Paraguay population 6,978,507 (live)

The population of Paraguay is expected to grow by 86,000 in 2018 and reach 6,982,000 in 2019. Migration (including immigration and emigration) decreases population by 16,473 people yearly. On average there are 141,313 births and 40,190 deaths in Paraguay per year. Rate of natural increase is approximately 1.47 percent per year. The population density of Paraguay has changed from 8.0 in 1980 to 16.9 in 2016.

Current population 6,978,507 people at present (Sunday 16th of December 2018)
Median Age 29.2 years
Life expectancy 73.3 years
Population density 17.4 per km2
Population of Paraguay from 1960 to 2018 (historical)
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2018 6,897,000 86,000 (1.3%) -16,473 29.2 2.43 17 4,170,000 (60.5%)
2017 6,811,000 85,692 (1.3%) -16,473 29.0 2.46 17 4,100,000 (60.2%)
2016 6,725,308 86,189 (1.3%) -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 2017 the population of Paraguay was 6,811,000 and the average age increased from 21.7 in 1960 to 29.0. Urban population has increased from 2,934,037 (55.3%) in 2000 to 4,170,000 (60.5%) in the current year. The population density of Paraguay has changed from 8.0 in 1980 to 16.9 in 2016.

Estimated Population 2020-2050
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2020 7,066,000 84,000 (1.2%) -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%)

Total Paraguay population should reach 7,066,000 by 2020 and should increase to 8,897,000 people by year 2050. 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 2017

The population growth rate is 1.26% (85,692 residents, including 38,552 deaths). The demographics of Paraguay constitutes of 3,400,000 women and 3,497,000 men, which means there are 1,029 men per 1000 women. As far as age distribution goes, 38.7% of population (2,671,898) is 19 or younger, 54.7% of population (3,770,590) is between age 20 and 64 and 6.6% of population (453,133) is over 65.

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