Guess which country has the longest life expectancy
JAPAN’S long-held position at the top of the world’s life expectancy table is coming to an end, only to be replaced by European rival Spain by 2040, new research has found. Spain just edged out the sushi-loving nation, with people expected to live for an average of 85.8 years by 2040, just ahead of Japan’s 85.7 years. Singapore was also up near the top in third place out of 195 countries, with a life expectancy of 85.4 years. SEE ALSO: India’s PM Modi launches world’s biggest healthcare system Switzerland rounded out the top four with 85.2 years. These are the only countries expected to have a life expectancy over 85 years for both men and women by 2040. Another 59 countries, including China, Thailand and Sri Lanka, are projected to surpass a life expectancy of 80 years. Here’s the top 10: Spain (85.8 years) Japan (85.7 years) Singapore (85.4 years) Switzerland...
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