El Salvador Rural Population 1960-2022

Rural population refers to people living in rural areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated as the difference between total population and urban population. Aggregation of urban and rural population may not add up to total population because of different country coverages.
  • El Salvador rural population for 2021 was 1,687,118, a 2.05% decline from 2020.
  • El Salvador rural population for 2020 was 1,722,476, a 2.07% decline from 2019.
  • El Salvador rural population for 2019 was 1,758,851, a 2.09% decline from 2018.
  • El Salvador rural population for 2018 was 1,796,330, a 2.11% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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El Salvador Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2021 1,687,118 25.88 -2.07%
2020 1,722,476 26.56 -2.09%
2019 1,758,851 27.25 -2.11%
2018 1,796,330 27.98 -2.13%
2017 1,834,989 28.73 -2.16%
2016 1,874,997 29.50 -2.19%
2015 1,916,512 30.30 -2.21%
2014 1,959,420 31.13 -2.19%
2013 2,002,889 31.96 -2.17%
2012 2,046,849 32.81 -2.15%
2011 2,091,408 33.68 -2.13%
2010 2,136,406 34.55 -2.10%
2009 2,181,665 35.43 -2.06%
2008 2,227,180 36.32 -2.03%
2007 2,272,949 37.23 -1.13%
2006 2,298,802 37.81 -0.97%
2005 2,321,111 38.35 -0.93%
2004 2,342,837 38.89 -0.90%
2003 2,364,003 39.44 -0.84%
2002 2,384,021 39.99 -0.78%
2001 2,402,569 40.54 -0.69%
2000 2,419,233 41.09 -0.61%
1999 2,433,964 41.64 -0.52%
1998 2,446,656 42.20 -2.06%
1997 2,497,509 43.46 -1.89%
1996 2,545,225 44.73 -1.74%
1995 2,589,832 46.01 -1.56%
1994 2,630,564 47.30 -1.39%
1993 2,667,439 48.58 -0.88%
1992 2,691,102 49.69 0.34%
1991 2,682,100 50.21 0.33%
1990 2,673,298 50.73 0.31%
1989 2,665,104 51.25 0.29%
1988 2,657,290 51.77 0.29%
1987 2,649,609 52.29 0.31%
1986 2,641,485 52.81 0.34%
1985 2,632,451 53.32 0.38%
1984 2,622,568 53.84 0.41%
1983 2,611,867 54.36 0.48%
1982 2,599,474 54.87 0.57%
1981 2,584,604 55.39 0.70%
1980 2,566,490 55.90 0.84%
1979 2,544,907 56.41 0.99%
1978 2,519,887 56.93 1.12%
1977 2,491,789 57.44 1.24%
1976 2,461,091 57.94 1.34%
1975 2,428,374 58.45 1.44%
1974 2,393,683 58.95 1.54%
1973 2,357,038 59.46 1.64%
1972 2,318,723 59.96 1.72%
1971 2,279,227 60.46 2.43%
1970 2,224,446 60.56 2.49%
1969 2,169,815 60.66 2.53%
1968 2,115,574 60.76 2.58%
1967 2,061,765 60.87 2.63%
1966 2,008,225 60.97 2.69%
1965 1,955,008 61.07 2.74%
1964 1,902,125 61.17 2.78%
1963 1,849,909 61.27 2.79%
1962 1,798,928 61.37 2.76%
1961 1,749,891 61.47 2.58%
1960 1,705,325 61.65 %