August 28, 2011

Japanese women lead longetivity race as lifespan extended as average life expectancy reaches 86 years of age

“By gender, Japanese women remained on top at 86 years but men in the country can expect to live until 79—fourth on the list behind San Marino at 81 as well as Switzerland and Iceland, both at 80. The world’s average life expectancy in 2008 was 71.”

Source: Japan, San Marino top life expectancy list: WHO
Tuesday 11th May, 2010

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