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Created Wednesday, April 8, 2020 8:24 PM
 
Population Estimates for Belfast Health and Social Care Trust
The estimated population of the Belfast Health and Social Care Trust (HSCT) at 30 June 2018 was 357,625, of which 173,832 (48.6%) were male and 183,793 (51.4%) were female.
 
This was made up of:
 
  • 69,274 children aged 0-15 years;
  • 125,606 people aged 16-39 years;
  • 108,113 people aged 40-64 years; and
  • 54,632 people 65 years and older.
Between 2008 and 2018 the population of Belfast Health and Social Care Trust increased by 13,562 people or 3.9%.
Table 1: Population Estimates by broad age bands, 2017
 
 
Belfast
HSCT
 
Northern Ireland
Total Population (2018)
357,625
 
1,881,641
 
Children (0-15 years)
69,274
 
393,510
 
Young Working Age (16-39 years)
125,606
 
579,513
 
Older Working Age (40-64 years)
108,113
 
600,421
 
Older (65+ years)
54,632
 
308,197
 
Population Change % (2008-2018)
3.9%
 
5.8%
 
Datasets used: Population Estimates: Broad Age Bands (administrative geographies), NISRA Demographic Statistics
Further Information:
 
Further information on Population Estimates including reports, methodolgy etc. can be found on the NISRA website.
 
Information on Components of Population Change and Migration are available on NINIS.
 
Interactive content is also available to view under the Population theme.
Profile last updated July 2019
 
 
Census 2011 Population Statistics for the Belfast Health and Social Care Trust
This page provides information on the 2011 Census for the Belfast Health and Social Care Trust. Click on the blue tabs at the top to see results for other geographical levels. Information has been grouped according to the Census themes. You can also view Census 2011 Interactive Content on NINIS.
Click on theme titles below to obtain an area profile for that subject. The datasets used are shown below each section.
 
 
Usually Resident Population
On Census Day (27 March 2011) the usually resident population of the Belfast Health and Social Care Trust was 348,204 accounting for 19.23% of the NI total.
 
The table and chart below show the age structure of the usually resident population in the Belfast Health and Social Care Trust on Census Day 2011.
Table 1: Age Structure of Usually Resident Population, 2011 Census
 
2011
Age Bands
(years)
Usual
Residents
%
0-15
65,125
 
18.70
 
16-39
126,061
 
36.20
 
40-64
104,313
 
29.96
 
65-84
45,538
 
13.08
 
85+
7,167
 
2.06
 
Overall
348,204
 
100
 
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Population Change
The Mid-Year Estimates (MYE) of Population time series is the recommended source to examine population change over time. A new MYE time series, incorporating the 2011 Census, has now been published by NISRA and is available on NINIS. A comparison of the 2001 and 2011 Censuses is not included as following the Review of Public Administration, five new Health Trusts were established in 2007.
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Households
On Census Day 2011 there were 342,643 people (98.40% of the usually resident population) living in 148,328 households, giving an average household size of 2.31. The remaining 5,561 people (1.60%) were living in communal establishments.
 
The table below shows the household structure of the usually resident population on Census Day 2011.
Table 2: Usual Residents by Household Size, 2011 Census
 
Usual Residents
 
2011
Household
Size
Number
%
1
50,611
 
34.12
 
2
45,387
 
30.60
 
3
23,640
 
15.94
 
4
17,941
 
12.10
 
5+
10,749
 
7.25
 
Overall
148,328
 
100
 
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Demography
On Census Day 27th March 2011, in the Belfast Health and Social Care Trust:
 
  • 18.70% were aged under 16 years and 15.14% were aged 65 and over;
  • 48.06% of the usually resident population were male and 51.94% were female; and
  • 36 years was the average (median) age of the population.
     
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Ethnicity, Identity, Language and Religion
On Census Day 27th March 2011, in the Belfast Health and Social Care Trust, considering the resident population:
 
  • 3.44% were from an ethnic minority population and the remaining 96.56% were white (including Irish Traveller);
  • 43.50% belong to or were brought up in the Catholic religion and 47.25% belong to or were brought up in a 'Protestant and Other Christian (including Christian related)' religion; and
  • 47.61% indicated that they had a British national identity, 30.88% had an Irish national identity and 27.69% had a Northern Irish national identity*.
 
