Bexley is an outer London borough located in the south-east of London. It has a child poverty rate above the London average of 32%, where 37% of the children in the borough live in households in poverty.
Overall, housing in Bexley is more affordable than in other London boroughs; the rent for an average one-bedroom dwelling in the borough requires 32.3% of the median pre-tax pay in London, compared to 45% for the typical London borough.
A high proportion of 19-year-olds are without a Level 3 qualification in Bexley, significantly higher than average 25% for London overall.
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.