El Salvador | 2021 | The Global Graph Skip to main content

El Salvador

El Salvador Population, Density, Fertility Rate and Life Expectancy Overview
Population Analysis Year 2010 Year 2020 Year 2030
Population (in million) 6.16 6.479 6.78
Global Rank 109th 109th 111th
Global Population Share 0.088% 0.083% 0.079%
Global Population Density 305.15 326.02 353.56
Global Population Density Rank 36th 38th 40th
Average Life Expectancy 71.9 74.44 76.61
Average Life Expectancy Global Rank 112th 102nd 99th
Fertility Rate 2.26 2 1.84
Fertility Rate Global Rank 111th 113th 127th
Note : Population Density means number of people staying per kilometer and Fertility rate means number of kids born per women

(Click here for detailed analysis of El Salvador Population)

El Salvador Causes of Death
Cause Type Number of Deaths % of Total Deaths
Homicide 21 1.7%
Congenital birth defects 25 2.02%
Lower respiratory infections 25 2.02%
Neonatal infections 0 0%
Diarrheal diseases 0 0%
Cancers 67 5.42%
Nutritional deficiencies 0 0%
Protein-energy malnutrition 442 35.76%
Diabetes, blood and endocrine disease 18 1.46%
Cardiovascular disease 1 0.08%
Homicide 0 0%
Road accidents 12 0.97%
Drowning 0 0%
Digestive diseases 4 0.32%

(Click here for detailed analysis of El Salvador Health)

Highlights of El Salvador BMI and Diet Compositions

Comprehensive data on food supply and consumption is published by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). Data was analyzed by The Global Graph and is published in these below Highlights, Graphs and Tables (Data Quality & definitions)

  • As per United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO), average person in El Salvador gets their caloric supply from :
    • Carbohydrates : 109.78%109.78%
    • Fat : 35.58%35.58%
    • Plant protein : 11.85%11.85%
    • Animal protein : 6.41%6.41%
  • 63.62% increase in caloric supply : Currently El Salvador gets 2577/kilocalories per person per day worth of caloric supply when compared to 1575/kilocalories per person per day in Year 1961
  • Cereals & Grains, Sugar and Oils & Fats are three major diet compositions in El Salvador
  • Maize, Wheat and Sorghum are three major Cereal preferences in El Salvador
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations on vegetable intake is to range between 200-250g per day and in El Salvador average intake is 170.79 grams
  • Oranges & Mandarines, Plantains and Bananas are three major Fruit Types Intake in El Salvador
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) typically set a guideline of 200g Fruit Intake per day and in El Salvador average Fruit intake is 147.18grams
  • In El Salvador, average male height is in the increasing trend and female height is in increasing trend
  • 56.80% of population is suffering from obesity and this trend is continously increasing from last few years
  • Average Male BMI in El Salvador is in the range of obese and Average Female BMI is in range of obese (BMI = Body Mass Index - The WHO define a BMI <=18.5 as 'underweight'; 18.5 to 25 as 'normal/healthy'; 25.0 to 30.0 as 'obese')

Also Read Other Articles Related to El Salvador