Information about the methodology for estimating life expectancy can be found in the Methodology Guide on the NRS website.

The gap is roughly 13 years for males and around 10 years for females. It went on to say that people in deprived communities developed “multi-morbidity” – having more than one disease at a time – ten to 15 years earlier than the least deprived.

Life expectancy for those born in Scotland in 2016-2018 was 77.0 years for males and 81.1 years for females, according to statistics published today by National Records of Scotland.

Intermediate Zone data for 2003-2007 and 2005-2009 can be found in this section. Girls born in 2015 would be expected to live 81.0 years on average, 62.3 of these years being 'healthy'.

©JPIMedia Publishing Ltd. All rights reserved. There is a major discontinuity in the HLE series between 2008 and 2009 due to a change in methodology to align with the European Union.

The 21-year gap referred to by the document was calculated when the life expectancies of men living in the impoverished areas of Greendykes and Niddrie Mains were compared with life expectancies of men from the up-market New Town.

Donna GreenNRS CommunicationsTel: 0131 535 1307 Email: communications@nrscotland.gov.uk. out more about cookies. If your require any further assistance please contact our Statistics Customer Services at the e-mail address below. The figures show there has been virtually no change in life expectancy in Scotland since the 2012-2014 estimates.

This section contains the Life Expectancy in Special Areas (Urban/Rural, Deprivation and Community Health Partnership) within Scotland publications from 2004-2006 to 2007-2009, as well as data for Community Health Partnerships from 1996-1998 to 2003-2005. Any data collected is anonymised. Professor Alison McCallum, Director of Public Health and Health Policy at NHS Lothian, said the figures illustrated “the extremities of life expectancy” and had been published to “enable public bodies to identify and respond to the needs of communities in the poorest health”. 6.

The National Life Tables for Scotland are produced by ONS on behalf of NRS, and the Scottish estimates are fully comparable with the rest of the UK. These publications were migrated from our previous website. 1. 3. At birth, the average life expectancy for men born in the City of Edinburgh Council area is 78.4, whilst for woman the figure is slightly higher at 82.5. The ONS publication be accessed from the Life Expectancy section of the ONS website. 2005-2009-based life expectancy for males in intermediate zone areas Intermediate zone area. 5.

Female life expectancy at birth was also highest in remote rural areas (82.6 years), 2.3 years more than in large urban areas, where it was lowest (80.3 years). 4. The National Records of Scotland (NRS) is a non-ministerial department of the devolved Scottish Administration. “It shows just how dire a situation people in Scotland’s poorest communities find themselves in,” he said.

She said: “These official figures record male life expectancy in Greendykes and Niddrie Mains at 63.6 years and life expectancy in New Town West at 85 years. Public Health Minister Aileen Campbell said: “Over the long term, life expectancy and healthy life expectancy in Scotland have increased and premature mortality rates in the most deprived areas are down 11 per cent since 2007.

• life expectancy for those born in 2016-2018 was 77.0 years for males and 81.1 years for females• between 2015-2017 and 2016-2018 life expectancy has changed by less than 0.1 years for both males and females• there was also almost no change between the 2012-2014 and 2016-2018 life expectancy estimates, indicating that life expectancy has stalled in Scotland.• female life expectancy has remained higher than male life expectancy throughout the last 35 years - however, the gap has decreased from 6.2 years for people born in 1980-1982 to 4.1 years for people born in 2016-2018• since 1980-1982, life expectancy in Scotland has increased by 7.9 years for males and 5.8 years for females• the 2016-based population projections for Scotland project that life expectancy will increase in the future, reaching 81.7 years for males and 84.5 years for females by 2041. 2.

She said: “These official figures record male life expectancy in Greendykes and Niddrie Mains at 63.6 years and life expectancy in New Town West at 85 years. It added that there were “significant inequalities, meaning people living in the most 
affluent communities in Lothian can expect to live 21 years longer then people living in the most deprived communities”. Find A National Statistics publication for Scotland. Please go to the Life Expectancy in Scotland landing page for the latest estimates and note that estimates for earlier years linked to from this page are still the current estimates for those years (Administrative Areas 1981–2001 and Special Areas 1996–2001). We also use non-essential cookies to help us improve our websites. There is a big gap in life expectancy between the most and least deprived areas. It also includes detailed tables for administrative areas from 1981-1983 to 2003-2005.

