Bedford Borough is now home to an estimated 171,600 people, based on 2018 mid-year estimates.
These reports are in PDF format unless otherwise specified.
- Births and deaths contains information that tracks births and deaths from 2001 to 2014.
- Infant mortality compares Bedford Borough with overall rates of infant mortality in England, and what groups are most at risk.
- Life expectancy reports on average life expectancy for men and women and what reduces or influences variance in life expectancy.
- Migration estimates the profile of migrants to Bedford Borough using National Insurance Number registrations and 2011 Census data.
- Active travel encourages use of walking and cycling as a way of increasing physical activity which has health benefits.
- Air quality improvements are important to health. This report includes what pollutants make up air pollution and comparisons to local air quality, UK and European standards.
- Climate change and adaptation outlines why climate change is one of the biggest threats to health in the 21st Century.
- Deprivation is determined from a complex set of reasons that are often intertwined. This report sets out where Bedford Borough is on the scale of deprivation compared to the rest of England.
- Economic wellbeing
- Housing this report links poor quality housing and our ability to live independently to the detrimental impact on our health
- Natural environment like parks, trees and countryside contribute to good wellbeing because they are free to access and are a positive setting to physical, outdoor activity.
- Planning evidences the recent link between planning and good health. Good quality, affordable housing helps to shape healthy communities.