El Salvador El Salvador

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  • Capital: San Salvador
  • Population: 6,453,553
  • Surface Area: 21,040 km2
  • Currency: United States dollars
  • Religion: Mostly Christianity
  • Belongs to: IMF, OAS, UN, SICA

El Salvador, is a country located at Central America, it has an area of 21,040 Km2 and it may be considered quite a small country.

El Salvador, with a population of 6,453,553 people, it is one of the least populous country in the world and it has a high population density, with 307 people per km2.

It's capital is San Salvador and its currency is United States dollars

El Salvador is holding the 103 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2019 was 17,126 millions of euros (19,174 millions of dollars), ( 70.96% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is 2,654€ euros per inhabitant2,971$ dollars per inhabitant.

The last annual rate of CPI published in El Salvador was on August of 2021 and it was 4.3%.

In terms of the human development index (HDI) of El Salvador, which is the index used by the United Nations to measure the progress of a country, was 0.673 points in 2019, leaving it in 124th place in the table of 189 countries published.

If the reason to visit El Salvador are business, you must know it's in the 85th of the Doing Business ranking , which provides objective measures of business regulations for local firms.

In the tables at the bottom of the page, you can see more information about the economy and demography of El Salvador, if you want to see information about other countries click here

San Salvador: Monthly Temp.
San Salvador: Monthly Rainfall
El Salvador Economy
Annual GDP [+]201924,138M.€
Annual GDP [+]201927,023M.$
GDP per capita [+]20193,740€
GDP per capita [+]20194,187$
Debt (M.€.) [+]201917,126
Debt (M.$.) [+]201919,174
Debt (%GDP) [+]201970.96%
Debt Per Capita [+]20192,654€
Debt Per Capita [+]20192,971$
Deficit (M.€) [+]2019-737
Deficit (M.$) [+]2019-825
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2019-3.05%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]20196,496.1
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20197,273.0
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2018796.3
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2018940.4
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201814.95%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20171,018.7
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]20171,150.8
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201719.24%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2019288.4
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2019322.9
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20194.85%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201926.92%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20191,007€
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20191,127$
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2018124€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2018146$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2017159€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2017180$
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201945€
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201950$
Moody's Rating [+]07/30/2021Caa1
S&P Rating [+]12/28/2018B-
Fitch Rating [+]04/30/2020B-
Corruption Index [+]202036
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2019103º
Fragile States Index [+]201871.2
RTI Raking [+]09/28/201810º
Innovation Ranking [+]2018104º
NMW [+]2018304.2 $
NMW [+]2018253.6 €
Human Capital Ranking [+]201795º
CPI (overall index) [+]August 20214.3%
PPI Year on Year [+]October 20171.8%
Doing Business [+]201985º
Passengers vehicles Year [+]December 20196,400
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]December 20191.24
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201541.11
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201213.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]202030.0%
Annual arrivals [+]20191,765,581
Exports [+]20204,403.9 M.€
Exports [+]20205,030.1 M.$
Exports % GDP [+]201921.99%
Imports [+]20209,274.9 M.€
Imports [+]202010,593.7 M.$
Imports % GDP [+]201944.47%
Trade balance [+]2020-4,871.0 M.€
Trade balance [+]2020-5,563.6 M.$
Trade balance % GDP [+]2019-22.48%
Global AgeWatch Ranking [+]201554º
Density [+]2019307
Global Peace Ranking [+]2021110º
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20175,050.5
% Immigrant [+]20190.66%
% Emigrant [+]201924.80%
Birth Rate [+]201818.25‰
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2017149.7
Crude death rate [+]20187.04‰
Fertility Rate [+]20182.04
Population [+]20196,453,553
Immigrant stock [+]201942,617
Emigrant stock [+]20191,600,739
HDI [+]20190.673
Gender Gap Ranking [+]202080º
Life expectancy [+]201873.10
Suicides [+]2015678
Suicide rate [+]201510.72
Number of homicides [+]20192,397
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]201937.14
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20191.11
Consumption GWh [+]20196,212
Generation GWh [+]20195,290
COVID-19 - Deaths [+]09/23/20213,152
COVID-19 - Confirmed [+]09/23/2021102,024
Fully vaccinated [+]09/24/20213,270,554
COVID-19 - Deaths per million population [+]09/23/2021488.41
Doses administered [+]09/24/20217,233,466