Hammersmith & Fulham

Overview

Hammersmith and Fulham is an inner London borough located in the west of London. The borough has hourly pay inequality identical to that in London as a whole, with hourly earnings at the 80th percentile 2.74 times greater than those at the 20th percentile. 

In 2017-2020, the unemployment rate in the borough is below the London average of 4.9% at 4.4%. Although the unemployment rate is lower in Hammersmith and Fulham, the proportion of those who claimed out-of-work benefits before the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020 is slightly higher at 8.1% in comparison to the London average of 7.7%. 

The grid below shows how Hammersmith and Fulham compares against London overall on key poverty and inequality indicators. Red text denotes the fact that Hammersmith and Fulham is worse than is typical for London on that indicator, and green means it is better.

Hammersmith & Fulham indicator rankings

Infant mortality

2.4
Better than average ?

No qualifications

No data
Average ?

Premature mortality

370
Average ?

Qualifications at 19

26.4%
Average ?

Child poverty rate

34%
Average ?

Income inequality

1.03
Average ?

Pay inequality

2.68
Average ?

Poverty rate

31%
Average ?

Evictions

1.16
Average ?

Homeless acceptances

No data
Average ?

Housing affordability

52.9%
Average ?

Housing delivery

110
Average ?

Rough sleeping

243
Average ?

Temporary accommodation

13.78
Average ?

GCSE attainment

81.0%
Better than average ?

Benefits

14.1%
Average ?

Low pay (resident)

12.4%
Better than average ?

Unemployment rate

5.8%
Average ?