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To ask the Secretary of State for Health what estimate he has made of the number of people in the (a) working and (b) total population suffering from (i) one long-term condition and (ii) two long-term conditions; and what he estimates the above numbers will be in (A) 10 years time and (B) 20 years time.
The information requested is shown in the following table.
|(a)||Number of people in work force with one or more long-term conditions||10.7|
|(b)(i)||Number of people with one long-term condition||10.4|
|(b) (ii)||Number of people with two or more long-term conditions||5.0|
|(i) (A)||Estimate over next 10 years for people with one or more long-term conditions||15.4|
|(i) (B)||Estimate over next 20 years for people with one or more long-term conditions||17.9|