General Information for El Salvador El Salvador Flag Icon

What is the capital city of El Salvador ?San Salvador
What is the total area of El Salvador ? (km2)21.041
What is the population in El Salvador ? (2020)6.486.205
What is the median age in El Salvador ?28
What is the iso country code for El Salvador ? (2lt)SV
What is the iso country code for El Salvador ? (3lt)SLV
What continent is El Salvador in ?North & Central America
What currency is used in El Salvador ?El Salvador Colon
What is the currency code for El Salvador ?SVC
What is the tel code for El Salvador ?+503
What language use in El Salvador ?Spanish
What is the language code for Spanish ?ES
What is the internet TLD code for El Salvador ?.sv
Where is the highest place in El Salvador ?Cerro El Pital (2730 m.)
Where is the lowest place in El Salvador ?North Pacific Ocean (0 m.)

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Worldbank Country Statistics for El Salvador

World map icon Employment in industry (% of total employment) (modeled ILO estimate)21,573
World map icon Employment in industry, male (% of male employment) (modeled ILO estimate)24,367
World map icon Employment in industry, female (% of female employment) (modeled ILO estimate)17,67
World map icon GDP per person employed (constant 2011 PPP $)17.562,7
World map icon Contributing family workers, total (% of total employment) (modeled ILO estimate)6,656
World map icon Contributing family workers, male (% of male employment) (modeled ILO estimate)5,849
World map icon Contributing family workers, female (% of female employment) (modeled ILO estimate)7,785
World map icon Wage and salaried workers, total (% of total employment) (modeled ILO estimate)60,245
World map icon Wage and salaried workers, male (% of male employment) (modeled ILO estimate)65,621
World map icon Wage and salaried workers, female (% of female employment) (modeled ILO estimate)52,735
World map icon Vulnerable employment, total (% of total employment) (modeled ILO estimate)35,818
World map icon Vulnerable employment, male (% of male employment) (modeled ILO estimate)29,726
World map icon Vulnerable employment, female (% of female employment) (modeled ILO estimate)44,33
World map icon Employment to population ratio, 15+, total (%) (modeled ILO estimate)58,443
World map icon Employment to population ratio, 15+, male (%) (modeled ILO estimate)75,105
World map icon Employment to population ratio, 15+, female (%) (modeled ILO estimate)44,617
World map icon Self-employed, total (% of total employment) (modeled ILO estimate)39,755
World map icon Self-employed, male (% of male employment) (modeled ILO estimate)34,379
World map icon Self-employed, female (% of female employment) (modeled ILO estimate)47,265
World map icon Employers, total (% of total employment) (modeled ILO estimate)3,937
World map icon Employers, male (% of male employment) (modeled ILO estimate)4,654
World map icon Employers, female (% of female employment) (modeled ILO estimate)2,936
World map icon Employment to population ratio, ages 15-24, total (%) (modeled ILO estimate)41,613
World map icon Employment to population ratio, ages 15-24, male (%) (modeled ILO estimate)55,56
World map icon Employment to population ratio, ages 15-24, female (%) (modeled ILO estimate)27,858
World map icon Employment in agriculture (% of total employment) (modeled ILO estimate)18,488
World map icon Employment in agriculture, male (% of male employment) (modeled ILO estimate)28,942
World map icon Employment in agriculture, female (% of female employment) (modeled ILO estimate)3,884
World map icon PPG, private creditors (DIS, current US$)98.060.000
World map icon PPG, other private creditors (DIS, current US$)0
World map icon PPG, commercial banks (DIS, current US$)98.060.000
World map icon PPG, official creditors (DIS, current US$)165.347.000
World map icon PPG, multilateral (DIS, current US$)121.092.000
World map icon Disbursements on external debt, public and publicly guaranteed (PPG) (DIS, current US$)263.407.000
World map icon Disbursements on external debt, long-term (DIS, current US$)263.407.000
World map icon PPG, bilateral (DIS, current US$)44.254.800
World map icon PPG, private creditors (AMT, current US$)1.272.190.000
World map icon PPG, other private creditors (AMT, current US$)530.184
World map icon PPG, commercial banks (AMT, current US$)11.792.100
World map icon PPG, bonds (AMT, current US$)1.259.860.000
World map icon PPG, official creditors (AMT, current US$)351.804.000
World map icon PPG, multilateral (AMT, current US$)305.371.000
