Hillingdon

Poverty and inequality data for Hillingdon

Date 31 August 2017
Date updated 20 April 2020
Overview

Hillingdon is an outer London borough located in the west of London. Child poverty rates in the borough (33%) are below those of the typical London borough (38%). Pay inequality is also low; those in the 80th percentile earn 2.46 times more than those at the 20th percentile, whereas for London overall, this number is 2.74.

In terms of education attainment, Hillingdon has a high proportion of 19 year olds (38.5%) without a level 3 qualification. Furthermore, 9.3% of the working-age population has no qualifications whatsoever, which is the third highest proportion after Hammersmith and Fulham and Greenwich.

The grid below shows how Hillingdon is performing on key poverty and inequality indicators, in comparison with all London boroughs. Better than average (green) means Hillingdon 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.

Hillingdon indicator rankings

Infant mortality

2.5

Better than average ?

Premature mortality

311

Average ?

Qualifications at 19

38.5%

Worse than average ?

Child poverty rate

33%

Better than average ?

Income inequality

0.85

Average ?

Pay inequality

2.46

Better than average ?

Poverty rate

22%

Better than average ?

Evictions

1.95

Average ?

Homeless acceptances

0.15

Better than average ?

Housing affordability

42.4%

Better than average ?

Housing delivery

70

Better than average ?

Rough sleeping

123

Average ?

Temporary Accommodation

4.28

Better than average ?

Benefits

6.1%

Better than average ?

Unemployment rate

5.1%

Average ?

Unemployment rate change

-0.3pts

Worse than average ?

GCSE attainment

67%

Average ?

No qualifications

9.3%

Worse than average ?