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#Life Expectancy

# life-expectancy - Thursday 30 January, 2020

US life expectancy is on the up - and the White House says it's thanks to Trump
# US President
# US President

US life expectancy is on the up - and the White House says it's thanks to Trump

Jan 30th 2020, 11:01 PM 12,864 Views 44 Comments

The US government said that 2018 saw the first decline in drug overdose deaths in almost three decades.

# life-expectancy - Friday 27 December, 2019

Life expectancy: Gap narrows between Irish men and women (but both are living longer than before)
# Old Age
# Old Age

Life expectancy: Gap narrows between Irish men and women (but both are living longer than before)

Dec 27th 2019, 6:15 AM 23,383 Views 10 Comments

The increase is attributed to reductions in major causes of death.

# life-expectancy - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

Life expectancy in Ireland's most deprived area 7 years lower than most affluent area
# Poverty
# Poverty

Life expectancy in Ireland's most deprived area 7 years lower than most affluent area

Nov 27th 2019, 8:10 PM 22,914 Views 16 Comments

That’s according to a new report published by Trinity College Dublin researchers today.

# life-expectancy - Friday 28 June, 2019

People in affluent parts of Ireland live longer than those in deprived parts, CSO data shows
# Life Expectancy
# Life Expectancy

People in affluent parts of Ireland live longer than those in deprived parts, CSO data shows

Jun 28th 2019, 4:36 PM 14,837 Views 60 Comments

Irish men and women in both deprived and affluent areas live longer than the average across the EU-28.

# life-expectancy - Tuesday 1 January, 2019

Babies born in Ireland in 2019 can expect to live until 2101
# 22nd Century
# 22nd Century

Babies born in Ireland in 2019 can expect to live until 2101

Jan 1st 2019, 7:10 AM 51,039 Views 47 Comments

Ireland is one of only 28 countries where 2019 babies will likely live until the 22nd century

# life-expectancy - Thursday 27 December, 2018

Irish people are living longer and the birth rate is falling
# Ageing Population
# Ageing Population

Irish people are living longer and the birth rate is falling

Dec 27th 2018, 11:28 AM 17,767 Views 51 Comments

A new report looks into several areas of both the health of the nation and health services in general.

# life-expectancy - Thursday 15 March, 2018

Ireland ranks 14th happiest country in the world - ahead of the UK and the US
# Happiness Report
# Happiness Report

Ireland ranks 14th happiest country in the world - ahead of the UK and the US

Mar 15th 2018, 10:13 AM 45,793 Views 93 Comments

The Nordic nations are the happiest in the world, with Finland coming out on top.

# life-expectancy - Thursday 8 December, 2016

Life expectancy drops in the US for the first time in decades
# 78.8 Years
# 78.8 Years

Life expectancy drops in the US for the first time in decades

Dec 8th 2016, 12:18 PM 10,751 Views 27 Comments

“This is unusual,” said an epidemiologist at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

# life-expectancy - Thursday 19 May, 2016

Global life expectancy has increased by five years since the start of the century
# Growing Old
# Growing Old

Global life expectancy has increased by five years since the start of the century

May 19th 2016, 10:05 PM 14,342 Views 26 Comments

In Ireland, the average life expectancy is 81.4 years – exactly 10 years above the world average.

# life-expectancy - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

Life expectancy: Good news for Irish women (and not-too-bad news for Irish men)
# Up And Up
# Up And Up

Life expectancy: Good news for Irish women (and not-too-bad news for Irish men)

Jul 8th 2015, 8:40 PM 48,513 Views 26 Comments

We’re living longer. And longer.

# life-expectancy - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

Terminally ill welfare claimants are being asked when they think they're going to die
# Life Expectancy
# Life Expectancy

Terminally ill welfare claimants are being asked when they think they're going to die

Jul 7th 2015, 9:09 PM 24,591 Views 35 Comments

The claims have been made by English Labour MP Frank Field.

# life-expectancy - Friday 15 May, 2015

Most of us don't realise severe obesity is as dangerous as smoking
# Health Issue
# Health Issue

Most of us don't realise severe obesity is as dangerous as smoking

May 15th 2015, 6:28 PM 12,078 Views 57 Comments

The new study also said that 20% of people who describe themselves as healthy are in fact overweight.

# life-expectancy - Thursday 30 April, 2015

In the battle to live longer, men are catching up with women
# Death Do Us Part
# Death Do Us Part

In the battle to live longer, men are catching up with women

Apr 30th 2015, 6:06 AM 8,785 Views 9 Comments

In 15 years, some parts of the UK there could be no difference.

# life-expectancy - Friday 5 December, 2014

1.8 million Irish adults could be at risk of dying 8 years before their time
# Weight Loss
# Weight Loss

1.8 million Irish adults could be at risk of dying 8 years before their time

Dec 5th 2014, 7:00 AM 9,473 Views 44 Comments

Obesity could also lead to a person losing as much as 19 years of healthy living.

