El Salvador population 6,443,734 (live)

The population of El Salvador is expected to grow by 34,000 in 2018 and reach 6,445,000 in 2019. Migration (including immigration and emigration) decreases population by 40,539 people yearly. On average there are 116,212 births and 43,534 deaths in El Salvador per year. Rate of natural increase is approximately 1.13 percent per year. The population density of El Salvador has changed from 221.1 in 1980 to 306.2 in 2016.

Current population 6,443,734 people at present (Monday 17th of December 2018)
Median Age 30.9 years
Life expectancy 73.7 years
Population density 309.4 per km2
Population of El Salvador from 1960 to 2018 (historical)
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2018 6,412,000 34,000 (0.5%) -40,539 30.9 2.04 309 4,366,000 (68.1%)
2017 6,378,000 33,278 (0.5%) -40,539 30.7 2.06 308 4,314,000 (67.6%)
2016 6,344,722 32,244 (0.5%) -40,539 30.4 2.08 306 4,262,955 (67.2%)
2015 6,312,478 31,289 (0.5%) -40,539 30.1 2.10 305 4,212,064 (66.7%)
2010 6,164,626 27,350 (0.4%) -48,083 28.8 2.27 298 3,962,991 (64.3%)
2005 6,028,961 28,186 (0.5%) -57,134 27.5 2.53 291 3,716,734 (61.6%)
2000 5,867,626 42,439 (0.7%) -62,557 26.4 3.02 283 3,456,736 (58.9%)
1995 5,611,115 66,170 (1.2%) -65,371 25.5 3.58 271 3,028,150 (54.0%)
1990 5,254,984 69,041 (1.3%) -53,030 24.6 3.96 254 2,587,186 (49.2%)
1985 4,923,860 65,328 (1.3%) -51,337 23.6 4.43 238 2,296,291 (46.6%)
1980 4,580,704 79,388 (1.7%) -46,350 22.9 5.10 221 2,018,167 (44.1%)
1975 4,147,525 93,812 (2.3%) -32,846 22.4 5.72 199 1,721,638 (41.5%)
1970 3,668,595 95,888 (2.6%) -18,195 22.2 6.17 176 1,445,500 (39.4%)
1965 3,197,863 91,677 (2.9%) -8,861 22.2 6.55 153 1,244,257 (38.9%)
1960 2,762,899 80,341 (2.8%) -4,806 22.5 6.67 133 1,059,434 (38.3%)

In 2017 the population of El Salvador was 6,378,000 and the average age increased from 22.5 in 1960 to 30.7. Urban population has increased from 3,456,736 (58.9%) in 2000 to 4,366,000 (68.1%) in the current year. The population density of El Salvador has changed from 221.1 in 1980 to 306.2 in 2016.

Estimated Population 2020-2050
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2020 6,479,000 34,000 (0.5%) -34,065 31.4 2.00 313 4,468,000 (69.0%)
2025 6,641,000 31,000 (0.5%) -28,314 32.7 1.91 321 4,712,000 (71.0%)
2030 6,786,000 26,000 (0.4%) -27,102 34.0 1.84 328 4,935,000 (72.7%)
2035 6,887,000 18,000 (0.3%) -23,251 35.5 1.79 332 5,115,000 (74.3%)
2040 6,962,000 13,000 (0.2%) -23,250 37.0 1.75 336 5,272,000 (75.7%)
2045 6,997,000 4,000 (0.1%) -23,250 38.6 1.72 338 5,398,000 (77.1%)
2050 6,997,000 -3,000 (-0.0%) -23,250 40.1 1.71 338 5,492,000 (78.5%)

Total El Salvador population should reach 6,479,000 by 2020 and should increase to 6,997,000 people by year 2050. The life expectancy at birth should reach 80.2 (76.9 years for male and 83.7 years for females). Population density will go up to 337.7 people per square kilometer.

El Salvador demographics 2017

The population growth rate is 0.53% (33,278 residents, including 42,661 deaths). The demographics of El Salvador constitutes of 3,403,000 women and 3,009,000 men, which means there are 884 men per 1000 women. As far as age distribution goes, 36.7% of population (2,355,769) is 19 or younger, 54.8% of population (3,513,135) is between age 20 and 64 and 8.5% of population (543,096) is over 65.

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