Population of El Salvador

Source UN (World Population Prospects 2019)
Date23 Aug 2021

The current population of El Salvador is 6,479,721 as of May 24, 2024, based on interpolation of the latest United Nations data. The population of El Salvador is projected at 6,518,499 or 6.519 million as of July 1, 2021. The total population in El Salvador is projected at 6,486,205 or 6.486 million people for the year 2020. El Salvador ranks number 112th in the world by population in the list of 235 countries/territories. El Salvador is ranked 10th among 41 countries in North America.

El Salvador's population peak will be 2045 with 6.95 million people after El Salvador's population will be decreased year by year. The El Salvadorn population is projected to reach 6.8 million in 2030 and increase further to 6.94 million in 2050 and 4.8 million by 2100. El Salvador accounts for 0.083 percent of the world population. However, its global share declined by 0.099% in 1989 and is projected to decline at 0.044% by 2100.

El Salvador was at 108th position globally in 1950, and its rank is projected to increase at 132nd in 2100.

  • Population
  • Growth rate
  • Net change

El Salvador population projections

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
20206,486,20532,6520.510.081
20216,518,49932,2940.500.081
20226,550,38931,8900.490.081
20236,581,79231,4030.480.080
20246,612,67030,8780.470.080
20256,642,93230,2620.460.080
20266,672,55629,6240.450.079
20276,701,34728,7910.430.079
20286,728,92227,5750.410.079
20296,754,78725,8650.380.078
20306,778,58623,7990.350.078
20316,800,10721,5210.320.078
20326,819,43619,3290.280.077
20336,836,96917,5330.260.077
20346,853,28916,3200.240.077
20356,868,81015,5210.230.076
20366,883,66014,8500.220.076
20376,897,63913,9790.200.076
20386,910,51212,8730.190.075
20396,921,89211,3800.160.075
20406,931,4989,6060.140.075
20416,939,2487,7500.110.074
20426,945,2335,9850.090.074
20436,949,5174,2840.060.073
20446,952,2292,7120.040.073
20456,953,4521,2230.020.073
20466,953,186-2660.000.072
20476,951,395-1,791-0.030.072
20486,948,075-3,320-0.050.072
20496,943,210-4,865-0.070.071
20506,936,786-6,424-0.090.071
20516,928,818-7,968-0.110.070
20526,919,289-9,529-0.140.070
20536,908,188-11,101-0.160.070
20546,895,507-12,681-0.180.069
20556,881,226-14,281-0.210.069
20566,865,336-15,890-0.230.069
20576,847,847-17,489-0.250.068
20586,828,744-19,103-0.280.068
20596,808,019-20,725-0.300.067
20606,785,675-22,344-0.330.067
20616,761,703-23,972-0.350.067
20626,736,109-25,594-0.380.066
20636,708,893-27,216-0.400.066
20646,680,073-28,820-0.430.065
20656,649,648-30,425-0.460.065
20666,617,634-32,014-0.480.065
20676,584,027-33,607-0.510.064
20686,548,826-35,201-0.530.064
20696,512,048-36,778-0.560.063
20706,473,704-38,344-0.590.063
20716,433,806-39,898-0.620.062
20726,392,359-41,447-0.640.062
20736,349,365-42,994-0.670.061
20746,304,795-44,570-0.700.061
20756,258,663-46,132-0.730.060
20766,210,992-47,671-0.760.060
20776,161,809-49,183-0.790.059
20786,111,157-50,652-0.820.059
20796,059,051-52,106-0.850.058
20806,005,527-53,524-0.880.058
20815,950,639-54,888-0.910.057
20825,894,452-56,187-0.940.057
20835,837,057-57,395-0.970.056
20845,778,543-58,514-1.000.055
20855,719,023-59,520-1.030.055
20865,658,552-60,471-1.060.054
20875,597,230-61,322-1.080.054
20885,535,163-62,067-1.110.053
20895,472,491-62,672-1.130.053
20905,409,347-63,144-1.150.052
20915,345,824-63,523-1.170.051
20925,281,972-63,852-1.190.051
20935,217,855-64,117-1.210.050
20945,153,516-64,339-1.230.050
20955,088,997-64,519-1.250.049
20965,024,359-64,638-1.270.048
20974,959,664-64,695-1.290.048
20984,894,995-64,669-1.300.047
20994,830,434-64,561-1.32inf
21004,766,080-64,354-1.33inf

El Salvador population estimates

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
19502,199,898--0.088
19512,237,78237,8841.720.088
19522,280,43842,6561.910.088
19532,327,37446,9362.060.088
19542,378,24850,8742.190.088
19552,432,88054,6322.300.089
19562,491,25458,3742.400.089
19572,553,50362,2492.500.089
19582,619,89566,3922.600.090
19592,690,75270,8572.700.091
19602,766,32475,5722.810.092
19612,846,60080,2762.900.093
19622,931,19284,5922.970.094
19633,019,22488,0323.000.094
19643,109,56390,3392.990.095
19653,201,31391,7502.950.096
19663,293,95292,6392.890.097
19673,387,38393,4312.840.097
19683,481,62494,2412.780.098
19693,576,83895,2142.730.099
19703,673,06896,2302.690.099
19713,770,05996,9912.640.100
19723,867,30997,2502.580.101
19733,964,27096,9612.510.101
19744,060,26095,9902.420.102
19754,154,69294,4322.330.102
19764,247,50292,8102.230.103
19774,338,45890,9562.140.103
19784,426,67588,2172.030.103
19794,511,12984,4541.910.103
19804,591,13480,0051.770.103
19814,666,36475,2301.640.103
19824,737,25770,8931.520.103
19834,804,93567,6781.430.102
19844,871,03566,1001.380.102
19854,936,80765,7721.350.102
19865,002,33665,5291.330.101
19875,067,53765,2011.300.101
19885,133,27465,7371.300.100
19895,200,60267,3281.310.100
19905,270,07969,4771.340.099
19915,342,19872,1191.370.099
19925,416,32374,1251.390.099
19935,490,47774,1541.370.098
19945,561,91971,4421.300.098
19955,628,60066,6811.200.098
19965,689,93861,3381.090.098
19975,746,28456,3460.990.097
19985,797,76551,4810.900.097
19995,844,84647,0810.810.096
20005,887,93643,0900.740.096
20015,927,00639,0700.660.095
20025,962,13635,1300.590.094
20035,994,07731,9410.540.094
20046,023,79729,7200.500.093
20056,052,12328,3260.470.092
20066,079,39927,2760.450.092
20076,105,81026,4110.430.091
20086,131,76425,9540.430.090
20096,157,68625,9220.420.089
20106,183,87526,1890.430.089
20116,210,56826,6930.430.088
20126,237,92327,3550.440.087
20136,266,07028,1470.450.086
20146,295,12829,0580.460.086
20156,325,12429,9960.480.085
20166,356,14331,0190.490.085
20176,388,12631,9830.500.084
20186,420,74632,6200.510.084
20196,453,55332,8070.510.083