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About the borough

Key population and demographic facts about the London borough of Barking and Dagenham.

Did you know that Barking and Dagenham has:

  • 212,906 residents - 7th smallest population in London
  • 57,981 under 16s - highest proportion in London and the UK
  • 135,145 16 to 64s - 7th lowest proportion in London
  • 19,780 over 65’s - 7th lowest proportion in London
  • 32.5 average age - lower than London average (35.6)
  • 60.1 male healthy life expectancy - below London average (64.2)
  • 62.5 female healthy life expectancy - below London average (64.4)
  • 46.4 average attainment 8 score per pupil (GCSE) - below London average (49.7)
  • 8.3% have no qualifications - higher than London average (6.7%)
  • 77.5 births per 1,000 women of childbearing age - highest in London
  • 95.7 crimes per 1,000 people - below London average (102.1)
  • 14.8 domestic abuse offences per 1,000 people - highest in London
  • £315,000 average house price - lowest in London
  • 6.8% unemployment - highest in London
  • 67.1% employment - below London average (75.5%)
  • 1.1% income support claimants - highest in London
  • 66.0% Black and minority ethnic (BME) population - above London average (61.8%)
  • 13.2% obesity amongst children in Reception - highest in London
  • 3.4% NEET and Not Known - below London average (3.9%)

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Abbey - did you know?

Did you know that Abbey has:

  • 15,770 residents - highest in the borough
  • 4,385 under 16s - 6th highest proportion in the borough
  • 10,548 16s to 64s - highest proportion in the borough
  • 837 65 and over - 2nd lowest proportion in the borough
  • 30 average age - younger than the borough average (33)
  • 80.3 male life expectancy - oldest in the borough
  • 84.2 female life expectancy - 2nd oldest in the borough
  • 48.8 average attainment 8 score per pupil (GCSE) - higher than the borough average (46.5)
  • 21.9% open space - lower than the borough average (27.3%)
  • 88.1 births per 1,000 women of childbearing age - 2nd highest in the borough
  • 182.8 crimes per 1,000 people - highest in the borough
  • 15.0 domestic abuse offences per 1,000 people - higher than the borough average (14.1)
  • £245,000 median house price (all types) - lowest in the borough
  • 12.1% unemployment related benefits claimants - highest in the borough 
  • £28,105 median household income - lower than the borough average (£28,274)
  • 0.7% income support claimants - 2nd lowest in the borough 
  • 89.9% BME population - highest proportion in the borough
  • 14.7% obesity amongst children in Reception - 3rd highest in the borough
  • 3.5% NEET and Not Known - lower than the borough average (4.0%)

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Alibon - did you know

Did you know that Alibon has:

  • 10,948 residents - lowest in the borough
  • 2,868 under 16s - 6th lowest proportion in the borough
  • 7,089 16s to 64s - 3rd highest proportion in the borough
  • 991 65 and over - 6th lowest proportion in the borough
  • 34 average age - older than the borough average (33)
  • 77.0 male life expectancy - younger than the borough average (77.8)
  • 82.7 female life expectancy - older than the borough average (82.6)
  • 47.1 average attainment 8 score per pupil (GCSE) - higher than the borough average (46.5)
  • 20.6% open space - lower than the borough average (27.3%)
  • 64.8 births per 1,000 women of childbearing age - lowest in the borough 
  • 81.4 crimes per 1,000 people - lower than the borough average (91.1)
  • 15.5 domestic abuse offences per 1,000 people - higher than the borough average (14.1)
  • £309,100 median house price (all types) - lower than the borough average (£315,000)
  • 11.0% unemployment related benefits claimants - higher than the borough average (10.4%)
  • £28,143 median household income - lower than the borough average (£28,274)
  • 1.2% income support claimants - higher than the borough average (1.1%)
  • 58.2% BME population - lower than the borough average (67.8%)
  • 13.0% obesity amongst children in Reception - lower than the borough average (13.1%)
  • 5.0% NEET and Not Known - higher than the borough average (4.0%)

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Becontree - did you know?

