Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Ireland instead of Paraguay, you would:
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 Ireland, that number is 81 years (79 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2020.
be 24.6% more likely to be obese
In Paraguay, 20.3% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Ireland, that number is 25.3% of people as of 2016.
make 5.7 times more money
Paraguay has a GDP per capita of $12,800 as of 2017, while in Ireland, the GDP per capita is $73,200 as of 2017.
be 63.1% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Paraguay, 22.2% live below the poverty line as of 2015. In Ireland, however, that number is 8.2% as of 2013.
be 17.5% more likely to be unemployed
In Paraguay, 5.7% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Ireland, that number is 6.7% as of 2017.
be 94.0% less likely to die during childbirth
In Paraguay, approximately 84.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Ireland, 5.0 women do as of 2017.
be 78.7% less likely to die during infancy
In Paraguay, approximately 16.9 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Ireland, on the other hand, 3.6 children do as of 2020.
have 21.7% fewer children
In Paraguay, there are approximately 16.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Ireland, there are 13.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 30.1% more likely to have internet access
In Paraguay, approximately 65.0% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Ireland, about 84.5% do as of 2018.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Ireland: At a glance
How big is Ireland compared to Paraguay? See an in-depth size comparison.