Harrow

Overview

Harrow is an outer London borough located in the north-west of London. It has one of the lower proportions of 19-year-olds in London without Level 3 (A levels and equivalents) qualifications with just 24% of 19 year olds in borough not having them.

Harrow delivered a net of just 10 affordable, social and other discounted housing units between 2016/17 and 2018/19.

At 4.2 per 1,000 live births, Harrow has one of the worst infant mortality rates in London. 

The grid below shows how Harrow is performing on key poverty and inequality indicators, in comparison with all London boroughs. Better than average (green) means Harrow is in the top performing third, average (orange) means the middle third, and worse than average (red) the lowest performing third of all the London local authorities.

Harrow indicator rankings

Infant mortality

4.2
Worse than average ?

Premature mortality

235
Better than average ?

Qualifications at 19

24.08%
Better than average ?

Child poverty rate

35%
Average ?

Income inequality

0.82
Average ?

Pay inequality

2.76
Average ?

Poverty rate

23%
Average ?

Evictions

1.79
Average ?

Homeless acceptances

0.43
Average ?

Housing affordability

38.9
Average ?

Housing delivery

10
Worse than average ?

Rough sleeping

45
Better than average ?

Temporary accommodation

13.24
Average ?

GCSE attainment

74.9%
Average ?

No qualifications

6.4
Average ?

Benefits

13%
Average ?

Unemployment rate

6.5%
Average ?

Unemployment rate change

1.9pts
Worse than average ?