Did you know that Becontree has:

  • 15,261 residents - 3rd highest in the borough
  • 4,317 under 16s - 4th highest proportion in the borough
  • 9,717 16s to 64s - 7th highest proportion in the borough
  • 1,227 65 and over - 4th lowest proportion in the borough
  • 32 average age - younger than the borough average (33)
  • 76.1 male life expectancy - younger than the borough average (77.8)
  • 80.2 female life expectancy - youngest in the borough
  • 46.8 average attainment 8 score per pupil (GCSE) - higher than the borough average (46.5)
  • 1.9% open space - lowest in the borough
  • 69.2 births per 1,000 women of childbearing age - lower than the borough average (77.5)
  • 67.6 crimes per 1,000 people - 2nd lowest in the borough
  • 13.7 domestic abuse offences per 1,000 people - lower than the borough average (14.1)
  • £310,000 median house price (all types) - lower than the borough average (£315,000)
  • 11.9% unemployment related benefits claimants - 2nd highest in the borough 
  • £29,796 median household income - higher than the borough average (£28,274)
  • 1.0% income support claimants - lower than borough average (1.1%)
  • 69.6% BME population - higher than the borough average (67.8%)
  • 14.3% obesity amongst children in Reception - higher than the borough average (13.1%)
  • 2.4% NEET and Not Known - 3rd lowest proportion in the borough

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Chadwell heath - did you know?

Did you know that Chadwell Heath has:

  • 11,424 residents - 5th lowest in the borough
  • 2,959 under 16s - 3rd lowest proportion in the borough
  • 6,932 16s to 64s - lowest proportion in the borough
  • 1,533 65 and over - 2nd highest proportion in the borough
  • 36 average age - older than the borough average (33)
  • 79.2 male life expectancy - older than the borough average (77.8)
  • 83.5 female life expectancy - older than the borough average (82.6)
  • 43.6 average attainment 8 score per pupil (GCSE) - 2nd lowest in the borough
  • 55.6% open space - highest in the borough
  • 75.2 births per 1,000 women of childbearing age - lower than the borough average (77.5)
  • 88.9 crimes per 1,000 people - lower than the borough average (91.1)
  • 15.4 domestic abuse offences per 1,000 people - higher than the borough average (14.1)
  • £360,000 median house price (all types) - 2nd highest in the borough
  • 10.3% unemployment related benefits claimants - lower than the borough average (10.4%)
  • £28,311 median household income - higher than the borough average (£28,274)
  • 1.1% income support claimants - same as the borough average 
  • 62.8% BME population - lower than the borough average (67.8%)
  • 15.0% obesity amongst children in Reception - 2nd highest in the borough 
  • 4.0% NEET and Not Known - same as the borough average

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Eastbrook - did you know?

Did you know that Eastbrook has:

  • 11,584 residents - 6th lowest in the borough
  • 2,538 under 16s - lowest proportion in the borough
  • 7,428 16s to 64s - 6th highest proportion in the borough
  • 1,618 65 and over - highest proportion in the borough
  • 37 average age - oldest in the borough
  • 78.6 male life expectancy - older than the borough average (77.8)
  • 81.3 female life expectancy - younger than the borough average (82.6)
  • 44.4 average attainment 8 score per pupil (GCSE) - lower than the borough average (46.5)
  • 51.4% open space - 2nd highest proportion in the borough
  • 66.2 births per 1,000 women of childbearing age - 2nd lowest in the borough 
  • 73.9 crimes per 1,000 people - lower than the borough average (91.1)
  • 11.4 domestic abuse offences per 1,000 people - 3rd lowest in the borough
  • £340,000 median house price (all types) - higher than the borough average (£315,000)
  • 10.6% unemployment related benefits claimants - higher than the borough average (10.4%)
  • £34,084 median household income - 2nd highest in the borough
  • 0.8% income support claimants - lower than the borough average (1.1%)
  • 51.1% BME population - lowest proportion in the borough
  • 11.9% obesity amongst children in Reception - lower than the borough average (13.1%)
  • 4.1% NEET and Not Known - higher than the borough average (4.0%)

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Eastbury - did you know?

