El Salvador Population Density 1950-2022

Chart and table of El Salvador population density from 1950 to 2022. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of El Salvador in 2022 is 301.16 people per square kilometer, a 0.35% increase from 2021.
  • The population density of El Salvador in 2021 was 300.10 people per square kilometer, a 0.34% increase from 2020.
  • The population density of El Salvador in 2020 was 299.08 people per square kilometer, a 0.2% increase from 2019.
  • The population density of El Salvador in 2019 was 298.49 people per square kilometer, a 0.06% increase from 2018.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Population Density
Country Name 2022 Population Density
Bangladesh 1,156.84
Micronesia 770.02
India 431.11
Philippines 385.20
Sri Lanka 332.76
El Salvador 301.16
Vietnam 296.43
Pakistan 296.23
Sao Tome and Principe 236.85
Nigeria 236.58
Kiribati 162.01
Cabo Verde 147.18
Indonesia 143.73
Ghana 140.34
Egypt 110.83
Moldova 96.69
Kenya 93.09
Honduras 92.74
Cambodia 92.62
Timor-Leste 90.20
Morocco 83.88
Myanmar 80.08
Uzbekistan 77.13
Lesotho 75.95
Tunisia 75.52
Eswatini 69.22
Ukraine 65.78
Cameroon 58.71
Georgia 53.72
Nicaragua 53.30
Djibouti 48.31
Angola 28.55
Vanuatu 26.80
Zambia 26.60
Sudan 25.28
Solomon Islands 25.06
Papua New Guinea 21.91
Bhutan 20.38
Republic of Congo 17.46
Bolivia 11.13
Mauritania 4.60
Mongolia 2.17
El Salvador - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2022 301.16 0.35%
2021 300.10 0.34%
2020 299.08 0.20%
2019 298.49 0.06%
2018 298.31 0.15%
2017 297.84 0.26%
2016 297.08 0.31%
2015 296.15 0.35%
2014 295.13 0.39%
2013 293.99 0.40%
2012 292.84 0.39%
2011 291.70 0.38%
2010 290.59 0.38%
2009 289.51 0.38%
2008 288.41 0.40%
2007 287.27 0.16%
2006 286.81 -0.06%
2005 286.97 0.04%
2004 286.87 0.15%
2003 286.45 0.26%
2002 285.71 0.39%
2001 284.61 0.50%
2000 283.20 0.58%
1999 281.55 0.66%
1998 279.71 0.73%
1997 277.69 0.78%
1996 275.53 0.85%
1995 273.20 0.97%
1994 270.58 1.10%
1993 267.63 1.42%
1992 263.89 1.67%
1991 259.56 1.75%
1990 255.09 1.83%
1989 250.51 1.94%
1988 245.74 2.04%
1987 240.84 1.94%
1986 236.25 1.93%
1985 231.79 1.98%
1984 227.29 1.97%
1983 222.89 1.95%
1982 218.63 1.12%
1981 216.22 0.89%
1980 214.31 1.71%
1979 210.70 1.99%
1978 206.58 2.11%
1977 202.31 2.16%
1976 198.05 2.21%
1975 193.76 2.33%
1974 189.36 2.40%
1973 184.92 2.44%
1972 180.52 2.43%
1971 176.24 2.46%
1970 172.01 2.50%
1969 167.82 2.55%
1968 163.65 2.64%
1967 159.44 2.70%
1966 155.25 2.73%
1965 151.12 2.72%
1964 147.11 2.66%
1963 143.29 2.62%
1962 139.63 2.76%
1961 135.88 2.86%
1960 132.10 2.73%
1959 128.59 2.58%
1958 125.36 2.53%
1957 122.27 2.52%
1956 119.26 2.47%
1955 116.38 2.42%
1954 113.63 2.35%
1953 111.02 2.31%
1952 108.51 2.28%
1951 106.09 2.28%
1950 103.73 0.00%