Not withstanding the Englishman's love for beer and fast food, here's some live statistics about how English men make their presence felt longer on the planet, beating other European counterparts hollow.
A significant report based on official statistics, has communicated that the average life expectancy for English men is 76.6 years, ranked second highest, in the European Union, which leads with an average male life expectancy of 74.8. English women beat the men to it , with a life expectancy of 80.9 years, but stand out beaten by their EU peers. Britain is also (in) famous being ranked 2 in the EU fat nation category, after Greece, with more than one fifth adults obese.
Scotland is disappointing with lowest life expectancy for men (73.8 years) and women (79.1 years), with smokers forming a major portion, contributing to highest rates of lung cancer. Wales is child friendly with lowest death rate among infants in 2003 but has the highest proportion of disabled people in 2003-04.
The Office for National Statistics has reported these statistics.