Where People Live the Longest

By Ben Steverman and Bloomberg Rankings - 2013-09-17T17:21:35Z

Photograph by Christophe Ena/AP Photo

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No. 9. France

Life expectancy: 81.67

Official retirement age: 60

Population 60 and over: 24%

Projected population 60 and over in 2050: 30%

When it comes to health care, the French get a bang for their euro. They have among the lowest out-of-pocket costs in the developed world, and their total per-person health care spending of $4,952 is 42 percent lower that of U.S. citizens.

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