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Tag: UK life expectancy

  • Wednesday, August 8th 2018 - 09:41 UTC

    UK “bottom of the league” when improving life expectancy

    The UK had the second lowest rate of improvement, with the increase falling from 17.3 weeks per year to 4.2 weeks per year across 2005/10 and 2010/15

    The UK has fallen to the “bottom of the league” when it comes to improving life expectancy, it has been warned. The country experienced one of the biggest slowdowns in increased life expectancy between 2011 and 2016, according to new analysis by the Office for National Statistics (ONS).