Japan has once again set a new world record.Only now it is not about the development of technical innovations that Japanese engineers do not get tired to surprise the whole world, and the number of centenarians, registered in the country of the Rising Sun, reports medportal.ru.
According to information published in the report of the Ministry of Health of Japan, no country today can boast of its 36,276 citizens, whose age has passed for centenarians, with 86 percent of Japanese centenarians are women.
the past six years, the number of centenarians Japanese and Japanese women has more than doubled, which makes Japan one of the first places in the world for life expectancy, along with countries such as Macao and Andorra.According to the published report, last year the figure in Japan is 79.6 years for men and 85.5 years for women.
Of course, such a high life expectancy of citizens - a source of pride for any country, but the rapid growth of the number of senior citizens, which is combined with an extreme
can only add that this week Tomozhi Tanabe (Tomoji Tanabe), who is also considered to be the oldest man in Japan and around the world, is about to celebrate its 113th anniversary.