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Paraguay Population, Density, Fertility Rate and Life Expectancy Overview
Population Analysis Year 2010 Year 2020 Year 2030
Population (in million) 6.2 7.066 7.84
Global Rank 107th 106th 106th
Global Population Share 0.089% 0.09% 0.091%
Global Population Density 16.26 18.96 21.35
Global Population Density Rank 120th 122nd 124th
Average Life Expectancy 72.28 73.49 74.58
Average Life Expectancy Global Rank 108th 115th 116th
Fertility Rate 2.73 2.37 2.16
Fertility Rate Global Rank 80th 86th 81st
Note : Population Density means number of people staying per kilometer and Fertility rate means number of kids born per women

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Paraguay Causes of Death
Cause Type Number of Deaths % of Total Deaths
Homicide 12 0.54%
Congenital birth defects 73 3.28%
Lower respiratory infections 74 3.32%
Neonatal infections 0 0%
Diarrheal diseases 0 0%
Nutritional deficiencies 75 3.37%
Protein-energy malnutrition 0 0%
Diabetes, blood and endocrine disease 1009 45.31%
Road accidents 31 1.39%
Cancers 4 0.18%
Digestive diseases 0 0%
Cardiovascular disease 15 0.67%
Drowning 0 0%
Homicide 10 0.45%

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Highlights of Paraguay BMI and Diet Compositions

Comprehensive data on food supply and consumption is published by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). Data was analyzed by The Global Graph and is published in these below Highlights, Graphs and Tables (Data Quality & definitions)

  • As per United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO), average person in Paraguay gets their caloric supply from :
    • Carbohydrates : 68.92%68.92%
    • Fat : 39.09%39.09%
    • Plant protein : 6.85%6.85%
    • Animal protein : 6.40%6.40%
  • 21.26% increase in caloric supply : Currently Paraguay gets 2589/kilocalories per person per day worth of caloric supply when compared to 2135/kilocalories per person per day in Year 1961
  • Cereals & Grains, Oils & Fats and Starchy Roots are three major diet compositions in Paraguay
  • Maize, Wheat and Rice are three major Cereal preferences in Paraguay
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations on vegetable intake is to range between 200-250g per day and in Paraguay average intake is 119.23 grams
  • Oranges & Mandarines, Pineapples and Bananas are three major Fruit Types Intake in Paraguay
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) typically set a guideline of 200g Fruit Intake per day and in Paraguay average Fruit intake is 200.11grams
  • In Paraguay, average male height is in the increasing trend and female height is in increasing trend
  • 50.90% of population is suffering from obesity and this trend is continously increasing from last few years
  • Average Male BMI in Paraguay is in the range of obese and Average Female BMI is in range of obese (BMI = Body Mass Index - The WHO define a BMI <=18.5 as 'underweight'; 18.5 to 25 as 'normal/healthy'; 25.0 to 30.0 as 'obese')

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