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Paraguay People 2008
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SOURCE: 2008 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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Population:
6,669,086 (July 2007 est.)

Age structure:
0-14 years: 37.2% (male 1,262,408/female 1,220,809)
15-64 years: 57.7% (male 1,933,559/female 1,915,033)
65 years and over: 5.1% (male 155,660/female 181,617) (2007 est.)

Median age:
total: 21.6 years
male: 21.3 years
female: 21.8 years (2007 est.)

Population growth rate:
2.416% (2007 est.)

Birth rate:
28.77 births/1,000 population (2007 est.)

Death rate:
4.54 deaths/1,000 population (2007 est.)

Net migration rate:
-0.08 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2007 est.)

Sex ratio:
at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.034 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 1.01 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.857 male(s)/female
total population: 1.01 male(s)/female (2007 est.)

Infant mortality rate:
total: 26.45 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 30.73 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 21.96 deaths/1,000 live births (2007 est.)

Life expectancy at birth:
total population: 75.34 years
male: 72.78 years
female: 78.02 years (2007 est.)


See also: Healthy Life Expectancy


See also: Health Performance

Total fertility rate:
3.84 children born/woman (2007 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 89.6%, Protestant 6.2%, other Christian 1.1%, other or unspecified 1.9%, none 1.1% (2002 census)

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 2008 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Paraguay People 2008 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Paraguay People 2008 should be addressed to the CIA.



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