- The traffic on major roads in London decreased by 8.6% between 2002 and 2012 , compared with an increase of 2.0% for England
- London produced 4.9 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions per resident in 2011, the lowest of all English regions, compared with an average of 6.7 tonnes per resident for England
- In April 2012, average gross weekly earnings for full-time adult employees in London were the highest in the UK at £613, compared with £506 for the UK
- Gross disposable household income per head of London residents was the highest of all regions and countries of the UK. At £20,500, in 2011, it was 28% higher than the UK average
London's population is the youngest in the UK: London's age profile is younger than that of the UK as a whole, with an average age of 34.0 years in 2012, compared with 39.7 years for the UK.
Crime rates are the highest in England: Crime rates in 2012/13 in London were the highest in England. There were 95 police-recorded crimes per 1,000 population compared with 64 per 1,000 population across England.
London generates a fifth of the UK’s total economic output: The region generated over a fifth (22%) of the UK's total economic output in 2011, a share larger than any of the English regions, and a larger share than for Wales, Scotland or Northern Ireland.