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London Poverty Profile 2015

Jan 18th 2017

The fifth report and latest available as of 2017, London's Poverty Profile is a very useful resource for London. The Report looks at how London has recovered from the recession in terms of unemployment, out-of-work benefit claims and the quality of work available; how poverty and inequality have changed at a time when average incomes have been flat; how London's housing boom is affecting affordability, tenure patterns and housing benefit claims; and how local authorities have been managing their homelessness duty with reduced funds and restrictions due to welfare reform. Published October 2015


Below is comparative data on London's 32 boroughs, listed below. Most of the indicators are not able to include the City of London because its characteristics are so different from the rest of London.

  • There is a summary of boroughs' comparative performance on a range of indicators here.

There are sections on each London borough:

Comparing indicators

Indicators where Boroughs are compared:

Download the full report: London's Poverty Profile 2015  here 

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