In today’s fast paced and stressful times the average life expectancy around the world has gone down to 71 years. To cheer you and maybe tempt you to move to these places, a few countries are listed, which have longer life expectancy, comparatively. Since women live longer than men, women’s life expectancy is taken into consideration while listing these countries. Japan With an average life expectancy of 87 years Japan surpasses several countries, leaving many to wonder what aspect of Japanese culture this can be attributed to. Spain Spanish culture and the Mediterranean diet seem to be the reason for Spain’s commendable average life expectancy of 85.1 years.