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Total population (2015) 6,639,000
Gross national income per capita (PPP international $, 2013) 7
Life expectancy at birth m/f (years, 2015) 72/76
Probability of dying under five (per 1 000 live births, 0) not available
Probability of dying between 15 and 60 years m/f (per 1 000 population, 2013) 178/96
Total expenditure on health per capita (Intl $, 2014) 873
Total expenditure on health as % of GDP (2014) 9.8
Latest data available from the Global Health Observatory

Contact information

Señor Representante de la OPS/OMS
Castillo Solórzano, Dr Carlos

Casilla de Correo 839 Asunción, Paraguay

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

Country Office web site
Regional Office web site

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