Poverty and inequality data for Lambeth
Lambeth is an inner London borough with a mixed picture on poverty and inequality. The poverty rate of almost 30% is above the London average of 27%. Lambeth has a high rate of infant mortality and premature mortality as well. 59% of Lambeth homeless households who the borough places in temporary accommodation are moved outside the borough, which is the second highest rate in London. On the positive side, Lambeth is in the lower half of boroughs for evictions and above average for delivery of affordable homes. 19.5% of workers here earn less than the living wage, which is lower than the London average of 21%.
The rankings below show how Lambeth 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
Bexley delivered fewer new affordable homes than any other borough. Our research from @PovertyLondon is quoted in the @BexleyTimes #ukhousing . http://www.bexleytimes.co.uk/news/bexley-has-fewer-affordable-new-homes-than-any-other-london-borough-according-to-new-research-1-5404224 …22 Feb 2018
Educational improvements have stalled in many areas since 2012/13. pic.twitter.com/krIhHHDv0s22 Feb 2018
Rent for low earners in #Haringey costs 75% of their salary - the 6th most expensive in London. This is measured by comparing lower quartile rent for a two bedroom apartment to a lower quartile worker's salary. #Ukhousing pic.twitter.com/rIGFqvAmaS22 Feb 2018