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February 11, 2016

 

3 GOOD HEALTH & WELL-BEING

Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages.

Status in Japan

  • Japan ranks first in healthy life expectancy among OECD countries. On average, Japanese people can expect to live 75 years, compared to the OECD average of 71 years.
    Source: Sustainable Development Goals: Are the rich countries ready? Bertelsmann Stiftung, 2015, page 35.
  • Japan's infant mortality rate per 1,000 live births was 2.1% in 2014. The World Bank put this at 2% in 2015.
    Source: Vital Statistics 2015 Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare , World Bank.

Updates on Government Policies in Japan

  • In 2006, Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare formulated Guidelines for Maintaining and Improving Mental Health of Workers based on the Industrial Safety and Health Act.
Note:
  1. Where possible, JFS referred to Japanese official government sources for statistics cited. In cases where the official source did not include an English translation, in some cases we added statistics from international sources.
  2. In some cases, we list "More info" for anyone wishing to do further research.

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