This Country Will Overtake Japan in Life Expectancy - Page 2

Spain predicted to sit atop the rankings by 2040
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 18, 2018 2:47 PM CDT

  1. Spain (85.8 years) is expected to edge out Japan from its long-held top spot
  2. Japan (85.7 years)
  3. Singapore (85.4 years)
  4. Switzerland (85.2 years)
  5. Portugal (84.5 years) saw the biggest increase of any country in the top 20, rising from 23rd place to fifth
  6. Italy (84.5 years) rose from seventh place to sixth
  7. Israel (84.4 years)
  8. France (84.3 years)
  9. Luxembourg (84.1 years)
  10. Australia (84.1 years)
(These five habits have a "huge effect" on longevity.)

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