80.21 years old
This is the life expectancy for boys born in 2013 in Japan according to the latest official figures. For the first time, the life expectancy of men exceeds 80 years in Japan.
In 2012 life expectancy for men was 79.94 years old.
For girls born in 2013 in Japan, life expectancy has also increased, it is 86.61 years old (against 86.41 in 2012).
Japan is one of the countries who currently faces a very fast aging of its population, as about a quarter are aged over 64.
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