Scottish Cities

Male life expectancy, Glasgow compared to selected other Scottish cities
Male LE Scot cities
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Male life expectancy in Glasgow has improved but remains lower than in other Scottish cities.  In 2010-12, a boy born in Glasgow was estimated to be likely to live for 72.6 years, 4.8 years less than in Edinburgh and 4 years less than in Scotland as a whole.

Female life expectancy, Glasgow compared to selected other Scottish citiesFemale LE Scot cities

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Female life expectancy in Glasgow has improved over the last decade but remains lower than in other Scottish cities. In 2010-12, a girl born in Glasgow was estimated to be likely to live for 78.5 years, over 3 years less than in Edinburgh and over 2 years less than in Scotland as a whole.

Notes

The data underlying these graphs come from a National Records of Scotland publication that can be accessed here.

Additional Resources

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    Your Better Life Index

    A new, interactive index allowing users to measure and compare their lives.
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    Investigating a 'Glasgow Effect'

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    Population with a Disability in Glasgow

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    Sunday, 1 November 2009

    Miniature Glasgow - Video

    An extension of the GCPH's work profiling Glasgow's health, produced in collaboration with the International Future Forum.
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    A Games Legacy for Glasgow

    Brochure outlining the potential legacy of Glasgow's role as Commonwealth Games host city in 2014.
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    Friday, 17 July 2009

    Views of Health in Glasgow - Video

    Originally, produced for an international audience at a conference in Pittsburgh, USA, this film provides insights on health concerns and beliefs drawn from interviews with Glaswegians themselves and with a group of health experts.
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    Monday, 3 April 2006

    Let Glasgow Flourish

    A comprehensive report on health and its determinants in Glasgow and West Central Scotland
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