# life-expectancy - Sunday 2 November, 2014

Some good news for a Sunday morning: The world is becoming a better place
# On The Up
# On The Up

Some good news for a Sunday morning: The world is becoming a better place

Nov 2nd 2014, 10:15 AM 14,489 Views 50 Comments

It’s not all that bad.

# life-expectancy - Thursday 10 April, 2014

Column: Let's change the language we use about older age
# Longevity
# Longevity

Column: Let's change the language we use about older age

Apr 10th 2014, 8:00 AM 53 Views 7 Comments

A sharp contrast exists between public and private representations of ageing – and the reality of later life is often misrepresented, writes Prof Thomas Scharf.

# life-expectancy - Thursday 20 March, 2014

Report shows quality of life in Ireland above EU average
# If You're Happy And You Know It
# If You're Happy And You Know It

Report shows quality of life in Ireland above EU average

Mar 20th 2014, 7:45 AM 10,414 Views 39 Comments

The EU report was published to coincide with International Happiness Day.

# life-expectancy - Thursday 12 December, 2013

Population of the Greater Dublin Area could grow by 400,000 over 20 years
# Migration
# Migration

Population of the Greater Dublin Area could grow by 400,000 over 20 years

Dec 12th 2013, 5:22 PM 14,089 Views 74 Comments

The latest CSO figures also predict a ‘marked increase’ in the number of over 65s.

# life-expectancy - Friday 1 February, 2013

Marriage is good for the heart: study
# Heart Health
# Heart Health

Marriage is good for the heart: study

Feb 1st 2013, 6:35 AM 5,745 Views 14 Comments

Research in Finland warns that conditions related to being married – combined income, healthier habits, mental support – give your heart a better chance later in life.

# life-expectancy - Saturday 26 January, 2013

How the best countries in the world have changed since 1988
# Quality Of Life
# Quality Of Life

How the best countries in the world have changed since 1988

Jan 26th 2013, 9:15 AM 15,129 Views 39 Comments

Ireland isn’t doing too badly, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit…

# life-expectancy - Friday 20 April, 2012

When I'm 65: Irish pensioners can expect 11 healthy years (but less for men)
# Getting On
# Getting On

When I'm 65: Irish pensioners can expect 11 healthy years (but less for men)

Apr 20th 2012, 6:45 AM 3,486 Views 6 Comments

Irish women aged 65 can expect to live for a total of 21.1 years while men can expect an additional 18.1 years, new figures have found.

# life-expectancy - Monday 19 December, 2011

Ireland's vital signs: The nation's health over the last decade
# Health
# Health

Ireland's vital signs: The nation's health over the last decade

Dec 19th 2011, 6:33 PM 4,008 Views 6 Comments

New figures outline how Ireland’s health has changed over the last ten years. We’ve picked out what’s getting better – and what’s getting worse.

# life-expectancy - Thursday 1 December, 2011

Column: The drugs do work - but there are new obstacles in the fight against AIDS
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The drugs do work - but there are new obstacles in the fight against AIDS

Dec 1st 2011, 7:30 AM 36 Views 20 Comments

Yes, AIDS-related deaths are decreasing – but there are several huge threats in the fight against HIV and AIDS, writes Breda Gahan on World Aids Day.

# life-expectancy - Monday 31 October, 2011

Column: An open letter to the world’s seven billionth child
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: An open letter to the world’s seven billionth child

Oct 31st 2011, 9:30 AM 56 Views 51 Comments

As the world’s population officially hits 7,000,000,000, Tom Arnold of Concern tells today’s baby what lies in store.

# life-expectancy - Thursday 21 April, 2011

Irish men predicted to live nearly a decade longer by 2041
# Public Health
# Public Health

Irish men predicted to live nearly a decade longer by 2041

Apr 21st 2011, 12:31 PM 1,032 Views 0 Comments

Public health tables released today display a wealth of information about how Irish people live, die and procreate – and how that may change in the near future.

# life-expectancy - Wednesday 22 December, 2010

People born in affluent areas live longer - CSO
# Life Expectancy
# Life Expectancy

People born in affluent areas live longer - CSO

Dec 22nd 2010, 1:27 PM 452 Views 0 Comments

You’re likely to live longest if you’re a woman in a well-off area with a third-level qualification, new statistics suggest.

# life-expectancy - Thursday 16 September, 2010

We're still the second richest in the EU
# Stats
# Stats

We're still the second richest in the EU

Sep 16th 2010, 5:03 PM 321 Views 0 Comments

How did that happen? A new CSO report puts our relative wealth in second spot, despite the massive fall in GDP.