Where you live in Wirral can make a ten-year difference in your life expectancy.
Depending on where you live in Wirral, you could live up to ten years longer.
The borough’s average life expectancy numbers demonstrate large disparities in how long a person can live, with a ten-year discrepancy between the lowest and highest.
Although life expectancy has been progressively growing across the region throughout the 1990s, the gap between the lowest and top wards for both men and women was more than 10 years, according to a report published this year by the Wirral Intelligence Service.
The wards of Birkenhead and Tranmere had the lowest life expectancy, at 72.8 years, whereas Greasby, Frankby, and Irby could expect to live to 83.7 years, a difference of 10.7 years.
Women in Wallasey lived the longest, at 87.7 years, while women in Rock Ferry lived the shortest, at 76.5 years – a difference of 11.8 years.
“Please note that the ramifications of the COVID-19 pandemic will not be completely apparent in this iteration of the Life Expectancy report, as no data within this report apply to the year 2020,” the report said.
“In future editions, the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic will be more apparent.”
According to the paper, there is a well-documented correlation between deprivation and its impact on life expectancy, with outcomes for the last 20 years correlating.
It also looked at the most recent data from Public Health England from 2015 to 2017. According to the paper, the main health reasons for the inequalities in life expectancy in Wirral are respiratory disease and cancer.
They looked examined life expectancy around the main train stations in Wirral to break down the findings.
From the lowest to the highest, men’s life expectancy is represented by rail stations.
Birkenhead North has a population of 73 people. Bidston 73 Hamilton Square 73 Conway Park 73 Green Lane 73 Rock Ferry 73 Birkenhead Park 73 Bidston 73 Hamilton Square 73 Conway Park 73 Green Lane 73 Rock Ferry 73 76 Upton Wallasey Village 77 New Brighton 79 Bromborough Rake 78 Bromborough 78 Leasowe 78 Eastham Rake 79 Bebington 80 Port Sunlight 80 Moreton 80 Meols 80 Wallasey Grove Road 81 Spital 81 Manor Road 81
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