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Soc&Env: Local inequalities data on community cohesion by Age

Local survey data suggests that older residents are more satisfied living in Hackney than younger residents. Just under half (48%) of survey respondents aged over 55 stated that they are ‘very satisfied’ with the local area, compared to an average of 38% across all age groups.

Soc&Env: Transport and travel: Local inequalities data by age

Figure 2, Figure 3 and Figure 4 show London level data on mode of travel by age band, presenting data separately for bus and underground, car drivers and passengers, and frequent cycling and walking.  The figures also compare the percentage of each band using each transport mode with the percentage of that age band in …

Soc&Env: Comparisons of modes of transport with other areas and over time

Table 2 shows mode shares and trip rates for Hackney and the City of London, compared to London as a whole. Bus and cycle use is much higher in Hackney than London overall, walking is slightly higher and rail and taxi/other use are similar. Car/motorcycle use in Hackney is much lower and Underground/DLR use is …

Soc&Env: Health and wellbeing impacts road traffic injuries and deaths

Road traffic injuries and deaths are a major (but rare) health impact of local transport systems. As well as being a very real actual risk, it has been found that the fear of road traffic injuries has health impacts of its own. Fear of injury is the main reason people give for not cycling and …

Soc&Env: Health and wellbeing impacts of active travel

Active travel (i.e. by foot or bicycle) can increase the amount of exercise that people are able to integrate into their daily lives. Being more active helps prevent or manage over 20 health conditions and diseases, including coronary heart disease, diabetes, some cancers and obesity. Physical activity is also good for mental wellbeing and can …

Soc&Env: Health and wellbeing impacts of traffic congestion, emissions and noise

The growth in population, housing and employment, both within the local area and in neighbouring boroughs, has obvious implications for transport demand and for congestion on Hackney and the City’s busy transport network. Poor air quality resulting from vehicle emissions in congested areas is harmful to health. In 2010, an estimated 9,416 deaths in Londoners …

Soc&Env: Comparisons in homelessness with other areas and over time

Statutory homelessness is a growing problem across the country, but has been felt most severely in London. Figure 20 shows that Hackney has the highest rate of households in temporary accommodation of all its statistical peers and is significantly higher than the London average. This trend over time shows the rate has increased from 14 …

Soc&Env: Comparisons in housing tenure with other areas and over time

Figure 17, Figure 18 and Figure 19 highlight Hackney and the City’s distinctive tenure patterns alluded to in the Local Data section relating to Housing Tenure. Hackney has a much smaller owner-occupied sector and the second largest social rented sectors in London. The private rented sector is one of the smallest among Hackney’s statistical ’peers’, …

Soc&Env: Comparisons in housing conditions with other areas and over time

As mentioned previously, households in Hackney experience some of the highest levels of overcrowding in the country, and the City is also adversely affected (see the Local Data section on Housing Conditions). A good source of comparison data for other health risks associated with housing conditions is the Public Health Outcomes Framework.  This provides comparable …