Poverty and inequality data for Hillingdon
percentage point attainment gap between disadvantaged students and other students at age 16.
can expect to live without a life-limiting condition until they are 63 in Hillingdon. For men, this is 66.
Hillingdon is an Outer west London borough, and the second largest by area after Bromley. Our analysis of poverty and inequality data suggests that Hillingdon is close to or better than London averages on most issues. Its poverty rate is 22.4% (below the London-wide figure of 27%) and the unemployment ratio (4.2%) has fallen significantly in the past three years to just below the London-wide rate (4.9%). 23.7% of working Hillingdon residents are low-paid compared to 21% across London.
However, Hillingdon struggles more with education indicators. 38.7% of 19 year olds and 39% of adults do not have level 3 qualifications (A level equivalent) – both above the London average.
The rankings below show how Hillingdon 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.
From our Twitter
London students entitled to Free School Meals are 15 percentage points less likely to attain level 3 qualifications (A Level equivalent) than other students in London. In the rest of the UK, this gap in attainment is 28%. pic.twitter.com/Z4v5q7vSM320 Feb 2018
36% of housing delivered in #Haringey was social housing, affordable housing or shared accomodation in the three years up to 2015/16. This is the 5th highest rate in London. 604 such homes were built during this period, which is the 17th most out of London's 32 boroughs. pic.twitter.com/YaBVggmgog20 Feb 2018
More inner London students from disadvantaged backgrounds went to university than those from non-disadvantaged backgrounds in 2015/16. pic.twitter.com/DHAE2XEuiX19 Feb 2018