Overview

Did You Know Jan 23

Did you know that Barking and Dagenham has:

•    218,900 residents - 10th smallest population in London
•    57,150 under 16s - highest proportion in England and Wales
•    142,700 16 to 64s - 9th lowest proportion in London
•    19,050 over 65’s - 6th lowest proportion in London
•    33 average age - lower than London average (35)
•    58.1 male healthy life expectancy - lowest in London
•    60.1 female healthy life expectancy - below London average (65.0)
•    49.2 average attainment 8 score per pupil (GCSE) - below London average (52.6)
•    12.2% have no qualifications – highest in London
•    64.2 births per 1,000 women of childbearing age - highest in London
•    111.4 crimes per 1,000 people – above London average (110.3)
•    16.2 domestic abuse offences per 1,000 people - highest in London
•    £350,000 average house price - lowest in London
•    4.5% unemployment – same as London average
•    72.4% employment – below London average (75.8%)
•    8.7% Universal Credit claimants in employment – 5th highest in the country
•    69.1% non-White British population – 10th highest in the country
•    14.8% obesity amongst children in Reception – 2nd highest in the country
•    3.2% NEET and Not Known - below London average (3.9%)

Infographic - LBBD did you know? (PDF, 121KB)