London’s Poverty Profile

Lewisham

Key findings

26%

of Lewisham residents are living in poverty, just below the London-wide rate of 27%.

44%

of pupils in Lewisham did not achieve A*- C grades in English and maths. This is worse than any other London borough.

37%

of 19 year olds in Lewisham do not have Level 3 qualifications, compared with an average of 34% across Outer London boroughs.


Summary rankings over time

11 32

Housing delivery

22 32

Homeless acceptances

30 32

Qualifications at 19

15 32

GCSE attainment gap

28 32

Infant mortality


Full indicator rankings over time

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