Abridged Life Tables For Japan 2006

Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare

Japanese

I. Life expectancies at specified ages

In the abridged life tables for 2006, life expectancy at birth for males is 79.00 years, increased by 0.44 years from that of the previous year, and that for females is 85.81 years, increased by 0.29 years.

Life expectancies at specified ages for males and females increase at all age. The difference in life expectancy at birth between males and females is 6.81 years, 0.15 years shorter than that of the previous year.

Table 1. Life expectancies at specified ages and their
increments compared with that of the previous year
     Table 2. Trends of life expectancy at birth
     

(years)

Age Male Female
2006 2005 Increase 2006 2005 Increase
0 79.00 78.56 0.44 85.81 85.52 0.29
5 74.30 73.88 0.42 81.10 80.81 0.29
10 69.34 68.93 0.41 76.13 75.84 0.29
15 64.38 63.97 0.41 71.16 70.87 0.29
20 59.49 59.08 0.41 66.22 65.93 0.29
25 54.66 54.25 0.41 61.31 61.02 0.29
30 49.83 49.43 0.40 56.41 56.12 0.29
35 45.02 44.62 0.40 51.52 51.23 0.29
40 40.25 39.86 0.39 46.66 46.38 0.28
45 35.56 35.18 0.38 41.86 41.57 0.29
50 31.00 30.63 0.37 37.12 36.84 0.28
55 26.60 26.25 0.35 32.48 32.20 0.28
60 22.41 22.09 0.32 27.92 27.66 0.26
65 18.45 18.13 0.32 23.44 23.19 0.25
70 14.69 14.39 0.30 19.12 18.88 0.24
75 11.31 11.07 0.24 15.04 14.83 0.21
80 8.45 8.22 0.23 11.32 11.13 0.19
85 6.09 5.89 0.20 8.13 7.99 0.14
90 4.32 4.15 0.17 5.66 5.53 0.13
95 3.08 2.93 0.15 3.88 3.77 0.11
100 2.20 2.08 0.12 2.63 2.54 0.09

Note: Data of 2005 is based on complete life tables.

 

(years)

Year Male Female Difference
1947 50.06 53.96 3.90
1950-1952 59.57 62.97 3.40
1955 63.60 67.75 4.15
1960 65.32 70.19 4.87
1965 67.74 72.92 5.18
1970 69.31 74.66 5.35
1975 71.73 76.89 5.16
1980 73.35 78.76 5.41
1985 74.78 80.48 5.70
1990 75.92 81.90 5.98
1995 76.38 82.85 6.47
2000 77.72 84.60 6.88
2001 78.07 84.93 6.86
2002 78.32 85.23 6.91
2003 78.36 85.33 6.97
2004 78.64 85.59 6.95
2005 78.56 85.52 6.96
2006 79.00 85.81 6.81
Notes:1. Data of 1947-2000 and 2005 are based on complete life tables.
2. Before 1970, data of Okinawa prefecture is not included.

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