THE PEOPLE
NOW ON TO THE MOST IMPORTANT FACTOR ...

 

 

Residents

 

There are a total of 541 flats or houses, with around 900 adults on the electoral register; many have not registered. Including children, a reasonable  estimate could be up to 2,000 residents altogether. Up to a quarter of all households are overcrowded.

 

 

Disabled – 20%

Poor health – 12%

 

Unemployment – 9%

(of which one quarter have never worked)

 

Ethnicity: white – 49%

                Black Afro-Caribbean and ‘other’ – 24%

 

 

‘Wornington Green is a tiny island in the middle of Notting Hill Carnival’

               

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Religion: Christian – 49%

              

                 Muslim – 34%

 'One of the most concentrated Muslim populations in London’

 Local Imam Driss Boumzough

Age:

0 – 19 – 38%

20 – 39 – 30%

40 – 59 – 20%

60+ - 10%

 

‘Wornington Green has a young population’

 

Families

Over 64% of the population are families with mainly dependent children

Divorced people – 4%

 

‘Wornington Green is a community of strong families’

 

Overcrowding

According to Kensington Housing Trust, Wornington Green will be short of 201 bedrooms by 2008.

They also believe that ‘140 underoccupiers underoccupy a total of 148 bedrooms’ (some of us find that hard to believe though!).

 

 

EDC

October 2008

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