Variations in the number of years people are expected to spend in different health states among local areas in the UK.




  • Health state life expectancies, UK QMI

    Quality and Methodology Information for health state life expectancies, UK, detailing the strengths and limitations of the data, methods used and data uses and users.

The United Kingdom Statistics Authority has designated these statistics as National Statistics, in accordance with the Statistics and Registration Service Act 2007 and signifying compliance with the Code of Practice for Official Statistics.

Designation can be broadly interpreted to mean that the statistics:

  • meet identified user needs
  • are well explained and readily accessible
  • are produced according to sound methods
  • are managed impartially and objectively in the public interest

Once statistics have been designated as National Statistics it is a statutory requirement that the Code of Practice shall continue to be observed.

Changes to this release date

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    12 December 2018 09:30
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