Birmingham (West Midlands), United Kingdom


Birmingham (West Midlands region) comprises the districts of Birmingham, Coventry, Dudley, Sandwell, Solihull, Walsail, and Wolverhampton.

Total Population: 3,737,000

(An increase of 1.47 % in the past 5 years.)

Census Data

  • Foreign Born - 629,973
  • Language Spoken at Home - 386,134

Quick Facts

  • The locale with the highest number of foreign-born is Birmingham, almost one third of all foreign born.

  • India represents the most numerous country of origin of foreign born.

  • Significant populations of Punjabi, Urdu speakers (from Pakistan), Poles, Irish, and Jamaicans.

  • Stoke-on-Trent is home to the fastest growing foreign born population in the metro area.

  • Muslim ethnic enclaves include ... Bordesley Green (includes Small Heath) (73.9%); Hodge Hill (includes areas of Saltley and Ward End) (41.5%); Ladywood (35.2%); Lozells and East Handsworth (48.9%); Nechells (43.5%); Sparkbrook (includes Sparkhill) (70.2%); Washwood Heath (includes Alum Rock) (77.3%).

People Group Highlights

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PG Name Country Of Birth IMB Affinity Group Affinity Bloc Primary Religion Baseline Population Total
KrioSierra LeoneSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Protestant18,500
Punjabi, Pahari-PotwariPakistanEuropean PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesIslam13,686