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Britons living longer than previously thought

Publié par Clifford Armion le 18/12/2012

John Bingham

Figures from the Office of National Statistics published yesterday suggest that most people are living six years longer than current life expectancy projections.
Presently the official life expectancy for a baby boy born in England or Wales in 2010 is 79 years and 83 for a girl.
However, for the first time the ONS has looked at the most common age for people to die in recent years. This analysis shows that most men will live to 85 while the majority of women will survive until 89. And it is likely to increase for children born today.
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"Britons living longer than previously thought", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), décembre 2012. Consulté le 27/09/2021. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/britons-living-longer-than-previously-thought