The survey, done ahead of Thursday's Respect-for-the-Aged Day, said it would be the 41st straight year of increase in the number of centenarians in the country, Kyodo News reported.
The latest survey includes Jirouemon Kimura, a 114-year-old man recognized as the world's oldest man by the Guinness Book of Records, the report said. Kimura, who lives in the Kyoto Prefecture, was born April 19, 1897.
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