Where People Live the Longest

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

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No. 2: Japan

Life expectancy: 82.59

Official retirement age: 65

Population 60 and over: 32%

Projected population 60 and over in 2050: 41%

Japan has the highest proportion of retirees in the world. About 44 percent of the country's elderly live with their adult children, compared to 16.9 percent in the U.S.


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