Actuarial Research Centre

Modelling, Measurement and Management of Longevity and Morbidity Risk

The Longevity Index for England - LIFE


What is the Longevity Index for England (the "LIFE index")?


The LIFE App

The LIFE App provides a user-friendly interface that allows non-experts to explore the LIFE index and mortality inequality.

The LIFE App can be accessed here:

The App is also available as a stand-alone suite of R code for users who are familar with R Studio. Please email Andrew Cairns.


Webinar 23 June 2021

Introducing the New Longevity Index For England (LIFE) App

LIFE: index values

A full set of LIFE index values by LSOA, sex and age is available for free on request: email Andrew Cairns.

Technical documentation and webinar slides

Find out more about the ARC programme Modelling, Measurement and Management of Longevity and Morbidity Risk.

Andrew Cairns, Department of Actuarial Mathematics and Statistics, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, EH14 4AS, UK.