Suffolk is a healthy place to live

SUFFOLK may be one of the most attractive parts of the country but it is officially one of the healthiest too.New figures show that if you are male and live in the Suffolk Coastal and Mid Suffolk districts you have one of the highest chances of living until 75 than elsewhere in England and Wales.

SUFFOLK may be one of the most attractive parts of the country but it is officially one of the healthiest too.

New figures show that if you are male and live in the Suffolk Coastal and Mid Suffolk districts you have one of the highest chances of living until 75 than elsewhere in England and Wales.

Suffolk Coastal - which includes picturesque towns such as Framlingham and Aldeburgh - has the fifth highest probability for men with a 75.1 per cent chance of reaching 75.

The Mid Suffolk district - with places such as Stowmarket, Eye and Debenham - was sixth highest in England and Wales for men with a probability of 74.9pc.


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It was also good news for women in the Mid Suffolk area - the district was placed 20th in the list with women having an 82.5pc chance of making it to 75.

The figures were released by the Office of National Statistics and highlighted a north/south divide.

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