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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:

  • 211,998 residents - 7th smallest population in London
  • 57,865 under 16s - highest proportion in London and the UK
  • 134,378 16 to 64s - 6th lowest proportion in London
  • 19,755 over 65’s - 7th lowest proportion in London
  • 33.1 average age - lower than London average (36.4)
  • 62.8 male healthy life expectancy - below London average (63.9)
  • 62.3 female healthy life expectancy - below London average (64.6)
  • 46.1 average attainment 8 score per pupil (GCSE) - below London average (49.4)
  • 8.2% have no qualifications - higher than London average (6.7%)
  • 82.6 births per 1,000 women of childbearing age - highest in London
  • 90.1 crimes per 1,000 people - below London average (98.3)
  • 12.7 domestic abuse offences per 1,000 people - 2nd highest in London
  • £310,000 average house price - lowest in London
  • 5.9% unemployment - higher than London average (5%)
  • 68.9% employment - below London average (74.3%)
  • 1.6% income support claimants - highest in London
  • 64.9% Black and minority ethnic (BME) population - above London average (61.3%)
  • 13.3% obesity amongst children in Reception - highest in London
  • 3.7% NEET and Not Known - below London average (4.2%)

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Abbey - did you know?

Did you know that Abbey has:

  • 15,460 residents - highest in the borough
  • 4,251 under 16s - 6th highest proportion in the borough
  • 10,430 16s to 64s - highest proportion in the borough
  • 779 65 and over - lowest proportion in the borough
  • 30 average age - younger than the borough average (33)
  • 60.4 healthy male life expectancy - older than the borough average (59.0)
  • 58.1 healthy female life expectancy - younger than the borough average (58.9)
  • 48.5 average attainment 8 score per pupil (GCSE) - 2nd highest in the borough
  • 21.9% open space - lower than the borough average (33.7%)
  • 96.1 births per 1,000 women of childbearing age - highest in the borough
  • 157.4 crimes per 1,000 people - highest in the borough
  • 13.1 domestic abuse offences per 1,000 people - higher than the borough average (12.1)
  • £235,000 median house price (all types) - lowest in the borough
  • 0.9% job seekers allowance claimants - lower than the borough average (1.1%)
  • £27,049 median household income - higher than the borough average (£26,434)
  • 1.6% income support claimants - lower than the borough average (2.0%)
  • 88.0% BME population - highest proportion in the borough
  • 15.3% obesity amongst children in Reception - highest in the borough
  • 4.4% NEET and Not Known - lower than the borough average (4.5%)

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Alibon - did you know

Did you know that Alibon has:

  • 10,995 residents - 3rd lowest in the borough
  • 2,900 under 16s - 6th lowest proportion in the borough
  • 7,081 16s to 64s - 3rd highest proportion in the borough
  • 1,014 65 and over  - 6th lowest proportion in the borough
  • 34 average age - older than the borough average (33)
  • 59.5 healthy male life expectancy - older than the borough average (59.0)
  • 58.3 healthy female life expectancy - younger than the borough average (58.9)
  • 45.2 average attainment 8 score per pupil (GCSE) - lower than the borough average (46.1)
  • 20.6% open space - lower than the borough average (33.7%)
  • 72.6 births per 1,000 women of childbearing age - 3rd lowest in the borough
  • 83.3 crimes per 1,000 people - lower than the borough average (86.3)
  • 13.4 domestic abuse offences per 1,000 people - higher than the borough average (12.1)
  • £295,000 median house price (all types) - lower than the borough average (£302,000)
  • 1.1% job seekers allowance claimants - same as the borough average 
  • £26,197 median household income - lower than the borough average (£26,434)
  • 2.5% income support claimants - higher than the borough average (2.0%)
  • 54.3% BME population - lower than the borough average (63.6%)
  • 14.3% obesity amongst children in Reception - 2nd highest proportion in the borough
  • 4.8% NEET and Not Known - higher than the borough average (4.5%)

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Becontree - did you know?

