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Life Expectancy

Volume 78: debated on Tuesday 30 April 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what is the current average life expectancy at birth for women and men in (a) Mid Glamorgan, (b) Wales and (c) England.

The most recent available estimate of the expectation of life for England and Wales separately are based on mortality data for 1977 and are as follows:

Expectation of Life at Birth
MalesFemales
England70·076·0
Wales69·074·9
Separate figures for Mid Glamorgan are not available. More recent estimates for England and Wales separately are due to be calculated later this year.