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El Salvador Population

El Salvador is a country in Central America, borders Honduras to the northeast, Guatemala to the northwest, and Pacific Ocean to the south. El Salvador population in 2022 is estimated to be 6.55 million, covers country area of 21,041 sq km (8,124 sq mi), ranks one-hundred-forty-eighth country by area and the one-hundred-eleventh most populous country in the world. El Salvador's capital and largest city is San Salvador and other popular cities are Santa Ana, Soyapango, San Miguel, Santa Tecla, Mejicanos, Apopa, Delgado, Ahuachapán and Ilopango. Country code is SLV, Population of El Salvador in 2021 is estimated as 6.51 million, Life expectancy of El Salvador is 70.58 years for male and 79.13 years for female.

Below table is the population of El Salvador from 1960 to 2020:
YearPopulation
19602,766,319
19653,201,310
19703,673,066
19754,154,689
19804,591,135
19854,936,803
19905,270,074
19955,628,602
20005,887,930
20056,052,124
20106,183,877
20156,325,121
20206,486,201

El Salvador population in 1960 is 2,766,319, by 1970 the population is increased by 906,747 totaling to 3,673,066, by 1980 the population is increased to 4,591,135, and by 1990 the total increase of 5,270,074 in 30 years from 1960 to 1990 resulting to 5,270,074. From 1990 to 2000, population increased by 617,856 to 5,887,930, and from 2000 to 2010 the population of El Salvador increase by 295,947 with a change of 5.03 percent and increase of population from 2010 to 2020 by 302,324 with a change of 4.89 percent and make up to 6,486,201.

Source : worldbank

El Salvador is divided into 14 departments and further subdivided into 262 municipalities. According to digestyc, El Salvador population by departments as on 2013:

DepartmentCapitalArea (sq km)Population (2013)
AhuachapánAhuachapán1,239.6333,406
CabañasSensuntepeque1,103.5164,945
ChalatenangoChalatenango2,016.6204,808
CuscatlánCojutepeque756.2252,528
La LibertadSanta Tecla1,652.9747,662
La PazZacatecoluca1,223.6328,221
La UniónLa Unión2,074.3263,271
MorazánSan Francisco Gotera1,447.4199,519
San MiguelSan Miguel2,077.1478,792
San SalvadorSan Salvador886.21,740,847
San VicenteSan Vicente1,184.0174,561
Santa AnaSanta Ana2,023.2572,081
SonsonateSonsonate1,225.2463,732
UsulutánUsulután2,130.4366,040


References

digestyc

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