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International Rankings of El Salvador - 2024


SOURCE: 2024 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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This table lists the international rankings of El Salvador, in all categories that are published in the CIA World Factbook, and those that we derived from them. Additional international rankings of El Salvador, can be found in the main country ranks menu.
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Ranked Data Rank Value Year
Communications
Broadband - fixed subscriptions - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 45 9 2020
Broadband - fixed subscriptions - total 89 586000 2020
Internet users - percent of population 55 63 % 2021
Internet users - total 109 3.969 million 2021
Telephones - fixed lines - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 45 14 2021
Telephones - fixed lines - total subscriptions 76 862717 2022
Telephones - mobile cellular - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 9 175 2021
Telephones - mobile cellular - total subscriptions 88 11.071 million 2021
Economy
Average household expenditures - on alcohol and tobacco 54 0.5 % of household expenditures 2018
Average household expenditures - on food 41 26.5 % of household expenditures 2018
Budget - expenditures 106 7.273 billion US Dollars 2019
Budget - revenues 105 6.448 billion US Dollars 2019
Budget surplus (+) or deficit (-) 54 2.5 % of GDP 0
Current account balance 144 1.457 billion US Dollars 2021
Debt - external 102 17.240 billion US Dollars 2019
Exports 115 8.491 billion US Dollars 2021
GDP (official exchange rate) 107 27.023 billion US Dollars 2019
GDP - composition by end use - exports of goods and services 125 27.6 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - government consumption 78 15.8 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - household consumption 21 84.5 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - imports of goods and services 92 44.9 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - investment in fixed capital 109 16.9 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - investment in inventories 56 0 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by sector of origin - agriculture 69 12 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by sector of origin - industry 79 27.7 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by sector of origin - services 102 60.3 % of GDP 2017
Gini Index coefficient - distribution of family income 52 38.8 % 2019
Household income or consumption by percentage share - highest 10% 45 32.3 % share of income accruing to lowest and highest 10% of population 2014
Household income or consumption by percentage share - lowest 10% 29 2.2 % share of income accruing to lowest and highest 10% of population 0
Imports 100 15.754 billion US Dollars 2021
Industrial production growth rate 32 9.47 % 2021
Inflation rate (consumer prices) 95 3.47 % 2021
Labor force 115 2.658 million US Dollars 2021
Population below poverty line 78 22.8 % 2019
Public debt 58 71.41 % of GDP 2020
Real GDP (purchasing power parity) 111 57.371 billion US Dollars 2021
Real GDP growth rate 30 10.28 % 2021
Real GDP per capita 124 9100 US Dollars 2021
Remittances 6 26.06 2021
Reserves of foreign exchange and gold 114 3.426 billion US Dollars 2021
Taxes and other revenues 96 18.66 % of GDP 0
Unemployment rate 125 5.94 % 2021
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - female 115 18.3129 % 0
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - male 114 11.3 % 0
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - total 100 13.7 % 2021
Energy
Carbon dioxide emissions - from coal and metallurgical coke 126 2000 metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Carbon dioxide emissions - from consumed natural gas 124 0 metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Carbon dioxide emissions - from petroleum and other liquids 104 7.630 million metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Coal - consumption 121 1000 metric tons 2020
Coal - exports 62 0 metric tons 2020
Coal - imports 111 1000 metric tons 2020
Coal - production 75 0 metric tons 2020
Coal - proven reserves 75 0 metric tons 2019
Electricity - consumption 115 6.443 billion kWh 2019
Electricity - exports 87 158.000 million kWh 2019
Electricity - imports 64 1.450 billion kWh 2019
Electricity - installed generating capacity 112 2.586 million kWh 2020
Electricity - transmission/distribution losses 119 795.800 million kWh 2019
Electricity access - electrification - rural areas 22 94 2021
Electricity access - electrification - total population 13 97.8 2021
Electricity access - electrification - urban areas 7 99.2 2021
Electricity access - population without electricity 26 N/A 2020
Electricity generation sources - biomass and waste 14 12.1 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - fossil fuels 129 28.2 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - geothermal 3 22.2 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - hydroelectricity 62 30 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - nuclear 34 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - solar 15 7.5 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - tide and wave 6 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - wind 73 0 % 2020
Energy consumption per capita 131 24.124 million Btu/person 2019
Natural gas - consumption 121 0 cubic meters 2021
Natural gas - exports 57 0 cubic meters 2021
Natural gas - imports 88 0 cubic meters 2021
Natural gas - production 97 0 cubic meters 2021
Natural gas - proven reserves 92 0 cubic meters 2021
Petroleum - crude oil and lease condensate exports 73 0 bbl/day 2018
Petroleum - crude oil and lease condensate imports 82 0 bbl/day 2018