*Respondents could indicate more than one national identity
 
On Census Day 27th March 2011, in the Belfast Health and Social Care Trust, considering the population aged 3 years old and over:
 
  • 12.05% had some knowledge of Irish;
  • 5.61% had some knowledge of Ulster-Scots; and
  • 4.31% did not have English as their first language.
     
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Health
On Census Day 27th March 2011, in the Belfast Health and Social Care Trust:
 
  • 23.04% of people had a long-term health problem or disability that limited their day-to-day activities;
  • 76.71% of people stated their general health was either good or very good; and
  • 12.32% of people stated that they provided unpaid care to family, friends, neighbours or others.
     
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Housing and Accommodation
On Census Day 27th March 2011, in the Belfast Health and Social Care Trust:
  • 55.95% of households were owner occupied and 40.97% were rented;
  • 25.12% of households were owned outright;
  • 12.28% of households were comprised of a single person aged 65+ years;
  • 10.78% were lone parent households with dependent children; and
  • 35.96% of households did not have access to a car or van.
     
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Qualifications
On Census Day 27th March 2011, considering the population aged 16 years old and over:
 
  • 26.79% had a degree or higher qualification; while
  • 39.95% had no or low (Level 1*) qualifications.
 
*Level 1 is 1-4 O Levels/CSE/GCSE (any grades) or equivalent
 
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Labour Market
On Census Day 27th March 2011, considering the population aged 16 to 74 years old:
 
  • 64.80% were economically active, 35.20% were economically inactive;
  • 54.37% were in paid employment; and
  • 5.22% were unemployed, of these 43.33% were long-term unemployed*.
 
*Long-term unemployed are those who stated that they have not worked since 2009 or earlier
 
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Further Information:
 
Further information on the terms used in this profile can be found in the Census 2011 Definitions and Output Classifications document.
Profile last updated January 2013
 
 
Making Life Better Profile for the Belfast Health and Social Care Trust
"Making Life Better" is the strategic framework for public health. It is designed to provide direction for
policies and actions to improve the health and wellbeing of people in Northern Ireland and to reduce
inequalities in health.

It builds on the former public health strategy "Investing for Health" and takes account of consultation feedback on the draft framework "Fit and Well – Changing Lives" and a number of other key reports and evidence.
 
This page provides information on the health and wellbeing of residents in the Belfast Health and Social Care Trust (HSCT). Click on the blue tabs at the top to see area profiles for other geographical levels. Health and wellbeing indicators have been grouped according to the Making Life Better Framework's Themes, with Headline Indicators in Green and other relevant data in Blue.
 
Further information can be found within the Making Life Better Strategic Framework Document and the First Progress Report 2014/15, published by the Department of Health (DoH). Further information and statistics on health inequalities in Northern Ireland can be found on the DoH website.
Further information is available on the defintions of the data used in this area profile.
 
Click on theme titles below to obtain an area profile for that subject. The datasets used are shown below each section.
 
Demographic Profile
The estimated population of Belfast HSCT at 30 June 2018 was 357,625, which accounts for 19.0% of the Northern Ireland Population. Within Belfast HSCT, 19.4% were aged under 16 years and 15.3% were aged 65 and over.
 
Between 2008 and 2018 the population of Belfast HSCT increased by 13,562 people or 3.9%.
 
