Living in Leicester
To better understand the health and wellbeing needs of Leicester residents it is important to understand the diverse range of demographic, social, economic and environmental issues that are present in Leicester.
Wider determinants of health are a diverse range of social, economic and environmental factors which impact on people’s health. They determine the extent to which different individuals have the physical, social and personal resources to identify and achieve goals, meet their needs and deal with changes to their circumstances.
The following chapter provides information on Leicester’s population, economy, environment, and community. There is also a summary of health and wellbeing issues.