Hackney residents have a greater sense of belonging to their local area than residents of inner London boroughs as a whole, and England overall (Figure 10). City of London residents have a higher sense of belonging than residents of London as a whole, but similar to the average for England (Figure 11)

Again, please note the different sources and time periods covered by the data for Hackney and for the City of London in Figure 10 and Figure 11 below.

Figure 10: Proportion of residents who feel they belong to their immediate neighbourhood – Hackney comparison

Hackney Eighty four percent , seventy six percent Inner London and seventy two percent England.
Figure 10: Proportion of residents who feel they belong to their immediate neighbourhood – Hackney comparison

Source: Hackney data from Hackney residents’ survey, Ipsos MORI. Inner London data provided by Ipsos MORI.  England data from Community Life Survey (2014/15), Cabinet Office.

Note: All survey methods comparable. Confidence intervals not provided.

Figure 11: Proportion of residents who feel they belong to their immediate neighbourhood – City (2008)

Similar result, all between fifty and sixty percent.
Figure 11: Proportion of residents who feel they belong to their immediate neighbourhood – City (2008)

Source: Place Survey, Department for Communities and Local Government.