The average life expectancy of Japanese people was announced, with 87.74 years for women and 81.64 years for men, both of which are the longest ever.
According to the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare, the average life expectancy of Japanese
is 87.74 years for
women as of last year, 81.64 years for
, 0.3 years for women and 0.22 years for men.
Both men and women have extended for the ninth consecutive year since the Great East Japan Earthquake, setting a new record long.
Among the countries and regions where life expectancy has been announced,
▽ women are second only to Hong Kong
▽ men are third after Hong Kong and Switzerland.
Last year, the number of people dying from the new coronavirus increased, while the mortality rate of cancer, heart disease, and cerebrovascular disease decreased, which means that the average life expectancy has increased overall.
According to the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare, "Last year, the number of people dying from influenza etc. decreased due to thorough infection control measures, so the increase was relatively large. Is it? "