Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Paraguay instead of Liechtenstein, you would:

Health

live 4.5 years less


In Liechtenstein, the average life expectancy is 82 years (80 years for men, 85 years for women). In Paraguay, that number is 77 years (75 years for men, 80 years for women).

Economy

make 93.0% less money


Liechtenstein has a GDP per capita of $139,100, while in Paraguay, the GDP per capita is $9,800.

be 2.7 times more likely to be unemployed


In Liechtenstein, 2.4% of adults are unemployed. In Paraguay, that number is 6.5%.

Life

have 59.6% more children


In Liechtenstein, there are approximately 10.4 babies per 1,000 people. In Paraguay, there are 16.6 babies per 1,000 people.

be 4.5 times more likely to die during infancy


In Liechtenstein, approximately 4.2 children die before they reach the age of one. In Paraguay, on the other hand, 18.7 children do.

Basic Needs

be 47.7% less likely to have internet access


In Liechtenstein, approximately 98.1% of the population has internet access. In Paraguay, about 51.3% do.

Expenditures

spend 92.3% more on education


Liechtenstein spends 2.6% of its total GDP on education. Paraguay spends 5.0% of total GDP on education.

Paraguay: At a glance

Paraguay is a sovereign country in South America, with a total land area of approximately 397,302 sq km. Paraguay achieved its independence from Spain in 1811. In the disastrous War of the Triple Alliance (1865-70) - between Paraguay and Argentina, Brazil, and Uruguay - Paraguay lost two-thirds of its adult males and much of its territory. The country stagnated economically for the next half century. Following the Chaco War of 1932-35 with Bolivia, Paraguay gained a large part of the Chaco lowland region. The 35-year military dictatorship of Alfredo STROESSNER ended in 1989, and, despite a marked increase in political infighting in recent years, Paraguay has held relatively free and regular presidential elections since the country's return to democracy.

How big is Paraguay compared to Liechtenstein? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.

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