The assessment covers 26 separate topics in detail, from population, life expectancy and deprivation to community safety substance misuse and equalities.

It throws up some important facts about how we live here.

- In the most deprived areas of Swindon, men live, on average, 14 years less in good health and women 12 years less in good health than their counterparts in the least deprived areas.

- People from the most deprived 10 per cent of society are more than twice as likely to kill themselves as those from the least deprived 10 per cent.

- The number of tuberculosis cases in Swindon has nearly tripled from 28 in 2000-02 to 77 in 2015-17.

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- In Swindon 11 per cent of all women giving birth in 2017-18 were still smokers at the time of delivery – translating to 315 women.

- People living in the most deprived areas are more than four times as likely to smoke as those in the least deprived areas.

- Since 2001 the estimated number of carers in Swindon has risen by 33 per cent compared to a national average rise of 18 per cent.

- Estimates suggests 98.1 per cent of people in Swindon identify as heterosexual, with 1.2 per cent calling themselves gay or lesbian and 0.5 per cent bisexual.

- The black and minority ethnic population nearly doubled to 15.4 per cent by 2011 and grew by about seven per cent up to 2015.