Affluence by postcode, London

Here you can investigate the affluence for a local neighbourhood.

More detailed than just whether it’s considered an ‘expensive’ or ‘posh’ area, we look at several key factors to rank postcodes:

  • A high median household income
  • A high number of AB social grades
  • A low number of deprived households
  • A high number of Level 4+ qualifiers

Using our heatmaps and graphs you can compare any postcode with its ward, borough or wider city in terms of household income, social grade, deprivation, and qualification level.

Household Income by postcode, London?

Household Income on map

More about Household Income, select location

Select a location to view the percentage of Household Income in the local area as well as in the larger areas such as ward and borough where this address resides.
Median Household Income
Select a location to view how Median Household Income in your borough compares across other boroughs in London.
Median Household Income

*32 London boroughs + City of London

Contains public sector information licensed under the Open Government Licence v2.0

Social Grade by postcode, London?

Social Grade on map

Type in postcode or click to drop a pin

More about Social Grade, select location

  • A - Higher managerial, administrative
  • B - Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional
  • C1 - Supervisory or clerical and junior managerial, administrative or professional
  • C2 - Skilled manual workers
  • D - Semi and unskilled manual workers
  • E - Casual or lowest grade workers, pensioners and others who depend on the state for their income
Select a location to view the percentage of AB social grade in the local area as well as in the larger areas such as ward and borough where this address resides.
% of population belonging to AB social grade
Select a location to view the percentage of DE social grade in the local area as well as in the larger areas such as ward and borough where this address resides.
% of population belonging to DE social grade

*32 London boroughs + City of London

Office for National Statistics licensed under the Open Government Licence v.3.0

Deprivation in by postcode, London?

Deprivation on map

More about Deprivation, select location

Select a location to view how the local area compares by deprivation level across other local areas in London.

Index of Multiple Deprivation is used to characterise the deprivation levels of the neighbourhoods. It takes into account the following domains:

  • Income Deprivation
  • Employment Deprivation
  • Education, Skills and Training Deprivation
  • Health Deprivation and Disability
  • Crime
  • Barriers to Housing and Services
  • Living Environment Deprivation

GLA licensed under Open Government Licence v3.0

Qualification by postcode, London?

Qualification on map

More about Qualification, select location

Level 4+ is considered to be the highest level of qualification, whereas “No qualification” is considered to be the lowest.

The data on this page represent the local population’s highest level of qualification. This means that if an individual possesses qualifications of Level 1, 2 and 3 they will be counted only once and categorised as possessing Level 3 qualification.

QualificationDescription
No qualificationsNo academic or professional qualifications
Level 1‘1-4 GCSEs or equivalent’ (Level 1 qualifications): 1-4 O Levels/CSE/GCSEs (any grades), Entry Level, Foundation Diploma, NVQ level 1, Foundation GNVQ, Basic/Essential Skills
Level 2‘5+ GCSEs or equivalent’ (Level 2 qualifications): 5+ O Level (Passes)/CSEs (Grade 1)/GCSEs (Grades A*-C), School Certificate, 1 A Level/ 2-3 AS Levels/VCEs, Intermediate/Higher Diploma, Welsh Baccalaureate Intermediate Diploma, NVQ level 2, Intermediate GNVQ, City and Guilds Craft, BTEC First/General Diploma, RSA Diploma
Trade ApprenticeshipApprenticeship
Level 3‘2+ A-levels or equivalent’ (Level 3 qualifications): 2+ A Levels/VCEs, 4+ AS Levels, Higher School Certificate, Progression/Advanced Diploma, Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Diploma, NVQ Level 3; Advanced GNVQ, City and Guilds Advanced Craft, ONC, OND, BTEC National, RSA Advanced Diploma
Level 4+‘Degree level or above’ (Level 4 qualifications and above): Degree (for example BA, BSc), Higher Degree (for example MA, PhD, PGCE), NVQ Level 4-5, HNC, HND, RSA Higher Diploma, BTEC Higher level, Foundation degree (NI), Professional qualifications (for example teaching, nursing, accountancy)
Other qualificationsVocational/Work-related Qualifications, Foreign Qualifications/Qualifications gained outside the UK (NI) (Not stated/level unknown)
Select a location to view the percentage of Level 4+ qualification in the local area as well as in the larger areas such as ward and borough where this address resides.
% of population having Level 4+ qualification
Select a location to view the percentage of "No qualification" in the local area as well as in the larger areas such as ward and borough where this address resides.
% of population having "No qualification"

*32 London boroughs + City of London

Office for National Statistics licensed under the Open Government Licence v.3.0