The world's oldest people are in Japan. The life expectancy for Japanese is 81.7 for males and 88.5 for females.
The world's oldest man, Masazo Nonaka of Hokkaido, celebrated his 113th birthday last Wednesday.
Last Sunday Chiyo Miyako of Kanagawa Japan, died. At the time of her death she was the world's oldest person. She credited her long life to eating eel, drinking red wine, and never having smoked. Born on May 2, 1901, she became the world's oldest person in April this year after Nabi Tajima from the Kikai Island in southern Japan died at age 117.
The new oldest person is 115 year old Kane Takana of Fukuoka, Japan. Here she is during her 115th birthday celebration at her nursing home.
The life expectancy for American men is 76.9 years and American women 81.6 years. How long do people live in your country? Would you want to live to be 100+?