Japan has set a world record for healthy longevity of citizens & ndash; the age up to which a person can do without anyone's help and does not need care. This was reported by the Ministry of Labor, Health and Welfare of the country.
The age of healthy longevity in Japan was 75.5 years for women and 72.6 & ndash; for men.
The indicator has grown in recent years, compared to 2016, by 0.59 for women and by 0.54 for men. And over 20 years, the age of healthy longevity for women in Japan increased by 2.73 years, for men by 3.28 years.
The ministry added that Japan also has the highest average duration among the G7 countries. life & ndash; women live on average 87.45 years, men – 81.41 years, the report writes.