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Life Expectancy: Essex

Volume 474: debated on Tuesday 1 April 2008

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what recent estimate he has made of average life expectancy for (a) men and (b) women in (i) Castle Point constituency and (ii) Essex in (A) 1997 and (B) at the latest date for which figures are available. (197640)

The information requested falls within the responsibility of the National Statistician who has been asked to reply.

Letter from Jil Matheson, dated 31 March 2008:

The National Statistician has been asked to reply to your recent question asking what estimate has been made of average life expectancy for (a) men and (b) women in (i) Castle Point constituency and (ii) Essex in (A) 1997 and (B) the latest period for which figures are available. I am replying in her absence. (197640)

Period life expectancies at birth for (a) males and (b) females for all local authority districts and unitary authorities in England and Wales, for rolling three-year periods from 1991-93 to 2004-06, are published on the National Statistics website at:

http://www.statistics.gov.uk/statbase/Productasp?vInk=8841

Life expectancy figures at parliamentary constituency and county level are not readily available.