Did you know that Eastbury has:

  • 12,824 residents - 5th highest in the borough
  • 3,460 under 16s - 9th highest proportion in the borough
  • 8,225 16s to 64s - 5th highest proportion in the borough
  • 1,139 65 and over - 5th lowest proportion in the borough
  • 33 average age - same as the borough average
  • 79.6 male life expectancy - 3rd oldest in the borough
  • 85.2 female life expectancy - oldest in the borough
  • 45.1 average attainment 8 score per pupil (GCSE) - lower than the borough average (46.5)
  • 17.0% open space - lower than the borough average (27.3%)
  • 76.0 births per 1,000 women of childbearing age - lower than the borough average (77.5)
  • 76.8 crimes per 1,000 people - lower than the borough average (91.1)
  • 12.6 domestic abuse offences per 1,000 people - lower than the borough average (14.1)
  • £310,000 median house price (all types) - lower than the borough average (£315,000)
  • 10.4% unemployment related benefits claimants - same as the borough average
  • £27,789 median household income - lower than the borough average (£28,274)
  • 1.2% income support claimants - higher than the borough average (1.1%)
  • 68.7% BME population - higher than the borough average (67.8%)
  • 11.7% obesity amongst children in Reception - lower than the borough average (13.1%)
  • 2.4% NEET and Not Known - 3rd lowest in the borough

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Gascoigne - did you know?

Did you know that Gascoigne has:

  • 12,407 residents - 7th highest in the borough
  • 3,976 under 16s - highest proportion in the borough
  • 7,728 16s to 64s - 5th lowest proportion in the borough
  • 703 65 and over - 3rd lowest proportion in the borough
  • 30 average age - younger than the borough average (33)
  • 77.9 male life expectancy - older than the borough average (77.8)
  • 82.6 female life expectancy - same as the borough average
  • 45.0 average attainment 8 score per pupil (GCSE) - lower than the borough average (46.5)
  • 20.8% open space - lower than the borough average (27.3%)
  • 84.6 births per 1,000 women of childbearing age - higher than the borough average (77.5)
  • 102.3 crimes per 1,000 people - 3rd highest in the borough 
  • 14.1 domestic abuse offences per 1,000 people - same as the borough average 
  • £285,000 median house price (all types) - 2nd lowest in the borough 
  • 10.4% unemployment related benefits claimants - same as the borough 
  • £22,509 median household income - lowest in the borough
  • 1.0% income support claimants - lower than the borough average (1.1%)
  • 83.4% BME population - 2nd highest proportion in the borough
  • 15.1% obesity amongst children in Reception - highest proportion in the borough 
  • 2.2% NEET and Not Known - 2nd lowest proportion in the borough

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Goresbrook - did you know?

Did you know that Goresbrook has:

  • 12,112 residents - 9th highest in the borough
  • 3,168 under 16s - 5th lowest proportion in the borough
  • 7,630 16s to 64s - 10th highest proportion in the borough
  • 1,314 65 and over - 4th highest proportion in the borough
  • 34 average age - older than the borough average (33)
  • 77.0 male life expectancy - younger than the borough average (77.8)
  • 83.4 female life expectancy - older than the borough average (82.6)
  • 51.7 average attainment 8 score per pupil (GCSE) - highest in the borough
  • 14.1% open space - lower than the borough average (27.3%)
  • 77.3 births per 1,000 women of childbearing age - lower than the borough average (77.5)
  • 80.1 crimes per 1,000 people - lower than the borough average (91.1)
  • 13.7 domestic abuse offences per 1,000 people - lower than the borough average (14.1)
  • £306,000 median house price (all types) - lower than the borough average (£315,000)
  • 9.9% unemployment related benefits claimants - lower than the borough average (10.4%)
  • £27,421 median household income - lower than the borough average (£28,274)
  • 1.4% income support claimants - 2nd highest in the borough 
  • 59.3% BME population - lower than the borough average (67.8%)
  • 13.3% obesity amongst children in Reception - higher than the borough average (13.1%)
  • 5.4% NEET and Not Known higher than the borough average (4.0%)

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Heath - did you know?

