Hammersmith & Fulham

Poverty and inequality data for Hammersmith & Fulham

Date 31 August 2017
Date updated 20 April 2020
Overview

Hammersmith and Fulham is an inner London borough located in the west of London. It has the highest rate of a London borough owing the main homeless duty to households at 1.39 per 1,000 households, more than double the rate for London as a whole, 0.61.

Hammersmith and Fulham has hourly pay inequality near identical to that in London as a whole, with hourly earnings at the 80th percentile 2.7 times greater than those at the 20th percentile. The borough has a median income deprivation ranking (according to the English Indices of Deprivation) that is also similar to the London average.

The grid below shows how Hammersmith and Fulham is performing on key poverty and inequality indicators, in comparison with all London boroughs. Better than average (green) means Hammersmith and Fulham 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.

Hammersmith & Fulham indicator rankings

Infant mortality

3.2

Average ?

Premature mortality

337

Worse than average ?

Qualifications at 19

34.6%

Average ?

Child poverty rate

38%

Average ?

Income inequality

1.03

Average ?

Pay inequality

2.74

Worse than average ?

Poverty rate

31%

Worse than average ?

Evictions

1.16

Better than average ?

Homeless acceptances

1.39

Worse than average ?

Housing affordability

43.7%

Better than average ?

Housing delivery

80

Average ?

Rough sleeping

171

Average ?

Temporary Accommodation

16.53

Average ?

Benefits

8.0%

Average ?

Unemployment rate

4.5%

Better than average ?

Unemployment rate change

0.2pts

Worse than average ?

GCSE attainment

70.7%

Worse than average ?

No qualifications

6.6%

Average ?