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Life expectancy gap in England ‘a growing chasm’ exacerbated by Covid

Difference in expected lifespan between some of wealthiest and poorest areas has more than doubled since early 2000s, research finds

England’s richest people are living for a decade longer than the poorest, and the life expectancy gap between them has widened to “a growing chasm”, research has revealed.

The difference in expected lifespan between some of the wealthiest and poorest areas has more than doubled since the early 2000s, an analysis of official data by the King’s Fund shows.

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