Information on population, health and educational attainment.


Blackburn with Darwen is a relatively deprived borough, and the health of people in the borough lags behind the England average on a range of indicators. Life expectancy rates for the borough remain below national levels.

Within Blackburn with Darwen itself, there are considerable differences in life expectancy between the most and least deprived areas of the borough

A comprehensive summary of health and wellbeing issues facing residents of the borough can be found in the Joint Strategic Needs Assessment and the Public Health Annual Report.