Did you know that Heath has:

  • 12,072 residents - 10th highest in the borough
  • 3,224 under 16s - 11th highest proportion in the borough
  • 7,507 16s to 64s - 4th lowest proportion in the borough
  • 1,341 65 and over - 3rd highest proportion in the borough
  • 34 average age - older than the borough average (33)
  • 77.9 male life expectancy - older than the borough average (77.8)
  • 81.0 female life expectancy - 3rd youngest in the borough
  • 44.1 average attainment 8 score per pupil (GCSE) - lower than the borough average (46.5)
  • 36.1% open space - higher than the borough average (27.3%)
  • 72.6 births per 1,000 women of childbearing age - lower than the borough average (77.5)
  • 89.5 crimes per 1,000 people - lower than the borough average (91.1)
  • 19.1 domestic abuse offences per 1,000 people - highest in the borough
  • £310,000 median house price (all types) - lower than the borough average (£315,000)
  • 11.5% unemployment related benefits claimants - higher than the borough average (10.4%)
  • £24,733 median household income - 3rd lowest in the borough
  • 1.3% income support claimants - higher than the borough average (1.1%)
  • 58.1% BME population - 2nd lowest proportion in the borough
  • 10.3% obesity amongst children in Reception - 2nd lowest in the borough 
  • 3.7% NEET and Not Known - lower than borough average (4.0%)

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Longbridge - did you know?

Did you know that Longbridge has:

  • 12,825 residents - 4th highest in the borough
  • 3,026 under 16s - 2nd lowest proportion in the borough
  • 8,431 16s to 64s - 2nd highest proportion in the borough
  • 1,368 65 and over - 5th highest proportion in the borough
  • 34 average age - older than the borough average (33)
  • 79.9 male life expectancy - 2nd oldest in the borough
  • 83.4 female life expectancy - older than the borough average (82.6)
  • 50.6 average attainment 8 score per pupil (GCSE) - 2nd highest in the borough
  • 28.3% open space - higher than the borough average (27.3%)
  • 70.9 births per 1,000 women of childbearing age - lower than the borough average (77.5)
  • 70.6 crimes per 1,000 people - 3rd lowest in the borough
  • 6.8 domestic abuse offences per 1,000 people - lowest in the borough
  • £445,000 median house price (all types) - highest in the borough
  • 8.2% unemployment related benefits claimants - lowest in the borough
  • £39,499 median household income - highest in the borough
  • 0.4% income support claimants - lowest proportion in the borough
  • 80.9% BME population - 3rd highest proportion in the borough 
  • 10.1% obesity amongst children in Reception - lowest proportion in the borough
  • 1.9% NEET and Not Known - lowest proportion in the borough

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Mayesbrook - did you know?

Did you know that Mayesbrook has:

  • 11,105 residents - 3rd lowest in the borough
  • 3,143 under 16s - 3rd highest proportion in the borough
  • 6,864 16s to 64s - 2nd lowest proportion in the borough
  • 1,098 65 and over - 9th highest proportion in the borough
  • 33 average age - the same as the borough average
  • 77.1 male life expectancy - younger than the borough average (77.8)
  • 81.4 female life expectancy - younger than the borough average (82.6)
  • 44.7 average attainment 8 score per pupil (GCSE) - lower than the borough average (46.5)
  • 44.8% open space - higher than the borough average (27.3%)
  • 82.0 births per 1,000 women of childbearing age - higher than the borough average (77.5)
  • 87.9 crimes per 1,000 people - lower than the borough average (91.1)
  • 17.1 domestic abuse offences per 1,000 people - 2nd highest in the borough 
  • £307,000 median house price (all types) - lower than the borough average (£315,000)
  • 11.0% unemployment related benefits claimants - higher than the borough average (10.4%)
  • £27,720 median household income - lower than the borough average (£28,274)
  • 1.2% income support claimants - higher than the borough average (1.1%)
  • 60.2% BME population - lower than the borough average (67.8%)
  • 11.9% obesity amongst children in Reception - lower than  the borough average (13.1%)
  • 5.7% NEET and Not Known - 3rd highest in the borough

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Parsloes - did you know?

