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Life Expectancy

Volume 979: debated on Tuesday 26 February 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what is the current expectancy of life for a man of the age of 65 years and for a woman of the age of 60; and what were the equivalent figures for the year 1955.

The following figures are based on mortality data for England and Wales for the three-year periods indicated:

1954–561975–77
Expectation of life for males aged 6511·912·5
Expectation of life for females aged 6018·720·4