This tool provides data and further information on a wide range of topics relevant to our health as we age. Indicators can be examined at local, regional and/or national level. This is the start of an ongoing development. Please see: 

  • the launch paper for background on productive healthy ageing policy, the aims of the tool and an overview of current and planned content
  • the results of a stakeholder survey on the planned tool and potential future indicators
  • current geographies and inequalities available for each indicator

Further resources

The following sections contain links to more data, information and ideas that can help you to explore the issues raised in this profile in more detail and inform actions to improve health outcomes. 

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Recent updates

2 July 2019

New indicator: Estimated prevalence of common mental disorders: % of population aged 65 & over available at district, county/UA, CCG and STP level. Updates for 3 Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) in age 65 & over indicators to 2018/19 Quarter4. Updates for 3 NHS Health Checks in age 40-74 indicators to 2014/15-18/19. Smoking prevalence in adults indicator updated to 2018. Confidence intervals updated for % reporting at least two long-term conditions, at least one of which is musculoskeletal (MSK) related. The average value of 'CIPFA nearest neighbours' is now available as a benchmarking option for some indicators. 

4 June 2019

Launch of the Productive Healthy Ageing Profile, replacing the Older People's Health and Wellbeing Profile. A complete re-structure and wider set of indicators, including some new and signficantly updated indicators, more analysis functions, a new Further Resources section and an accompanying launch paper