Labour market update for London – March 2016

Latest figures show continued high levels of employment London’s employment rate (i.e. the proportion of London’s resident working age population in employment) in the three months to January 2016 decreased to 72.7 per cent – down by 0.3 percentage points on the previous quarter but up 0.4 percentage points on a year earlier. Despite this, … Read More »

Labour market update for London – February 2016

Latest figures show continued high levels of employment London’s employment rate (i.e. the proportion of London’s resident working age population in employment) in the three months to December 2015 increased to 72.9 per cent – up by 0.5 percentage points on the previous quarter and up 1.0 percentage points on a year earlier. The employment … Read More »

London takes a look at its household bills

Household Bills Survey London has recently been revealed as one of the least energy conscious regions in Great Britain. Statistics from the NatWest Household Bills Survey, reveal that Londoners have the lowest uptake of energy saving measures compared to any other region in Great Britain and are amongst one of the least likely regions to … Read More »

Labour market update for London – January 2016

Latest figures show continued high levels of employment London’s employment rate (i.e. the proportion of London’s resident working age population in employment) in the three months to November 2015 increased to 72.8 per cent – up by 0.3 percentage points on the previous quarter and up 1.2 percentage points on a year earlier. Similarly, although … Read More »

Social Exclusion of Older People in London

Older people can face various barriers to experiencing the full range of benefits that society affords. Poor transport links, social isolation and insufficient income can all have a detrimental impact to a person’s quality of life. This inability for an individual to benefit from the opportunities and resources that society should offer is referred to … Read More »

Regional Well-Being Indicators

A range of subjective well-being indicators that measure the respondents opinions using a score out of 10. The data source is the ONS Opinions and Lifestyle Survey, Well-Being Module, April, July and October, 2014. The data can be downloaded from the Datastore.

Health and Wellbeing of 15-year-olds (What About Youth Survey)

Headline indicators from the What About Youth survey 2014, a survey designed to collect robust local authority (LA) level data on a range of health behaviours amongst 15 year-olds. Note that pupils from independent schools are not included in the survey. More detailed indicators, including breakdowns by gender, are available from the HSCIC website. Further … Read More »

Labour market update for London – December 2015

Latest figures show continued record levels of employment London’s employment rate (i.e. the proportion of London’s resident working age population in employment) in the three months to October 2015 increased to 73.0 per cent – up by 0.7 percentage points on the previous quarter and up 1.2 percentage points on a year earlier. Similarly, workforce … Read More »

Number of Properties in London

This dataset from the Valuation Office Agency measures the total number of homes. The VOA collects various data about each property including council tax band, year property was built, and property type (eg house/flat and number of bedrooms). The visualisation below shows the number of homes in 2015, the change in number of homes since … Read More »

2014 Round Ethnic Population Projections

The GLA publishes annual ethnic group population projections for London boroughs to support the authority, its functional bodies and London boroughs in planning and policy decision making. This 2014 Round is the first to incorporate newly available ethnic migration rates and probabilities derived from moves captured by the 2011 Census. Greater London’s White and BAME … Read More »