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Bolton JSNA Indicator Sheet: Incidence of Skin Cancer


This is the Incidence of skin cancer 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.



  • Incidence of skin cancer in Bolton is lower than is average for the North West region, but is still higher than England;
  • Incidence has been steadily increasing nationally, regionally, and locally;
  • Bolton is higher than average for its statistical peers, and many peer local authorities have rates below the national average;
  • Bolton receives fewer hours of sunshine than is average for England, but the town has a much higher sunbed outlet density;
  • Lesser deprived areas such as Over Hulton, Daisy Hill, Westhoughton East, Turton, and Egerton & Dunscar have the highest incidence rates locally.

Information Type

JSNA Indicator Sheet

Geographical Level


Population Level



Public Health Intelligence Team, NHS Bolton


JSNA Indicator Sheet, Cancer, Cancer Prevalence, Skin Cancer


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