Bolton JSNA Indicator Sheet: Depression | Boltons Health Matters
Skip to main content

Bolton JSNA Indicator Sheet: Depression


This is the Depression JSNA Indicator Sheet from the Disease and Ill Health 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.



  • Self-reported depression is higher in Bolton women than Bolton men, but we see an increase for men between 2007 and 2010;
  • Data suggests that there is a significant level of undiagnosed depression in the Bolton popualtion;
  • There persists an inequality gradient across deprivation groups in Bolton with the most deprived having the highest prevalence of depression;
  • The Asian Pakistani, Other, and White Other all have very high rates of depression in Bolton;
  • In Lever Edge, Tonge Moor & Hall i'th' Wood, and Highfield & New Bury the proportion reporting depression is over 35%.

Information Type

JSNA Indicator Sheet

Geographical Level


Population Level



Public Health Intelligence Team, NHS Bolton


JSNA Indicator Sheet, Mental Health, Wellbeing, Depression


DIH-Depression.pdf810.33 KB

Share this: