China News Service, September 14th, a comprehensive report, on the 14th local time, the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare of Japan announced data that as of the 15th, the number of elderly people over 100 years old in Japan reached 86,510, a record high for 51 consecutive years.
Among them, there are 76,450 women, accounting for nearly 90%, and men exceed 10,000 for the first time.
Data map: On March 9, 2019, 116-year-old Japanese Kane Tanaka was recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records as the longest-lived person in the world and the longest-lived woman in the world.
According to reports, the oldest woman in Japan is Kane, who was born in 1903 and is 118 years old this year.
She was also recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records as the "oldest person living in the world".
Ms. Tanaka said that although she cannot meet with her family due to the new crown epidemic, her goal is to live healthy to 120 years old.
The oldest male in Japan is the 111-year-old Ueda Kanzo, born in 1910.
According to reports, there are 68.54 people over 100 years old in Japan for every 100,000 people.
From the perspective of the population ratio of each region, Shimane Prefecture, Japan, has occupied the top spot in Japan for 9 consecutive years.
Followed by Kochi Prefecture and Kagoshima Prefecture.
Saitama Prefecture has the least for 32 consecutive years.
The Japanese government began to count the number of senior citizens over a hundred years old in 1963, when there were only 153 people.
It exceeded 10,000 in 1998 and 50,000 in 2012.
The Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare of Japan stated that the increase in the number of people in recent years is "related to the increase in health awareness and other reasons."
According to the report, according to data released by the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare in July, the average life expectancy of Japanese women in 2020 is 87.74 years for women and 81.64 years for men, both reaching new highs.Keywords: