Skip to main content

Life Expectation

Volume 931: debated on Wednesday 4 May 1977

The text on this page has been created from Hansard archive content, it may contain typographical errors.

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will publish the latest life expectancy figures, tabulated by region, for England and Wales.

The most recent figures for England and Wales, based on the mortality rates during the period 1972 to 1974, show an expectation of life at birth of 69ยท2 years for males and 75ยท6 for females. Expectations of life are not calculated for the regions of England and Wales. Figures of area mortality within England and Wales, and standardised mortality ratios for regions are however given in "Mortality Statistics, 1974" published by HMSO.