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Top 10 Countries With the Highest Life Expectancy


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Singapore: 81.71 Years (tied)
An aerial view of the Singapore skyline shortly after dark
An aerial view of the Singapore skyline shortly after dark
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­Aside from prosperity, one factor in Singapore's long average life expectancy is that in the early 1980s, the government recognized that it had an aging population, with the average age of its citizens increasing steadily. The government planned accordingly, and now Singapore has excellent health care facilities for the elderly.