Haringey

Overview

Haringey is an inner London borough located in the north of London. It does worse than average for 5 or the 18 indicators. Over three in ten (34%) people in the borough live in households in poverty, higher than the typical London borough (28%).

The borough has the one of the highest proportion of the working-aged population on out-of-work benefits at 18.2%. Additionally, pre-pandemic, Haringey had an above average rate of court-ordered repossessions of housing units with 2.68 repossessions per 1,000 households in 2019/20 compared to a London average of 1.8.

Haringey has a lower than average unemployment rate, 4.3% compared to the London average of 5.3%. The rate of unemployment decreased faster than the London average, falling by 1.4 percentage points over three year between the two comparison periods.

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

Haringey indicator rankings

Infant mortality

3.0
Average ?

No qualifications

3.7%
Better than average ?

Premature mortality

330
Average ?

Qualifications at 19

32.5%
Average ?

Child poverty rate

41%
Average ?

Income inequality

1.43
Average ?

Pay inequality

2.45
Average ?

Poverty rate

34%
Worse than average ?

Evictions

2.68
Worse than average ?

Homeless acceptances

0.48
Average ?

Housing affordability

47.2%
Average ?

Housing delivery

140
Average ?

Rough sleeping

405
Average ?

Temporary accommodation

27.96
Worse than average ?

GCSE attainment

72.6%
Average ?

Benefits

18.2%
Worse than average ?

Low pay (resident)

26.1%
Worse than average ?

Unemployment rate

4.3%
Better than average ?