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HEALTH PROFILE: Paraguay

Paraguay
COUNTRY PROFILE
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View selected causes of death and population dynamics for Paraguay. Health Data used is WHO, World Bank and the United Nations for population.

Paraguay Population Pyramid
 
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    Paraguay
    COUNTRY PROFILE
    Afghanistan Albania Algeria Angola Antigua/Bar. Arab Emirates Argentina Armenia Australia Austria Azerbaijan Bahamas Bahrain Bangladesh Barbados Belarus Belgium Belize Benin Bhutan Bolivia Bosnia/Herzeg. Botswana Brazil Brunei Bulgaria Burkina Faso Burundi Cambodia Cameroon Canada Cape Verde Central Africa Chad Chile China Colombia Comoros Congo Costa Rica Cote d Ivoire Croatia Cuba Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Djibouti Dominican Rep. DR Congo Ecuador Egypt El Salvador Equ. Guinea Eritrea Estonia Ethiopia Fiji Finland France Gabon Gambia Georgia Germany Ghana Greece Grenada Guatemala Guinea Guinea-Bissau Guyana Haiti Honduras Hungary Iceland India Indonesia Iran Iraq Ireland Israel Italy Jamaica Japan Jordan Kazakhstan Kenya Kiribati Kuwait Kyrgyzstan Laos Latvia Lebanon Lesotho Liberia Libya Lithuania Luxembourg Madagascar Malawi Malaysia Maldives Mali Malta Mauritania Mauritius Mexico Micronesia Moldova Mongolia Montenegro Morocco Mozambique Myanmar Namibia Nepal Netherlands New Guinea New Zealand Nicaragua Niger Nigeria No Macedonia North Korea Norway Oman Pakistan Panama Paraguay Peru Philippines Poland Portugal Qatar Romania Russia Rwanda Saint Lucia Saint Vincent Samoa Sao Tome Saudi Arabia Senegal Serbia Seychelles Sierra Leone Singapore Slovakia Slovenia Solomon Isl. Somalia South Africa South Korea South Sudan Spain Sri Lanka Sudan Suriname Swaziland Sweden Switzerland Syria Tajikistan Tanzania Thailand Timor-Leste Togo Tonga Trinidad/Tob. Tunisia Turkey Turkmenistan Uganda Ukraine United Kingdom United States Uruguay Uzbekistan Vanuatu Venezuela Viet Nam Yemen Zambia Zimbabwe
    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
    106.00
    119
    2. Stroke
    62.43
    108
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    46.32
    45
    4. Kidney Disease
    31.01
    29
    5. Alzheimers/Dementia
    30.59
    55
    6. Road Traffic Accidents
    27.07
    50
    7. Prostate Cancer
    26.63
    44
    8. Influenza and Pneumonia
    25.28
    94
    9. Lung Disease
    18.70
    122
    10. Breast Cancer
    17.98
    72
    11. Cervical Cancer
    17.04
    41
    12. Lung Cancers
    14.39
    82
    13. Hypertension
    13.20
    84
    14. Liver Disease
    13.04
    103
    15. HIV/AIDS
    12.76
    67
    16. Congenital Anomalies
    9.60
    49
    17. Suicide
    9.29
    87
    18. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    9.16
    83
    19. Low Birth Weight
    8.76
    83
    20. Violence
    8.61
    65
    21. Other Injuries
    8.28
    79
    22. Stomach Cancer
    6.32
    77
    23. Falls
    6.02
    75
    24. Pancreas Cancer
    5.48
    61
    25. Leukemia
    5.23
    19
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Tuberculosis
    4.84
    94
    27. Malnutrition
    4.78
    66
    28. Other Neoplasms
    4.55
    34
    29. Lymphomas
    4.43
    118
    30. Ovary Cancer
    4.15
    102
    31. Diarrhoeal diseases
    3.85
    88
    32. Maternal Conditions
    3.82
    54
    33. Drownings
    3.81
    87
    34. Inflammatory/Heart
    3.80
    132
    35. Endocrine Disorders
    3.75
    115
    36. Alcohol
    3.50
    29
    37. Liver Cancer
    3.49
    149
    38. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.18
    71
