www.socialedialoog.be - Health y life years in 201 1

Healthy life years measure the number of years that a person can expect to live in a healthy condition. At birth, both women and men in the EU27 could expect to live 62 years in a healthy condition in 2011.
At the age of 50,they could expect another 18 years living in a healthy condition, while at the age of 65, they could expect to have an additional 9 healthy life years.