Age
 
0-4
5-10
11-15
16-25
26-39
40-64
65-74
75-84
85+
All
Population
22,531
27,293
19,450
51,499
74,107
108,113
27,779
18,859
7,994
357,625
% of Population
6.3
7.6
5.4
14.4
20.7
30.2
7.8
5.3
2.2
100
Northern Ireland, 2018
 
Age
 
0-4
5-10
11-15
16-25
26-39
40-64
65-74
75-84
85+
All
Population
121,736
155,125
116,649
231,110
348,403
600,421
169,725
100,752
37,720
1,881,641
% of Population
6.5
8.2
6.2
12.3
18.5
31.9
9.0
5.4
2.0
100
 
Age
 
0-4
5-10
11-15
16-25
26-39
40-64
65-74
75-84
85+
All
2008
20,682
23,169
21,995
56,995
67,960
101,129
26,341
19,071
6,721
344,063
2009
21,326
22,700
21,547
56,699
69,075
102,197
26,580
18,865
6,850
345,839
2010
22,058
22,248
21,215
56,522
69,634
103,391
26,742
18,768
7,037
347,615
2011
22,873
22,221
20,768
55,631
69,501
104,476
26,833
18,803
7,234
348,340
2012
23,555
22,561
20,167
54,524
69,765
104,694
26,932
18,800
7,255
348,253
2013
23,646
23,547
19,467
54,297
69,947
105,385
27,180
18,831
7,318
349,618
2014
23,627
24,450
19,066
53,916
70,541
106,226
27,092
19,057
7,579
351,554
2015
23,647
25,167
18,871
54,193
71,183
106,857
27,338
18,768
7,754
353,778
2016
23,273
26,030
18,705
53,935
71,581
107,131
27,656
18,494
7,901
354,706
2017
22,852
26,867
18,899
52,281
72,528
107,760
27,742
18,678
7,986
355,593
2018
22,531
27,293
19,450
51,499
74,107
108,113
27,779
18,859
7,994
357,625
2017-2018
Population Change %
-1.4
1.6
2.9
-1.5
2.2
0.3
0.1
1.0
0.1
0.6
2008-2018
Population Change %
8.9
17.8
-11.6
-9.6
9.0
6.9
5.5
(1.1)
18.9
3.9
Population Projections (2016-based)
 
The population of Belfast HSCT is projected to increase to 365,321 by mid 2028.
 
Age
 
0-4
5-10
11-15
16-25
26-39
40-64
65-74
75-84
85+
All
Population
21,369
25,649
21,882
54,019
67,237
110,021
35,127
20,919
9,098
365,321
% of Population
5.8
7.0
6.0
14.8
18.4
30.1
9.6
5.7
2.5
100
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Key Overarching Indicators
Average life expectancy measures the expected years of life at birth based on the mortality rates of the period in question.
       
  • Life expectancy for males in Northern Ireland for 2015-2017 was 78.5 years, and for females is 82.3 years. Life expectancy for males in Belfast HSCT for 2015-2017 was 76.3 years, and for females is 81.3 years.
NI
2015-2017
78.5
82.3
 
Belfast HSCT
 
2011-2013
2012-2014
2013-2015
2014-2016
2015-2017
Life Expectancy - Males
76.1
76.2
76.2
76.4
76.3
Life Expectancy - Females
81.1
81.3
81.3
81.3
81.3
 
Belfast HSCT
 
2007-2011
2008-2012
2009-2013
2010-2014
2011-2015
2012-2016
2013-2017
Standardised Death Rate - All causes
1,210.4
1,195.2
1,168.3
1,143.5
1,143.9
1,140.2
1,128.2
Standardised Death Rate - Amenable
188.1
181.2
174.0
167.0
164.7
163.9
157.2
Standardised Death Rate - Preventable
303.0
293.1
283.1
272.1
269.9
262.8
265.3
Standardised Death Rate - Avoidable
361.8
350.5
337.0
324.4
320.2
312.6
312.6
NI
2013-2017
1,031.7
123.9
207.1
243.8
 
Belfast HSCT
 
2008-2012
2009-2013
2010-2014
2011-2015
2012-2016
2013-2017
Standardised Death Rate - Cancer U75
189.6
184.6
187.0
184.0
181.8
179.4
Standardised Death Rate - Circulatory U75
118.1
110.2
102.0
99.6
96.3
93.5
Standardised Death Rate - Respiratory U75
49.7
50.2
49.2
49.3
47.0
47.2
NI
2013-2017
149.2
73.8
34.1
NI
2015-2017
10.1
7.3
 
