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Japan is a nation known for its high life expectancy. So, it got us wondering, in which countries do people live the longest and why?
“Good health is one of the most important things to people and also brings many other benefits, including enhanced access to education and the job market, an increase in productivity and wealth, reduced health care costs, good social relations, and of course, a longer life.”
Ten Countries Where People Live Longest
“Life expectancy in the U.S. has risen in the past few decades.”
Live for ever: Scientists say they’ll soon extend life ‘well beyond 120’
“In Palo Alto in the heart of Silicon Valley, hedge fund manager Joon Yun is doing a back-of-the-envelope calculation.”
What Happens When We All Live to 100?
“For millennia, if not for eons-anthropology continuously pushes backward the time of human origin-life expectancy was short. ”
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