Thanks for logging in.

You can now click/tap WATCH to start the live stream.

Thanks for logging in.

You can now click/tap LISTEN to start the live stream.

Thanks for logging in.

You can now click/tap LATEST NEWS to start the live stream.

LISTEN
Watch
on air now

Create a 3AW account today!

You can now log in once to listen live, watch live, join competitions, enjoy exclusive 3AW content and other benefits.


Joining is easy.

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement

The Victorian suburbs with the longest and shortest life expectancies

3AW News
Article image for The Victorian suburbs with the longest and shortest life expectancies

Where you live may have a huge impact on your life expectancy.

New data from the Public Health Information Development Unit at Torrens University reveals there is a 30 year age difference between the Victorian suburbs with the best and worst life expectancies.

The worst performing part of the state is Melbourne’s CBD, with an average life expectancy of just 59. Docklands/Southbank/West Melbourne was the second worst performing area, with an average life expectancy of 66.

Meanwhile, Ashburton is the best performing Melbourne suburb, with residents living to 89 on average.

In regional Victoria, French Island residents have the shortest life expectancy — 65 years — and Yackandandah has the longest life expectancy, with residents living to 86.5 on average.

MELBOURNE’S HIGHEST MEDIAN LIFE EXPECTANCIES:

Ashburton — 89 years

Surrey Hills (east) / Mont Albert — 88 years

Camberwell / Surrey Hills (west) / Canterbury — 88 years

Brighton / Brighton East — 88 years

MELBOURNE’S LOWEST MEDIAN LIFE EXPECTANCIES:

Melbourne — 59 years

Docklands / Southbank / West Melbourne — 66 years

Hoppers Crossing (north) / Truganina  — 68 years

Kinglake — 68 years

REGIONAL VICTORIA’S HIGHEST MEDIAN LIFE EXPECTANCIES:

Yackandandah — 86.5 years

Grovedale — 86 years

Ocean Grove – Barwon Heads/ Queenscliff — 85 years

REGIONAL VICTORIA’S LOWEST MEDIAN LIFE EXPECTANCIES:

French Island — 65 years

Maiden Gully — 71 years

Golden Plains (north) — 72.5 years

 

 

 

 

3AW News
Advertisement