Health & Wellbeing

Rowing Machine

Keeping fit

The general health of residents of Winchester is described as Good or Very Good by 86% of the population, compared to 81.2% for England & Wales.


Only 3.4% of Winchester's population described their health as Bad or Very Bad, for England & Wales the comparable percentage is 5.6%


In Winchester 2.6% of the population provided unpaid care for 20 hours or more, whilst for England & Wales the figure is 3.8%.


In 2001 the percentage providing unpaid care for 20 hours or more was 2%. Although the percentage of the population providing unpaid care increased by only 0.6% the number of people providing the care increased from 2,118 to 2,939 an increased of 38.7%.