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Bolton JSNA Indicator Sheet: Life Expectancy


This is the Life Expectancy 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.



  • Life expectancy in Bolton is lower than England the North West;
  • There is currently a 2 year gap in life expectancy between Bolton and England;
  • Life expectancy at 65 in Bolton is lower than England, but is comparable to the average for the North West;
  • There is a significant inequality gradient across Bolton between the most and least deprived, and this is mirrored in the 13.5 year gap for men and the 11.3 year gap for women in Bolton according to the Slope Index of Inequality;
  • Several of Bolton's peers have a higher life expectancy and Bolton has the widest inequality gap according to the Slope Index.

Information Type

JSNA Indicator Sheet

Geographical Level


Population Level



Public Health Intelligence Team, NHS Bolton


JSNA Indicator Sheet, Life Expectancy


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