Greenwich Overview

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The Big Picture

Greenwich is an urban local authority located in southeast London, England. As of mid-2020, the population of the borough was estimated to be over 290,000 people. Greenwich is known for its diverse range of housing, from council estates to high-end apartments, including the restored Royal Arsenal development. The local authority has a number of community programs, such as the Greenwich Community Hub, which offers support to vulnerable residents, and the Greenwich Neighbourhood Growth Fund, which provides funding for community-led projects. The borough is also home to numerous entertainment venues, including the O2 Arena, which hosts major concerts and events, as well as the Greenwich Theatre, showcasing a range of productions. The local economy of Greenwich is diverse and includes major employers such as the Royal Borough of Greenwich, University of Greenwich, and the NHS, along with smaller businesses and start-ups supported by initiatives like the Greenwich Digital Accelerator.

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Greenwich Population

The population graphic above highlights changes in Greenwich’s population over time, while the diversity graphic compares local diversity to the national average, giving a snapshot of the area’s cultural makeup.

Greenwich Diversity

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