World map icon Personal remittances, received (% of GDP)20,9297
World map icon Personal remittances, received (current US$)5.655.760.000
World map icon Personal transfers, receipts (BoP, current US$)5.625.860.000
World map icon Secondary income receipts (BoP, current US$)5.896.000.000
World map icon Portfolio equity, net inflows (BoP, current US$)0
World map icon Foreign direct investment, net inflows (% of GDP)2,68202
World map icon Foreign direct investment, net inflows (BoP, current US$)724.754.000
World map icon Travel services (% of service exports, BoP)40,8391
World map icon Transport services (% of service exports, BoP)15,2716
World map icon Exports of goods, services and primary income (BoP, current US$)8.227.790.000
World map icon Charges for the use of intellectual property, receipts (BoP, current US$)2.874.600
World map icon Service exports (BoP, current US$)3.196.730.000
World map icon Goods exports (BoP, current US$)4.786.220.000
World map icon Insurance and financial services (% of service exports, BoP)3,56948
World map icon Exports of goods and services (BoP, current US$)7.982.950.000
World map icon Primary income receipts (BoP, current US$)244.844.000
World map icon Communications, computer, etc. (% of service exports, BoP)29,294
World map icon Net capital account (BoP, current US$)224.165.000
World map icon Net secondary income (BoP, current US$)5.638.200.000
World map icon Reserves and related items (BoP, current US$)876.017.000
World map icon Portfolio investment, net (BoP, current US$)-37.822.200
World map icon Foreign direct investment, net (BoP, current US$)-661.789.000
World map icon Net errors and omissions (BoP, current US$)135.265.000
World map icon Net trade in goods (BoP, current US$)-6.081.190.000
World map icon Net trade in goods and services (BoP, current US$)-4.889.880.000
World map icon Net primary income (BoP, current US$)-1.306.150.000
World map icon Net financial account (BoP, current US$)-198.404.000
World map icon Current account balance (% of GDP)-2,06432
World map icon Current account balance (BoP, current US$)-557.835.000
World map icon Personal remittances, paid (current US$)232.330.000
World map icon Secondary income, other sectors, payments (BoP, current US$)257.307.000
World map icon Foreign direct investment, net outflows (% of GDP)0,233007
World map icon Foreign direct investment, net outflows (BoP, current US$)62.964.800
World map icon Travel services (% of service imports, BoP)25,1353
World map icon Secondary education, duration (years)6
World map icon Lower secondary school starting age (years)13
World map icon Primary education, duration (years)6
World map icon Primary school starting age (years)7
World map icon Unemployment, total (% of total labor force) (modeled ILO estimate)4,346
World map icon Unemployment, male (% of male labor force) (modeled ILO estimate)4,86
World map icon Unemployment, female (% of female labor force) (modeled ILO estimate)3,618
World map icon Procedures to build a warehouse (number)16
World map icon Time required to build a warehouse (days)310
World map icon Total tax rate (% of commercial profits)36,4
World map icon Profit tax (% of commercial profits)16,6
World map icon Tax payments (number)7
World map icon Other taxes payable by businesses (% of commercial profits)1,4
World map icon Labor tax and contributions (% of commercial profits)18,3
World map icon Time to prepare and pay taxes (hours)168
World map icon Start-up procedures to register a business, male (number)9
World map icon Start-up procedures to register a business, female (number)9
World map icon Start-up procedures to register a business (number)9
World map icon Time required to start a business, male (days)16,5
World map icon Time required to start a business, female (days)16,5
World map icon Time required to start a business (days)16,5
World map icon Cost of business start-up procedures (% of GNI per capita)2,6
World map icon Cost of business start-up procedures, male (% of GNI per capita)43,3
World map icon Cost of business start-up procedures, female (% of GNI per capita)43,3
World map icon Procedures to register property (number)6
World map icon Time required to register property (days)31
World map icon Time required to enforce a contract (days)816
World map icon Strength of legal rights index (0=weak to 12=strong)9
World map icon Time to resolve insolvency (years)3,5
World map icon Time to import, documentary compliance (hours)13,3
World map icon Time to import, border compliance (hours)36
World map icon PPG, bilateral (INT, current US$)10.823.700
