Poverty and inequality data for Hounslow
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.