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.
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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.
The data underlying these graphs come from a National Records of Scotland publication that can be accessed here.
Life expectancy estimates for CHP Sectors and neighbourhoods in Glasgow are available within our profile section.
ResourceThursday, 26 May 2011A new, interactive index allowing users to measure and compare their lives.
ResourceWednesday, 18 May 2011Why do equally deprived UK cities experience different health outcomes?
ResourceMonday, 14 February 20112008 Estimates for Glasgow City, Community Planning Partnership areas and Social Work Services Planning areas.
ResourceSunday, 1 November 2009An extension of the GCPH's work profiling Glasgow's health, produced in collaboration with the International Future Forum.
ResourceWednesday, 19 August 2009Brochure outlining the potential legacy of Glasgow's role as Commonwealth Games host city in 2014.
ResourceFriday, 17 July 2009Originally, 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.
ResourceMonday, 3 April 2006A comprehensive report on health and its determinants in Glasgow and West Central Scotland