Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 3.3 years longer


In Paraguay, the average life expectancy is 78 years (75 years for men, 81 years for women) as of 2020. In Denmark, that number is 81 years (79 years for men, 83 years for women) as of 2020.

Economy

make 3.9 times more money


Paraguay has a GDP per capita of $12,800 as of 2017, while in Denmark, the GDP per capita is $50,100 as of 2017.

be 39.6% less likely to be live below the poverty line


In Paraguay, 22.2% live below the poverty line as of 2015. In Denmark, however, that number is 13.4% as of 2011.

Life

be 95.2% less likely to die during childbirth


In Paraguay, approximately 84.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Denmark, 4.0 women do as of 2017.

be 81.1% less likely to die during infancy


In Paraguay, approximately 16.9 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Denmark, on the other hand, 3.2 children do as of 2020.

have 33.1% fewer children


In Paraguay, there are approximately 16.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Denmark, there are 11.1 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 50.2% more likely to have internet access


In Paraguay, approximately 65.0% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Denmark, about 97.6% do as of 2018.

Expenditures

spend 2.2 times more on education


Paraguay spends 3.4% of its total GDP on education as of 2016. Denmark spends 7.6% of total GDP on education as of 2014.

Denmark: At a glance

Denmark is a sovereign country in Europe, with a total land area of approximately 42,434 sq km. Once the seat of Viking raiders and later a major north European power, Denmark has evolved into a modern, prosperous nation that is participating in the general political and economic integration of Europe. It joined NATO in 1949 and the EEC (now the EU) in 1973. However, the country has opted out of certain elements of the European Union's Maastricht Treaty, including the European Economic and Monetary Union (EMU), European defense cooperation, and issues concerning certain justice and home affairs.

How big is Denmark compared to Paraguay? 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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