Table 2 shows the Income Deprivation Affecting Children Index (IDACI) and Income Deprivation Affecting Older People Index (IDAOPI) for Hackney and the City, again revealing much lower levels of relative deprivation on average in the City of London.
The IDACI scores indicate that one third (32%) of children in Hackney and 10% of children in the City live in income-deprived households. The IDAOPI scores indicate that 43% of older people in Hackney and 9% of older people in the City are living in income-deprived households.
|Domain||Hackney||City of London|
|Income Deprivation Affecting Children Index (IDACI)||32||10|
|Income Deprivation Affecting Older People Index (IDAOPI)||43||9|
Source: Derived from the published ‘average score’ statistics for the supplementary indices of the IMD2015 Income Deprivation Domain, IDACI and IDAOPI
Rising rents and changes to LHA mean that those under 35 are finding it increasingly difficult to afford to remain in the borough, as LHA no longer covers the cost of rent for many.
Table 3 shows that there are a higher number of older residents claiming out-of-work benefits than younger residents.
|Number of residents claiming benefits per 1,000 population||Hackney||City of London|
|16-24 year olds||81||21|
Source: Department for Work and Pensions, Census output area data on workless benefit claimants: 2015B
Note: Out-of-work benefits include JSA, Incapacity Benefit/ESA, Income Support