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The 15 Birmingham postcodes with the highest number of rodent infestations in 2022

We can reveal the Birmingham areas with the highest amount of rodent infestations in 2022

Birmingham City Council was called out to deal with the third highest number of rodent infestations in the UK last year, new figures show.

The British Pest Control Association said pest management is vital to maintaining people’s health and wellbeing, but the high cost of services often leads to ineffective DIY methods.

Freedom of information requests by Direct Line Home Insurance show Birmingham City Council tackled 12,736 rodent infestations in 2022 – meaning the local authority dealt with the third highest number of pest problems in the UK.

Despite this, it was down from 14,464 the year before and a decrease from 13,589 infestations recorded in 2020.

Rodents are primarily rats and mice when it comes to pest control call outs, but can also be squirrels and hamsters.

We can reveal the Birmingham areas with the highest amount of rodent infestations in 2022. BirminghamWorld submitted an FOI request to Birmingham City Council to find out the Birmingham areas which have had the highest number of rodent issues in 2022.

The council has provided data on the number of pest control call-outs relating to rodents recorded by the council in 2022.

Here are the Birmingham areas with the highest amount of pest control call-outs relating to rodents recorded by the council by postcode ranked from highest to lowest in 2022.

Freedom of information requests by Direct Line Home Insurance show Birmingham City Council tackled 12,736 rodent infestations in 2022 – meaning the local authority dealt with the third highest number of pest problems in the UK.

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