Poverty and inequality data for Sutton
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 in line with the London average (21%) but this figure has increased by 4 percentage points since 2013 - the third biggest increase in London.
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.
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