Story: Health and society

Life expectancy and deprivation, 2012-14

This graph shows the relationships between life expectancy and deprivation. People living in the least deprived areas (one) have higher life expectancy than those living in the most deprived (10).

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Source: Statistics New Zealand, Subnational period life tables: 2012-14 (Table 5)

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Kerryn Pollock, 'Health and society - Socio-economic status, ethnicity and health inequality', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 15 April 2024)

Story by Kerryn Pollock, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 6 Apr 2018