Life Expectancy: South West

Cabinet Office written question – answered on 25th January 2010.

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Photo of Adrian Sanders Adrian Sanders Opposition Deputy Chief Whip (Commons)

To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office what the average life expectancy for (a) men and (b) women in each constituency in Devon and Cornwall geographical region (i) is and (ii) was in (A) 1999, (B) 1989 and (C) 1979.

Photo of Angela Smith Angela Smith Minister of State (Third Sector), Cabinet Office, Minister of State (Cabinet Office) (Third Sector)

The information requested falls within the responsibility of the UK Statistics Authority. I have asked the authority to reply.

Letter from Dennis Roberts, dated January 2010:

The Director General for the Office for National Statistics has been asked to reply to your recent question asking what the average life expectancy for (a) men and (b) women in each constituency in Devon and Cornwall geographical region (i) is and (ii) was in (A) 1999, (B) 1989 and (C) 1979.1 am replying in his absence. (312398)

Period life expectancies at birth for (a) males and (b) females for all local authority districts and unitary authorities in England and Wales, for rolling three-year periods from 1991-93 to 2006-08, are published on the National Statistics website at:

http://www.statistics.gov.uk/statbase/Product.asp?vlnk=8841

Life expectancy figures at parliamentary constituency level arc not readily available.

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