flag Paraguay Paraguay: Statistical Overview

Capital: Asuncion

Population

Total Population: 7,132,530
Natural Increase: 1.2%
Density: 18 Inhabitants/km²
Urban Population: 62.2%
Ethnic Origins: The population of Paraguay is mainly composed of Mestizos (mixed Spanish and Amerindian). There are also some indigenous peoples.
Official Language: Spanish, Guarani
Other Languages Spoken: German, Plautdietsch, Guana
Business Language(s): English
Religion: Roman Catholic 89.6%, Protestant 6.2%, other Christian 1.1%, Other or unspecified 1.9%, None 1.1%.
Literacy Rate: 93.5%

Local Time:

It is %T:%M %A In Asuncion

Exchange Rate on :

National Currency: Paraguayan Guarani (PYG)

Country Overview

Area: 406,752 km²
Type of State: Democratic Republic. 
Type of Economy: Lower-middle-income economy.
An economy heavily dependent on agriculture and revenue from exports.
HDI*: 0.679/1
HDI (World Rank): 112/188

Note: (*) The HDI, Human Development Index, is an Indicator Which Synthesizes Several Data Such as Life Expectancy, Level of Education, Professional Careers, Access to Culture etc.


Telecommunication

Telephone Code:
To call from Paraguay, dial 002
To call Paraguay, dial +595
Internet Suffix: .py
Telephone Lines: 5.6 per 100 Inhabitants
Internet Users: 27.1 per 100 Inhabitants
Access to Electricity: 98.2% of the Population

Foreign Trade in Figures

 
Foreign Trade Indicators 20162017201820192020
Imports of Goods (million USD) 9,75311,87513,33412,54410,217
Exports of Goods (million USD) 8,4948,6809,0457,6528,529
Imports of Services (million USD) 1,0931,1751,2441,212866
Exports of Services (million USD) 965938990967655

Source: WTO – World Trade Organisation, Latest Available Data

 

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