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Bolton JSNA Indicator Sheet: Infant Mortality


This is the Infant Mortality JSNA Indicator Sheet from the Child and Maternal 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.


  • Historically, Bolton has a higher rate of infant mortality than the regional and national averages;
  • On average there are approximately 22 infant deaths per year in Bolton;
  • The most deprived fifth of Bolton's population experience a much higher rate of infant mortality than other socioeconomic groups, and this difference is statistically significant;
  • Bolton's infant mortality rate is around average for its children specific peer group, but is only lower than Salford, Oldham, and Manchester within the Greater Manchester connurbation.

Information Type

JSNA Indicator Sheet

Geographical Level


Population Level



Public Health Intelligence Team, NHS Bolton


Child Health, Mortality, Infant Mortality, Child, Death,



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