London’s Poverty Profile

Croydon

Key findings

24%

of working residents in Croydon are low paid, the highest rate in south London.

1,042

families were accepted as homeless by Croydon - the third highest number in London.

25%

of new housing completions were affordable in Croydon. This was 1,200 homes, the fifth highest number in London.

Overview

The rankings below show how the borough 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.


Croydon indicator rankings over time

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