United Kingdom

Indicators are explained below the map.
Numbers in green = better than EU average; red = worse than EU average.

Indicator Average
Life expectancy Men: 79.5 years
Women: 83.1 years
Share of people with good to very good self-perceived health Low education level: 56.1%
Medium education level: 75.1%
High education level: 79.4%
Share of people without access to health care services Low education level:  5%
Medium education level: 4.1%
High education level: 4.5%

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Office for National Statistics

EuroHealthNet partners working on health inequalities


The Health and Europe Centre, NHS Kent & Medway

Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council Public Health Department

University of Brighton, School of Health Sciences

The Health Foundation

Department of Health and Social Care (England)

Cardiff Metropolitan University Centre for Health, Activity and Wellbeing Research (CAWR)


Public Health Scotland


Public Health Wales

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