Population of El Salvador (2021)

El Salvador population

6,149,296

Births this year: 0 Births today 0
Deaths this year 7,374 Deaths today 3

El Salvador Population by Religions

Region Name Percents Number
Roman Catholic 57.1% 3,515,459 people
Protestant 21.2% 1,305,214 people
other 21.7% 1,335,997 people

El Salvador Population by Ethnic groups (2007 census)

Ethnic groups Name Percents Number
mestizo 86.3% 5,313,206 people
white 12.7% 781,897 people
Amerindian 1% 61,567 people

El Salvador population by Age group

Age Both Sexes Population Male Population Female Population Both Sexes (%) Male (%) Female (%) Sex ratio (female/male)
Total 6,230,899 2,909,949 3,320,950 100 100 100 87.6
00-04 510,548 261,149 249,399 8.2 9 7.5 104.7
05-09 508,261 260,168 248,093 8.2 8.9 7.5 104.9
10-14 530,892 270,997 259,895 8.5 9.3 7.8 104.3
15-19 559,503 281,537 277,966 9 9.7 8.4 101.3
20-24 598,072 293,443 304,629 9.6 10.1 9.2 96.3
25-29 562,442 266,121 296,321 9 9.1 8.9 89.8
30-34 472,588 213,822 258,766 7.6 7.3 7.8 82.6
35-39 406,337 177,599 228,738 6.5 6.1 6.9 77.6
40-44 377,162 163,159 214,003 6.1 5.6 6.4 76.2
45-49 342,412 147,283 195,129 5.5 5.1 5.9 75.5
50-54 303,370 129,511 173,859 4.9 4.5 5.2 74.5
55-59 265,935 112,831 153,104 4.3 3.9 4.6 73.7
60-64 222,303 93,538 128,765 3.6 3.2 3.9 72.6
65-69 184,574 77,268 107,306 3 2.7 3.2 72
70-74 140,918 58,911 82,007 2.3 2 2.5 71.8
75-79 111,056 46,755 64,301 1.8 1.6 1.9 72.7
80-84 77,096 33,013 44,083 1.2 1.1 1.3 74.9
85-89 40,158 16,552 23,606 0.6 0.6 0.7 70.1
90-94 13,822 5,208 8,614 0.2 0.2 0.3 60.5
95-99 3,095 994 2,101 0 0 0.1 47.3
100+ 355 90 265 0 0 0 34

El Salvador Age structure and Population pyramid

El Salvador Age structure and Population pyramid

El Salvador Sex ratio

El Salvador Sex ratio

El Salvador Dependency ratios

Chart working age in El Salvador

El Salvador Population (1950 - 2021)

Year Population Yearly %
Change
Yearly
Change
Sex ratio Density
(P/KmĀ²)
2020 6,230,899 0.34 21,082 87.62 300.72
2019 6,209,817 0.35 21,376 87.76 299.70
2018 6,188,441 0.35 21,294 87.90 298.67
2017 6,167,147 0.34 20,728 88.06 297.64
2016 6,146,419 0.32 19,836 88.24 296.64
2015 6,126,583 0.31 18,877 88.43 295.68
2014 6,107,706 0.30 18,062 88.64 294.77
2013 6,089,644 0.29 17,411 88.87 293.90
2012 6,072,233 0.28 17,025 89.11 293.06
2011 6,055,208 0.28 16,902 89.36 292.24
2010 6,038,306 0.28 16,938 89.64 291.42
2005 5,947,206 2.33 135,370 91.20 287.03
2000 5,811,836 3.99 223,093 92.90 280.49
1995 5,588,743 6.41 336,661 94.36 269.73
1990 5,252,082 6.73 331,150 95.34 253.48
1985 4,920,932 7.50 343,249 96.15 237.50
1980 4,577,683 10.37 430,158 97.29 220.93
1975 4,147,525 13.05 478,933 98.43 200.17
1970 3,668,592 14.72 470,727 98.98 177.06
1965 3,197,865 15.74 434,968 98.31 154.34
1960 2,762,897 13.73 333,566 97.19 133.34
1955 2,429,331 10.43 229,434 96.71 117.25
1950 2,199,897 97.40 106.17
Chart population El Salvador Population (1950 - 2021)