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

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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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