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Nearly 300,000 families are sharing homes with other families, possibly a further indicator of how the cost of housing is making it hard for families to afford a home of their own.

There has been a 70% increase in concealed families between 2001 and 2011 compared to a 6.6% increase in unconcealed families. Newham has the highest percentage of concealed families in the country.

See our graphics below to compare figures.

By Lutfur Rahman

lutfurrahman.jpgNo fewer than 27,000 media people descended on London for the Games. They have looked at the borough with fresh eyes; they have seen our history and tried to discern our future. They can see we have a good story to tell, not least because of the census figures that showed Tower Hamlet's population had the biggest growth in the country over the last decade.