El Salvador  

  • Capital: San Salvador
  • Population: 6,344,722
  • Surface Area: 21,040 km2
  • Currency: United States dollars
  • 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 6,344,722 people, it is one of the least populous country in the world and it has a high population density, con 302 people per km2.

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

El Salvador is holding the 100 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2016 was 14,412 millions of euros15,948 millions of dollars, ( 59.51% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is 2,271€ euros per inhabitant2,514$ dollars per inhabitant.

The last annual rate of CPI published in El Salvador was on November of 2017 and it was 1.7%.

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 0.68 points in 2015, leaving it in 116th place in the table of 187 countries published.

If the reason to visit El Salvador are business, you must know it's in the 73th 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

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San Salvador: Monthly Rainfall
El Salvador Economy
GDP Mill. € [+]201624,210M.€
GDP Mill.$ [+]201626,798M.$
GDP per capita [+]20163,816€
GDP per capita [+]20164,224$
Debt [+]201614,412
Debt [+]201615,948
Debt (%GDP) [+]201659.51%
Debt Per Capita [+]20162,271€
Debt Per Capita [+]20162,514$
Deficit [+]2016-639
Deficit [+]2016-707
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-2.64%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20165,189.7
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20165,743.0
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015832.4
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015923.6
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201516.60%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2014848.5
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]20141,127.2
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201416.69%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2016210.1
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016232.6
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20154.65%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.43%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016818€
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016905$
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2015132€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2015146$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014134€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014178$
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201633€
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201637$
Moody's Rating [+]04/13/2017Caa1
S&P Rating [+]10/03/2017CCC+
Fitch Rating [+]10/06/2017B-
Corruption Index [+]201636
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2017109º
Fragile States Index [+]201571.4
RTI Raking [+]10/01/2016
Innovation Ranking [+]2016104º
NMW [+]2013197.6 $
NMW [+]2013149.8 €
Human Capital Ranking [+]201570º
CPI (overall index) [+]November 20171.7%
PPI Year on Year [+]October 20171.8%
Doing Business [+]201873º
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201541.19
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201213.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201630.0%
Exports [+]20164,820.1 M.€
Exports [+]20165,335.4 M.$
Exports % GDP [+]201619.91%
Imports [+]20168,902.9 M.€
Imports [+]20169,854.6 M.$
Imports % GDP [+]201636.77%
Trade balance [+]2016-4,082.8 M.€
Trade balance [+]2016-4,519.2 M.$
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-16.86%
Density [+]2016302
Population [+]20166,344,722
Immigrant stock [+]201542,045
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20164,593.8
% Immigrant [+]20150.67%
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2016135.7
Emigrant stock [+]20151,436,158
% Emigrant [+]201522.75%
HDI [+]20150.680
Global Peace Ranking [+]2017115º
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201664º
Ranking [+]201554º
Birth Rate [+]201518.69‰
Fertility Rate [+]20152.10
Crude death rate [+]20156.69‰
Life expectancy [+]201573.00
Number of homicides [+]20156,656
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]2015108.64
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20151.22