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 73.992 years (2017)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2018)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 59.228 billion kWh (2017) #49
Consumption 11.593 billion kWh (2017) #89
Exports 43.635 billion kWh (2017) #4
Imports 0 billion kWh (2017) #112
Renewable Electricity Generation 59.226 billion kWh (2017) #18

Oil

Ranking
Production 7.386 thousand bbl/day (2018) #94
Consumption 60.091 thousand bbl/day (2017) #91
Exports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #87
Imports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #85
Proved Reserves (Crude) 0 billion bbl (2019) #98

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #97
Consumption (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2017) #115
Exports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2017) #56
Imports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2017) #79
Proved Reserves 0 trillion cu ft (2019) #99

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 799 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 7,489,474 (2016 est.)
Highways 32,059 km (2010)
Internet Users 3,524,045 (2016 est.)
Railways 30 km (2014)
Telephones 368,000 (2016 est.)

Geography & Environment

LocationCentral South America, northeast of Argentina
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 (Cerro Tres Kandu) 842 m

Sources

  1. The World Bank Date Accessed: 9/6/2019
  2. U.S. Energy Information Administration
  3. CIA World Factbook Date Accessed: 12/5/2017