Ealing facts and figures

The facts and figures section aims to provide the most up to date information and statistics on the demographic, social and economic characteristics of Ealing. Where possible it also contains comparisons with other areas in London and the UK. Most data found in this section can be downloaded for further use, subject to copyright restrictions. For a thematic analysis of key subjects please refer to the borough profiles titled State of Ealing reports.

The information has been subdivided into key categories, alongside a short description of what information is contained within them.

Population and migration

Population for any given year is taken as the total population at mid-year i.e. 30 June. According to the Office for National Statistics (ONS) the 2013 mid-year population estimate for Ealing was 342,500. 

The following information appears in this sub-section:

  • Latest population estimates from the ONS and the GLA
  • Population projections for future years
  • Current and projected number of households in the borough
  • Information on migration in the borough
  • Links to external sites for more population statistics

2011 Census

The 2011 Census section aims to provide the most up to date information, analysis and releases from the 2011 Census. Where possible analysis also contains comparisons with other areas in London and the UK. The census is also the most up-to-date and accurate source of demographic information for the borough.

Ealing’s population according to the 2011 Census was 338,449.  

Employment and the labour market

  • Labour market data from ONS, GLA and NOMIS
  • Qualifications, skills and employment data for Ealing
  • National Insurance number (NINo) registrations
  • Benefit claimant counts
  • Income and lifestyle data
  • Information on businesses and VAT registrations

Education and attainment

  • Pupil numbers and demographics in Ealing
  • Attendance rates and attainment
  • Free school meals and special educational needs provision
  • Links to external sites for more education statistics

Other facts and figures

State of Ealing reports

The State of Ealing reports are profiles of the borough containing the latest statistics about Ealing from many different sources. Where possible the data have been presented in tables, charts and maps for ease of understanding. Every effort has been made to accurately present the latest data available at the time of update, at the most relevant geographies.

The reports present an analysis of data under the key themes of: Place; Population; Economy and Enterprise; Education; Housing; Health and Well Being, Community Safety; and Environment  

Ward maps

Every ward is broken down into smaller geographical areas called Lower Level Super Output Areas (LSOAs) for the collection and publication of small area statistics.