El Salvador Population 2022


El Salvador map
  • The current population of El Salvador is estimated at 6,801,847 people as of June, 2022, according to the latest population growth rate and projections.
  • Population of El Salvador represent 0.09% of the total world population.
  • The population density of El Salvador is 324 inhabitants per km2.
  • El Salvador is located in Central America.
  • El Salvador ranks number 112 in the list of countries ordered by population.
  • The latitudinal point of El Salvador is 13.8033° N. The longitudinal coordinate of the country is -88.9155° W.
  • The median age in El Salvador is 27.6 years.
  • Minimum Wages in El Salvador is USD $299.30 per month, in January, 2022.
  • The countries that El Salvador shares its land boundary with are Honduras to the north, and Guatemala to the northwest. It is bounded by the Pacific Ocean to the south.

El Salvador

Official name Republic of El Salvador
Location Central America
Capital San Salvador
Population 6,800,672 (as of June, 2022)
Population density 324/km2
Population growth rate 0.5% (in 2022)
Area 21,041 km2 (8,123.97 sq mi)
Official language Spanish
Currency Salvadoran colón and United States dollar (USD)
Life expectancy 73.85 years
Internet TLD .sv
Call code +503

Cities in El Salvador ordered by Population

The list offered below features the biggest cities of El Salvador. Besides, in the table you will find information regarding the population size in these cities. Cities are ordered by population (largest to smallest).

El Salvador

# City Population 2022
1 San Salvador 530,829
2 Soyapango 333,994
3 Santa Ana 178,710
4 San Miguel 163,709
5 Mejicanos 162,738
6 Santa Tecla 126,751
7 Apopa 113,066
8 Delgado 72,238
9 Sonsonate 60,372
10 San Marcos 55,341
11 Usulutan 52,606
12 Cojutepeque 49,079
13 Cuscatancingo 45,039
14 San Vicente 41,994
15 Zacatecoluca 40,128
16 San Martin 39,680
17 Ilopango 39,275
18 Ahuachapan 34,593
19 Antiguo Cuscatlan 34,159
20 Chalchuapa 32,792
21 Quezaltepeque 29,192
22 La Union 27,217
23 Ayutuxtepeque 25,785
24 Acajutla 23,148
25 Aguilares 21,670
26 Sensuntepeque 20,671
27 Chalatenango 19,556
28 Izalco 19,437
29 San Rafael Oriente 19,414
30 Puerto El Triunfo 19,366
31 Metapan 19,308
32 La Libertad 17,035
33 San Francisco 16,398
34 Sonzacate 15,614
35 Santiago de Maria 15,250
36 Armenia 15,166
37 Santo Tomas 14,811
38 Santa Rosa de Lima 13,364
39 Zaragoza 11,854
40 Berlin 11,425
41 Guazapa 11,093
42 Jucuapa 10,704
43 Ciudad Arce 10,253
44 Nueva Concepcion 10,142
45 Juayua 10,070
46 Santiago Nonualco 9,631
47 El Transito 9,599
48 Atiquizaya 9,582
49 Jiquilisco 9,260
50 San Antonio del Monte 9,227
51 El Congo 9,036
52 Chinameca 8,744
53 Ciudad Barrios 8,577
54 Concepcion de Ataco 7,919
55 Nahuizalco 7,437
56 San Sebastian 7,398
57 San Juan Opico 7,245
58 Panchimalco 6,838
59 Nuevo Cuscatlan 6,569
60 Chirilagua 6,493
61 Candelaria de La Frontera 6,389
62 Olocuilta 6,375
63 Tonacatepeque 6,323
64 Santa Elena 5,959
65 Apastepeque 5,881
66 Nueva Guadalupe 5,868
67 Coatepeque 5,839
68 Suchitoto 5,783
69 El Rosario 5,699
70 Rosario de Mora 5,222

Other Countries from Central America Ranked by Population

Country Name Population 2022 Population density
Guatemala 18,452,611 130/km2
Honduras 10,183,541 85.7/km2
El Salvador 6,800,672 324/km2
Costa Rica 5,135,530 1.1/km2
Belize 416,349 17.70/km2