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Loneliness prevalance in over 65s
Wigan Metropolitan Borough Council
17 July 2019
Loneliness and social isolation can occur
at any stage in life but is more prominent in the elderly population (over
65’s). Loneliness can increase the risk of premature death by 30 per cent and
has huge impacts the individuals and other public sector organisations.
This data set shows the prevalence of
Loneliness of those over the age of 65 in the Wigan Borough.