World map icon Unemployment, youth total (% of total labor force ages 15-24) (modeled ILO estimate)9,712
World map icon Unemployment, youth male (% of male labor force ages 15-24) (modeled ILO estimate)8,997
World map icon Unemployment, youth female (% of female labor force ages 15-24) (modeled ILO estimate)11,086
World map icon Labor force, total2.884.440
World map icon Labor force, female (% of total labor force)41,4382
World map icon Labor force participation rate, total (% of total population ages 15+) (modeled ILO estimate)61,098
World map icon Labor force participation rate, male (% of male population ages 15+) (modeled ILO estimate)78,941
World map icon Ratio of female to male labor force participation rate (%) (modeled ILO estimate)58,6413
World map icon Labor force participation rate, female (% of female population ages 15+) (modeled ILO estimate)46,292
World map icon Labor force participation rate, total (% of total population ages 15-64) (modeled ILO estimate)65,285
World map icon Labor force participation rate, male (% of male population ages 15-64) (modeled ILO estimate)83,013
World map icon Labor force participation rate, female (% of female population ages 15-64) (modeled ILO estimate)50,311
World map icon Labor force participation rate for ages 15-24, total (%) (modeled ILO estimate)46,089
World map icon Labor force participation rate for ages 15-24, male (%) (modeled ILO estimate)61,053
World map icon Labor force participation rate for ages 15-24, female (%) (modeled ILO estimate)31,331
World map icon Employment in services (% of total employment) (modeled ILO estimate)59,939
World map icon Employment in services, male (% of male employment) (modeled ILO estimate)46,691
World map icon Employment in services, female (% of female employment) (modeled ILO estimate)78,445
World map icon PPG, private creditors (INT, current US$)403.319.000
World map icon PPG, other private creditors (INT, current US$)719.492
World map icon PPG, commercial banks (INT, current US$)9.049.270
World map icon PPG, bonds (INT, current US$)393.550.000
World map icon PPG, official creditors (INT, current US$)154.709.000
World map icon PPG, multilateral (INT, current US$)143.885.000
World map icon Interest payments on external debt, private nonguaranteed (PNG) (INT, current US$)242.872.000
World map icon Interest payments on external debt, long-term (INT, current US$)800.900.000
World map icon Principal repayments on external debt, public and publicly guaranteed (PPG) (AMT, current US$)1.623.990.000
World map icon Principal repayments on external debt, private nonguaranteed (PNG) (AMT, current US$)1.475.330.000
World map icon Principal repayments on external debt, long-term (AMT, current US$)3.099.320.000
World map icon PPG, bilateral (AMT, current US$)46.433.200
World map icon Transport services (% of service imports, BoP)34,2722
World map icon Imports of goods, services and primary income (BoP, current US$)14.423.800.000
World map icon Charges for the use of intellectual property, payments (BoP, current US$)97.691.800
World map icon Service imports (BoP, current US$)2.005.430.000
World map icon Goods imports (BoP, current US$)10.867.400.000
World map icon Insurance and financial services (% of service imports, BoP)19,7162
World map icon Imports of goods and services (BoP, current US$)12.872.800.000
World map icon Primary income payments (BoP, current US$)1.551.000.000
World map icon Communications, computer, etc. (% of service imports, BoP)13,7503
World map icon Trade in services (% of GDP)19,2511
World map icon Diabetes prevalence (% of population ages 20 to 79)8,8
World map icon Proportion of seats held by women in national parliaments (%)30,95
World map icon Cost to import, documentary compliance (US$)66,7
World map icon Cost to import, border compliance (US$)128,3
World map icon Time to export, documentary compliance (hours)9,3
World map icon Time to export, border compliance (hours)24
World map icon Cost to export, documentary compliance (US$)50
World map icon Cost to export, border compliance (US$)128,3
World map icon Time required to get electricity (days)65
World map icon Public credit registry coverage (% of adults)30,4
World map icon Private credit bureau coverage (% of adults)53,2
World map icon Depth of credit information index (0=low to 8=high)7
World map icon Ease of doing business index (1=most business-friendly regulations)91
World map icon Business extent of disclosure index (0=less disclosure to 10=more disclosure)3
World map icon Distance to frontier score (0=lowest performance to 100=frontier)65,2525


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