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
This interactive table compares Poverty Child Poverty Inequality Homelessness Temporary Accommodation Evictions Affordability Unemployment Low Pay Benefits Council Tax Support GCSE attainment Infant Mortality Premature Mortality in each London borough. https://www.trustforlondon.org.uk/data/boroughs/overview-of-london-boroughs/ … pic.twitter.com/EuJJzZz4Tf23 Aug 2018
The unemployment ratio in Havering is 4.4%. This is narrowly below the London average of 4.9%, and also below the outer London average of 4.7%. pic.twitter.com/eo0tghrI5Y22 Sep 2018
The gap in GCSE attainment between disadvantaged and non-disadvantaged students is 28 percentage points in Havering. This is one of the largest gaps in London. pic.twitter.com/SLZnxTZhYf21 Sep 2018
The London boroughs with the highest rates of poverty are: Tower Hamlets (39%) Newham (37%) Hackney (36%) Islington (34%) Haringey (34%) The London boroughs with the lowest rates of poverty are: Bromley (15%) Richmond (15%) Bexley (16%) Sutton (16%) Havering (16%) pic.twitter.com/CTBBjbmmLR21 Sep 2018