The July 30 report of the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (Ministry of Health) said that the average life expectancy of Japanese people is 87.32 for women and 81 for women. 25 with men. In 2017, the average life expectancy of this country, for women is 87.26 and for men is 81.09.
The average life expectancy in Japan in 2018 is 87.32 for women and 81.25 for men.
Compared to the whole world, since 2017, Japan's position remains unchanged – the country with the world's largest female life expectancy, and the third largest male in the world.
Japan's average life expectancy has increased almost continuously over the years, since World War II ended. The country's Ministry of Health said the decline in the proportion of people dying from cancer, heart and brain-related diseases is the reason why the country's life expectancy has continuously increased over the years.
Chart of average life expectancy of Japanese people since World War II. It is expected that for babies born in 2018, 88.1% of women and 75.6% of men will live to 75 years old. And 50.5% of women and 25% of men can live up to 90 years old.
With the current and expected growth rate, with babies born in 2018, 88.1% of women and 75.6% of men will live to 75 years of age. And 50.5% of women and 25% of men can live up to 90 years old.
Besides Japan, other countries and territories with high life expectancy are Hong Kong, Switzerland, Norway, Sweden. According to Nippon's 2016 data, Hong Kong has the highest average life expectancy in the world for both sexes, with an average of 87.66 for women and 81.7 for men.
(Source: Nikkei Nasia, Nippon)