Hammersmith & Fulham

Overview

Hammersmith and Fulham is an inner London borough located in the west of London. The borough has hourly pay inequality just below the London average, with hourly earnings at the 80th percentile 2.58 times greater than those at the 20th percentile. 

The unemployment rate in the borough is just above the London average of 5.3% at 5.9% (April 2018 to March 2021), but has risen by 2.2 percentage points across the two 3 year average time periods compared in London's Poverty Profile. The proportion of those who claimed out-of-work benefits (Feb 2021) was 13%, compared to the London average of 15%. 

The grid below shows how Hammersmith and Fulham compares against London overall on key poverty and inequality indicators. Red text denotes the fact that Hammersmith and Fulham is worse than is typical for London on that indicator, and blue means it is better. 

Hammersmith & Fulham indicator rankings

Infant mortality

2.8
Average ?

Premature mortality

342
Average ?

Qualifications at 19

31.57%
Average ?

Child poverty rate

34%
Average ?

Income inequality

1.03
Average ?

Pay inequality

2.58
Average ?

Poverty rate

31%
Average ?

Evictions

1.16
Average ?

Homeless acceptances

0.40
Average ?

Housing affordability

52.7
Average ?

Housing delivery

110
Average ?

Rough sleeping

266
Average ?

Temporary accommodation

13.78
Average ?

GCSE attainment

78.1%
Average ?

No qualifications

3.3
Better than average ?

Benefits

15.4%
Average ?

Unemployment rate

5.9%
Average ?

Unemployment rate change

2.2pts
Worse than average ?