The latest survey on age awareness, conducted by Research and Development, a market researcher company, finds that Japanese people realize themselves as seniors from 64.2 years old on average, about two years older than 62.4 years old five years ago.
The survey in October 2017 targeted 3,000 males and females with ages from 18 to 79 years old living in Tokyo Metropolitan area.
The survey also shows that older people are, more people who realize themselves as seniors. Among 50’s, for instance, the average age to realize themselves as seniors is 63.5 years old, and among 70 to 74 years old, the average is 70.1 years old.
Over all generations, the realized age as senior is 75 years old or older on average. Five years ago, 90% of all answers realized 70 years old as senior age.