El Salvador Population 2023

El Salvador Population 2023

The current population of El Salvador as of November 7, 2022, is 6,562,863 based on the latest United Nations data.

In 2020, El Salvador’s population was estimated to be 6,486,205, which is equivalent to 0.08% of the total world population. El Salvador ranks 112th in the list of countries and dependencies by population.

The population density in El Salvador is 313 people per km2 or 811 people per mi2, with a total land area of 20,720 km2 or 8,000 sq. miles. Approximately 73.4% of the population, or 4,758,508 people in 2020, live in urban areas.

The median age in El Salvador is 27.6 years.

The international calling code for El Salvador is +503

The country code is SV.

The population of El Salvador (2020 And It’s historical)

Year Population Annual %
Change
Annual
Change
Migrants (net) Median Age Fertility Rate Density (P/Km²) Urban
Pop. %
Urban Population Nation’s Share of
World Pop.
World Population El Salvador
Global Rank
2020 6,486,205 0.51 % 32,652 -40,539 27.6 2.05 313 73.4 % 4,758,508 0.08 % 7,794,798,739 112
2019 6,453,553 0.51 % 32,807 -40,539 26.0 2.15 311 72.7 % 4,688,788 0.08 % 7,713,468,100 111
2018 6,420,746 0.51 % 32,620 -40,539 26.0 2.15 310 71.9 % 4,617,807 0.08 % 7,631,091,040 111
2017 6,388,126 0.50 % 31,983 -40,539 26.0 2.15 308 71.2 % 4,545,804 0.08 % 7,547,858,925 110
2016 6,356,143 0.49 % 31,019 -40,539 26.0 2.15 307 70.4 % 4,473,087 0.09 % 7,464,022,049 110
2015 6,325,124 0.45 % 28,250 -48,083 25.7 2.17 305 69.6 % 4,399,797 0.09 % 7,379,797,139 110
2010 6,183,875 0.43 % 26,350 -57,134 24.2 2.40 298 65.2 % 4,034,898 0.09 % 6,956,823,603 109
2005 6,052,123 0.55 % 32,837 -62,557 23.0 2.72 292 61.4 % 3,716,729 0.09 % 6,541,907,027 102
2000 5,887,936 0.90 % 51,867 -65,371 22.0 3.34 284 58.7 % 3,456,741 0.10 % 6,143,493,823 101
1995 5,628,600 1.33 % 71,704 -53,030 20.9 3.78 272 53.8 % 3,029,314 0.10 % 5,744,212,979 99
1990 5,270,079 1.32 % 66,654 -51,337 19.6 4.17 254 49.1 % 2,589,320 0.10 % 5,327,231,061 100
1985 4,936,807 1.46 % 69,135 -46,350 18.6 4.75 238 46.6 % 2,298,304 0.10 % 4,870,921,740 99
1980 4,591,134 2.02 % 87,288 -32,846 17.9 5.44 222 44.0 % 2,020,033 0.10 % 4,458,003,514 99
1975 4,154,692 2.49 % 96,325 -18,195 17.4 5.95 201 41.5 % 1,723,324 0.10 % 4,079,480,606 98
1970 3,673,068 2.79 % 94,351 -8,861 17.1 6.36 177 39.4 % 1,446,857 0.10 % 3,700,437,046 100
1965 3,201,313 2.96 % 86,998 -4,806 17.1 6.67 155 38.9 % 1,244,965 0.10 % 3,339,583,597 107
1960 2,766,324 2.60 % 66,689 -8,776 17.6 6.60 134 38.3 % 1,059,695 0.09 % 3,034,949,748 106
1955 2,432,880 2.03 % 46,596 -12,430 18.1 6.36 117 37.4 % 909,227 0.09 % 2,773,019,936 107

Source: The estimation of El Salvador’s population is from the United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division. ( World Population Prospects: The 2019 Revision).

El Salvador Population Future Forecast

-23,250

Year Population Annual %
Change
Annual
Change
Migrants (net) Median Age Fertility Rate Density (P/Km²) Urban
Pop. %
Urban Population Nation’s Share of
World Pop.
World Population El Salvador
Global Rank
2020 6,486,205 0.50 % 32,216 -40,539 27.6 2.05 313 73.4 % 4,758,508 0.08 % 7,794,798,739 112
2025 6,642,932 0.48 % 31,345 -34,065 29.5 2.05 321 76.6 % 5,085,472 0.08 % 8,184,437,460 111
2030 6,778,586 0.41 % 27,131 -28,314 31.7 2.05 327 79.2 % 5,370,962 0.08 % 8,548,487,400 111
2035 6,868,810 0.26 % 18,045 -27,102 33.8 2.05 332 81.4 % 5,594,549 0.08 % 8,887,524,213 113
2040 6,931,498 0.18 % 12,538 -23,251 35.7 2.05 335 83.2 % 5,769,688 0.08 % 9,198,847,240 116
2045 6,953,452 0.06 % 4,391 -23,250 37.5 2.05 336 84.8 % 5,894,454 0.07 % 9,481,803,274 116
2050 6,936,786 -0.05 % -3,333   39.3 2.05 335 86.3 % 5,983,999 0.07 % 9,735,033,990 116

Source: The estimation of El Salvador’s population is from the United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division. ( World Population Prospects: The 2019 Revision).

El Salvador Demographics

LIFE EXPECTANCY INFANT MORTALITY DEATHS UNDER AGE 5

74.06 years

(life expectancy at birth, both sexes)

12.0

(infant deaths per 1,000 live births)

13.9

(per 1,000 live births)

Main Cities by Population in El Salvador

(includes boroughs, districts, urban agglomerations, etc.)

# CITY NAME POPULATION
1 San Salvador 525,990
2 Soyapango 329,708
3 Santa Ana 176,661
4 San Miguel 161,880
5 Mejicanos 160,317
6 Santa Tecla 124,694
7 Apopa 112,158
8 Delgado 71,594
9 Sonsonate 59,468
10 San Marcos 54,615
11 Usulutan 51,910
12 Cojutepeque 48,411
13 Cuscatancingo 44,369
14 San Vicente 41,504
15 Zacatecoluca 39,613
16 San Martin 39,361
17 Ilopango 38,890
18 Ahuachapan 34,102
19 Antiguo Cuscatlan 33,767
20 Chalchuapa 32,282
21 Quezaltepeque 28,886
22 La Union 26,807
23 Ayutuxtepeque 25,426
24 Acajutla 22,763
25 Aguilares 21,445
26 Sensuntepeque 20,386
27 Chalatenango 19,364
28 Izalco 19,197
29 Metapan 19,143
30 San Rafael Oriente 19,095
31 Puerto El Triunfo 19,074
32 La Libertad 16,855
33 San Francisco 16,152
34 Sonzacate 15,446
35 Santiago de Maria 15,032

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