People [1]

People

Population 6,811,297 (2017)
Population Growth Rate 1.27 annual % (2017)
Age Dependency Ratio 55.708 % of working-age population (2017)
Urban Population 60.19 % of total (2017)
Infant Mortality Rate 17 per 1,000 live births (2016)
Life Expectancy at Birth 73.12 years (2016)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2017)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 55 billion kWh (2015) #50
Consumption 10 billion kWh (2015) #90
Exports 41 billion kWh (2015) #4
Imports 0 billion kWh (2015) #98
Renewable Electricity Generation 55 billion kWh (2015) #18

Oil

Ranking
Production 2 thousand bbl/day (2017) #101
Consumption 42 thousand bbl/day (2015) #105
Exports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #87
Imports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #85
Proved Reserves (Crude) 0 billion bbl (2018) #70

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #76
Consumption (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #110
Exports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #47
Imports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #71
Proved Reserves 0 trillion cu ft (2018) #92

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: 7/6/2018
  2. U.S. Energy Information Administration
  3. CIA World Factbook Date Accessed: 12/5/2017