El Salvador  

  • Capital: San Salvador
  • Population: 6,643,000
  • 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 6,643,000 people, it is one of the least populous country in the world and it has a high population density, con 316 people per km2.

The capital is San Salvador and its currency is United States dollars

El Salvador is holding the 107 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2018 was 14,791 millions of euros17,476 millions of dollars, ( 67.07% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is 2,227€ euros per inhabitant2,631$ dollars per inhabitant.

The last annual rate of CPI published in El Salvador was on October of 2020 and it was -0.2%.

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 0.674 points in 2017, leaving it in 121th 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 [+]201822,064M.€
Annual GDP [+]201826,057M.$
GDP per capita [+]20183,321€
GDP per capita [+]20183,922$
Debt [+]201814,791
Debt [+]201817,476
Debt (%GDP) [+]201867.07%
Debt Per Capita [+]20182,227€
Debt Per Capita [+]20182,631$
Deficit (M.€) [+]2018-558
Deficit (M.$) [+]2018-659
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2018-2.51%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]20185,313.6
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20186,278.0
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2018794.5
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2018938.2
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201814.95%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20171,016.6
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]20171,148.5
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201719.24%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2018227.4
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2018268.5
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20184.24%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201824.10%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2018800€
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2018945$
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2018120€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2018141$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2017159€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2017180$
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201834€
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201840$
Moody's Rating [+]11/16/2020B3
S&P Rating [+]12/28/2018B-
Fitch Rating [+]04/30/2020B-
Corruption Index [+]201835
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) [+]October 2020-0.2%
PPI Year on Year [+]October 20171.8%
Doing Business [+]201985º
Passengers vehicles Year [+]December 20196,400
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]December 20191.20
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201540.25
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201213.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]202030.0%
Annual arrivals [+]20181,677,300
Exports [+]20195,308.9 M.€
Exports [+]20195,943.3 M.$
Exports % GDP [+]201822.66%
Imports [+]201910,734.8 M.€
Imports [+]201912,017.6 M.$
Imports % GDP [+]201845.40%
Trade balance [+]2019-5,425.9 M.€
Trade balance [+]2019-6,074.3 M.$
Trade balance % GDP [+]2018-22.74%
Global AgeWatch Ranking [+]201554º
Density [+]2018316
Global Peace Ranking [+]2020113º
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20175,050.5
% Immigrant [+]20190.64%
% Emigrant [+]201924.10%
Birth Rate [+]201818.25‰
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2017149.7
Crude death rate [+]20187.04‰
Fertility Rate [+]20182.04
Population [+]20186,643,000
Immigrant stock [+]201942,617
Emigrant stock [+]20191,600,739
HDI [+]20170.674
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201887º
Life expectancy [+]201873.10
Suicides [+]2015678
Suicide rate [+]201510.50
Number of homicides [+]20173,942
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]201761.80
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20181.23
Consumption GWh [+]20196,212
Generation GWh [+]20195,290
COVID-19 - Recovered [+]11/29/202035,078
COVID-19 - Deaths [+]11/29/20201,111
COVID-19 - Deaths per million population [+]11/29/2020167.24
COVID-19 - Confirmed [+]11/29/202038,405