Stark regional disparities in life expectancy in England

The Guardian November 19, 2023, 03:00 PM UTC

Summary: A report by the Centre for Ageing Better reveals stark regional disparities in England's north and south. Men in the north-east live three years less than those in the south-east, and women 2.6 years less. In the most deprived areas, life expectancy is almost 10 years lower for men and eight years for women. The north-east also has higher rates of poor health, unemployment, and inadequate housing for older people. The report calls for urgent action to address these inequalities.

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