Londoners aged over 65
of Londoners are aged over 85 years. 13% are aged over 65 in Outer London and 9% in Inner London.
of London's pensioners live below the poverty line - down from 21% a decade ago, but still higher than the rest of England (14%).
Although retirement age varies (and is rising), this data covers people who are aged 65 or older.
19% of pensioners live in poverty in London which is higher than in the Rest of England, where 14% of pensioners are in poverty. Pensioners are under-represented in the poorest 20% of people, with less than 15% of pensioners making up this group. They are also under-represented in the top 20% though, and are concentrated in the middle of the range. The number of pensioners in households in poverty has reduced slightly over the last decade, but there was no repeat of the dramatic reduction in pensioner poverty which we saw in the previous decade.
There are fewer people in all age groups over 45 in London than there are in the Rest of England. Less than 2% of Londoners are over 85.
From our Twitter
This interactive table compares Poverty Child Poverty Inequality Homelessness Temporary Accommodation Evictions Affordability Unemployment Low Pay Benefits Council Tax Support GCSE attainment Infant Mortality Premature Mortality in each London borough. https://www.trustforlondon.org.uk/data/boroughs/overview-of-london-boroughs/ … pic.twitter.com/EuJJzZz4Tf23 Aug 2018
28% of Year 6 students in Newham are obese. This is one of the highest rates in London. pic.twitter.com/Vvpuhd58JO13 Dec 2018
The benefit cap affected 15,300 households in London in 2017. The largest single groups affected where families losing up to £25 per week and between £25 and £50 per week. pic.twitter.com/zmF6X3bk1x12 Dec 2018
The unemployment ratio in Newham is 5.8%. This is 0.9% higher than the London average, but Newham had the largest fall in the unemployment ratio of all London boroughs between 2011/13 and 2014/16 at nearly 4%. pic.twitter.com/gIKPr5QqyK12 Dec 2018