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
London students entitled to Free School Meals are 15 percentage points less likely to attain level 3 qualifications (A Level equivalent) than other students in London. In the rest of the UK, this gap in attainment is 28%. pic.twitter.com/Z4v5q7vSM320 Feb 2018
36% of housing delivered in #Haringey was social housing, affordable housing or shared accomodation in the three years up to 2015/16. This is the 5th highest rate in London. 604 such homes were built during this period, which is the 17th most out of London's 32 boroughs. pic.twitter.com/YaBVggmgog20 Feb 2018
More inner London students from disadvantaged backgrounds went to university than those from non-disadvantaged backgrounds in 2015/16. pic.twitter.com/DHAE2XEuiX19 Feb 2018