Singapore ranks world No. 4 for life expectancy
Women here can expect to live to 85 years old, and men to 80: WHO
Published on May 27, 2013 7:21 AM
SINGAPORE has the fourth-best life expectancy rate in the world, latest World Health Organisation (WHO) figures reveal.
Average life expectancy at birth stood at 82 years in 2011, making it a joint fourth with Italy.
Women here can expect to live to 85 and men to the age of 80.
The top three countries were Japan - which has a female life expectancy of 86 and a male life expectancy of 82 - Switzerland and San Marino.
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