Halton has a population of 129,759 people. Our borough faces significant and enduring challenges in improving health in our community.

If Halton were a village of 100 people:

  • 17 adults live with depression
  • 41 children are overweight or obese by year 6
  • 78 adults are overweight or obese
  • 10 people die from heart disease
  • 33 adults are physically inactive
  • 8 adults have diabetes
  • 32 people die from cancer
  • 13 adults are smokers
  • 19 people live with at least two long-term conditions
  • 77 is the average male life expectancy
  • 81 is the average female life expectancy
  • 7 people are aged 75+

Other demographic information is available on the Halton Council website.

One Halton is the name of our place-based partnership, with our local authority, voluntary and community sector and NHS organisations working collectively towards a shared ambition.


Key priorities

  • Improve the employment opportunities for people in particular where it affects children and families
  • Enabling children and families to live healthy independent lives
  • Provide a supportive environment where systems work efficiently and support everyone to live their best life
  • Enabling older adults to live full independent healthy lives


Email: halton.talk2us@cheshireandmerseyside.nhs.uk

Tel: 01925 944443