October 29, 2013

Japan's average life expectancy at birth is now 83 years of age, Japan now has 40 centenarians per 100,000 people


"Japan's average life expectancy at birth is 83 years, a figure projected to exceed 90 for women by 2050. The number of Japanese centenarians rose 7.6 percent from a year earlier to 51,376 as of September, and there are 40 centenarians per 100,000 people in the country, which has the world's highest proportion of elderly, according to Japan's health ministry."

Source: 
Oldest man in history dies at age 116
June 12, 2013 
Kanoko Matsuyama and Terje Langeland
The AGE Newspaper







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