I think very few people know this fact that most of the centenarians live in Japan. Recently, the number of long-term residents on our planet has increased dramatically. Now the people who have stepped over the hundred-year-old ransack ten times more than forty years ago. In addition, the maximum life expectancy has increased from 112 to 120 years. This is due to the qualitative improvement of medical services, changes in the way of life and some other factors. For many years, the leading position by the number of long-term residents has been occupied by the inhabitants of Japan, and this year, for the first time in history, they managed to exceed the mark of 50, 000 people aged 100 years and older.
According to statistical data, the number of long-lived people over 100 years in the country has reached 51 thousand 376 people. It is noted that the annual growth of the centenarian is about 4 thousand people. Today, the oldest inhabitant of Japan is 115-year-old Jimoeron Kimyra, who, according to the Guinness Book of Records, is the oldest man on Earth.