Statistics on Life Expectancy and Healthy Life Expectancy (BBC News / Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation)

Summary

The BBC has launched an interactive calculator to help people assess how long they might live typically. Life-style and demographic factors are covered briefly.

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Reference

How long are you going to live? London: BBC Health News, May 14th 2018.

See also:

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Reference

Calver, T. [and] Stylianou, N. (2018). Nine revealing facts about how long we live. London: BBC Health News, May 14th 2018.

Update: August 2018

“The Office for National Statistics data for England shows a ‘statistically significant increase’ in the death rate in the first quarter of 2018 and the highest for that period since 2009”.

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Reference

Pym, H. (2018). Why did more people die in depths of last winter? London: BBC Health News, August 1st 2018.

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