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Life can be tough for many people in Islington.
Find out more about some of the key challenges people face in our borough below.
Islington is one of the most unequal places in the country.
Islington is the most densely populated borough in the UK, with the least green space.
Life expectancy in Islington is lower than the average for the rest of London and the UK.
We have some of the highest levels of mental ill health in the UK, and the highest levels of depression in London.
Children & Young People
38% of children in Islington live in poverty, the third highest rate in London.
In 2017, Islington was voted as the worst place for a woman to live.
Older people in Islington are poorer than in the rest of the UK.
Being a parent can be difficult. All families are different, and all face different challenges.