El Salvador Population

Population now

6,499,828
  • World: 110th
  • Central America: 4th
Male:3,041,389(46.81 %)
Female:3,458,438(53.19 %)
Births in 2020:164,928
Deaths in 2020:65,676

Life expectancy & Rates (2020)

Male:68.69 years
Female:78.04 years
Total:73.53 years
Median Age:26.55 years
Birth Rate:17.83
Death Rate:7.10
Growth Rate:1.51 %
Fertility Rate:2.00

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  • Population structure (mid 2020)
  • Urbanization

El Salvador Population History

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YearTotalMaleFemaleSex RatioGrowth rateBirth rateDeath rateFerti­lity rate
Life exp., total
Life expectancy
Life exp., maleLife exp., femaleMedian AgeUrbani­zation
Density, people / km2
Density, people/km2
19603M1M1M0.971.77%47.3017.076.6749.9547.7252.2516.5638.35%131.48
19613M1M1M0.971.84%47.0916.586.6850.6248.3952.9116.4538.53%135.29
19623M1M1M0.971.90%46.7916.126.6751.2649.0253.5516.3338.63%139.32
19633M1M2M0.981.96%46.4115.676.6551.8549.5854.1816.2238.73%143.50
19643M2M2M0.982.01%45.9515.256.6152.3950.0854.7816.1338.83%147.79
19653M2M2M0.982.06%45.4414.846.5552.8950.5255.3516.1038.93%152.15
19663M2M2M0.982.11%44.9114.466.4953.3650.9155.9016.0139.03%156.56
19673M2M2M0.992.15%44.3714.106.4253.8051.2756.4415.9839.13%161.00
19683M2M2M0.992.19%43.8413.766.3454.2351.6156.9715.9839.24%165.48
19694M2M2M0.992.22%43.3413.446.2654.6351.9157.4916.0239.34%170.00
19704M2M2M0.992.26%42.8813.146.1755.0052.1658.0016.0639.44%174.58
19714M2M2M0.992.30%42.4512.886.0955.3252.3558.4816.1239.54%179.19
19724M2M2M0.992.32%42.0412.666.0055.5952.4558.9416.1940.04%183.81
19734M2M2M0.992.34%41.6312.485.9155.7952.4759.3716.2640.54%188.42
19744M2M2M0.982.34%41.2112.325.8255.9552.4259.7716.3541.05%192.98
19754M2M2M0.982.34%40.7512.205.7256.0552.2960.1516.4441.55%197.47
19764M2M2M0.982.32%40.2312.105.6156.1152.0960.5116.5242.06%201.88
19774M2M2M0.982.30%39.6412.015.4956.1451.8660.8616.6142.57%206.20
19784M2M2M0.982.27%38.9911.925.3756.1851.6361.2016.7043.08%210.39
19795M2M2M0.972.24%38.2611.825.2456.2551.4561.5616.7943.59%214.41
19805M2M2M0.972.21%37.4911.685.1056.3951.3861.9616.8944.10%218.21
19815M2M2M0.972.19%36.6811.494.9656.6651.4762.4217.0144.61%221.79
19825M2M2M0.972.19%35.8711.244.8257.0651.7562.9417.1545.13%225.15
19835M2M2M0.962.21%35.0810.944.6857.6052.2363.5317.2945.64%228.37
19845M2M2M0.962.24%34.3310.584.5558.2852.9064.1917.4346.16%231.51
19855M2M3M0.962.30%33.6510.194.4359.1053.7664.9217.5646.68%234.64
19865M2M3M0.962.39%33.049.764.3260.0354.7865.7017.8047.20%237.75
19875M2M3M0.962.49%32.519.314.2261.0255.9066.5218.0247.71%240.85
19885M3M3M0.962.61%32.048.884.1362.0457.0567.3518.2348.23%243.98
19895M3M3M0.952.73%31.618.474.0463.0558.1968.1718.4448.75%247.18
19905M3M3M0.952.85%31.228.103.9664.0059.2768.9518.6449.27%250.48
19915M3M3M0.952.96%30.837.793.8964.8660.2369.6618.9049.79%253.91
19925M3M3M0.953.04%30.447.533.8265.6261.0870.3119.1750.32%257.43
19935M3M3M0.953.10%30.027.323.7466.2761.8070.8719.4451.42%260.95
19946M3M3M0.953.13%29.547.163.6666.8262.3971.3619.6952.70%264.35
19956M3M3M0.943.11%28.987.053.5867.2862.8571.7819.9553.99%267.52
19966M3M3M0.943.06%28.326.973.4867.6563.2372.1420.1555.27%270.43
19976M3M3M0.942.99%27.576.913.3867.9863.5472.4720.3656.54%273.11
19986M3M3M0.942.90%26.736.863.2668.2863.8272.7820.5757.80%275.56
19996M3M3M0.932.79%25.846.813.1468.5864.0973.0820.7758.36%277.80
20006M3M3M0.932.68%24.936.773.0268.8864.3673.3820.9758.91%279.84
20016M3M3M0.932.57%24.046.742.9069.1664.6273.6721.1859.46%281.70
20026M3M3M0.922.46%23.216.712.7969.4364.8773.9421.4060.01%283.37
20036M3M3M0.922.35%22.476.702.6969.6865.0974.1921.6160.56%284.89
20046M3M3M0.922.25%21.846.712.6069.9165.2974.4221.8261.11%286.30
20056M3M3M0.912.17%21.316.722.5370.1265.4974.6322.0161.65%287.65
20066M3M3M0.912.10%20.886.742.4770.3365.6874.8422.3062.19%288.94
20076M3M3M0.912.03%20.536.772.4170.5465.8775.0522.5462.77%290.20
20086M3M3M0.91.97%20.216.802.3670.7666.0675.2622.7563.68%291.43
20096M3M3M0.91.92%19.926.822.3170.9866.2675.4822.9764.57%292.67
20106M3M3M0.91.87%19.656.852.2771.2166.4875.7123.2065.45%293.91
20116M3M3M0.91.83%19.426.872.2271.4566.7075.9623.4566.33%295.18
20126M3M3M0.891.79%19.216.892.1971.6966.9276.2023.7267.19%296.48
20136M3M3M0.891.76%19.046.912.1571.9467.1476.4524.0068.04%297.82
20146M3M3M0.891.72%18.886.942.1372.1867.3576.7024.3568.87%299.20
20156M3M3M0.891.69%18.736.962.1072.4167.5776.9524.6969.70%300.62
20166M3M3M0.891.66%18.596.982.0872.6467.7977.1925.0870.50%302.10
20176M3M3M0.881.63%18.437.012.0672.8768.0177.4225.4671.28%303.62
20186M3M3M0.881.59%18.257.042.0473.1068.2377.6425.8372.02%305.17
20196M3M3M0.881.59%18.257.042.0473.1068.2377.6426.1972.75%306.73
20206M3M3M0.881.51%17.837.102.0073.5368.6978.0426.5573.44%308.27

