Tag: health inequality
• Life expectancy in rich areas is nearly a decade longer than in the poorest parts of the UK
• Poor people spend a much higher proportion of their income on food than richer households, yet still struggle to afford a healthy diet
• Though the UK's total wealth is amongst the highest in the world, many people across the country cannot afford to eat
• The poorest 20% spend an average 11% of household income on energy. The richest 20% spend just 3%
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