The life expectancy of the world’s total population currently sits at 67.59 years. But which parts of the world are living the longest?
According to the CIA World Factbook, Canada ranks 12 for life expectancy in comparison to the world, with an average life expectancy of 81.48 years. Canadian women have a considerably higher life expectancy rate than their male counterparts at 84.21 years. (The life expectancy for Canadian men is 78.89 years.)
Monaco boasts the highest life expectancy at 89.68 years. That’s nearly a decade longer than the life expectancy for Canadian men!
But what is it that makes these residents so healthy? According to the Huffington Post, it’s likely a combination of their Mediterranean diet, the relaxing atmosphere along the Mediterranean Sea and a clean environment.
Here are the top 10 places for longest life expectancy:
1. Monaco: 89.68 years
2. Macau: 84.43 years
3. Japan: 83.91 years
4. Singapore: 83.75 years
5. San Marino: 83.07 years
6. Andorra: 82.50 years
7. Guernsey: 82.24 years
8. Hong Kong: 82.12 years
9. Australia: 81.90 years
10. Italy: 81.86 years
What do you think are the most important factors for living a long and healthy life?