Life expectancy

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What is meant by life expectancy?
The average number of years an individual is expected to live
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How do life expectancy and death rate link?
As death rate falls, life expectancy rises
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How has life expectancy changed for males and females since 1900?
Increased by 2 years per decade
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How is life expectancy impacted by class?
Working class men in unskilled jobs are 3x more likely to die before 65, than middle class men in professional jobs
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How is life expectancy impacted by gender?
Women generally live longer than men
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How is life expectancy impacted by region?
Living in the North and Scotland have a lower life expectancy than those in the South.
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