Hounslow

Overview

Hounslow is an outer London borough located in the west of London The overall poverty rate (25%) is slightly better in Hounslow than the average for all London boroughs (28%). However, child poverty is worse in the borough at 41% in comparison to the London average of 39%.

At 12.5%, the claimant rate of unemployment benefits in Hounslow is similar to the London average of 12.2%. 

The grid below shows how Hounslow is performing on key poverty and inequality indicators, in comparison with all London boroughs. Better than average (green) means Hounslow 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.

Hounslow indicator rankings

Infant mortality

4.7
Worse than average ?

No qualifications

5.1%
Average ?

Premature mortality

332
Average ?

Qualifications at 19

25.5%
Average ?

Child poverty rate

41%
Average ?

Income inequality

0.96
Average ?

Pay inequality

2.36
Better than average ?

Poverty rate

25%
Average ?

Evictions

1.57
Average ?

Homeless acceptances

No data
Average ?

Housing affordability

39.7%
Average ?

Housing delivery

230
Average ?

Rough sleeping

223
Average ?

Temporary accommodation

8.66
Average ?

GCSE attainment

74.9%
Average ?

Benefits

15.2%
Average ?

Low pay (resident)

24.7%
Average ?

Unemployment rate

7.0%
Worse than average ?