London’s Poverty Profile

Richmond upon Thames

Key findings


percentage point gap in GCSE attainment between Richmond’s disadvantaged school children and those not facing disadvantage. This attainment gap is the highest in London.

Only 12%

of working residents in Richmond are low paid. With Wandsworth this is the lowest rate in London. This is 8,000 people.


expectancy rates are high in Richmond. For women without a disability or illness this is 68 years and for men 69 years. These are amongst the highest in London.


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.

Richmond upon Thames indicator rankings over time

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