Menu

Kensington and Chelsea demographics

Population

Most recent whole-population data for Kensington and Chelsea (mid-2018).

AreaPopulation
Kensington and Chelsea 32 of 33 in London156,1971.75% of London
London8,908,08113.41% of UK
UK66,435,550 

Homelessness

Homeless and in priority need households in Kensington and Chelsea (2018).

AreaHouseholds
Kensington and Chelsea 6 of 33 in London7098.09 / 1,000
London15,4804.35 / 1,000
England56,6002.34 / 1,000

Child poverty

Children living in poverty (after housing costs) in Kensington and Chelsea (2019).

AreaChildren
Kensington and Chelsea 29 of 33 in London38.31%11,887 children
London37.50%819,058 children
EnglandN/A 

All Kensington and Chelsea datasets

IndicatorUKEnglandLondonKensington and ChelseaNotes

Economy

Registered businessesN/AN/A568,20015,590Source: ONS Inter-Departmental Business Register

Education

Primary academies and free schoolsN/A27.39% (4,592)23.56% (428)7.41% (2)Source: GOV.UK Schools, pupils and their characteristics
Secondary academies and free schoolsN/A71.97% (2,473)67.52% (341)66.67% (4)Source: GOV.UK Schools, pupils and their characteristics

Environment

Open spaceN/AN/A39.10% (623.0M)19.80% (2.4M)Source: London Datastore

Homelessness

Homeless householdsN/A56,60015,480709Source: GOV UK Homelessness summary
Households in temporary accommodationN/A80,72054,5202,235Source: GOV UK Homelessness summary

Population

Population66.4M56.0M8.9M157,830Mid-year population estimates for the UK
Source: ONS mid-year population estimates

Poverty

Child povertyN/AN/A37.50% (819,058)38.31% (11,887)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)23.30% (19,000)Employees in work earning less than the London Living Wage (LLW)
Source: London Datastore

Welfare Reform

Households affected by Benefit cap36,508N/A8,899264Source: GOV.UK Benefit cap: number of households capped

Borough demographics

Explore demographic datasets for all London boroughs.

London Government Directory demographics mapMap showing London Borough Councils.