October 08, 2013

The number of people 100 years or older hit a record high in Japan 87.5 percent are women

Picture: Fermented soy beans, natto

"The welfare ministry says the number of centenarians in Japan has hit a record high for the 42nd consecutive year. Of the 54,397 Japanese people aged 100 years or older, 87.5 percent are women."

Source:October 4, 2013
The rise of wild boars, centenarians and more.
By: Steve Trautlein 
| Oct 4, 2013 |
 Issue: 1019
The Small Print

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