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Paraguay Population

Paraguay is a landlocked country in South America, borders Brazil to the east and northeast, Bolivia to the northwest and Argentina to the south and southwest. Paraguay is a former Spain colony, gained independence in 1811. According to ine, Paraguay population in 2022 is estimated to be 7.45 million, covers country area of 406,796 sq km (157,065 sq mi), ranks fifty-ninth country by area and the one-hundred-forth most populous country in the world. Its capital is Asunción, other popular cities are Ciudad del Este, Luque, San Lorenzo, Capiatá, Lambaré, Fernando de la Mora, Limpio, Ñemby and Encarnación. Country code is PRY, Population of Paraguay in 2021 is estimated as 7.22 million. Life expectancy of Paraguay in 2021 is 73.08 years for male and 78.85 years for female.

Below table is the population of Paraguay from 1960 to 2020:
YearPopulation
19601,903,990
19652,172,309
19702,474,757
19752,791,236
19803,181,627
19853,676,206
19904,223,413
19954,776,838
20005,323,202
20055,824,095
20106,248,017
20156,688,746
20207,132,530

Paraguay population in 1960 is 1,903,990, by 1970 the population is increased by 570,767 totaling to 2,474,757, by 1980 the population is increased to 3,181,627, and by 1990 the total increase of 4,223,413 in 30 years from 1960 to 1990 resulting to 4,223,413. From 1990 to 2000, population increased by 1,099,789 to 5,323,202, and from 2000 to 2010 the population of Paraguay increase by 924,815 with a change of 17.37 percent and increase of population from 2010 to 2020 by 884,513 with a change of 14.16 percent and make up to 7,132,530.

Source : worldbank

According to ine, Paraguay population department wise in 2022:

DepartmentCapitalArea (sq km)Population (2012)Population (2022)
 Distrito CapitalAsunción117512,112520,917
 ConcepciónConcepción18,051179,450262,360
 San PedroSan Pedro20,002318,698445,550
 CordilleraCaacupé4,948233,854319,176
 GuairáVillarrica3,846178,650232,503
 CaaguazúCoronel Oviedo11,474435,357576,261
 CaazapáCaazapá9,496139,517196,994
 ItapúaEncarnación16,525453,692633,847
 MisionesSan Juan Bautista9,556101,783131,493
 ParaguaríParaguarí8,705221,932261,701
 Alto ParanáCiudad del Este14,895558,672853,610
 CentralAreguá2,4651,362,8932,286,193
 ÑeembucúPilar12,14776,34891,252
 AmambayPedro Juan Caballero12,933114,917177,252
 CanindeyúSalto del Guairá14,667140,137243,779
 Presidente HayesVilla Hayes72,90782,493132,564
 Alto ParaguayFuerte Olimpo82,34911,58718,937
 BoquerónFiladelfia91,66941,10669,304
ParaguayAsunción406,7525,163,1987,453,693


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