Did you know that Parsloes has:

  • 11,138 residents - 4th lowest in the borough
  • 3,039 under 16s - 7th highest proportion in the borough
  • 6,992 16s to 64s - 12th highest proportion in the borough
  • 1,107 65 and over - 7th highest proportion in the borough
  • 34 average age - older than the borough average (33)
  • 76.7 male life expectancy - younger than the borough average (77.8)
  • 83.6 female life expectancy - older than the borough average (82.6)
  • 46.2 average attainment 8 score per pupil (GCSE) - lower than the borough average (46.5)
  • 17.1% open space - lower than the borough average (27.3%)
  • 66.9 births per 1,000 women of childbearing age - 3rd lowest in the borough 
  • 62.5 crimes per 1,000 people - lowest in the borough
  • 15.0 domestic abuse offences per 1,000 people - higher than the borough average (14.1)
  • £307,500 median house price (all types) - lower than the borough average (£315,000)
  • 9.1% unemployment related benefits claimants - 2nd lowest in the borough 
  • £27,893 median household income - lower than the borough average (£28,274)
  • 1.5% income support claimants - highest proportion in the borough 
  • 59.5% BME population - lower than the borough average (67.8%)
  • 10.9% obesity amongst children in Reception - 3rd lowest proportion in the borough 
  • 6.5% NEET and Not Known - 2nd highest proportion in the borough

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River - did you know?

Did you know that River has:

  • 12,124 residents - 8th highest in the borough
  • 3,399 under 16s - 5th highest proportion in the borough
  • 7,524 16s to 64s - 3rd lowest proportion in the borough
  • 1,201 65 and over - 8th highest proportion in the borough
  • 34 average age - older than the borough average (33)
  • 76.1 male life expectancy - 3rd youngest in the borough
  • 80.3 female life expectancy - 2nd youngest in the borough
  • 45.6 average attainment 8 score per pupil (GCSE) - lower than the borough average (46.5)
  • 20.9% open space - lower than the borough average (27.3%)
  • 68.6 births per 1,000 women of childbearing age - lower than the borough average (77.5)
  • 93.3 crimes per 1,000 people - higher than the borough average (91.1)
  • 16.3 domestic abuse offences per 1,000 people - 3rd highest in the borough 
  • £305,000 median house price (all types) - 3rd lowest in the borough 
  • 10.2% unemployment related benefits claimants - lower than the borough average (10.4%)
  • £29,187 median household income - higher than the borough average (£28,274)
  • 1.0% income support claimants - lower than the borough average (1.1%)
  • 66.5% BME population - lower than the borough average (67.8%)
  • 13.6% obesity amongst children in Reception - higher than the borough average (13.1%)
  • 2.8% NEET and Not Known - lower than the borough average (4.0%)

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Thames - did you know?

Did you know that Thames has:

  • 15,695 residents - 2nd highest in the borough
  • 4,968 under 16s - 2nd highest proportion in the borough
  • 9,928 16s to 64s - 8th highest proportion in the borough
  • 799 65 and over - lowest proportion in the borough
  • 29 average age - youngest in the borough
  • 79.1 male life expectancy - older than the borough average (77.8)
  • 83.5 female life expectancy - older than the borough average (82.6)
  • 48.0 average attainment 8 score per pupil (GCSE) - higher than the borough average (46.5)
  • 43.9% open space - higher than the borough average (27.3%)
  • 89.0 births per 1,000 women of childbearing age - highest in the borough
  • 112.6 crimes per 1,000 people - 2nd highest in the borough
  • 16.2 domestic abuse offences per 1,000 people - higher than the borough average (14.1)
  • £319,498 median house price (all types) - higher than the borough average (£315,000)
  • 10.5% unemployment related benefits claimants - higher than the borough average (10.4%)
  • £25,863 median household income - lower than the borough average (£28,274)
  • 1.3% income support claimants - higher than the borough average (1.1%)
  • 77.4% BME population - higher than the borough average (67.8%)
  • 14.2% obesity amongst children in Reception - higher than the borough average (13.1%)
  • 4.2% NEET and Not Known - higher than the borough average (4.0%)

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Valance - did you know?

