Paraguay population 7,237,841 (live)

The population of Paraguay is expected to grow by 82,000 in 2022 and reach 7,314,000 in 2023. Migration (including immigration and emigration) decreases population by 15,336 people yearly. The population density of Paraguay has changed from 8.0 in 1980 to 17.8 in 2020.

Current population 7,237,841 people at present (Wednesday 26th of January 2022)
Median Age 30.1 years
Population density 18.2 per km2
Population of Paraguay from 1960 to 2022 (historical)
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2022 7,232,000 82,000 (1.1%) -15,336 30.1 18 4,457,000 (61.6%)
2021 7,150,000 84,000 (1.2%) -15,336 29.8 18 4,385,000 (61.3%)
2020 7,066,000 84,000 (1.2%) -15,336 29.6 2.38 18 4,313,000 (61.0%)
2019 0 0 (0.0%) -16,473 29.4 2.41 18 4,241,000 (60.7%)
2018 0 0 (0.0%) -16,473 29.2 2.43 17 4,170,000 (60.5%)
2017 0 0 (0.0%) -16,473 29.0 2.46 17 4,100,000 (60.2%)
2016 0 0 (0.0%) -16,473 28.7 2.48 17 4,030,074 (59.9%)
2015 6,639,119 86,535 (1.3%) -16,473 28.5 2.51 17 3,961,297 (59.7%)
2010 6,209,877 82,040 (1.3%) -17,340 27.3 2.73 16 3,631,971 (58.5%)
2005 5,795,494 91,754 (1.6%) -23,460 26.2 3.04 15 3,323,716 (57.4%)
2000 5,302,700 105,763 (2.0%) -9,384 25.1 3.55 13 2,934,037 (55.3%)
1995 4,760,850 109,625 (2.3%) -8,772 24.4 4.11 12 2,481,879 (52.1%)
1990 4,213,742 109,831 (2.6%) -6,210 23.8 4.55 11 2,051,840 (48.7%)
1985 3,671,826 104,074 (2.8%) -3,448 23.4 4.97 9 1,651,697 (45.0%)
1980 3,180,630 86,148 (2.7%) -4,242 23.2 5.17 8 1,325,941 (41.7%)
1975 2,790,962 67,439 (2.4%) -9,266 22.7 5.22 7 1,087,945 (39.0%)
1970 2,474,106 61,540 (2.5%) -11,766 22.2 5.74 6 917,027 (37.1%)
1965 2,170,859 56,764 (2.6%) -13,165 21.9 6.36 5 786,784 (36.2%)
1960 1,902,875 50,453 (2.6%) -14,116 21.7 6.50 5 676,834 (35.6%)

In 2021 the population of Paraguay was 7,150,000 and the average age increased from 21.7 in 1960 to 29.8. Urban population has increased from 2,934,037 (55.3%) in 2000 to 4,457,000 (61.6%) in the current year. The population density of Paraguay has changed from 8.0 in 1980 to 17.8 in 2020.

Estimated Population 2020-2050
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2020 0 0 (0.0%) -15,336 29.6 2.38 18 4,313,000 (61.0%)
2025 7,473,000 79,000 (1.1%) -13,993 30.8 2.27 19 4,676,000 (62.6%)
2030 7,845,000 71,000 (0.9%) -12,511 32.0 2.17 20 5,042,000 (64.3%)
2035 8,176,000 63,000 (0.8%) -12,511 33.3 2.09 21 5,403,000 (66.1%)
2040 8,460,000 53,000 (0.6%) -12,511 34.6 2.02 21 5,748,000 (67.9%)
2045 8,700,000 44,000 (0.5%) -12,511 35.8 1.96 22 6,070,000 (69.8%)
2050 8,897,000 36,000 (0.4%) -12,511 37.0 1.91 22 6,363,000 (71.5%)

The life expectancy at birth should reach 77.0 (74.6 years for male and 79.4 years for females). Population density will go up to 22.4 people per square kilometer.

Paraguay demographics 2021

The population growth rate is 1.15% (84,000 residents, including 41,845 deaths). The demographics of Paraguay constitutes of 3,570,000 women and 3,662,000 men, which means there are 1,026 men per 1000 women. As far as age distribution goes, 37.0% of population (2,677,286) is 19 or younger, 55.7% of population (4,028,947) is between age 20 and 64 and 7.3% of population (528,659) is over 65.

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