32,000 people in Japan turned 100 this year and the economy can’t keep up

Japan doesn’t really believe in dying young. At least, not according to conventional timelines. New data from the country’s Ministry of Health, Labor, and Welfare reveal Japan has broken its own record for most centenarians by population for the 46th straight year. With 32,000 new 100-year-olds, there are now more than 65,000 people in Japan who’ve lived 100 years or more. Though it trails first-place US by roughly 10,000 centenarians, Japan’s population is only a…

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32,000 people in Japan turned 100 this year and the economy can’t keep up

Japan doesn’t really believe in dying young. At least, not according to conventional timelines. New data from the country’s Ministry of Health, Labor, and Welfare reveal Japan has broken its own record for most centenarians by population for the 46th straight year. With 32,000 new 100-year-olds, there are now more than 65,000 people in Japan who’ve lived 100 years or more. Though it trails first-place US by roughly 10,000 centenarians, Japan’s population is only a…

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