Poverty and inequality data for Bromley
Bromley is an outer London borough located in south-east London. It has one of the lowest rates of child poverty in London, with 24% of children living in households in poverty, conapred to 38% for the typical London borough. It is also one of the boroughs with the most affordable housing, with the rent for an average one-bedroom dwelling in Bromley requiring 34% of median pre-tax pay in London. In this respect, Bromley is more like the rest of England - where the figure is 29% - than the typical London borough, where it is 49%.
Bromley has pay inequality typical to that of London as a whole, with both the borough and capital seeing earners at the 80th percentile taking home 2.75 as much as those on the 20th percentile.
The grid below shows how Bromley 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 Bromley 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.