Japanese centenarian population edges towards 70000 – The Guardian

The GuardianJapanese centenarian population edges towards 70000The GuardianThe number is up by more than 2,000 from last year, and marks the 48th annual increase in a row. Japan had just 153 centenarians when records began in 1963, and as recently as 1998 the number stood at just 10,000. It surpassed 30,000 in 2007, rising to ...Japan now has nearly 70 000 centenariansIndependent OnlineCentenarians in Japan hit record 69785, nearly 90% of them womenThe Mainichiall 8 news articles »
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