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City of London demographics

Population

Most recent whole-population data for City of London (mid-2018).

AreaPopulation
City of London 33 of 33 in London8,7060.10% of London
London8,908,08113.41% of UK
UK66,435,550 

Homelessness

Homeless and in priority need households in City of London (2018).

AreaHouseholds
City of London 33 of 33 in London71.09 / 1,000
London15,4804.35 / 1,000
England56,6002.34 / 1,000

Child poverty

Children living in poverty (after housing costs) in City of London (2019).

AreaChildren
City of London 33 of 33 in London30.03%204 children
London37.50%819,058 children
EnglandN/A 

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IndicatorUKEnglandLondonCity of LondonNotes

Economy

Registered businessesN/AN/A568,20027,365Source: ONS Inter-Departmental Business Register

Education

Primary academies and free schoolsN/A27.39% (4,592)23.56% (428)0.00% (0)Source: GOV.UK Schools, pupils and their characteristics
Secondary academies and free schoolsN/A71.97% (2,473)67.52% (341)0.00% (0)Source: GOV.UK Schools, pupils and their characteristics

Environment

Open spaceN/AN/A39.10% (623.0M)18.60% (586,698)Source: London Datastore

Homelessness

Homeless householdsN/A56,60015,4807Source: GOV UK Homelessness summary
Households in temporary accommodationN/A80,72054,52015Source: GOV UK Homelessness summary

Population

Population66.4M56.0M8.9M6,139Mid-year population estimates for the UK
Source: ONS mid-year population estimates

Poverty

Child povertyN/AN/A37.50% (819,058)30.03% (204)Households are living in poverty if their household income (adjusted to account for household size,) is less than 60% of the median. All poverty rates are calculated on an after housing costs basis.
Source: London Datastore / End Child Poverty
In-work povertyN/AN/A20.40% (875,000)5.10% (20,000)Employees in work earning less than the London Living Wage (LLW)
Source: London Datastore

Welfare Reform

Households affected by Benefit cap36,508N/A8,8990Source: GOV.UK Benefit cap: number of households capped

Borough demographics

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London Government Directory demographics mapMap showing London Borough Councils.