London’s Poverty Profile

Kensington and Chelsea

Key findings


of children in Kensington and Chelsea are living in poverty, compared to 37% of all London children.


of homeless households placed in temporary accommodation by the council are housed outside of the borough.


of disadvantaged pupils in state-funded schools in Kensington & Chelsea achieve a C or above at GCSE in Maths and English.


The rankings below show how the borough 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.

Kensington and Chelsea indicator rankings over time

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