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Inequalities
Section category: Inequalities

Soc&Env: Local inequalities data on community cohesion by sexual orientation

Qualitative research in the City of London has found high levels of social isolation among lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) on the Barbican estate. The LGBT community here have minimal involvement with community groups and activities and little or no contact with befriending or good neighbour schemes. 

Soc&Env: Local inequalities data on community cohesion by migrant groups

Community insight from Hackney Migrant Centre suggests that migrants in the borough disproportionately experience social isolation and exclusion, partly as a result of cuts to welfare and other services such as legal aid.  Migrant women have also expressed difficulties understanding the school system, and how to access services or to apply for benefits. This community …

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

Disabled residents in Hackney were more likely to express dissatisfaction with the local area in the 2015 survey than residents as a whole (12% compared to 6% of all respondents) and they are also more likely to perceive that the area has not improved over the past five years (22% of disabled residents, compared to …

Soc&Env: Local inequalities data on community cohesion by ethnicity and religion

Local survey data showed that Hackney residents from a Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds are less likely to be satisfied with the local area (83%) compared with the average for all residents (90%). However, Black residents are more likely to agree that the local area has improved over the past five years (52% …

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: Community Cohesion: Inequalities

Unless otherwise stated, all data presented in this section are from the 2015 Hackney residents’ survey.  Data on inequalities for this topic for City of London residents are not available. The following section presents data on work and worklessness by population demographic categories that may highlight inequalities. The section is framed around the following topics: …

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: Transport and travel: Local inequalities data by disability

Hackney’s Transport Strategy outlines a number of transport accessibility issues for those with disabilities that have also been identified by a number of key stakeholders, such as Age UK, Disability BackUp in Hackney, Living Streets, residents and councillors. These include:  a lack of adequate crossing times at key junctions impediments to movement caused by footway …