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Japan : Life Expectancy

Male Female
81.1
87.1
Total World Rank
84.2
1

According to the latest WHO data published in 2018 life expectancy in Japan is: Male 81.1, female 87.1 and total life expectancy is 84.2 which gives Japan a World Life Expectancy ranking of 1. You can see the leading 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.

Leading Causes of Death Japan
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Life Expectancy
1. Coronary Heart Disease
2. Influenza and Pneumonia
3. Stroke
4. Lung Cancers
5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
6. Suicide
7. Stomach Cancer
8. Lung Disease
9. Breast Cancer
10. Pancreas Cancer
11. Liver Cancer
12. Kidney Disease
13. Prostate Cancer
   
14. Alzheimers/Dementia
15. Liver Disease
16. Other Injuries
17. Lymphomas
18. Diabetes Mellitus
19. Oesophagus Cancer
20. Ovary Cancer
21. Other Neoplasms
22. Road Traffic Accidents
23. Leukemia
24. Endocrine Disorders
25. Cervical Cancer
26. Drownings
   
27. Inflammatory/Heart
28. Congenital Anomalies
29. Falls
30. Oral Cancer
31. Bladder Cancer
32. Uterin Cancer
33. Parkinson's Disease
34. Hypertension
35. Peptic Ulcer Disease
36. Tuberculosis
37. Diarrhoeal diseases
38. Asthma
39. Rheumatic Heart Disease
   
40. Malnutrition
41. Skin Cancers
42. Fires
43. Skin Disease
44. Rheumatoid Arthritis
45. Epilepsy
46. Low Birth Weight
47. Drug Use
48. Poisonings
49. Violence
50. Hepatitis B

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

 
Data Source: WHO Publish Date 2018