UNFPA Paraguay

Paraguay has one of the highest maternal mortality, poverty and inequality rates in the region. Limited sexual and reproductive health services and education for young people help explain the high adolescent pregnancy. UNFPA seeks to increase culturally sensitive service availability, information and contraceptives for vulnerable groups such as adolescent girls, rural women and poor people. Programs support integrated population issues and knowledge sharing for national development, advocating and promoting gender and human rights approaches in laws, budgets and policies.

Data overview Voir plus

Population

  • Population aged 0-14

  • Population aged 15-64

  • Population aged 65+

Santé maternelle et néonatale

  • Naissances assistées par un professionnel de santé qualifié en

Santé sexuelle et reproductive

  • Taux de prévalence des contraceptifs (toutes méthodes confondues)

  • Besoin non satisfait

Éducation

Fécondité

Total fertility rate, per woman, 2021

Espérance de vie

Life expectancy at birth (years), 2021

Pratiques nuisibles

Child marriage by age 18, per cent, 2005-2019

  • Child marriage by age 18

Demographic Dividend: Paraguay Voir plus

Population Pyramid

Population in thousands

Espérance de vie

Total fertility rate

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Year: 2018
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Source: United Nations, Population Division, World Population Prospects: 2017 Revision
Key results of Paraguay in 2020 Voir plus

Population projections

Publically available population projections at national and subnational levels, disaggregated by age, sex, location were generated

Advocacy platforms against harmful social norms

9 Communities developed advocacy platforms to eliminate discriminatory gender and sociocultural norms which affect women and girls

Essential services for gender-based violence survivors

4196 Women and girls who were subjected to violence have accessed the essential services package

Population projections

Publically available population projections at national and subnational levels, disaggregated by age, sex, location were generated

Advocacy platforms against harmful social norms

9 Communities developed advocacy platforms to eliminate discriminatory gender and sociocultural norms which affect women and girls

Essential services for gender-based violence survivors

4196 Women and girls who were subjected to violence have accessed the essential services package
Expenditure Voir plus

Programme activities

  • Revenus
  • Principales
  • Non - core

Actualités

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