Poverty and inequality data for Bexley
Bexley is an outer London borough located in the south-east of London. It has one of the lowest rates of child poverty, with 26% of children in the borough living in households in poverty, compared to the average (median) of 38% for all London boroughs.
Overall, housing in Bexley is more affordable than in other London boroughs; the rent for an average one-bedroom dwelling in the borough requires 32.5% of the median pre-tax pay in London, compared to 49.3 for the typical London borough. However, the borough lost 60 units of affordable, social, and other discounted housing between 2016/17 and 2018/19.
The grid below shows how Bexley is performing on key poverty and inequality indicators, in comparison with all 32 London boroughs and the City of London. Better than average (green) means Bexley is in the top performing third, average (orange) means the middle third, and worse than average (red) the lowest performing third of all the London local authorities.