Selly Oak District and Wards

Key information: 

  • In 2013 the estimated population of Selly Oak district was 105,397; this represents 9.7% of Birmingham’s population. 86.1% of the district’s population are under 65 (87% Birmingham, 82% England). 
  • 31.1% of Selly Oak fall within the most deprived 20% of areas in England. 
  • Life expectancy for Selly Oak district males was 77.9 years (Birmingham 77.6, England 79.4) and females were 3.9 higher at 81.8 years (Birmingham 82.2, England 83.1). 
  • During 2011/13 Selly Oak district’s under 75 death rate was 12.7% higher than the rate for England (Birmingham was 23% higher than England). 
  • Infant mortality is one area of concern: the district rate 6.6 per 1,000 live births during 2011/13; this compares to 4.0 nationally and 7.4 for Birmingham. 
  • The 2011 census showed that 22.4% of the district's population is made up of BME groups (42.1% Birmingham, 15% England).

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Selly Oak District consists of four wards. Click on the links to view local health profiles for each ward:

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