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Dec 06, 2021 08:28 PM
CHINA

Why Hong Kong Has the Longest Life Expectancy in the World

Pedestrians cross the street in Hong Kong’s Central district on Oct. 14. Photo: Zhang Wei, China News Service/VCG
Pedestrians cross the street in Hong Kong’s Central district on Oct. 14. Photo: Zhang Wei, China News Service/VCG

Hong Kong has retained the title of the region with the world’s longest life expectancy for many years running. According to the latest survey from the special administrative region’s census and statistics department, the age-sex specific mortality rates for both genders and all age groups has continued to fall, demonstrating that the residents of Hong Kong tend to live longer lives with the advancement of medical services.

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