Where People Live the Longest

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

Photograph by Andreas Hub/laif via Redux

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No. 5: Italy

Life expectancy: 82.09

Official retirement age: 65 for men, 60 for women

Population 60 and over: 27%

Projected population 60 and over in 2050: 38%

Italian workers and employers contribute more than 45 percent of each paycheck to the country’s social security programs, the largest such contribution in the world.

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