Poverty and inequality data for Haringey

Key findings


of Haringey's residents are living below the poverty line


new homes built in Haringey were affordable/social


of Haringey residents aged 25-49 did not have a Level 3 qualification


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%). 25% of workers do not earn a living wage, which is also above the London average of 22%.  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.

Haringey indicator rankings over time

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