Did you know that Becontree has:

  • 14,862 residents - 2nd highest in the borough
  • 4,243 under 16s - 4th highest proportion in the borough
  • 9,464 16s to 64s - 7th highest proportion in the borough
  • 1,155 65 and over  - 4th lowest proportion in the borough
  • 32 average age - younger than the borough average (33)
  • 58.5 healthy male life expectancy - younger than the borough average (59.0)
  • 57.0 healthy female life expectancy - 2nd youngest in the borough
  • 46.9 average attainment 8 score per pupil (GCSE) - higher than the borough average (46.1)
  • 1.9% open space - lowest in the borough
  • 84.4 births per 1,000 women of childbearing age - higher than the borough average (82.6)
  • 78.2 crimes per 1,000 people - lower than the borough average (86.3)
  • 13.9 domestic abuse offences per 1,000 people - 3rd highest in the borough
  • £300,000 median house price (all types) - lower than the borough average (£302,000)
  • 1.2% job seekers allowance claimants - higher than the borough average (1.1%)
  • £28,159 median household income - higher than the borough average (£26,434)
  • 1.8% income support claimants - lower than borough average (2.0%)
  • 64.4% BME population - higher than the borough average (63.6%)
  • 12.9% obesity amongst children in Reception - lower than the borough average (13.4%)
  • 2.4% NEET and Not Known - 2nd lowest proportion in the borough

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Chadwell heath - did you know?

Did you know that Chadwell Heath has:

  • 11,265 residents - 5th lowest in the borough
  • 2,920 under 16s - 4th lowest proportion in the borough
  • 6,764 16s to 64s - lowest proportion in the borough
  • 1,581 65 and over  - 2nd highest proportion in the borough
  • 36 average age - older than the borough average (33)
  • 59.7 healthy male life expectancy - older than the borough average (59.0)
  • 60.2 healthy female life expectancy - older than the borough average (58.9)
  • 47.7 average attainment 8 score per pupil (GCSE) - 3rd highest in the borough
  • 56.0% open space - highest in the borough
  • 81.5 births per 1,000 women of childbearing age - lower than the borough average (82.6)
  • 79.6 crimes per 1,000 people - lower than the borough average (86.3)
  • 10.4 domestic abuse offences per 1,000 people - lower than the borough average (12.1)
  • £296,000 median house price (all types) - lower than the borough average (£302,000)
  • 1.2% job seekers allowance claimants - higher than the borough average (1.1%)
  • £25,435 median household income - lower than the borough average (£26,434)
  • 2.3% income support claimants - higher than borough average (2.0%)
  • 57.2% BME population - lower than the borough average (63.6%)
  • 14.1% obesity amongst children in Reception - higher than the borough average (13.4%)
  • 6.1% NEET and Not Known - 3rd highest proportion in the borough

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Eastbrook - did you know?

Did you know that Eastbrook has:

  • 11,473 residents - 6th lowest in the borough
  • 2,490 under 16s - lowest proportion in the borough
  • 7,319 16s to 64s - 6th highest proportion in the borough
  • 1,664 65 and over  - highest proportion in the borough
  • 37 average age - oldest in the borough
  • 61.4 healthy male life expectancy - 3rd oldest in the borough
  • 61.6 healthy female life expectancy - 3rd oldest in the borough
  • 47.7 average attainment 8 score per pupil (GCSE) - 3rd highest in the borough
  • 50.4% open space - 2nd highest proportion in the borough 
  • 67.6 births per 1,000 women of childbearing age - lowest in the borough
  • 73.4 crimes per 1,000 people - lower than the borough average (86.3)
  • 12.9 domestic abuse offences per 1,000 people - higher than the borough average (12.1)
  • £330,000 median house price (all types) - 3rd highest in the borough
  • 1.5% job seekers allowance claimants - highest proportion in the borough
  • £31,786 median household income - 2nd highest in the borough
  • 1.8% income support claimants - lower than borough average (2.0%)
  • 45.6% BME population - lowest proportion in the borough
  • 11.4% obesity amongst children in Reception - lowest proportion in the borough
  • 4.8% NEET and Not Known - higher than borough average (4.5%)

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Eastbury - did you know?

