El Salvador Urban Population 1960-2021

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 2020 was 4,763,725, a 1.47% increase from 2019.
  • El Salvador urban population for 2019 was 4,694,699, a 1.52% increase from 2018.
  • El Salvador urban population for 2018 was 4,624,410, a 1.57% increase from 2017.
  • El Salvador urban population for 2017 was 4,553,135, a 1.61% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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El Salvador 4,763,725
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El Salvador Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2020 4,763,725 73.44 1.46%
2019 4,694,699 72.75 1.51%
2018 4,624,410 72.02 1.55%
2017 4,553,135 71.28 1.59%
2016 4,481,140 70.50 1.63%
2015 4,408,609 69.70 1.67%
2014 4,335,704 68.87 1.69%
2013 4,263,187 68.04 1.71%
2012 4,191,073 67.19 1.73%
2011 4,119,159 66.33 1.76%
2010 4,047,471 65.45 1.78%
2009 3,976,013 64.57 1.81%
2008 3,904,587 63.68 1.85%
2007 3,832,861 62.77 1.37%
2006 3,780,593 62.19 1.32%
2005 3,731,013 61.65 1.35%
2004 3,680,964 61.11 1.39%
2003 3,630,072 60.56 1.44%
2002 3,578,118 60.01 1.51%
2001 3,524,432 59.46 1.59%
2000 3,468,697 58.91 1.68%
1999 3,410,870 58.36 1.77%
1998 3,351,108 57.80 3.10%
1997 3,248,779 56.54 3.26%
1996 3,144,718 55.27 3.43%
1995 3,038,770 53.99 3.60%
1994 2,931,352 52.70 3.77%
1993 2,823,039 51.42 3.53%
1992 2,725,225 50.32 2.42%
1991 2,660,090 49.79 2.41%
1990 2,596,776 49.27 2.39%
1989 2,535,504 48.75 2.38%
1988 2,475,983 48.23 2.37%
1987 2,417,922 47.71 2.39%
1986 2,360,854 47.20 2.42%
1985 2,304,352 46.68 2.45%
1984 2,248,473 46.16 2.49%
1983 2,193,069 45.64 2.55%
1982 2,137,782 45.13 2.66%
1981 2,081,757 44.61 2.78%
1980 2,024,645 44.10 2.93%
1979 1,966,220 43.59 3.07%
1978 1,906,792 43.08 3.20%
1977 1,846,662 42.57 3.32%
1976 1,786,417 42.06 3.42%
1975 1,726,315 41.55 3.52%
1974 1,666,572 41.05 3.63%
1973 1,607,235 40.54 3.72%
1972 1,548,587 40.04 3.80%
1971 1,490,833 39.54 2.87%
1970 1,448,620 39.44 2.91%
1969 1,407,019 39.34 2.96%
1968 1,366,050 39.24 3.00%
1967 1,325,619 39.13 3.06%
1966 1,285,729 39.03 3.11%
1965 1,246,302 38.93 3.17%
1964 1,207,446 38.83 3.21%
1963 1,169,315 38.73 3.22%
1962 1,132,259 38.63 3.19%
1961 1,096,710 38.53 3.31%
1960 1,060,994 38.35 %