The borough known as ‘The Royal Bank of Kensington and Chelsea’ has £180m in Reserves – and some of the poorest residents in London.
4. HEALTH INEQUALITY
This is scored in different ways, ‘health deprivation’ is made up of a number of indicators, whereas the ONS score is self-reported. Overall Kensington and Chelsea is ranked first in England and Wales for the percentage of residents assessing their health as ‘very good’ (57.8% compared to 50.5% in London).
In Beaufort Gardens, Knightsbridge, health deprivation is 0%
In Henry Dickens Court, Norland, health deprivation is 65%
In Wornington Green, just 42% of residents assess their health as ‘very good’. In Golborne 2.5% assess their health as ‘very bad’ (rank 1st); this is double the London average.
Incidence of diabetes has increased by 12%, that’s 700 more people, in just three years.