China’s average life expectancy will reach 78.3 years in 2025


China’s average life expectancy is expected to reach 78.3 years in 2025, up from 77.3 years in 2019, according to the country’s 14th Five-Year Plan (2021-2025) for the civil service.

The total number of beds in nursing homes will reach 10 million in 2025, according to a plan released Monday by 21 government departments, including the National Development and Reform Commission.

By 2025, 100% of urban areas and newly built residential communities will have support facilities for the elderly, and basic old age insurance coverage will reach 95%, Xinhua News Agency reported citing the plan.

The area of ​​sports facilities per capita will reach 2.6 square meters in 2025, according to the plan.


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