Did you know that Eastbury has:

  • 12,878 residents - 4th highest in the borough
  • 3,459 under 16s - 9th highest proportion in the borough
  • 8,282 16s to 64s - 4th highest proportion in the borough
  • 1,137 65 and over  - 5th lowest proportion in the borough
  • 33 average age - same as the borough average
  • 58.5 healthy male life expectancy - younger than the borough average (59.0)
  • 58.5 healthy female life expectancy - younger than the borough average (58.9)
  • 42.8 average attainment 8 score per pupil (GCSE) - 2nd lowest in the borough
  • 17.1% open space - lower than the borough average (33.7%)
  • 77.6 births per 1,000 women of childbearing age - lower than the borough average (82.6)
  • 76.0 crimes per 1,000 people - lower than the borough average (86.3)
  • 13.1 domestic abuse offences per 1,000 people - higher than the borough average (12.1)
  • £307,500 median house price (all types) - higher than the borough average (£302,000)
  • 1.1% job seekers allowance claimants - same as the borough average 
  • £26,173 median household income - lower than the borough average (£26,434)
  • 2.0% income support claimants - same as the borough average 
  • 65.8% BME population - higher than the borough average (63.6%)
  • 12.9% obesity amongst children in Reception - lower than the borough average (13.4%)
  • 4.1% NEET and Not Known - lower than borough average (4.5%)

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Gascoigne - did you know?

Did you know that Gascoigne has:

  • 12,806 residents - 5th highest in the borough
  • 4,145 under 16s - 2nd highest proportion in the borough
  • 7,952 16s to 64s - 6th lowest proportion in the borough
  • 709 65 and over  - 3rd lowest proportion in the borough
  • 29 average age - younger than the borough average (33)
  • 55.5 healthy male life expectancy - youngest in the borough
  • 55.7 healthy female life expectancy - youngest in the borough
  • 44.9 average attainment 8 score per pupil (GCSE) - lower than the borough average (46.1)
  • 20.8% open space - lower than the borough average (33.7%)
  • 87.8 births per 1,000 women of childbearing age - higher than the borough average (82.6)
  • 88.2 crimes per 1,000 people - higher than the borough average (86.3)
  • 9.4 domestic abuse offences per 1,000 people - 2nd lowest in the borough 
  • £282,500 median house price (all types) - 2nd lowest in the borough
  • 1.3% job seekers allowance claimants - higher than the borough average (1.1%)
  • £21,267 median household income - lowest in the borough
  • 2.1% income support claimants - higher than the borough average (2.0%)
  • 81.2% BME population - 2nd highest proportion in the borough
  • 12.6% obesity amongst children in Reception - 3rd lowest proportion in the borough
  • 3.2% NEET and Not Known - lower than the borough average (4.5%)

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Goresbrook - did you know?

Did you know that Goresbrook has:

  • 12,178 residents - 8th highest in the borough
  • 3,225 under 16s - 11th highest proportion in the borough
  • 7,635 16s to 64s - 11th highest proportion in the borough
  • 1,318 65 and over  - 4th highest proportion in the borough
  • 34 average age - older than the borough average (33)
  • 58.8 healthy male life expectancy - younger than the borough average (59.0)
  • 58.3 healthy female life expectancy - younger than the borough average (58.9)
  • 47.1 average attainment 8 score per pupil (GCSE) - higher than the borough average (46.1)
  • 14.1% open space - lower than the borough average (33.7%)
  • 74.2 births per 1,000 women of childbearing age - lower than the borough average (82.6)
  • 75.3 crimes per 1,000 people - lower than the borough average (86.3)
  • 11.5 domestic abuse offences per 1,000 people - lower than the borough average (12.1)
  • £297,000 median house price (all types) - lower than the borough average (£302,000)
  • 1.1% job seekers allowance claimants - same as the borough average
  • £25,374 median household income - lower than the borough average (£26,434)
  • 2.7% income support claimants - highest proportion in the borough
  • 55.3% BME population - lower than the borough average (63.6%)
  • 12.9% obesity amongst children in Reception - lower than the borough average (13.4%)
  • 6.6% NEET and Not Known - highest proportion in the borough

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Heath - did you know?

