Feeling the mid-life blues? Life coach and author, Judy Reith, explains how to avoid regret in later life. When will you die? According to the Office of National Statistics, the average age of death in the UK is 71.9 years for men and 82.8 years for women. If you were to reach these averages, what would the year and the month of your death be? My death-day is July 2042, I calculated – suddenly death feels much closer. It makes me want to make the most the 35 years I have left. So how do I do that?