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HEALTH PROFILE : Paraguay

Paraguay
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Paraguay

View selected causes of death and population dynamics for Paraguay including Life Expectancy by age and history, age adjusted death rates and world rankings for the top 50 causes and total deaths by cause. Health Data used is WHO, World Bank and the United Nations for population.
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    Paraguay PARAGUAY LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    62.0
    65.9
    63.9
    44
    45
    44
    1970
    63.5
    67.7
    65.5
    58
    58
    58
    1980
    64.7
    69.1
    66.8
    61
    72
    69
    1990
    65.9
    70.4
    68.1
    78
    91
    89
    2000
    69.0
    73.0
    70.9
    69
    93
    82
    2010
    71.4
    75.2
    73.2
    68
    92
    84
    2016
    72.4
    76.2
    74.2
    73
    93
    86
     
     
    Paraguay PARAGUAY LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    72.4
    76.2
    73
    93
    Age 5
    74.0
    77.6
    67
    94
    Age 10
    74.1
    77.7
    69
    94
    Age 15
    74.2
    77.8
    67
    93
    Age 20
    74.6
    78.1
    63
    91
    Age 25
    75.2
    78.4
    59
    89
    Age 30
    75.8
    78.8
    55
    84
    Age 35
    76.3
    79.2
    53
    83
    Age 40
    76.8
    79.6
    50
    81
    Age 45
    77.4
    80.1
    50
    77
    Age 50
    78.2
    80.6
    50
    73
    Age 55
    79.1
    81.4
    49
    73
    Age 60
    80.1
    82.4
    50
    63
    Age 65
    81.6
    83.5
    50
    63
    Age 70
    83.3
    85.0
    48
    63
    Age 75
    85.4
    86.6
    49
    64
    Age 80
    87.6
    88.4
    55
    65
    Age 85
    90.7
    91.2
    49
    62
     
     
    Paraguay PARAGUAY TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    100.96
    115
    2. Stroke
    76.98
    103
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    45.47
    47
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    32.65
    92
    5. Kidney Disease
    30.87
    25
    6. Prostate Cancer
    27.16
    37
    7. Road Traffic Accidents
    25.16
    57
    8. Alzheimers/Dementia
    24.01
    44
    9. Lung Disease
    19.10
    117
    10. Breast Cancer
    17.63
    81
    11. Cervical Cancer
    16.94
    43
    12. Lung Cancers
    14.84
    80
    13. Hypertension
    13.58
    93
    14. HIV/AIDS
    12.95
    62
    15. Liver Disease
    12.23
    110
    16. Suicide
    10.01
    91
    17. Congenital Anomalies
    9.98
    67
    18. Other Injuries
    9.15
    77
    19. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    9.05
    82
    20. Low Birth Weight
    8.49
    81
    21. Violence
    7.76
    72
    22. Stomach Cancer
    6.36
    77
    23. Falls
    5.61
    86
    24. Pancreas Cancer
    5.39
    63
    25. Leukemia
    5.22
    22
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Tuberculosis
    4.86
    94
    27. Diarrhoeal diseases
    4.85
    77
    28. Other Neoplasms
    4.71
    27
    29. Malnutrition
    4.69
    66
    30. Lymphomas
    4.32
    109
    31. Drownings
    4.14
    89
    32. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.04
    134
    33. Maternal Conditions
    4.04
    54
    34. Ovary Cancer
    4.03
    98
    35. Endocrine Disorders
    3.57
    126
    36. Liver Cancer
    3.43
    149
    37. Alcohol
    3.23
    29
    38. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.20
    74
    39. Birth Trauma
    2.89
    93
    40. Skin Cancers
    2.41
    42
    41. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2.37
    105
    42. Oral Cancer
    2.28
    116
    43. Uterin Cancer
    2.25
    83
    44. Epilepsy
    2.21
    74
    45. Asthma
    2.08
    116
    46. Meningitis
    2.04
    74
    47. Pertussis
    1.98
    32
    48. Fires
    1.57
    94
    49. Bladder Cancer
    1.33
    132
    50. Parkinson's Disease
    1.29
    71
     
