Population of El Salvador

Source UN (World Population Prospects 2019)
Date23 Aug 2021

The current population of El Salvador is 6,558,491 as of October 01, 2022, 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
20206,486,20532,6520.510.083
20216,518,49932,2940.500.083
20226,550,38931,8900.490.082
20236,581,79231,4030.480.082
20246,612,67030,8780.470.082
20256,642,93230,2620.460.081
20266,672,55629,6240.450.081
20276,701,34728,7910.430.080
20286,728,92227,5750.410.080
20296,754,78725,8650.380.080
20306,778,58623,7990.350.079
20316,800,10721,5210.320.079
20326,819,43619,3290.280.078
20336,836,96917,5330.260.078
20346,853,28916,3200.240.078
20356,868,81015,5210.230.077
20366,883,66014,8500.220.077
20376,897,63913,9790.200.077
20386,910,51212,8730.190.076
20396,921,89211,3800.160.076
20406,931,4989,6060.140.075
20416,939,2487,7500.110.075
20426,945,2335,9850.090.075
20436,949,5174,2840.060.074
20446,952,2292,7120.040.074
20456,953,4521,2230.020.073
20466,953,186-2660.000.073
20476,951,395-1,791-0.030.073
20486,948,075-3,320-0.050.072
20496,943,210-4,865-0.070.072
20506,936,786-6,424-0.090.071
20516,928,818-7,968-0.110.071
20526,919,289-9,529-0.140.070
20536,908,188-11,101-0.160.070
20546,895,507-12,681-0.180.070
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
20616,761,703-23,972-0.350.066
20626,736,109-25,594-0.380.066
20636,708,893-27,216-0.400.065
20646,680,073-28,820-0.430.065
20656,649,648-30,425-0.460.064
20666,617,634-32,014-0.480.064
20676,584,027-33,607-0.510.063
20686,548,826-35,201-0.530.063
20696,512,048-36,778-0.560.062
20706,473,704-38,344-0.590.062
20716,433,806-39,898-0.620.061
20726,392,359-41,447-0.640.061
20736,349,365-42,994-0.670.060
20746,304,795-44,570-0.700.060
20756,258,663-46,132-0.730.059
20766,210,992-47,671-0.760.059
20776,161,809-49,183-0.790.058
20786,111,157-50,652-0.820.057
20796,059,051-52,106-0.850.057
20806,005,527-53,524-0.880.056
20815,950,639-54,888-0.910.056
20825,894,452-56,187-0.940.055
20835,837,057-57,395-0.970.054
20845,778,543-58,514-1.000.054
20855,719,023-59,520-1.030.053
20865,658,552-60,471-1.060.053
20875,597,230-61,322-1.080.052
20885,535,163-62,067-1.110.051
20895,472,491-62,672-1.130.051
20905,409,347-63,144-1.150.050
20915,345,824-63,523-1.170.049
20925,281,972-63,852-1.190.049
20935,217,855-64,117-1.210.048
20945,153,516-64,339-1.230.048
20955,088,997-64,519-1.250.047
20965,024,359-64,638-1.270.046
20974,959,664-64,695-1.290.046
20984,894,995-64,669-1.300.045
20994,830,434-64,561-1.320.044
21004,766,080-64,354-1.330.044

El Salvador population estimates

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
19502,199,898--0.087
19512,237,78237,8841.720.087
19522,280,43842,6561.910.087
19532,327,37446,9362.060.087
19542,378,24850,8742.190.087
19552,432,88054,6322.300.088
19562,491,25458,3742.400.088
19572,553,50362,2492.500.089
19582,619,89566,3922.600.090
19592,690,75270,8572.700.090
19602,766,32475,5722.810.091
19612,846,60080,2762.900.092
19622,931,19284,5922.970.093
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
19723,867,30997,2502.580.100
19733,964,27096,9612.510.101
19744,060,26095,9902.420.101
19754,154,69294,4322.330.102
19764,247,50292,8102.230.102
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
19854,936,80765,7721.350.101
19865,002,33665,5291.330.101
19875,067,53765,2011.300.100
19885,133,27465,7371.300.100
19895,200,60267,3281.310.099
19905,270,07969,4771.340.099
19915,342,19872,1191.370.099
19925,416,32374,1251.390.098
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
20025,962,13635,1300.590.095
20035,994,07731,9410.540.094
20046,023,79729,7200.500.093
20056,052,12328,3260.470.093
20066,079,39927,2760.450.092
20076,105,81026,4110.430.091
20086,131,76425,9540.430.090
20096,157,68625,9220.420.090
20106,183,87526,1890.430.089
20116,210,56826,6930.430.088
20126,237,92327,3550.440.088
20136,266,07028,1470.450.087
20146,295,12829,0580.460.086
20156,325,12429,9960.480.086
20166,356,14331,0190.490.085
20176,388,12631,9830.500.085
20186,420,74632,6200.510.084
20196,453,55332,8070.510.084