Did you know that Valence has:

  • 11,042 residents - 2nd lowest in the borough
  • 3,007 under 16s - 8th highest proportion in the borough
  • 6,964 16s to 64s - 9th highest proportion in the borough
  • 1,071 65 and over - 10th highest proportion in the borough
  • 34 average age - older than the borough average (33)
  • 76.5 male life expectancy - younger than the borough average (77.8)
  • 81.3 female life expectancy - younger than the borough average (82.6)
  • 44.0 average attainment 8 score per pupil (GCSE) - 3rd lowest in the borough 
  • 11.5% open space - 3rd lowest in the borough 
  • 80.0 births per 1,000 women of childbearing age - higher than the borough average (77.5)
  • 71.6 crimes per 1,000 people - lower than the borough average (91.1)
  • 11.6 domestic abuse offences per 1,000 people - lower than the borough average (14.1)
  • £310,000 median house price (all types) - lower than the borough average (£315,000)
  • 10.2% unemployment related benefits claimants - lower than the borough average (10.4%)
  • £28,803 median household income - higher than the borough average (£28,274)
  • 1.3% income support claimants - higher than the borough average (1.1%)
  • 60.7% BME population - lower than the borough average (67.8%)
  • 12.1% obesity amongst children in Reception - lower than the borough average (13.1%)
  • 2.9% NEET and Not Known - lower than the borough average (4.0%)

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Village - did you know?

Did you know that Village has:

  • 11,885 residents - 7th lowest in the borough
  • 3,187 under 16s - 8th lowest proportion in the borough
  • 7,472 16s to 64s - 7th lowest proportion in the borough
  • 1,226 65 and over - 6th highest proportion in the borough
  • 34 average age - older than the borough average (33)
  • 74.5 male life expectancy - youngest in the borough
  • 82.6 female life expectancy - same as the borough average
  • 41.3 average attainment 8 score per pupil (GCSE) - lowest in the borough
  • 47.1% open space - 3rd highest in the borough 
  • 85.3 births per 1,000 women of childbearing age - higher than the borough average (77.5)
  • 97.3 crimes per 1,000 people - higher than the borough average (91.1)
  • 15.9 domestic abuse offences per 1,000 people - higher than the borough average (14.1)
  • £313,000 median house price (all types) - lower than the borough average (£315,000)
  • 11.6% unemployment related benefits claimants - 3rd highest proportion in the borough 
  • £24,176 median household income - 2nd lowest in the borough
  • 1.3% income support claimants - higher than the borough average (1.1%)
  • 60.9% BME population - lower than the borough average (67.8%)
  • 13.1% obesity amongst children in Reception - same as the borough average 
  • 7.1% NEET and Not Known - highest proportion in the borough

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Whalebone - did you know?

Did you know that Whalebone has:

  • 12,690 residents - 6th highest in the borough
  • 3,317 under 16s - 4th lowest proportion in the borough
  • 8,166 16s to 64s - 4th highest proportion in the borough
  • 1,207 65 and over - 11th highest proportion in the borough
  • 34 average age - older than the borough average (33)
  • 78.6 male life expectancy - higher than the borough average (77.8)
  • 83.9 female life expectancy - 3rd oldest in the borough
  • 49.1 average attainment 8 score per pupil (GCSE) - 3rd highest in the borough 
  • 10.8% open space - 2nd lowest in the borough 
  • 87.5 births per 1,000 women of childbearing age - 3rd highest in the borough 
  • 78.0 crimes per 1,000 people - lower than the borough average (91.1)
  • 11.0 domestic abuse offences per 1,000 people - 2nd lowest in the borough
  • £348,625 median house price (all types) - 3rd highest in the borough 
  • 9.2% unemployment related benefits claimants - 3rd lowest in the borough
  • £33,381 median household income - 3rd highest in the borough
  • 0.7% income support claimants - 2nd lowest in the borough
  • 71.0% BME population - higher than the borough average (67.8%)
  • 13.8% obesity amongst children in Reception - higher than the borough average (13.1%)
  • 2.8% NEET and Not Known - lower than the borough average (4.0%)

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Key facts

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