This dataset shows the life expectancy at regional level for 2011.
Life expectancy in the EU, which is a reflection of well-being, is among the highest in the world. Of the 50 countries in the world with the highest life expectancy in 2012, 21 were EU Member States, 18 of which had a higher life expectancy than the US. Differences between regions in the EU are marked. Life expectancy at birth is less than 74 in many partsof Bulgaria as well as in Latvia and Lithuania, while overall across the EU it is over 80 years in two out of every three regions. In 17 regions in Spain, France and Italy, it is 83 years or more.
EU-28 = 80.3 . BE, IT, UK: 2010. Source: Eurostat
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- Geographical Coverage
- Bulgaria, United Kingdom, Belgium, Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Denmark, Sweden, Lithuania, Ireland, Malta, France, Austria, Netherlands, Latvia, Finland, Spain, Romania, Poland, Greece, Germany, Croatia, Cyprus, Slovenia, Italy, Portugal, Luxembourg, Estonia
DG Regional and Urban Policy
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