Wednesday, 24 July 2019

The 7 “burning injustices” Theresa May failed to tackle

“If you’re born poor, you will die on average 9 years earlier”

Inequality in life expectancy increased between 2012-14 to 2015-17 (the latest data available). In England, life expectancy at birth in the most deprived areas is 9.4 years less for men and 7.4 years less for women than in the least deprived areas.

Life expectancy

Life expectancy hasn’t risen at all in the most disadvantaged places (Source: ONS)

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