London’s Poverty Profile

Newham

Key findings

4,500

homeless households in Newham are in temporary accommodation, the highest number in London. It also has the highest number placed outside the borough, nearly 1,700.

36%

of working residents in Newham are low paid, the highest percentage in London. This is 38,000 people.

13

percentage point gap in GCSE attainment between Newham’s disadvantaged school children and those not facing disadvantage. Newham is in the top 4 London boroughs on this issue.


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