Sutton

Poverty and inequality data for Sutton

Date 31 August 2017
Date updated 15 February 2019
Overview

Sutton is an outer London Borough in the south of the capital. The poverty rate here is only 16.3% – the 4th lowest in London – and the child poverty rate is only higher than Kingston and Richmond. Unemployment is also low in Sutton, at 3.9%, compared to the London average of 4.9%.

The proportion of working residents who are low-paid is 21%, which is slightly below the London average (22%).   

The rankings below show how Sutton 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.

Sutton ranking on key indicators
7 /32

Homeless acceptances

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26 /32

Housing delivery

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14 /32

Low Pay

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7 /32

Qualifications at 19

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Sutton indicator rankings over time

Infant mortality

3.6

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Premature mortality

522

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Evictions

13

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Housing affordability

53%

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Housing delivery

238

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Low Pay

21%

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Low pay change

0.13%

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Poverty rate

16.30%

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Child poverty rate

21%

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Homeless acceptances

4

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Temporary Accommodation

45%

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Unemployment ratio

3.90%

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Unemployment change

-1.91%

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Out-of-work benefits

4.40%

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Council Tax Support cut

£214.13

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Income inequality

123%

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Pay inequality

2.5

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GCSE attainment

47%

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Qualifications at 19

31%

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