Petroleum - crude oil estimated reserves 89 0 bbl/day 2021
Petroleum - refined petroleum consumption 99 59100 bbl/day 2019
Petroleum - total petroleum production 106 0 bbl/day 2021
Refined petroleum products - exports 117 347 bbl/day 2015
Refined petroleum products - imports 84 49280 bbl/day 2015
Refined petroleum products - production 112 0 bbl/day 2015
Environment
Air pollutants - carbon dioxide emissions 113 7.17 megatons 2016
Air pollutants - methane emissions 125 4.71 megatons 2020
Air pollutants - particulate matter emissions 70 22.15 micrograms per cubic meter 2019
Land use - agricultural land 13 74.7 2018
Land use - arable land 26 33.1 2018
Land use - forest 135 13.6 2018
Land use - permanent crops 26 10.9 2018
Land use - permanent pasture 47 30.7 2018
Revenue from coal 33 0 % of GDP 2018
Revenue from forest resources 59 0.6 % of GDP 2018
Total renewable water resources 115 26.270 billion cubic meters 2020
Total water withdrawal - agricultural 76 1.430 billion cubic meters 2020
Total water withdrawal - industrial 75 210.000 million cubic meters 2020
Total water withdrawal - municipal 73 470.000 million cubic meters 2020
Urbanization - rate of urbanization 96 1.33 2025
Urbanization - urban population 58 75.4 2023
Geography
Area - land 154 20721 sq km 0
Area - total 155 21041 sq km 0
Area - water 97 320153 sq km 0
Coastline 129 307 km 0
Elevation - highest point 73 2730 meters 0
Elevation - lowest point 35 0 meters 0
Elevation - mean elevation 79 442 meters 0
Irrigated land 123 274 sq km 2020
Land boundaries - total 134 590 km 0
Land use - agricultural land 13 74.7 2018
Land use - arable land 26 33.1 2018
Land use - forest 135 13.6 2018
Land use - permanent crops 26 10.9 2018
Land use - permanent pasture 47 30.7 2018
Military
Military expenditures 36 1.2 % of GDP 2022
Population
Alcohol consumption per capita - beer 95 1.5 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - other alcohols 63 0 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - spirits 67 1.37 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - total 106 2.94 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - wine 90 0.06 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Birth rate 76 17.5 births/1,000 population 2023
Child marriage - men married by age 18 45 N/A 2024
Child marriage - women married by age 15 32 4.3 0
Child marriage - women married by age 18 40 19.7 2021
Children under the age of 5 years underweight 59 5 % 2014
Contraceptive prevalence rate 20 71.9 % 2014
Current health expenditure 23 9.9 % of GDP 2020
Currently married women (ages 15-49) 90 55 % 2023
Death rate 69 5.9 deaths/1,000 population 2023
Dependency ratios - elderly dependency ratio 92 12.3 % 0
Dependency ratios - potential support ratio 82 8.1 % 2021
Dependency ratios - total dependency ratio 112 51.3 % 0
Dependency ratios - youth dependency ratio 93 39 % 0
Drinking water source - improved 5 99.6 % of population 0
Drinking water source - rural 80 5.8 % of population 0
Drinking water source - total 86 1.8 % of population 2020
Drinking water source - unimproved 60 0.4 % of population 0
Education expenditures 45 4.1 % of GDP 2020
Gross reproduction rate 71 0.99 % 2023
Infant mortality rate - female 132 10.2114 deaths/1,000 live births 0
Infant mortality rate - male 104 13.6 deaths/1,000 live births 0
Infant mortality rate - total 104 11.9 deaths/1,000 live births 2023
Life expectancy at birth - female 121 79.3119 years 0
Life expectancy at birth - male 79 72.2 years 0
Life expectancy at birth - total population 72 75.6 years 2023
Literacy - definition 2 15 0
Literacy - female 65 87.3 % 2019
Literacy - male 44 91.3 % 0
Literacy - total population 54 89.1 % 0
Maternal mortality ratio 88 43 deaths/100,000 live births 2020
Median age - female 146 30.7141 years 0
Median age - male 106 27.7 years 0
Median age - total 94 29.2 years 2023
Mother's mean age at first birth 69 20.8 2008
Net migration rate 107 7 migrant(s)/1,000 population 0
Obesity - adult prevalence rate 48 24.6 % 2016
Physicians density 52 2.87 physicians/1,000 population 2018
Population 109 6.602 million 2023
Population growth rate 121 0.46 % 2023
Sanitation facility access - improved 1 100 % of population 0
Sanitation facility access - rural 98 2.9 % of population 0
Sanitation facility access - total 113 0.8 % of population 2020
Sanitation facility access - unimproved 94 0 % of population 0
Sex ratio - 0-14 years 11 1.05 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - 15-64 years 33 0.9 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - 65 years and over 38 0.75 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - at birth 9 1.05 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - total population 27 0.92 male(s)/female 0
Total fertility rate 88 2.04 children born/woman 2023
Urbanization - rate of urbanization 96 1.33 2025
Urbanization - urban population 58 75.4 2023
Transportation
Airports 102 27 2024
Heliports 66 N/A 2024
Merchant marine - total 139 5 2023
National air transport system - annual freight traffic on registered air carriers 88 10.730 million 2018
National air transport system - annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers 75 2.545 million 2018
National air transport system - inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers 89 13 0
National air transport system - number of registered air carriers 27 1 2020
Railways - narrow gauge 63 12.5 2014
Railways - total 101 12.5 km 2014
Roadways - paved 63 5341 km 2017
Roadways - total 86 9012 km 2017
Waterways 87 422 km 2022

*CALCULATED FIGURES are those that we calculated from data presented by the CIA World Factbook. For example, we calculated population density by dividing the total population by the land area, the electricity consumption per capita by dividing electricity consumption by the total population, etc.

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