Life expectancy for females reached 70.9 years in 2019 in Paraguay, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 1.5 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, life expectancy for females in Paraguay reached an all time high of 75.5 years in 2017 and an all time low of 44.5 years in 1959. When compared to Paraguay's main peers, life expectancy for females in Argentina amounted to 80.3 years, 70.2 years in Bolivia, 78.2 years in Brazil and 83.2 years in Chile in 2019.
Paraguay has been ranked 119th within the group of 174 countries we follow in terms of life expectancy for females, 21 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Life expectancy at birth indicates the number of years a newborn infant would live if prevailing patterns of mortality at the time of its birth were to stay the same throughout its life.