Did you know that Heath has:

  • 12,171 residents - 10th highest in the borough
  • 3,317 under 16s - 7th highest proportion in the borough
  • 7,467 16s to 64s - 2nd lowest proportion in the borough
  • 1,387 65 and over  - 3rd highest proportion in the borough
  • 34 average age - older than the borough average (33)
  • 58.5 healthy male life expectancy - younger than the borough average (59.0)
  • 57.9 healthy female life expectancy - younger than the borough average (58.9)
  • 44.8 average attainment 8 score per pupil (GCSE) - lower than the borough average (46.1)
  • 36.3% open space - higher than the borough average (33.7%)
  • 72.4 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 (86.3)
  • 11.9 domestic abuse offences per 1,000 people - lower than the borough average (12.1)
  • £295,500 median house price (all types) - lower than the borough average (£302,000)
  • 1.5% job seekers allowance claimants - highest proportion in the borough
  • £22,778 median household income - 3rd lowest in the borough
  • 2.6% income support claimants - 3rd highest proportion in the borough 
  • 53.0% BME population - 2nd lowest proportion in the borough
  • 13.4% obesity amongst children in Reception - same as the borough average
  • 3.2% NEET and Not Known - lower than borough average (4.5%)

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Longbridge - did you know?

Did you know that Longbridge has:

  • 12,784 residents - 6th highest in the borough
  • 3,037 under 16s - 2nd lowest proportion in the borough
  • 8,410 16s to 64s - 2nd highest proportion in the borough
  • 1,337 65 and over  - 6th highest proportion in the borough
  • 34 average age - older than the borough average (33)
  • 63.4 healthy male life expectancy - oldest in the borough
  • 63.8 healthy female life expectancy - oldest in the borough
  • 50.6 average attainment 8 score per pupil (GCSE) - highest in the borough
  • 28.3% open space - lower than the borough average (33.7%)
  • 75.5 births per 1,000 women of childbearing age - lower than the borough average (82.6)
  • 61.9 crimes per 1,000 people - 2nd lowest in the borough
  • 8.4 domestic abuse offences per 1,000 people - lowest in the borough
  • £429,000 median house price (all types) - highest in the borough
  • 0.7% job seekers allowance claimants - lowest in the borough
  • £37,921 median household income - highest in the borough
  • 0.7% income support claimants - lowest proportion in the borough
  • 77.1% BME population - higher than the borough average (63.6%)
  • 13.1% obesity amongst children in Reception - lower than the borough average (13.4%)
  • 1.4% NEET and Not Known - lowest proportion in the borough

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Mayesbrook - did you know?

Did you know that Mayesbrook has:

  • 10,970 residents - lowest in the borough
  • 3,079 under 16s - 5th highest proportion in the borough
  • 6,771 16s to 64s - 3rd lowest proportion in the borough
  • 1,120 65 and over  - 7th highest proportion in the borough
  • 33 average age - the same as the borough average
  • 57.2 healthy male life expectancy - younger than the borough average (59.0)
  • 57.5 healthy female life expectancy - younger than the borough average (58.9)
  • 44.7 average attainment 8 score per pupil (GCSE) - lower than the borough average (46.1)
  • 44.8% open space - higher than the borough average (33.7%)
  • 80.9 births per 1,000 women of childbearing age - lower than the borough average (82.6)
  • 76.6 crimes per 1,000 people - lower than the borough average (86.3)
  • 11.4 domestic abuse offences per 1,000 people - lower than the borough average (12.1)
  • £300,000 median house price (all types) - lower than the borough average (£302,000)
  • 1.1% job seekers allowance claimants - same as the borough average 
  • £26,183 median household income - lower than the borough average (£26,434)
  • 2.2% income support claimants - higher than the borough average (2.0%)
  • 55.3% BME population - lower than the borough average (63.6%)
  • 14.2% obesity amongst children in Reception - higher than the borough average (13.4%)
  • 5.2% NEET and Not Known - higher than the borough average (4.5%)

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Parsloes - did you know?

