Poverty and inequality data for Haringey
Haringey is a north London borough, with one of the highest poverty rates in London – with more than a third of people living in poverty (33.8%). 26% of workers do not earn a living wage, which is also above the London average of 21%. The west of Haringey contains very prosperous areas such as Muswell Hill and Crouch End, whereas the east of the borough has a lot of deprivation. However, overall income inequality in Haringey is actually narrowly below the London average.
Haringey performs close to the London average on most other indicators. The worklessness rate of 4.67% is slightly below the London average, and Haringey is in line with the rest of the capital on education, affordable homes and health as well.
The rankings below show how Haringey 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.
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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