     
    Paraguay PARAGUAY TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    5,058
    15.70
    2. Stroke
    3,876
    12.03
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    2,284
    7.09
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    1,790
    5.56
    5. Kidney Disease
    1,595
    4.95
    6. Road Traffic Accidents
    1,551
    4.82
    7. Alzheimers/Dementia
    1,162
    3.61
    8. Lung Disease
    959
    2.98
    9. HIV/AIDS
    769
    2.39
    10. Congenital Anomalies
    747
    2.32
    11. Lung Cancers
    746
    2.32
    12. Suicide
    680
    2.11
    13. Hypertension
    672
    2.09
    14. Liver Disease
    650
    2.02
    15. Low Birth Weight
    645
    2.00
    16. Prostate Cancer
    623
    1.93
    17. Other Injuries
    578
    1.79
    18. Violence
    496
    1.54
    19. Breast Cancer
    466
    1.45
    20. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    456
    1.42
    21. Cervical Cancer
    450
    1.40
    22. Stomach Cancer
    321
    1.00
    23. Diarrhoeal diseases
    312
    0.97
    24. Falls
    301
    0.93
    25. Leukemia
    299
    0.93
      Deaths %
    26. Drownings
    287
    0.89
    27. Maternal Conditions
    271
    0.84
    28. Pancreas Cancer
    269
    0.84
    29. Tuberculosis
    257
    0.80
    30. Malnutrition
    250
    0.78
    31. Other Neoplasms
    241
    0.75
    32. Lymphomas
    230
    0.71
    33. Inflammatory/Heart
    221
    0.69
    34. Birth Trauma
    220
    0.68
    35. Endocrine Disorders
    204
    0.63
    36. Alcohol
    175
    0.54
    37. Liver Cancer
    174
    0.54
    38. Oesophagus Cancer
    159
    0.49
    39. Pertussis
    150
    0.47
    40. Epilepsy
    145
    0.45
    41. Meningitis
    135
    0.42
    42. Skin Cancers
    123
    0.38
    43. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    121
    0.38
    44. Oral Cancer
    116
    0.36
    45. Asthma
    113
    0.35
    46. Ovary Cancer
    106
    0.33
    47. Fires
    97
    0.30
    48. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    71
    0.22
    49. Bladder Cancer
    66
    0.20
    50. Skin Disease
    65
    0.20
     
     
    Paraguay PARAGUAY CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    27.16
    37
    2. Breast Cancer
    17.63
    81
    3. Cervical Cancer
    16.94
    43
    4. Lung Cancers
    14.84
    80
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    9.05
    82
    6. Stomach Cancer
    6.36
    77
    7. Pancreas Cancer
    5.39
    63
    8. Leukemia
    5.22
    22
      Rate World Rank
    9. Lymphomas
    4.32
    109
    10. Ovary Cancer
    4.03
    98
    11. Liver Cancer
    3.43
    149
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.20
    74
    13. Skin Cancers
    2.41
    42
    14. Oral Cancer
    2.28
    116
    15. Uterin Cancer
    2.25
    83
    16. Bladder Cancer
    1.33
    132
     
     
    Paraguay PARAGUAY HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    7.2
    82
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    28.3
    7.9
    80
    66
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    17.1
    23.4
    97
    91
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    5.68
    62

     
    Paraguay PARAGUAY DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    6,943,739
    102
    Sex Ratio M / F
    1.01
    59
    Population 0-14
    24.6%
    109
    Population 15-64
    68.3%
    50
    Population 65 +
    7.1%
    88
    Birth Rate / 1000
    16.60
    106
    Death Rate / 1000
    4.80
    171
    Fertility Rate
    1.90
    121
    Infant Mortality
    18.70
    86
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.05
    111
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.04
    127
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    1.01
    82
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.88
    34
    Net Migration
    -0.10
    88
    Population Growth
    1.20%
    89
    Literacy Total
    95.1%
    88
    Literacy Male
    95.8%
    69
    Literacy Female
    94.3%
    60
    Unemployment
    6.5%
    108
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    74.2
    86
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    65.3
    90
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $9,800
    112
     
     
     

    Data rounded. Decimals affect ranking.
    Data Source: WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION
    Age Adjusted Death Rate Estimates: 2017
    Calculations Provided by World Life Expectancy
    Data Accuracy Not Guaranteed
    WHO Excludes Cause of Death Data For the following countries: Andorra, Cook Islands, Dominica, Marshall Islands, Monaco, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Saint Kitts, San Marino, Tuvalu.