But, if I were young now I don't really think I could afford to have kids, especially if I had student loans to pay off. So, I think less and less educated Americans are going to have kids because of student loans. So, if you want people to have children you are going to have to give free college educations like they do in Many countries in Europe.
A GROWING NUMBER OF Americans are living to age 100. Nationwide, the centenarian population has grown 65.8 percent over the past three decades, from 32,194 people who were age 100 or older in 1980 to 53,364 centenarians in 2010, according to new Census Bureau data. In contrast, the total population has increased 36.3 percent over the same time period.
Centenarians in the United States are considerably different from the overall population. Here's a look at some of the characteristics of people who live to age 100:
What People Who Live to 100 Have in Common | Retirement | US News
Here are the rates for Japan:
Sep 14, 2018 - New information released by the Japanese Health Ministry suggests that there may be more Japanese women who take the record in the future. The ministry announced Friday that the number of Japanese citizens who were older than 100 had risen to reach 69,785. Of that number, more than 88 percent are women.