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    Paraguay People - 2005
    http://www.allcountries.org/wfb2005/paraguay/paraguay_people.html
    SOURCE: 2005 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population:
      6,347,884 (July 2005 est.)

      Age structure:
      0-14 years: 37.9% (male 1,223,479/female 1,184,134)
      15-64 years: 57.3% (male 1,825,473/female 1,809,810)
      65 years and over: 4.8% (male 140,935/female 164,053) (2005 est.)

      Median age:
      total: 21.2 years
      male: 20.94 years
      female: 21.46 years (2005 est.)

      Population growth rate:
      2.48% (2005 est.)

      Birth rate:
      29.43 births/1,000 population (2005 est.)

      Death rate:
      4.53 deaths/1,000 population (2005 est.)

      Net migration rate:
      -0.08 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2005 est.)

      Sex ratio:
      at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
      under 15 years: 1.03 male(s)/female
      15-64 years: 1.01 male(s)/female
      65 years and over: 0.86 male(s)/female
      total population: 1.01 male(s)/female (2005 est.)

      Infant mortality rate:
      total: 25.63 deaths/1,000 live births
      male: 30.37 deaths/1,000 live births
      female: 20.66 deaths/1,000 live births (2005 est.)

      Life expectancy at birth:
      total population: 74.89 years
      male: 72.35 years
      female: 77.55 years (2005 est.)


      See also: Healthy Life Expectancy


      See also: Health Performance

      Total fertility rate:
      3.93 children born/woman (2005 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:
      0.5% (2003 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:
      15,000 (1999 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - deaths:
      600 (2003 est.)

      Nationality:
      noun: Paraguayan(s)
      adjective: Paraguayan

      Ethnic groups:
      mestizo (mixed Spanish and Amerindian) 95%, other 5%

      Religions:
      Roman Catholic 90%, Mennonite and other Protestant 10%

      Languages:
      Spanish (official), Guarani (official)

      Literacy:
      definition: age 15 and over can read and write
      total population: 94%
      male: 94.9%
      female: 93% (2003 est.)


      NOTE: The information regarding Paraguay on this page is re-published from the 2005 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Paraguay People 2005 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Paraguay People 2005 should be addressed to the CIA.







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