El Salvador Population Projections

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YearTotalMaleFemaleSex RatioGrowth rateBirth rateDeath rateFerti­lity rate
Life exp., total
Life expectancy
Life exp., maleLife exp., femaleMedian AgeUrbani­zation
Density, people / km2
Density, people/km2
20217M3M3M0.881.46%17.547.131.9873.7468.9278.2226.9374.12%309.79
20227M3M3M0.881.41%17.267.171.9673.9569.1578.4027.3274.77%311.31
20237M3M4M0.881.36%16.977.201.9574.1569.3878.5727.7275.39%312.83
20247M3M4M0.881.31%16.697.241.9374.3669.6178.7528.1276.00%314.31
20257M3M4M0.881.26%16.407.271.9174.5769.8478.9328.5176.58%315.73
20267M3M4M0.881.20%16.097.301.9074.7770.0779.1028.9477.13%317.16
20277M3M4M0.871.15%15.787.341.8874.9770.3079.2729.4077.67%318.49
20287M3M4M0.871.10%15.487.371.8775.1670.5279.4329.8478.19%319.82
20297M3M4M0.871.05%15.177.411.8575.3670.7579.6030.2578.68%321.06
20307M3M4M0.871.00%14.867.441.8475.5670.9879.7730.6679.15%322.20
20317M3M4M0.870.95%14.607.491.8375.7571.2079.9331.0479.61%323.19
20327M3M4M0.870.90%14.337.541.8275.9471.4280.0931.4680.04%324.10
20337M3M4M0.870.86%14.077.581.8076.1371.6580.2431.9080.46%324.95
20347M3M4M0.870.81%13.807.631.7976.3271.8780.4032.3380.86%325.71
20357M3M4M0.870.76%13.547.681.7876.5172.0980.5632.7581.24%326.47
20367M3M4M0.870.72%13.347.741.7776.6972.3180.7133.1781.60%327.19
20377M3M4M0.870.68%13.147.801.7676.8872.5380.8633.5681.94%327.85
20387M3M4M0.870.65%12.957.871.7677.0672.7681.0033.9482.27%328.47
20397M3M4M0.880.61%12.757.931.7577.2572.9881.1534.2882.58%328.99
20407M3M4M0.880.57%12.557.991.7477.4373.2081.3034.6582.88%329.42
20417M3M4M0.880.54%12.408.071.7377.6173.4281.4435.0283.16%329.80
20427M3M4M0.880.50%12.258.151.7277.7973.6581.5835.4083.44%330.09
20437M3M4M0.880.47%12.108.221.7277.9873.8781.7335.7783.71%330.32
20447M3M4M0.880.44%11.958.301.7178.1674.1081.8736.1483.98%330.42
20457M3M4M0.880.41%11.808.381.7078.3474.3282.0136.4984.24%330.47
20467M3M4M0.880.38%11.678.471.7078.5274.5482.1436.8584.51%330.47
20477M3M4M0.880.35%11.548.561.6978.6974.7682.2837.2284.76%330.37
20487M3M4M0.880.32%11.428.661.6978.8774.9882.4137.6085.02%330.23
20497M3M4M0.880.29%11.298.751.6879.0475.2082.5537.9585.27%329.99
20507M3M4M0.880.26%11.168.841.6879.2275.4282.6838.3385.52%329.71

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1San Salvador1,106,000525,990

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