Belfast HSCT
 
2010-2012
2011-2013
2012-2014
2013-2015
2014-2016
2015-2017
Potential Years of Life Lost - Males
13.4
13.2
13.1
13.0
12.8
13.1
Potential Years of Life Lost - Females
8.9
8.5
8.4
8.6
8.5
8.6
 
Belfast HSCT
 
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
No. of Deaths
3,443
3,517
3,354
3,238
3,230
3,383
3,282
3,214
3,414
3,331
3,379
Deaths due to Malignant Neoplasms (%)
27.4
27.7
26.0
28.3
29.2
27.4
28.8
30.1
28.2
28.7
27.3
Deaths due to Circulatory Diseases (%)
30.6
30.0
31.1
28.7
25.7
25.6
24.5
23.8
23.2
22.8
22.1
Deaths due to Respiratory Diseases (%)
14.1
14.2
14.6
13.5
13.8
14.7
15.2
14.7
14.9
12.5
13.8
Deaths due to External Causes (%)
5.5
5.9
6.0
6.3
6.2
4.8
5.4
4.5
5.7
5.4
7.1
Deaths due to Suicide(%)
1.7
1.9
2.1
2.4
2.5
2.1
2.5
1.8
2.7
2.4
2.6
NI
2017
16,036
27.8
23.6
13.4
5.9
1.9
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Theme 1: Giving Every Child the Best Start
Key long term outcomes:
Good quality parenting and family support
Health and confident children and young people
Children and young people skilled for life
  • The infant mortality rate is the number of children dying before their first birthday per 1,000 live births. Over the period 2013-2017, the infant mortality rate in Belfast HSCT was 5.2 compared with 4.6 in Northern Ireland.
     
  • In 2017, 18.2% of expectant mothers in Belfast HSCT smoked during pregnancy compared to 13.8% in Northern Ireland.
     
  • In 2017, 46.3% of mothers in Belfast HSCT discharged from hospital were breastfeeding, including those partially breastfeeding and those breastfeeding only. This compared with 47.7% overall in Northern Ireland.
     
  • In 2012/13 Academic Year, 74.0% of primary pupils in Belfast HSCT achieved level 4 or above in Communication in English, while 74.9% achieved level 4 or above in Mathematics. The comparative figures for Northern Ireland are 77.1% achieved level 4 or above in Communication in English and 78.5% achieving level 4 or above in Mathematics*.
     
    *Updated data not available due to low response rate as result of industrial action.
     
  • In 2016/17 Academic Year, 65.7% of school leavers in Belfast HSCT achieved at least 5 GCSEs at A*-C or equivalent, including GCSE English and Maths. This compared with 69.6% overall in Northern Ireland.
 
Belfast HSCT
 
2007-2011*
2008-2012
2009-2013
2010-2014
2011-2015
2012-2016
2013-2017
Infant Mortality Rate
5.2
4.9
5.0
4.7
4.9
5.0
5.2
NI
2013-2017
4.6
 
Belfast HSCT
 
2011
2012*
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
Smoking During Pregnancy (%)
22.3
22.2
20.9
19.8
19.1
17.8
18.2
Breast feeding on discharge (%)
44.7
41.8
44.7
46.8
46.0
45.8
46.3
NI
2017
13.8
47.7
NI
2016/17
69.6
 
Belfast HSCT
Academic Year
2009/10
2010/11
2011/12*
2012/13
2013/14
2014/15
2015/16
2016/17
School Leavers achieving at least 5 GCSE at A*-C inc. English and Maths (%)
55.6
55.4
58.4
57.5
61.1
62.9
64.0
65.7
 
Belfast HSCT
 
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
No. of Births
4,795
4,840
4,934
4,765
4,697
4,648
4,644
4,323
Birth Rate (per 1,000 females aged 15-44)
65.3
67.2
64.0
62.2
61.6
60.8
61.0
57.2
Childhood Deaths (age 1-15)
9
8
8
6
9
8
5
10
NI
2017
23,075
64.0
48
 
