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Section category: Inequalities

Soc&Env: Local inequalities data on housing by location

Figure 8 shows that, on the whole, housing deprivation is relatively evenly spread throughout Hackney, but with relatively lower levels in some parts of the north and west of the borough (around De Beauvoir and Stoke Newington), demonstrating localised inequalities relating to housing.  In the 2014 Hackney housing needs survey, however, residents in north east …

Soc&Env: Local inequalities data on housing for vulnerable groups

Among rough sleepers, it is worth noting that 10 of those identified in Hackney in 2015/16 had been in the armed forces, six had been in care and 46 had been in prison (although this may not have been immediately prior to rough sleeping). For the City over the same period, 23 rough sleepers had …

Soc&Env: Local inequalities data on housing by socio-economic differences

The national Memorandum of Understanding on health, social care and housing notes that:  “The home is a driver of health inequalities, and those living in poverty are more likely to live in poorer housing, precarious housing circumstances or lack accommodation altogether.” Hackney is the sixth most ‘housing deprived’ local authority in England, based on the …

Soc&Env: Local inequalities data on housing by ethnicity

The 2011 Census found that owner occupation is most common among White British and White Other households in Hackney, while Black ethnic groups are the least likely to be owner occupiers and most likely to be living in social housing (Figure 6). In the City, White Other and Asian residents are the most likely to …

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 …

Soc&Env: Local inequalities data on housing by age and family composition

Many housing-related health harms are particularly damaging for the youngest and oldest age groups. For example: vulnerable older people and young children are at particular risk of harm from cold homes children are more likely to live in overcrowded housing compared with working age adults and pensioners – with lasting impacts on their social, mental …

Soc&Env: Housing and homelessness: Inequalities

Housing is an important cause and consequence of health inequalities.  This section describes inequalities relevant to housing and health framed around the following headings: Age and family composition Gender and sexuality Ethnicity Socio-economic status Other vulnerable groups Location

CYP: Mental Health: Local inequalities by other groups

Nationally, it is known that certain groups of children and young people are particularly vulnerable to mental ill health, including adopted children, looked after children, care leavers, those in contact with the youth justice system, those who are abused, those excluded from school, those involved in gangs, and those with a learning disability and/or autistic …

CYP: Mental Health: Local inequalities by age and gender

Table 5 shows that the gender distribution of Hackney and the City clients seen for Tier 2 and Tier 3 services in Q4 2014/15 (January to March 2015) was similar, with 55% of Tier 2 service users and 56% of Tier 3 service users being male. This is roughly consistent with national prevalence estimates of …

CYP: Mental Health: Inequalities

The following section presents data on children and young people’s (CYP) mental health by population demographic categories that may highlight inequalities. The section is framed around the following topics: Age and gender Other equality areas