Urban Population in El Salvador

Urban population reached 4.55 mil in 2017 in El Salvador, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 1.63 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, urban population in El Salvador reached an all time high of 4.55 mil in 2017 and an all time low of 1.06 mil in 1960. When compared to El Salvador's main peers, urban population in Costa Rica amounted to 3.85 mil, 8.57 mil in Guatemala, 5.23 mil in Honduras and 3.62 mil in Nicaragua in 2017.

El Salvador has been ranked 99th within the group of 178 countries we follow in terms of urban population, 4 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices.


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