Belfast HSCT
 
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
No. of Births
4,795
4,840
4,934
4,765
4,697
4,648
4,644
4,323
Still Birth Rate (per 1,000 live and still births)
2.9
2.9
4.4
4.4
4.5
3.6
4.1
5.1
Infant Death Rate (per 1,000 live births)
5.4
3.5
4.0
5.6
4.9
6.4
4.1
5.1
NI
2017
23,075
4.4
3.8
 
Belfast HSCT
 
2009-2011
2010-2012
2011-2013
2012-2014
2013-2015
2014-2016
2015-2017
Under 17 Teenage Birth Rate per 1,000 females
4.3
3.8
3.3
3.6
3.6
3.5
3.0
Under 20 Teenage Birth Rate per 1,000 females
19.5
18.9
17.7
16.6
15.7
15.3
15.0
NI
2015-2017
1.5
9.5
 
Belfast HSCT
Financial Year
2009/10
2010/11
2011/12
2012/13
2013/14
2014/15
2015/16
2016/17
2017/18
Looked After Children
627
622
653
669
721
742
739
743
766
Child Protection Register
586
555
474
424
362
382
383
347
317
Children in Need - Referred to Social Services
4,434
5,478
5,584
5,707
5,946
5,871
5,153
4,262
4,331
NI
2017/18
3,109
2,082
23,510
 
Belfast HSCT
 
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
Dental Registrations
0-2 years (%)
24.5
24.3
27.3
28.0
28.4
28.0
28.1
29.7
32.9
Dental Registrations
3-5 years (%)
56.5
56.0
64.4
70.3
70.8
69.5
70.0
70.0
71.5
NI
2017
30.6
74.7
 
Belfast HSCT
Academic Year
2010/11-2012/13
2011/12-2013/14
2012/13-2014/15
2013/14-2015/16
2014/15-2016/17
Primary 1
% Obese
5.0
5.0
5.0
5.1
5.3
Year 8
% Obese
10.8
9.3
10.8
9.9
10.1
NI
2014/15-
2016/17
5.3
7.0
 
Belfast HSCT
Financial Year
2011/12
2012/13
2013/14
2014/15
2015/16
2016/17
Hospital Admissions due to Accidents (0-4 years)
211
210
215
228
232
218
Hospital Admissions due to Accidents (5-15 years)
282
249
275
299
271
276
NI
2016/17
1,277
1,568
Datasets used: Infant Mortality Rate (administrative geographies), Smoking During Pregnancy (administrative geographies), Breastfeeding on Discharge (administrative geographies), Teenage Birth Rate for Mothers under the age of 17 and 20 (administrative geographies), Children Looked After in Care (administrative geographies), Children in Need - Referred to Social Services (administrative geographies), Child Protection Register (administrative geographies), Dental and GP Registrations (administrative geographies), Childhood BMI (administrative geographies), Hospital Admissions due to Accidents (administrative geographies), DoH; School Leavers (administrative geographies), DE; Births (administrative geographies), Infant Deaths and Still Births (administrative geographies), Deaths by Cause and Age: 1-15 years (administrative geographies), NISRA Demographic Statistics
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Theme 2: Equipped Throughout Life
Key long term outcomes:
Ready for adult life
Employment, life-long learning and participation
Healthy active ageing
  • The Labour Force Survey shows that in 2018, the long-term unemployment rate for Northern Ireland was 41.1%*.
     
  • In quarter ending September 2018, 12.0% of 16 to 24 year olds in Northern Ireland were not in employment, full-time education or training (NEETs)*.
 
*A geographical breakdown is not available for these indicators.
 
