Haringey

Poverty and inequality data for Haringey

Date 31 August 2017
Date updated 15 February 2019
Overview

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 ranking on key indicators
19 /32

Child poverty rate

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21 /32

Temporary Accommodation

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26 /32

Evictions

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16 /32

Qualifications at 19

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Haringey indicator rankings over time

Infant mortality

3.3

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Premature mortality

600

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Evictions

24

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Housing affordability

76%

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Housing delivery

604

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Low Pay

25%

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Low pay change

-1.30%

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Poverty rate

33.80%

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Child poverty rate

34%

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Homeless acceptances

6

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Temporary Accommodation

41%

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Unemployment ratio

4.67%

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Unemployment change

-2.13%

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Out-of-work benefits

8.90%

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Council Tax Support cut

£213.14

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Income inequality

129%

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Pay inequality

2.4

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GCSE attainment

45%

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Qualifications at 19

35%

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