North Norfolk CCG area has one of the 'oldest' populations in England. 29.6% of the population are aged 65+ which is high compared to the Norfolk (24%) and England (18%) averages. Young people and people of working age make up a lower percentage of the population than both the Norfolk and England averages. The number of older people is set to rise further over the next 20 years. More information about the population of North Norfolk CCG area is available on Norfolk Insight.
People living in the North Norfolk CCG area generally report that their health is good or very good which is similar to the averages for Norfolk and England. More information about general health and wellbeing in North Norfolk CCG area is available on Norfolk Insight.
While deprivation is better than average and life expectancy is higher than average there are still areas which North Norfolk can target to improve health, such as adult and childhood obesity, physical activity and healthy diet. There is also some evidence that alcohol consumption levels in the more affluent and older section of the population are quite high.
The CCG will work alongside and in partnership with public health, the local authority and the Health and Wellbeing Board to improve health and prevent illness among our patient population.
The latest Public Health Norfolk Health and Wellbeing profile for North Norfolk CCG area is available on Norfolk Insight.