Belfast HSCT
Academic Year
2009/10
2010/11
2011/12
2012/13
2013/14
2014/15
2015/16
2016/17
Achieved at least 5 GCSEs A*-C (%)
67.6
69.5
73.7
75.0
77.6
80.2
79.9
83.3
Achieved at least 5 GCSE A*-C inc. Maths and English (%)
55.6
55.4
58.4
57.5
61.1
62.9
64.0
65.7
Destination School Leavers - Higher Education (%)
39.0
39.0
40.4
37.4
40.9
42.3
43.6
41.0
Destination School Leavers - Further Education (%)
26.9
28.0
30.2
31.4
30.2
29.3
27.7
30.2
Destination School Leavers - Employment(%)
10.0
8.5
8.7
9.1
9.6
12.7
12.2
12.8
Destination School Leavers - Training (%)
13.7
15.4
12.1
13.7
12.1
10.5
11.2
9.5
Destination School Leavers - Unemployment/ Unknown (%)
10.4
9.1
8.6
8.5
7.2
5.1
5.3
6.4
NI
2016/17
83.8
69.6
43.3
34.0
8.8
9.8
4.0
 
Belfast HSCT
 
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
Dental Registrations(18+ years) (%)
42.5
41.6
48.8
54.1
55.2
54.7
54.8
55.1
55.4
NI
2017
57.0
 
Belfast HSCT
Financial Year
2011/12
2012/13
2013/14
2014/15
2015/16
2016/2017
2017/18
Have Internet Access (%)
74
79
81
81
84
83
85
NI
2017/18
84
 
Belfast HSCT
Financial Year
2012/13
2013/14
2014/15
2015/16
2016/17
Meets recommended physical activity levels (%)*
51
52
-
-
53
NI
2016/17
55
* report 150 mins per week moderate activitiy, 75 mins per week vigorous activity or an equivalent combination of the two
NI
2017/18
62,930
 
Belfast HSCT
Academic Year
2010/11
2011/12
2012/13
2013/14
2014/15
2015/16
2016/17
2017/18
HE Enrolments
11,810
12,905
12,600
12,660
12,560
12,295
12,145
12,170
 
Belfast HSCT
Academic Year
2010/11
2011/12
2012/13
2013/14
2014/15
2015/16
2016/17
2017/18
FE Enrolments
25,770
24,270
24,665
22,200
21,786
17,857
18,158
17,261
NI
2016/17
129,054
  • In the 2017/18 academic year, there were 755 higher education and 290 further education enrolments for people aged 60+ years living in Belfast HSCT.
 
Belfast HSCT
 
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
Patients on the Dementia Register
2,385
2,596
2,667
2,905
2,925
2,975
3,034
3,125
3,140
3,190
Dementia Register: per 1,000 patients
5.7
6.1
6.3
6.8
6.8
6.9
7.0
7.2
7.2
7.3
NI
2018
14,137
7.2
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Theme 3: Empowering Healthy Living
Key long term outcomes:
Improved health and reduction in harm
Improved mental health and wellbeing, and reduction in self harm and suicide
People are better informed about health matters
Prevention embedded in services
  • In 2017/18, of those adults surveyed in the Northern Ireland Health Survey, 21% of those living in Belfast HSCT were smokers. The comparitive figure for Northern Ireland was 18%.
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  • In 2015/16-2017/18, the standardised rate for alcohol-related admissions in Belfast HSCT was 1,053 per 100,000 population (Northern Ireland - 691 per 100,000 population).
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  • In 2017/18, of those adults surveyed in the Northern Ireland Health Survey, 22% of those living in Belfast HSCT drink above the recommended sensible drinking guideline compared with 18% in Northern Ireland.
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  • In 2017, the teenage birth rate for mothers aged under 17 years in Northern Ireland was 1.3 live births per 1,000 females.
     
  • In 2017/18, of those adults surveyed in the Northern Ireland Health Survey, 32.4% of those living in Belfast HSCT were classified as obese (BMI of 30kg/m2 or above) compared with 26.8% in Northern Ireland.
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  • In 2017/18, of those children surveyed in the Northern Ireland Health Survey, 9% of those living in Northern Ireland were classified as obese (based on guidelines put forward by International Obesity Task Force).
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  • In 2017/18, of those adults surveyed in the Northern Ireland Health Survey, the mean Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Wellbeing score was 50.5 in Belfast HSCT. The corresponding figure for Northern Ireland was 51.4. The scale scores range from 14 (lowest mental well-being) to 70 (highest mental well-being).
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  • For the period 2013-2017, the crude suicide rate in Belfast HSCT was 22.9 suicides per 100,000 population (Northern Ireland: 16.1 suicides per 100,000 population)
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  • Figures from the 2018 Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF) reported that the percentage of GP registered patients with established hypertension was 12.7% in Belfast HSCT. This compares with 13.6% in Northern Ireland.
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  • An audit showed that in 2017/18 there were 2,590 attendances at structured patient education/self managment programmes in Belfast HSCT.
NI
2017/18
18
27
 
