Health & Social Care

Below are some key statistics relating to the health and wellbeing of Cumbria’s population.  The health of people in Cumbria compared with the England average varies across measures. Life expectancy for Cumbria’s men is lower than the England average. Priorities in Cumbria include reducing inequalities, ensuring children get the best start in life, improving mental health and wellbeing, and supporting an ageing population. To view key statistics for smaller areas within the county (i.e. districts, electoral divisions, wards and LSOAs) please click on the ‘Maps’ and ‘Profiles’ options above and for more detailed briefings, summaries, resources, data sources, key documents and useful links, please visit our Further Information page.