Why the Japanese Government can't Afford to Award their Centenarians?

Japan has the highest life expectancy rate in the world.

The late Misao Okawa, celebrating her 116th birthday in Japan. Image Source-

Today approx 80,000 people are over 100 years old in Japan, and 82% of them are women.

In 1963, the Japanese government started counting its citizens who have reached 100 years old.

Those all 100 years…

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