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Bolton JSNA Indicator Sheet: Fuel poverty


This is the Fuel poverty JSNA Indicator Sheet from the People and Places 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.



  • There are currently estimated to be over 12,000 people living in fuel poverty in Bolton;
  • Fuel poverty is concentrated within the central more deprived homes;
  • The Wards of Rumworth, Halliwell, Crompton, Great Lever, and Tonge with the Haulgh show particularly high rates of fuel poverty;
  • Fuel poverty in Bolton is linked to both stock condition and income;
  • In Bolton, there are currently inequalities in the ability of people to adequately heat their home in the winter months - the major inequalities concern deprivation, disability, and ethnicity.


Information Type

JSNA Indicator Sheet

Geographical Level


Population Level



Public Health Intelligence Team, NHS Bolton



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