Poverty and inequality data for Hillingdon
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.