Hillingdon

Overview

Hillingdon is an outer London borough located in the west of London. Pay inequality is low in the borough; those in the 80th percentile earn 2.41 times more than those at the 20th percentile, whereas for London overall, this number is 2.77.  

In terms of education attainment, Hillingdon has a high proportion of 19 year olds (38.3%) without a level 3 qualification. GCSE attainment, however, is close to the average with 68% of students gaining grades 9-4 in English and Maths, compared to 68.7% in the capital overall. 

The grid below shows how Hillingdon is performing on key poverty and inequality indicators, in comparison with all London boroughs. Better than average (green) means Hillingdon is in the top performing third, average (orange) means the middle third, and worse than average (red) the lowest performing third of all the London local authorities.

Hillingdon indicator rankings

Infant mortality

3.2
Average ?

No qualifications

7.2%
Average ?

Premature mortality

330
Average ?

Qualifications at 19

33.2%
Average ?

Child poverty rate

35%
Average ?

Income inequality

0.85
Average ?

Pay inequality

2.38
Better than average ?

Poverty rate

22%
Average ?

Evictions

1.95
Average ?

Homeless acceptances

0.35
Average ?

Housing affordability

37.8%
Average ?

Housing delivery

60
Average ?

Rough sleeping

282
Average ?

Temporary accommodation

4.09
Better than average ?

GCSE attainment

74.2%
Average ?

Benefits

12.0%
Average ?

Low pay (resident)

18.9%
Average ?

Unemployment rate

7.0%
Worse than average ?