El Salvador Population Density 1950-2021

Chart and table of El Salvador population density from 1950 to 2021. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of El Salvador in 2021 is 309.81 people per square kilometer, a 0.5% increase from 2020.
  • The population density of El Salvador in 2020 was 308.28 people per square kilometer, a 0.51% increase from 2019.
  • The population density of El Salvador in 2019 was 306.73 people per square kilometer, a 0.51% increase from 2018.
  • The population density of El Salvador in 2018 was 305.17 people per square kilometer, a 0.51% increase from 2017.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Population Density
Country Name 2021 Population Density
Bangladesh 1,126.49
Micronesia 792.00
India 423.88
Philippines 370.16
Sri Lanka 327.65
El Salvador 309.81
Vietnam 296.38
Pakistan 282.88
Sao Tome and Principe 232.68
Nigeria 228.85
Kiribati 149.87
Indonesia 144.42
Cabo Verde 139.43
Ghana 133.03
Moldova 118.88
Egypt 104.11
Kenya 94.74
Cambodia 93.61
Timor-Leste 90.37
Honduras 89.46
Morocco 83.63
Myanmar 81.00
Uzbekistan 75.85
Tunisia 72.95
Ukraine 72.02
Lesotho 71.12
Eswatini 67.53
Cameroon 57.26
Georgia 57.10
Nicaragua 51.41
Djibouti 43.20
Angola 27.22
Vanuatu 25.80
Zambia 25.14
Solomon Islands 24.36
Bhutan 20.31
Papua New Guinea 19.70
Bolivia 10.77
Mauritania 4.63
Mongolia 2.13
Sudan 0.00
El Salvador - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2021 309.81 0.50%
2020 308.28 0.51%
2019 306.73 0.51%
2018 305.17 0.51%
2017 303.62 0.50%
2016 302.10 0.49%
2015 300.62 0.48%
2014 299.20 0.46%
2013 297.82 0.45%
2012 296.48 0.44%
2011 295.18 0.43%
2010 293.91 0.43%
2009 292.67 0.42%
2008 291.43 0.43%
2007 290.20 0.43%
2006 288.94 0.45%
2005 287.65 0.47%
2004 286.30 0.50%
2003 284.89 0.54%
2002 283.37 0.59%
2001 281.70 0.66%
2000 279.84 0.74%
1999 277.80 0.81%
1998 275.56 0.90%
1997 273.11 0.99%
1996 270.43 1.09%
1995 267.52 1.20%
1994 264.35 1.30%
1993 260.95 1.37%
1992 257.43 1.39%
1991 253.91 1.37%
1990 250.48 1.34%
1989 247.18 1.31%
1988 243.98 1.30%
1987 240.85 1.30%
1986 237.75 1.33%
1985 234.64 1.35%
1984 231.51 1.38%
1983 228.37 1.43%
1982 225.15 1.52%
1981 221.79 1.64%
1980 218.21 1.77%
1979 214.41 1.91%
1978 210.39 2.03%
1977 206.20 2.14%
1976 201.88 2.23%
1975 197.47 2.33%
1974 192.98 2.42%
1973 188.42 2.51%
1972 183.81 2.58%
1971 179.19 2.64%
1970 174.58 2.69%
1969 170.00 2.73%
1968 165.48 2.78%
1967 161.00 2.84%
1966 156.56 2.89%
1965 152.15 2.95%
1964 147.79 2.99%
1963 143.50 3.00%
1962 139.32 2.97%
1961 135.29 2.90%
1960 131.48 2.81%
1959 127.89 2.70%
1958 124.52 2.60%
1957 121.36 2.50%
1956 118.41 2.40%
1955 115.63 2.30%
1954 113.03 2.19%
1953 110.62 2.06%
1952 108.39 1.91%
1951 106.36 1.72%
1950 104.56 0.00%