Hounslow

Overview

Hounslow is an outer London borough located in the west of London.Both the overall poverty rate (25%) and child poverty rate (30%) are slightly better in Hounslow than the average for all London boroughs (28% and 38% respectively). 

Having fallen 1.8 percentage points between 2014/17 and 2017/2020 - faster than the London average - unemployment in Hounslow now sits at 4.7%, around typical for a London borough. 

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

Hounslow indicator rankings

Infant mortality

4.1
Worse than average ?

Premature mortality

319
Worse than average ?

Qualifications at 19

32.4%
Better than average ?

Child poverty rate

41%
Worse than average ?

Income inequality

0.96
Average ?

Pay inequality

2.53
Better than average ?

Poverty rate

25%
Average ?

Evictions

1.35
Better than average ?

Homeless acceptances

0.00
Better than average ?

Housing affordability

44.1
Average ?

Housing delivery

210
Worse than average ?

Rough sleeping

147
Average ?

Temporary Accommodation

7.24
Better than average ?

Benefits

12.5%
Worse than average ?

Unemployment rate

5.6%
Worse than average ?

Unemployment rate change

-0.9pts
Average ?

GCSE attainment

68.6%
Average ?

No qualifications

10.5
Worse than average ?