Did you know that Parsloes has:

  • 11,025 residents - 4th lowest in the borough
  • 2,954 under 16s - 10th highest proportion in the borough
  • 6,977 16s to 64s - 8th highest proportion in the borough
  • 1,094 65 and over  - 10th highest proportion in the borough
  • 34 average age - older than the borough average (33)
  • 57.2 healthy male life expectancy - younger than the borough average (59.0)
  • 58.7 healthy female life expectancy - younger than the borough average (58.9)
  • 45.0 average attainment 8 score per pupil (GCSE) - lower than the borough average (46.1)
  • 17.4% open space - lower than the borough average (33.7%)
  • 81.7 births per 1,000 women of childbearing age - lower than the borough average (82.6)
  • 57.2 crimes per 1,000 people - lowest in the borough
  • 13.2 domestic abuse offences per 1,000 people - higher than the borough average (12.1)
  • £300,000 median house price (all types) - lower than the borough average (£302,000)
  • 1.0% job seekers allowance claimants - lower than the borough average (1.1%)
  • £25,855 median household income - lower than the borough average (£26,434)
  • 2.5% income support claimants - higher than the borough average (2.0%)
  • 54.6% BME population - lower than the borough average (63.6%)
  • 13.7% obesity amongst children in Reception - higher than the borough average (13.4%)
  • 6.6% NEET and Not Known - highest proportion in the borough

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River - did you know?

Did you know that River has:

  • 12,175 residents - 9th highest in the borough
  • 3,488 under 16s - 3rd highest proportion in the borough
  • 7,556 16s to 64s - 5th lowest proportion in the borough
  • 1,131 65 and over  - 7th lowest proportion in the borough
  • 33 average age - same as the borough average
  • 58.6 healthy male life expectancy - younger than the borough average (59.0)
  • 58.1 healthy female life expectancy - younger than the borough average (58.9)
  • 44.7 average attainment 8 score per pupil (GCSE) - lower than the borough average (46.1)
  • 20.5% open space - lower than the borough average (33.7%)
  • 75.9 births per 1,000 women of childbearing age - lower than the borough average (82.6)
  • 83.9 crimes per 1,000 people - lower than the borough average (86.3)
  • 12.8 domestic abuse offences per 1,000 people - higher than the borough average (12.1)
  • £293,000 median house price (all types) - lower than the borough average (£302,000)
  • 1.2% job seekers allowance claimants - higher than the borough average (1.1%)
  • £27,516 median household income - higher than the borough average (£26,434)
  • 1.8% income support claimants - lower than the borough average (2.0%)
  • 62.9% BME population - lower than the borough average (63.6%)
  • 14.2% obesity amongst children in Reception - 3rd highest proportion in the borough
  • 3.4% NEET and Not Known - lower than the borough average (4.5%)

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Thames - did you know?

Did you know that Thames has:

  • 14,821 residents - 3rd highest in the borough
  • 4,860 under 16s - highest proportion in the borough
  • 9,192 16s to 64s - 4th lowest proportion in the borough
  • 769 65 and over  - 2nd lowest proportion in the borough
  • 29 average age - younger than the borough average (33)
  • 57.2 healthy male life expectancy - younger than the borough average (59.0)
  • 57.1 healthy female life expectancy - younger than the borough average (58.9)
  • 47.2 average attainment 8 score per pupil (GCSE) - higher than the borough average (46.1)
  • 43.8% open space - higher than the borough average (33.7%)
  • 90.2 births per 1,000 women of childbearing age - higher than the borough average (82.6)
  • 110.6 crimes per 1,000 people - 2nd highest in the borough
  • 13.9 domestic abuse offences per 1,000 people - 2nd highest in the borough
  • £295,845 median house price (all types) - lower than the borough average (£302,000)
  • 1.4% job seekers allowance claimants - 3rd highest proportion in the borough
  • £24,140 median household income - lower than the borough average (£26,434)
  • 2.4% income support claimants - higher than the borough average (2.0%)
  • 74.2% BME population - higher than the borough average (63.6%)
  • 13.4% obesity amongst children in Reception - same as the borough average
  • 3.4% NEET and Not Known - lower than the borough average (4.5%)

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Valance - did you know?

