Barnet

Poverty and inequality data for Barnet

Date 31 August 2017
Date updated 15 February 2019
Overview

Barnet is a borough in north London, with the second largest population of any London borough, with almost 380,000 inhabitants. It performs well on most indicators. The poverty rate and child poverty rate are below the London average, and the infant mortality and premature mortality rates are particularly low. However, 24% of employed residents in Barnet are low-paid, which is higher than the London average of 22%.  

The rankings below show how Barnet is performing on key poverty and inequality indicators, in comparison with all 32 London boroughs. The first section gives a snapshot from the latest data: the deeper the red, the worse the problem; those coloured green are in the top half of London boroughs, which are performing better.

The circles show whether the issue is getting better or worse in comparison to previous period. Where there is no change, the circle is orange. Where there is no comparative data, the circle is grey.

Barnet ranking on key indicators
18 /32

Evictions

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12 /32

Housing delivery

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18 /32

Low Pay

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5 /32

Qualifications at 19

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Barnet indicator rankings over time

Infant mortality

2.4

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Premature mortality

456

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Evictions

17

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Housing affordability

66%

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Housing delivery

834

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Low Pay

23%

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Low pay change

-1.28%

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Poverty rate

22.97%

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Child poverty rate

27%

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Homeless acceptances

4

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Temporary Accommodation

35%

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Unemployment ratio

4.21%

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Unemployment change

-1.82%

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Out-of-work benefits

5.90%

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Council Tax Support cut

£224.19

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Income inequality

135%

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Pay inequality

2.6

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GCSE attainment

44%

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Qualifications at 19

30%

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