The total population in El Salvador was estimated at 6.5 million people in 2019, according to the latest census figures.

Looking back, in the year of 1950, El Salvador had a population of 2.2 million people. This page provides - El Salvador Population - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. El Salvador Population - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on October of 2020.

Population in El Salvador is expected to reach 6.48 Million by the end of 2020, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the El Salvador Population is projected to trend around 6.51 Million in 2021 and 6.54 Million in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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El Salvador Population

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
6.45 6.42 6.45 2.20 1950 - 2019 Million Yearly

El Salvador Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 6.30 6.40 7.97 5.88 percent [+]
Unemployed Persons 196747.00 190724.00 208694.00 146858.00 [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 62.20 61.30 63.60 52.40 percent [+]
Population 6.45 6.42 6.45 2.20 Million [+]
Employed Persons 2908119.00 2814266.00 2908119.00 2173963.00 [+]
Employment Rate 46.31 45.24 46.31 40.40 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 13.40 13.60 15.00 8.90 percent [+]

El Salvador Population
The population of El Salvador represents 0.09 percent of the world´s total population which arguably means that one person in every 1119 people on the planet is a resident of El Salvador.