Belfast HSCT
 
2012/13
2013/14
2014/15
2015/16
2016/17
2017/18
Adults who smoke (%)
26
25
26
22
24
21
Adult Obesity (%)
24
23
24
26
25
32
NI
2017/18
18
51
 
Belfast HSCT
 
2013/14
2014/15
2015/16
2016/17
2017/18
Adults who drink above guideline (%)
26
-
25
-
22
Mean Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Wellbeing Score
51
-
-
50
51
 
Belfast HSCT
 
2012/13
2013/14
2014/15
2015/16
2016/17
2017/18
Structured Patient Education/ Self-Management Programmes Attendances
2,164
2,443
2,751
3,773
2,074
2,590
NI
2017/18
13,037
 
Belfast HSCT
 
2008
2009
2010
2011*
2012
Teenage birth rate (under 17 per 1,000 females aged 13-16)
3.9
5.0
5.2
2.7
3.4
NI
2012
2.3
NI
2018
268,400
13.6
 
Belfast HSCT
 
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013*
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
Patients on the Hypertension Register
49,757
51,274
52,049
52,945
53,328
53,955
54,314
54,759
55,016
55,477
GP Registered
Patients with Established hypertension (%)
11.8
12.1
12.3
12.4
12.4
12.5
12.5
12.6
12.6
12.7
 
Belfast HSCT
Financial Year
2011/12-
2013/14
2012/13-
2014/15
2013/14-
2015/16
2014/15-
2016/17
2015/16-
2017/18
Standardised Alcohol related Admissions
1064.7
1105.7
1127.0
1095.3
1053.0
NI
2015/16-
2017/18
691.0
 
Belfast HSCT
 
2007-2011
2008-2012
2009-2013
2010-2014
2011-2015
2012-2016
2013-2017
Crude Suicide Rate
20.7
21.5
22.2
21.3
22.1
21.2
22.9
NI
2013-2017
16.1
 
Belfast HSCT
Financial Year
2012/13
2013/14
2014/15
2015/16
2016/17
2017/18
Eat 5 or more portions fruit & veg per day (%)
-
33
35
35
39
34
NI
2017/18
38
NI
2017/18
-
70
 
Belfast HSCT
Financial Year
2013/14
2014/15
2015/16
2016/17
2017/18
Meets recommended physical activity levels (%)*
52
-
-
53
-
General Health - Good or Very Good (%)
70
66
66
67
66
* report 150 mins per week moderate activitiy, 75 mins per week vigorous activity or an equivalent combination of the two
 
Belfast HSCT
 
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
Patients on the Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Register
8,011
8,350
8,544
8,910
9,244
9,393
9,668
9,985
10,260
10,441
COPD Prevalence per 1,000 patients
19.0
19.7
20.2
20.8
21.6
21.8
22.3
22.9
23.5
24.0
Patients on the Diabetes Register
15,073
15,935
16,549
17,216
17,803
18,307
18,786
19,454
20,424
21,176
Diabetes Prevalence per 1,000 patients (17+ years)
44.8
46.9
48.6
50.1
51.8
53.0
54.0
55.6
58.3
60.6
NI
2018
40,955
20.8
96,114
61.8
NI
2017/18
58.7
 
Belfast HSCT
Financial Year
2009/10
2010/11
2011/12
2012/13
2013/14
2014/15
2015/16
2016/17
2017/18
Smoking Cessation - Successfully quit at 4 weeks (%)
49.2
48.8
48.1
54.6
58.4
58.6
59.2
58.0
59.0