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Total population (2016) 6,725,000
Gross national income per capita (PPP international $, 2013) 7,640
Life expectancy at birth m/f (years, 2016) 72/76
Probability of dying under five (per 1 000 live births, 2018) 20
Probability of dying between 15 and 60 years m/f (per 1 000 population, 2016) 165/125
Total expenditure on health per capita (Intl $, 2014) 873
Total expenditure on health as % of GDP (2014) 9.8
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Contact information

The PAHO/WHO Representative
Escoto, Dr Luis

Casilla de Correo 839 Asunción, Paraguay

Telephone: +595 21 450497
Facsimile: +595 21 450498

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Mortality and burden of disease