A record one person in every 1,500 in Japan is aged at least 100 -- and they're probably a woman

거의 1 에 1,500 people in Japan is now 늙은 100 이상, new data from the Japanese government shows.

Figures from Japan’s Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry show the number of centenarians went above 80,000 for the first time this yearthe 50th consecutive annual increase and the biggest rise to date.
있었다 80,450 people aged 100 and over as of Tuesday — 9,176 more than last yearwhich equates to one in every 1,565 사람들.
The numbers show that women in Japan are far more likely than men to live for a century or more, 만들기 88% of all centenarians.
    Japan has a rapidly aging population and average life expectancy across the country is also at a record high.
    평균적으로, women are expected to live to 87.45 years and men are expected to live to 81.41, government figures released in July showed.
    Japan began documenting the number of centenarians in 1963.
    At the time there were only 153 people aged 100 or over in the country. 그러나 1988, that had ballooned to 10,000.

    Secret to longevity

    Japan’s oldest person, 117-year-old Kane Tanaka from Fukuoka, was confirmed as the world’s oldest person by Guinness World Records last year.
    She was born in 1903 — the year aviation pioneers Orville and Wilbur Wright made history by successfully completing the world’s first powered flight.
      She now lives in a nursing home, where she usually wakes at 6 오전, and enjoys playing the strategic board game Othello.
      Tanaka has said that eating good food and practicing math are her secrets for a long life.

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