This analysis will examine general health state life expectancy (“Very good or good” health, “Fair” health and “Bad or very bad” health) at birth and at age 65 by sex for the UK, its four constituent countries and their sub-national areas. All corresponding data for activity limitation life expectancy (“Day-to-day activities not limited”, “Day-to-day activities limited a little” and “Day-to-day activities limited a lot”) and by national deciles of area deprivation can be found in the data section accompanying this analysis.

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Pre-release access list for Health expectancies at birth and at age 65 in the UK, based on 2011 Census health and disability prevalence data: 2010 to 2012

The phrase 'Pre-release Access' refers to the practice whereby official statistics in their final form, and any accompanying written commentary, are made available to an eligible person in advance of their publication. The rules and principles which govern pre-release access are featured within the Pre-release Access to Official Statistics Order 2008.

Besides ONS staff, the following persons are given pre-release access by the period indicated before release.

Job Title Organisation Period
Secretary of State for Health Department of Health 24 hrs
Minister (for Public Health and Innovation) Department of Health 24 hrs
Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for Health Department of Health 24 hrs
Duty Special Advisor Department of Health 24 hrs
Private Secretary Department of Health 24 hrs
Duty Senior Press Officer Department of Health 24 hrs
Duty Press Officer Department of Health 24 hrs
Briefing Official (Senior Civil Servant) Department of Health 24 hrs
Briefing Official Department of Health 24 hrs
Analyst (Statistician) Department of Health 24 hrs
Minister Welsh Government 24 Hrs
Statistician Welsh Government 24 Hrs
Statistician Welsh Government 24 Hrs
Briefing Official Welsh Government 24 Hrs
Briefing Official Welsh Government 24 Hrs