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Report Reveals Longer Life Expectancy for Jersey Residents Compared to England's Population


People living in Jersey have a higher life expectancy than those living in England, says a report.

The Public Health Jersey report, external shows people born in Jersey can expect to live, on average, 83.4 years, while those born in England can expect to live 81.2 years. The report also highlights the gender gap in life expectancy, with women in Jersey living longer than men.

Women born in Jersey have an average life expectancy of 84.9 years, while men have an average life expectancy of 81.8 years. The figures are based on the current mortality rates for the last three years. Director of Public Health, Prof Peter Bradley, said: "It is encouraging to see that the life expectancy of islanders has remained high.

"As an island, we have had a difficult few years, however, we are committed to supporting islanders with their health and wellbeing which will help us all live longer, healthier lives." The report also shows that life expectancy in Jersey has increased slightly over the last decade, by 2.8 years for men and 1.3 years for women.

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