    39. Birth Trauma
    2.95
    89
    40. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2.44
    106
    41. Oral Cancer
    2.39
    119
    42. Skin Cancers
    2.33
    45
    43. Uterin Cancer
    2.30
    82
    44. Epilepsy
    1.90
    82
    45. Meningitis
    1.76
    72
    46. Parkinson's Disease
    1.70
    133
    47. Asthma
    1.65
    123
    48. Dengue
    1.52
    8
    49. Bladder Cancer
    1.32
    145
    50. Syphilis
    1.31
    46
    Paraguay PARAGUAY TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    5,557
    16.93
    2. Stroke
    3,287
    10.01
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    2,414
    7.35
    4. Road Traffic Accidents
    1,777
    5.41
    5. Kidney Disease
    1,652
    5.03
    6. Alzheimers/Dementia
    1,607
    4.90
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    1,464
    4.46
    8. Lung Disease
    986
    3.00
    9. HIV/AIDS
    763
    2.32
    10. Lung Cancers
    745
    2.27
    11. Congenital Anomalies
    723
    2.20
    12. Liver Disease
    703
    2.14
    13. Hypertension
    691
    2.11
    14. Low Birth Weight
    667
    2.03
    15. Suicide
    639
    1.95
    16. Prostate Cancer
    629
    1.92
    17. Violence
    581
    1.77
    18. Other Injuries
    526
    1.60
    19. Breast Cancer
    484
    1.47
    20. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    478
    1.46
    21. Cervical Cancer
    460
    1.40
    22. Falls
    333
    1.01
    23. Stomach Cancer
    329
    1.00
    24. Leukemia
    306
    0.93
    25. Pancreas Cancer
    283
    0.86
      Deaths %
    26. Malnutrition
    275
    0.84
    27. Tuberculosis
    270
    0.82
    28. Maternal Conditions
    267
    0.81
    29. Drownings
    263
    0.80
    30. Diarrhoeal diseases
    245
    0.75
    31. Lymphomas
    242
    0.74
    32. Other Neoplasms
    241
    0.73
    33. Birth Trauma
    224
    0.68
    34. Endocrine Disorders
    216
    0.66
    35. Inflammatory/Heart
    212
    0.65
    36. Alcohol
    192
    0.58
    37. Liver Cancer
    183
    0.56
    38. Oesophagus Cancer
    165
    0.50
    39. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    129
    0.39
    40. Oral Cancer
    126
    0.38
    41. Epilepsy
    125
    0.38
    42. Skin Cancers
    124
    0.38
    43. Meningitis
    117
    0.36
    44. Ovary Cancer
    110
    0.34
    45. Syphilis
    99
    0.30
    46. Asthma
    90
    0.27
    47. Parkinson's Disease
    87
    0.27
    48. Dengue
    84
    0.26
    49. Fires
    82
    0.25
    50. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    74
    0.23
    Paraguay PARAGUAY CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    26.63
    44
    2. Breast Cancer
    17.98
    72
    3. Cervical Cancer
    17.04
    41
    4. Lung Cancers
    14.39
    82
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    9.16
    83
    6. Stomach Cancer
    6.32
    77
    7. Pancreas Cancer
    5.48
    61
    8. Leukemia
    5.23
    19
      Rate World Rank
    9. Lymphomas
    4.43
    118
    10. Ovary Cancer
    4.15
    102
    11. Liver Cancer
    3.49
    149
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.18
    71
    13. Oral Cancer
    2.39
    119
    14. Skin Cancers
    2.33
    45
    15. Uterin Cancer
    2.30
    82
    16. Bladder Cancer
    1.32
    145
    Paraguay PARAGUAY HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    7.2
    82
    SMOKING %
    M F Rank
    28.3
    7.9
    80
    66
    OBESITY %
    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
    6.944m
    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 2018
    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.