At the time of the 2011 Census there were 40 electoral wards in Birmingham, with an average population size of 27,000. By mid-2013 the average ward size was 27,300. The mid-year population estimates are published on an annual basis. While the population census which describes the characteristics of the population takes place once every ten years. Unless otherwise stated the statistics below relate to the 2011 Census

See the documents below for more details.

For more information about the characteristics of the population, such as ethnic group or health, please see our Census pages.