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Bolton JSNA Indicator Sheet: Cancer


This is the Cancer JSNA Indicator Sheet from the Mortality 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.



  • Cancer mortality in Bolton is currently lower than is average for the North West region and overall is close to the England figure;
  • Cancer mortality is reducing locally, regionally, and nationally, but not as quick as that historically seen in CVD-related mortality (which however is much higher);
  • In some parts of Bolton the cancer mortality rate is 50% higher than the national average and the inequality gap between the most deprived group and Bolton shows no reduction over time;
  • Mortality is greatest in the more deprived areas around the Town Centre;
  • Bolton is better than average for its peer group.

Information Type

JSNA Indicator Sheet

Geographical Level


Population Level



Public Health Intelligence Team, NHS Bolton


JSNA Indicator Sheet, Cancer


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