Poverty and inequality data for Greenwich
Greenwich is a borough in south east London. There is a high unemployment ratio here, with a 6.6% unemployment ratio – lower only than Tower Hamlets and Barking & Dagenham. This has, however, dropped from 8.2% in 2015.
41% of 19 year olds in Greenwich do not have Level 3 qualifications (A level equivalent), a significant improvement from 2014 (48%) but still a higher proportion than any borough except Lewisham, Havering and Barking & Dagenham.
On the positive side, Greenwich has built more social/affordable housing than any other borough in London. They built 1211 social/affordable homes in the three years leading up to 2015/16, as well as 552 new shared ownership homes. These combined were 40% of their total housing completions.
The rankings below show how Greenwich 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.
From our Twitter
More working households in London are in poverty than they were a decade ago. The number of adult Londoners in poverty from working families rose from 566,000 to 833,000 between 2005/06 and 2015/16 (a 47% rise). For children, the increase was 303,000 to 477,000 (a 57% rise). pic.twitter.com/gjNTJMVdwQ23 Apr 2018
London’s population is younger than the rest of England’s. London has a lower proportion of people in every age bracket above 45 years than the rest of England. pic.twitter.com/DWQ3g0Gvv822 Apr 2018
Teenagers are the group who are most likely to be leaving Outer London. pic.twitter.com/JBvdqUKKHl21 Apr 2018
More people moved into than out of London every year since 2004/5. But the main driver of London’s population growth is its birth rate being higher than its death rate pic.twitter.com/H4zfLrooIg20 Apr 2018
New @centreforlondon report finds 70% of Londoners have lived here for 10+ years. More on London’s population at: http://www.trustforlondon.org.uk/data/londons-population-country-birth …19 Apr 2018