This results in estimates of HLE at birth from 2009 onwards being over eight years lower for each sex.

out more about cookies, Coronavirus (COVID-19): what you need to know. The figures illustrate the stark inequity in life expectancy and we will continue to work with our partner organisations to tackle the impact of these unjust differences in our society.”. The UK Statistics Authority (UKSA) has designated this publication as National Statistics, in line with the Statistics and Registration Service Act 2007 and signifying compliance with the Code of Practice for Official Statistics. The Scottish Government must take urgent action to address the persistent inequalities that are cutting lives short. By continuing to use this site, you agree to our use of cookies.

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has published life expectancy statistics for the UK as a whole and each constituent country. Life expectancy at birth was highest for males in remote rural areas (79.2 years), where they can expect to live nearly 3.6 years longer than males in large urban areas, who have a life expectancy at birth of 75.6 years.

Scottish Conservative shadow health secretary Miles Briggs said it was “staggering” that Scotland’s capital city had such a radical gulf in life expectancy between rich and poor.

In contrast, a man living in the more affluent area of New Town west could expect to live to 85.

This section contains the Life Expectancy for Administrative Areas within Scotland publications from 2002-2004 to 2008-2010. Politicians last night condemned the “scandalous” inequality identified in a paper submitted to Holyrood by NHS Lothian. Archive - Life Expectancy at Scotland Level, Archive - Life Expectancy in Scottish Areas, Life Expectancy at Scottish Administrative Area Level, Life Expectancy for Areas within Scotland 2011-2013 including revised estimates for 2001-2003 to 2008-2010, Life Expectancy in Special Areas (Urban/Rural, Deprivation and Community Health Partnership) within Scotland.

The unrevised estimates for these years have been provided here for reference purposes. Further information about the statistics is available from: NRS Customer ServicesTel: 0131 314 4299 Email: statisticscustomerservices@nrscotland.gov.uk, Your feedback will help us improve this site, Find • life expectancy for those born in 2016-2018 was 77.0 years for males and 81.1 years for females • between 2015-2017 and 2016-2018 life expectancy has changed by less than 0.1 years for both males and females • there was also almost no change between the 2012-2014 and 2016-2018 life expectancy estimates, indicating that life expectancy has stalled in Scotland. Future updates will be published by Information Services Division (ISD) Scotland. The life tables cover a 3-year rolling period, 2016-2018, and can be used to estimate the average number of years a person would live if he or she experienced the age-specific mortality rates of the given area and time period for the rest of their life.

“We are focused on addressing the underlying causes that drive health inequalities, which has income inequality at its heart, and are putting together a package of bold measures to help people live longer, healthier lives. Life expectancy statistics for areas within Scotland will be published in December 2019.

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Life Expectancy in Intermediate Zones Please Note: Life Expectancy at Scottish Administrative Area Level and Life Expectancy in Special Areas for the years between 2002 to 2010 published on this page and linked to from this page have been superseded with revised data for these years which uses the 2011 Census data in their calculation. According to the paper, the frequency of cancer and diabetes was increasing in some areas. Note:

Gov.scot uses cookies which are essential for the site to work. It said: “There are more people aged under 65 years with multi-morbidity than those aged over 65 years, this is a major factor associated with continual rising demand for access to health care services in Lothian.”.

Today’s publication summarises the latest National Life Tables for Scotland published by NRS. Life Expectancy in Special Areas (Urban/Rural, Deprivation and Community Health Partnership) within Scotland It is responsible for producing statistics on Scotland’s population.

A man from Greendykes and Niddrie Mains can expect to live to the age of 63.6 years. “Measures such as investing in affordable housing, providing free school meals and continuing commitments like free prescriptions and free personal care are the right approach to take.”, This website and its associated newspaper are members of Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO).

Lib Dem health spokesman Alex Cole-Hamilton said: “A 21-year gap in life expectancy between the wealthiest and poorest in our society is utterly scandalous.