Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Economy

make 12.8 times more money


Tokelau has a GDP per capita of $1,000 as of 1993, while in Paraguay, the GDP per capita is $12,800 as of 2017.

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 Tokelau? 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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