Did you know that Valence has:

 

  • 10,985 residents - 2nd lowest in the borough
  • 2,986 under 16s - 8th highest proportion in the borough
  • 6,900 16s to 64s - 10th highest proportion in the borough
  • 1,099 65 and over  - 9th highest proportion in the borough
  • 34 average age - older than the borough average (33)
  • 58.0 healthy male life expectancy - younger than the borough average (59.0)
  • 57.2 healthy female life expectancy - younger than the borough average (58.9)
  • 46.1 average attainment 8 score per pupil (GCSE) - same as the borough average
  • 11.8% open space - lower than the borough average (33.7%)
  • 94.7 births per 1,000 women of childbearing age - 2nd highest in the borough
  • 69.0 crimes per 1,000 people - lower than the borough average (86.3)
  • 10.1 domestic abuse offences per 1,000 people - lower than the borough average (12.1)
  • £310,000 median house price (all types) - higher than the borough average (£302,000)
  • 1.0% job seekers allowance claimants - lower than the borough average (1.1%)
  • £26,633 median household income - higher than the borough average (£26,434)
  • 2.3% income support claimants - higher than the borough average (2.0%)
  • 55.6% BME population - lower than the borough average (63.6%)
  • 12.5% obesity amongst children in Reception - lower than the borough average (13.4%)
  • 2.6% NEET and Not Known - lower than the borough average (4.5%)

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Village - did you know?

Did you know that Village has:

  • 11,649 residents - 7th lowest in the borough
  • 3,064 under 16s - 5th lowest proportion in the borough
  • 7,326 16s to 64s - 9th highest proportion in the borough
  • 1,259 65 and over  - 5th highest proportion in the borough
  • 34 average age - older than the borough average (33)
  • 58.0 healthy male life expectancy - younger than the borough average (59.0)
  • 59.3 healthy female life expectancy - older than the borough average (58.9)
  • 41.4 average attainment 8 score per pupil (GCSE) - lowest in the borough
  • 47% open space - higher than the borough average (33.7%)
  • 92.6 births per 1,000 women of childbearing age - higher than the borough average (82.6)
  • 93.1 crimes per 1,000 people - higher than the borough average (86.3)
  • 16.5 domestic abuse offences per 1,000 people - highest in London
  • £307,000 median house price (all types) - higher than the borough average (£302,000)
  • 1.4% job seekers allowance claimants - higher than the borough average (1.1%)
  • £22,523 median household income - 2nd lowest in the borough 
  • 2.6% income support claimants - 2nd highest in the borough
  • 56.4% BME population - lower than the borough average (63.6%)
  • 13.4% obesity amongst children in Reception - same as the borough average
  • 5.7% NEET and Not Known - higher than the borough average (4.5%)

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Whalebone - did you know?

Did you know that Whalebone has:

  • 12,214 residents - 7th highest in the borough
  • 3,117 under 16s - 3rd lowest proportion in the borough
  • 7,854 16s to 64s - 5th highest proportion in the borough
  • 1,243 65 and over  - 8th highest proportion in the borough
  • 34 average age - older than the borough average (33)
  • 62.8 healthy male life expectancy - 2nd oldest in the borough
  • 63.6 healthy female life expectancy - 2nd oldest in the borough
  • 47.7 average attainment 8 score per pupil (GCSE) - higher than the borough average (46.1)
  • 16% open space - lower than the borough average (33.7%)
  • 87.1 births per 1,000 women of childbearing age - higher than the borough average (82.6)
  • 76.1 crimes per 1,000 people - lower than the borough average (86.3)
  • 9.8 domestic abuse offences per 1,000 people - lower than the borough average (12.1)
  • £345,000 median house price (all types) - 2nd highest in the borough 
  • 0.8% job seekers allowance claimants - 2nd lowest in the borough
  • £30,903 median household income - higher than the borough average (£26,434)
  • 1.2% income support claimants - 2nd lowest in the borough
  • 65.8% BME population - higher than the borough average (63.6%)
  • 13.2% obesity amongst children in Reception - lower than the borough average (13.4%)
  • 5.3% NEET and Not Known - higher than the borough average (4.5%)

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Key facts

Key population facts