Paraguay Population 2023
Paraguay, officially the Republic of Paraguay, is a country in South America. It is bordered by Argentina to the south and southwest, Brazil to the east and northeast, and Bolivia to the northwest
As per the UN World Population Prospects report, the population of Paraguay in 2023 is 7,305,842 (7.3 million)
Source: UN World Population Prospects
Estimated Population of Paraguay in 2023 – 7.3 million
|Land Area||397,302 sq. km (153,399 sq. mi)|
|Pop. Density||18 people/sq. km|
Religion in Paraguay
Christianity is the largest religion in Paraguay and 91.6% of the population follows Christianity. Among Christians in Paraguay , Catholics have the most adherents followed by the Protestants
For the Latest figures, According to the 2020 report by the Latino barometer, 84.3% of the population followed Roman Catholicism; 6.6% Evangelical Protestantism; 0.3% baptism, 0.1% Adventist, and 0.2% Mormon.
Other Non-Christian-based faiths population is at 1%. 7.6% of the population don’t affiliate with any religion.
Non-Christian Faith includes Jewish, Islam, Baháʼí Faith, and Buddism are the main minority religions.
According to a 2020 report by the Latino barometer religion percentage in Paraguay is as follows
|African American Cults/umbanda||0.3%|
|Believer, not belong to the church||0.7%|
Race and Ethnicity in Paraguay
Paraguay is a multi-ethnic nation, home to people of different races, ethnicity, and national backgrounds.
There is no official data on the ethnic composition of the Paraguayan population, as the Department of Statistics, Surveys and Censuses of Paraguay does not ask about race and ethnicity in census surveys, although it does inquire about the indigenous population. According to the census of 2002, indigenous people made up 1.7% of Paraguay’s total population.
As per estimates 70% of the people identified themselves as Mestizo (mixed race people of Amerindian and European descent, typically from Spanish colonists), most of them of Guarani descent
The White Ecuadorians (White Latin American) are a minority accounting for 30% of the population of Ecuador. White people are predominantly descendants from Spain with and people from Italy, Germany, France, and Switzerland who have settled in the early 20th century.
Ecuador also has a small population of Asian origins, mainly those from West Asia, descendants of Lebanese and Palestinian immigrants, and an East Asian community mainly consisting of those of Japanese and Chinese descent.
The racial composition is as follows
|Race and Origin||Percentage|
Top Cities in Paraguay by Population
|2||Ciudad del Este||Alto Paraná||3,06,679|
|7||Fernando de la Mora||Central||1,83,390|
|13||Pedro Juan Caballero||Amambay||1,23,784|
|15||Mariano Roque Alonso||Central||1,07,800|
|16||Presidente Franco||Alto Paraná||1,07,687|
|17||Minga Guazú||Alto Paraná||93,969|