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Life Expectancy

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 910600, tabled on 12 January 2021

What progress his Department has made on improving life expectancy levels.

Answered on

13 January 2021

Life expectancy in recent years has been at its highest ever level. However the rate of improvement has stalled and we expect to see the adverse impact of COVID-19 on life expectancy in future. COVID-19 has also highlighted differences in health outcomes between communities and we remain committed to levelling up health outcomes so everyone can enjoy a long, healthy life.

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Department of Health and Social Care
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