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London Borough of Hackney

The London Borough of Hackney is a London borough in the northeast of inner London. It is one of the poorest boroughs but home to numerous clubs and a centre of the London arts scene.

London Borough of Hackney
Population:202,824 (2001)
Ethnicity:60% white, 22% black, 4% indian
Formerly:Hackney, Shoreditch, Stoke Newington
Villages:Dalston, Clapton, Stamford Hill
Neighbours:City, Haringey, Islington
Newham, Tower Hamlets, Waltham Forest
MPs:Diane Abbott, Brian Sedgemore
GLA:North East London
The borough includes the following areas:

Table of contents
1 Demographics of Hackney
2 Transport links
3 External links

Demographics of Hackney

The 2001 census gives Hackney a population of 202,824. It is 60% white, 12% black African, 10% Black Caribbean and 4% Indian. 32% of householders are owner-occupiers.

Transport links

Hackney is the only inner London borough north of the Thames that currently has no London Undergound stations. However a current project to extend the East London Line will seek to rectify this.

External links

London Borough of Hackney