Nearly a third of a million people live in the London borough of Lambeth. It has one of the largest geographic areas of any inner London boroughs and is one of the most densely populated areas in the country.
According to the 2021 Census, Lambeth had the fourth highest density of all local authority areas in England and Wales.
Our State of the Borough 2022 (PDF 6.6MB) report provides an overview of Lambeth using the most current available data. It includes findings on:
- historical and social context
- population and its changing nature
- household composition, tenure and affordability
- breakdown of residents by equality characteristics
- poverty and deprivation
- health and life expectancy
- the economic situation.
View our interactive visualisation, which shows progress towards our Borough Plan
View our previous reports for:
- State of the Borough 2016 (PDF 2.7MB)
- State of the Borough 2014 (PDF 1.4MB)
- State of the Borough 2012 (PDF 704KB)
The Lambeth Residents' Survey provides a borough-wide and neighbourhood overview of what matters to residents, including:
- their levels of satisfaction with the area
- perceptions of change, neighbourliness, safety and crime, and health
- what council services they use
- perceptions of the council
- how they want to work with other people
See our Lambeth Residents' Survey reports:
- Lambeth Residents' Survey infographic 2021 (PDF 1MB)
- Lambeth Residents' Survey 2021 (PDF 6.33MB)
- Lambeth Residents' Survey infographic 2020 (PDF 441KB)
- Lambeth Residents' Survey 2020 (PDF 8.78MB)
- Lambeth Residents' Survey 2015 (PDF 2.5MB)
Lambeth is divided into 25 electoral wards. These wards have either 2 or 3 elected councillors who represent local communities within each ward.
These 25 electoral wards came into effect in May 2022 following local elections.
View our ward maps.
View our ward profiler dashboard.