bromsgrove Locality average
31k
Average annual income

Deprivation indices indicate this is generally a less affluent area. At the same time, local households have an income slightly lower than the Bromsgrove Locality average.

Deprivation

  • This particular area area scores worse than Bromsgrove in official government statistics reflecting household income, employment, health and access to opportunities
below average

Data released by the government each year indicates that this part of Birmingham is, statistically, one of poorer scoring areas when it comes to official government deprivation figures

This information is modelled on the Indices of Multiple Deprivation, a national dataset compiled by the department for Communities and Local Government. This ranks neighbourhoods from ‘best’ to ‘worst’ across a number of criteria including access to employment, life expectancy, income and health. While this might be a simplistic way of viewing things, there is a strong relationship between an area’s IMD ranking and its desirability as a place to live.