Canning town - London population change and migration

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  • Canning town - population change and migration affecting the urban area
    • Problems
      • Expensive housing
        • unaffordable for low income earners
        • short supply of larger family houses
      • Low income
        • 2007 average income - £23,000
        • 37.6 % are in full time work - lowers the average income
      • Poor health
        • residents are limited by long-term illnesses
          • disability ( 9.1% in 2001)
          • poor health (20.7% in 2001)
      • Low educational achievements
        • 2001: 43% of workers had no qualifications at all , therefore their wages were low
    • Improvements
      • Housing
        • up to 10,000 new houses replaced old high-rise buildings
          • the houses are now affordable
          • existing houses have been replaced or renewed
      • Wealth + Employment
        • skills training
        • new work places- shops
        • low cost offices have been built for local businesses
      • Education
        • 2007 : 55.5% students achieved 5 A*-C
          • double the rate than in 1996 (27.9%)
      • Health and welfare
        • improvement to services ( new health care center, library and play centers)
        • open spaces have been redesigned (e.g. traffic lights have been put in place to make the area safer)

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