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Bolton JSNA Indicator Sheet: Benefits


This is the Benefits JSNA Indicator Sheet from the People and Places > Economy and Income section. JSNA Indicator Sheets summarise the current position and recent trends for Bolton, comparators to Bolton, and inequalities across population groups and geographical areas of Bolton.


  • Bolton currently has a higher rate of all benefit claims for the working age population than is average for Greater Manchester, as well as also being higher than the regional and national averages;
  • Bolton has the 6th highest benefit claimant rate amongst the ten Greater Manchester authorities;
  • The proportion of people claiming out of work benefits has seen the most substantial increase since the recession began;
  • Bolton's deprived areas have a higher number of residents claiming out of work benefits.

Information Type

JSNA Indicator Sheet

Geographical Level


Population Level



Public Health Intelligence Team, NHS Bolton


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