Where People Live the Longest

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

Photograph by Catherine Karnow/Corbis

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No. 3: Iceland

Life expectancy: 82.36

Official retirement age: 67

Population 60 and over: 17%

Projected population 60 and over in 2050: 29%

The 2008 financial crisis left Iceland's economy badly battered. A booming tourism sector is helping the economy recover and the country has a demographic edge: Iceland has a relatively young population and one of the highest birth rates in Europe.

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