El Salvador El Salvador

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  • Capital: San Salvador
  • Population: 6,486,201
  • 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 6,486,201 people, it is one of the least populous country in the world and it has a high population density, with 308 people per km2.

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

El Salvador is holding the 105 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2020 was 19,277 millions of euros (21,969 millions of dollars), ( 89.16% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is €2,972 euros per inhabitant$3,387 dollars per inhabitant.

The last annual rate of CPI published in El Salvador was on April of 2022 and it was 6.5%.

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 [+]2020€21,620M
Annual GDP [+]2020$24,639M
GDP per capita [+]2020€3,333
GDP per capita [+]2020$3,799
Debt (M.€.) [+]202019,277
Debt ($M) [+]202021,969
Debt (%GDP) [+]202089.16%
Debt Per Capita [+]2020€2,972
Debt Per Capita [+]2020$3,387
Deficit (M.€) [+]2020-1,771
Deficit ($M) [+]2020-2,018
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2020-8.19%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]20207,073.3
Expenditure ($M) [+]20208,061.0
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2019813.3
Education Expenditure ($M) [+]2019910.5
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]202118.13%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20171,021.1
Gov. Health Exp.($M) [+]20171,150.8
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201719.24%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2020324.8
Defence Expenditure ($M) [+]2020370.1
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20204.47%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]202032.72%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2020€1,091
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2020$1,243
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2019€126
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2019$141
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2017€159
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2017$180
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2020€50
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2020$57
Moody's Rating [+]05/04/2022Caa3
S&P Rating [+]10/21/2021B-
Fitch Rating [+]02/09/2022CCC
Corruption Index [+]202134
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2019103º
Fragile States Index [+]201871.2
RTI Raking [+]09/28/201810º
Innovation Ranking [+]2018104º
NMW [+]2018$304.2
NMW [+]2018€253.6
Human Capital Ranking [+]201795º
CPI (overall index) [+]April 20226.5%
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
Tax Revenue (%GDP) [+]202021.9%
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201213.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]202030.0%
Annual arrivals [+]20191,765,581
Exports [+]2021€5,604.8M
Exports [+]2021$6,628.8M
Exports % GDP [+]202020.36%
Imports [+]2021€12,747.0M
Imports [+]2021$15,075.9M
Imports % GDP [+]202041.50%
Trade balance [+]2021€-7,142.3M
Trade balance [+]2021$-8,447.2M
Trade balance % GDP [+]2020-21.14%
Global AgeWatch Ranking [+]201554º
Density [+]2020308
Global Peace Ranking [+]2021110º
Remittance received ($M) [+]20175,050.5
% Immigrant [+]20190.66%
% Emigrant [+]201924.80%
Birth Rate [+]201918.05‰
Remittance sent ($M) [+]2017149.7
Crude death rate [+]20197.07‰
Fertility Rate [+]20192.02
% risk of poverty [+]202026.2%
Population [+]20206,486,201
Immigrant stock [+]201942,617
Emigrant stock [+]20191,600,739
HDI [+]20190.673
Gender Gap Ranking [+]202080º
Life expectancy [+]201973.32
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 [+]20201.05
Consumption GWh [+]20196,443
Generation GWh [+]20206,637
COVID-19 - Deaths [+]05/18/20224,130
COVID-19 - Confirmed [+]05/18/2022162,089
Fully vaccinated [+]04/26/20224,298,297
COVID-19 - Deaths per million population [+]05/18/2022636.74
Doses administered [+]04/26/202210,680,432