Scots have one of the lowest life expectancies in Europe, according to new figures.
Figures released by the Scottish Government showed men in Scotland are now expected to live for 76 years and women until the age of 80 - two years less than the rest of the UK.
The figures have risen in the past 30 years - up seven years for men and five years for women.
But the Scottish figures were nearly four years below the European average of 79.7 years for men and 84.8 years for women.
Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia have lower life expectancies for men, while women are expected to lead shorter lives in Bulgaria, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania and Slovakia.
Glasgow had the lowest life expectancy at birth for men and women while men are expected to live the longest in the Borders and women in Orkney.
Levels of obesity and being overweight in Scotland are among the highest in Europe, the figures showed.
The percentage of regular daily smokers is slightly over the European median and the second highest in the UK.
A healthy life expectancy - the number of years people were expected to enjoy good health - was also calculated. In Scotland, men are expected to be healthy for 68 years and women for 70 years.
The statisticians offered no comparison with previous years because of a change in the way the data is calculated.
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