El Salvador Urban Population 1960-2024

Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated using World Bank population estimates and urban ratios from the United Nations World Urbanization Prospects. Aggregation of urban and rural population may not add up to total population because of different country coverages.
  • El Salvador urban population for 2022 was 4,737,530, a 1.23% increase from 2021.
  • El Salvador urban population for 2021 was 4,679,934, a 1.26% increase from 2020.
  • El Salvador urban population for 2020 was 4,621,633, a 1.16% increase from 2019.
  • El Salvador urban population for 2019 was 4,568,607, a 1.07% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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El Salvador Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2022 4,737,530 74.77 1.22%
2021 4,679,934 74.12 1.25%
2020 4,621,633 73.44 1.15%
2019 4,568,607 72.75 1.06%
2018 4,520,410 72.02 1.20%
2017 4,466,558 71.28 1.35%
2016 4,406,672 70.50 1.45%
2015 4,343,053 69.70 1.54%
2014 4,276,749 68.87 1.61%
2013 4,208,463 68.04 1.65%
2012 4,139,585 67.19 1.68%
2011 4,070,597 66.33 1.71%
2010 4,001,758 65.45 1.73%
2009 3,933,080 64.57 1.77%
2008 3,864,044 63.68 1.83%
2007 3,794,143 62.77 1.10%
2006 3,752,635 62.19 0.81%
2005 3,722,193 61.65 0.92%
2004 3,688,208 61.11 1.04%
2003 3,649,920 60.56 1.17%
2002 3,607,607 60.01 1.31%
2001 3,560,761 59.46 1.43%
2000 3,510,261 58.91 1.53%
1999 3,456,982 58.36 1.62%
1998 3,401,578 57.80 2.93%
1997 3,303,252 56.54 3.05%
1996 3,203,963 55.27 3.19%
1995 3,103,336 53.99 3.37%
1994 3,000,459 52.70 3.57%
1993 2,895,285 51.42 3.58%
1992 2,793,592 50.32 2.70%
1991 2,719,285 49.79 2.78%
1990 2,644,624 49.27 2.87%
1989 2,569,738 48.75 3.00%
1988 2,493,910 48.23 3.10%
1987 2,417,764 47.71 3.01%
1986 2,345,963 47.20 3.01%
1985 2,276,324 46.68 3.07%
1984 2,207,472 46.16 3.08%
1983 2,140,464 45.64 3.07%
1982 2,075,799 45.13 2.26%
1981 2,029,477 44.61 2.04%
1980 1,988,420 44.10 2.87%
1979 1,932,185 43.59 3.15%
1978 1,872,264 43.08 3.28%
1977 1,811,864 42.57 3.33%
1976 1,752,511 42.06 3.40%
1975 1,693,931 41.55 3.52%
1974 1,635,293 41.05 3.61%
1973 1,577,382 40.54 3.65%
1972 1,520,877 40.04 3.65%
1971 1,466,295 39.54 2.69%
1970 1,427,333 39.44 2.72%
1969 1,388,973 39.34 2.77%
1968 1,350,994 39.24 2.87%
1967 1,312,793 39.13 2.92%
1966 1,274,988 39.03 2.96%
1965 1,237,813 38.93 2.95%
1964 1,201,855 38.83 2.89%
1963 1,167,635 38.73 2.85%
1962 1,134,821 38.63 2.99%
1961 1,101,447 38.53 3.27%
1960 1,065,983 38.35 %