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Soc&Env: Work and worklessness: Local inequalities data by gender

Figure 4 shows that unemployment rates are the same for men and women living in Hackney, but men are slightly more likely to be employed and women to be economically inactive (although neither of these differences are statistically significant) Figure 4: Working age employment, unemployment and economic inactivity in Hackney residents by gender (July 2015 …

Soc&Env: Education and training: Local inequalities data by gender

There is a fairly significant gap between educational attainment between girls and boys at age five in Hackney in 2014/15, and this is again seen at GCSE level. By adulthood, there is no difference between the proportion of women and men who have a higher education qualification in Hackney (see Figure 2). Figure 2: Educational …

Soc&Env: Living standards: Local inequalities data by gender

A recent review of gender and poverty found that women in the UK are slightly more likely than men to be living in low income households.  While there is limited evidence on the gender patterning of poverty and social deprivation, gender roles within the family and features of the labour market and benefits system all …

Soc&Env: Local inequalities data on parks and open spaces

A 2015 survey found that, overall, women in Hackney tend to use parks and green spaces more regularly than men for a number of social activities as well as exercising.  More women (45%) than men (29%) said they used parks for attending events.  Over a third of women (34%) reported taking exercise or a personal …

Soc&Env: Local inequalities data on cultural facilities

Libraries in Hackney are used by people from a wide range of socio-economic backgrounds, closely matching the borough deprivation profile.  As such, they are a potentially valuable setting for targeted interventions to reduce health inequalities. A larger number of women than men are active library users (information on gender was not provided by 4% of …

Soc&Env: Local inequalities data on housing by gender and sexuality

As mentioned previously, the stress and anxiety associated with struggles to meet high housing costs tend to accumulate over time, typically affecting men more than women. In 2015/16, four in five rough sleepers (84%) identified by CHAIN data in Hackney were male and 16% were female.  In the City in 2014/15, again most rough sleepers …

CYP: Local data on accident and emergency attendance

The rate of attendance at A&E tends to decrease with age. Over the two-year period 2013/14 to 2014/15, there were 22,465 A&E attendances at Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (HUHFT) in Hackney and City residents aged four and under. This equates to approximately 1.1 visits per child per year. Data were not available for …

CYP: Local inequalities data on primary care attendances by ethnicity

Figure 6 shows that, in Hackney and the City, the rate of primary care attendance across the different age groups is similar in most ethnic groups, with the exception of British or Mixed British children (where rates are relatively higher among 15-19 year olds) and Asian children (where attendance rates decrease with increasing age). Overall, …

CYP: Local inequalities data on hospital admissions by age and gender

Just under half (45%) of all emergency hospital admissions in 0-4 year olds at HUHFT are for children under one year of age. Boys account for more than half of 0-4 year old admissions (55%) (Figure 4). Figure 4: Hospital admissions by age and gender over two years (pooled data 2013/14-2014/15) Source: Homerton University Hospital …

CYP: Vulnerable children: Local inequalities data by Gender

Looked after children Nationally, boys are slightly more likely than girls to be looked after children.  Child sexual exploitation Self-reported national data suggests that girls aged 11-17 are over two and a half times as likely as boys of the same age to experience ‘contact’ sexual abuse. Female genital mutilation (FGM) FGM is by definition …