London's population and geography
live in London, 13% of the UK's population. London is growing at twice the rate of the UK as a whole.
has a net migration inflow for ages 15 to 29, with an outflow for all older age groups.
These set of indicators explore who lives in London and how it is changing. It sets the context for all the rest of the indicators on this website.
8.8 million people live in London, which is a 16% increase over the last decade, and makes up 13% of the UK population. This growth has been largest in Inner East and South London. There are more than 4 times as many BME people in London (41%) than in the Rest of England (10%).
London also has far higher proportion of residents aged between 25-34, especially in Inner London where they make up 24% of the population. Net migration into London was almost 60,000 in 2014/2015 (including both international and domestic migration) – the highest figure in four years. This data will not reflect any changes in migration, if any, which have resulted from the Brexit referendum.
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22% of employees aged 16-24 are in insecure work. This is more than double the rate for any other age group. pic.twitter.com/rrxzdCquq123 Mar 2018
19% of new housing delivered in #Kingston in the last three years was social housing, affordable housing or shared ownership accommodation. This is below the London average of 24%. pic.twitter.com/eX3uUmDlSH23 Mar 2018
The percentage of 19 year olds without Level 3 Qualifications [A Level equivalent] has fallen throughout London over the last decade. It is improving more quickly in Inner London than Outer London. pic.twitter.com/2OeBeIBfpf22 Mar 2018