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Release: 2011 Census Analysis, Health Gaps by Socio-economic Position of Occupations in England, Wales, English Regions and Local Authorities, 2011

Released: 08 November 2013


Chris White

Health Analysis

Telephone: +44 (0)1633 455865

Categories: Health and Social Care, Health of the Population, Health Inequalities

Frequency of release: Ad-hoc

Language: English

Geographical coverage: England and Wales

Geographical breakdown: Local Authority and County

Survey name(s): Census

This short story investigates the differences in age standardised rates of ‘Not Good’ health between groups of people based on their occupation and employment contracts (socio-economic class). These differences can be described as the health gap or inequality and can be compared between classes in the same geographical location.

2011 Census statistics provide a rich source of information about the number, distribution and characteristics of the population in England and Wales. 2011 Census Analysis products present specific analyses on a variety of topics, including ethnicity, families, health, labour market, language, migration, and national identity, and religion. In particular, many of the analyses focus on geographical variations, changes over time, and how the census differs to other data sources.

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