Life expectancy reduced since pandemic, data shows

Life expectancy at birth fell to 78.6 years for men and 82.6 for women, ONS data from 2020-22 shows

Jasmine Urquhart
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2020 to 2022 saw a decline in life expectancy due to the Covid-19 pandemic
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2020 to 2022 saw a decline in life expectancy due to the Covid-19 pandemic

Average life expectancy for men and women in the UK has fallen since the Covid-19 pandemic, latest data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) shows.

The statistics showed life expectancy at birth was 78.6 years for men and 82.6 years for males across the years 2020 to 2022. This represents a sharp fall when compared with the period 2017 to 2...

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