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Japan : Life Expectancy

Male Female
Total World Rank

According to the latest WHO data published in 2015 life expectancy in Japan is: Male 80.5, female 86.8 and total life expectancy is 83.7 which gives Japan a World Life Expectancy ranking of 1. You can see the top 20 causes of death data and rankings for Japan by clicking on the links below or select the full country health profile at the bottom of the page.

Top 20 Causes of Death Japan
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Life Expectancy
1. Stroke
2. Influenza and Pneumonia
3. Coronary Heart Disease
4. Lung Cancers
5. Suicide
6. Stomach Cancer
7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
8. Other Injuries
9. Breast Cancer
10. Liver Cancer
11. Pancreas Cancer
12. Kidney Disease
13. Prostate Cancer
14. Liver Disease
15. Lymphomas
16. Diabetes Mellitus
17. Lung Disease
18. Alzheimers/Dementia
19. Oesophagus Cancer
20. Ovary Cancer

See full health profile and world rankings for Japan here:  Japan Health Profile


WHO Publish Date: May 2014