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Life Expectancy: Lancashire

Volume 474: debated on Tuesday 1 April 2008

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what the average life expectancy is for (a) men and (b) women in (i) Chorley and (ii) Lancashire; and what it was in 1997. (197325)

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 the average life expectancy is for (a) men and (b) women in (i) Chorley and (ii) Lancashire; and what it was in 1997. I am replying in her absence. (197325)

Period life expectancy 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/Product.asp?vlnk=8841

Life expectancy figures at county level are not readily available.