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Centenarians Overcounted In Japan

4 years agoOdd : FuturePundit

While Japan has official life expectancies of 86.4 years for women and 79.6 years for men the number of old aged is over-counted due to a combination of poor record keeping and pension fraud. After its survey of family registration records nationwide, the ministry found that 234,354 centenarians were listed as alive, but no one seemed to know where they were, according to the Associated Press.
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