Westhoughton Bolton 035C

Ward: Westhoughton

Local Authority: Bolton (Contact Council)


In the latest Index of Multiple Deprivation (IMD) this area was ranked 23,000 out of 32,844 in England, where 1 was the most deprived and 32,844 the least.

This is broken down further by income; employment; health; education, barriers to services; living environment; and crime.

Overall: 70% Better than 70% of areas in England

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
20% Complete (very good)

Income Deprivation: 67% Better than 67% of areas in England

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
17% Complete (very good)

Employment: 65% Better than 65% of areas in England

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
15% Complete (very good)

Health: 41% Better than 41% of areas in England

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
-9% Complete (very good)

Education: 63% Better than 63% of areas in England

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
13% Complete (very good)

Barriers to Services: 89% Better than 89% of areas in England

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
39% Complete (very good)

Living Environment: 36% Better than 36% of areas in England

10% Complete (poor)
26% Complete (good)
0% Complete (very good)

Crime: 81% Better than 81% of areas in England

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
31% Complete (very good)

Full details of the Index of Deprivation are available from the UK Government Website English indices of deprivation 2015.



  • Deprivation Index last published: 2015 (England), 2014 (Wales), 2012 (Scotland)
  • Census last published for 2011
  • School league tables published annually
  • House prices published quaterly