People [1]

People

Population 6,956,071 (2018)
Population Growth Rate 1.288 annual % (2018)
Age Dependency Ratio 55.935 % of working-age population (2018)
Urban Population 61.585 % of total (2018)
Infant Mortality Rate 17.2 per 1,000 live births (2018)
Life Expectancy at Birth 74.131 years (2018)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2018)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 59.322 billion kWh (2018) #50
Consumption 13.097 billion kWh (2018) #87
Exports 42.205 billion kWh (2018) #4
Imports 0 billion kWh (2019) #112
Renewable Electricity Generation 59.32 billion kWh (2018) #17

Oil

Ranking
Production 7.386 thousand bbl/day (2019) #95
Consumption 60.091 thousand bbl/day (2017) #92
Exports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #87
Imports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #85
Proved Reserves (Crude) 0 billion bbl (2020) #99

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #97
Consumption (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2019) #116
Exports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2019) #57
Imports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2019) #80
Proved Reserves 0 trillion cu ft (2020) #100

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 799 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 4,743,692 (2018 est.)
Highways 74,676 km (2017)
Internet Users 3,524,045 (2016 est.)
Railways 30 km (2014)
Telephones 302,754 (2018 est.)

Geography & Environment

LocationCentral South America, northeast of Argentina, southwest of Brazil
Total Area406,752 sq. km
Land Area397,302 sq. km
Water Area9,450 sq. km
Coastline0 km
Climatesubtropical to temperate; substantial rainfall in the eastern portions, becoming semiarid in the far west
Terraingrassy plains and wooded hills east of Rio Paraguay; Gran Chaco region west of Rio Paraguay mostly low, marshy plain near the river, and dry forest and thorny scrub elsewhere
Lowest Pointjunction of Rio Paraguay and Rio Parana 46 m
Highest Point Cerro Pero 842 m

Sources

  1. The World Bank Date Accessed: 9/6/2019
  2. U.S. Energy Information Administration
  3. CIA World Factbook Date Accessed: 5/9/2020