London’s Poverty Profile

Demography

London's population and geography

Key findings

8.8m

was London’s population in 2016, 13% of the total UK population. London is growing at twice the rate of the UK as a whole.

London

has a net migration inflow for ages 15 to 29, with an outflow for all older age groups.

41%

of Londoners are BME, compared to 10% on average in the rest of England.

Overview

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.


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