menu ☰
menu ˟

[Articles] The future of life expectancy and life expectancy inequalities in England and Wales: Bayesian spatiotemporal forecasting

29 Apr 2015

Present forecasts underestimate the expected rise in life expectancy, especially for men, and hence the need to provide improved health and social services and pensions for elderly people in England and Wales. Health and social policies are needed to curb widening life expectancy inequalities, help deprived districts catch up in longevity gains, and avoid a so-called grand divergence in health and longevity.

Click here to view the full article which appeared in The Lancet