El Salvador

World Rank 150 0.98 El Salvador flag svg
Capital
Area
Currency
San Salvador
21,041 km 2
United States dollar (USD)

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Introduction

The Republic of El Salvador is located in Central America. Bordered by Honduras and Guatemala, it is a very small country in size - the smallest in Central america and the second least-populated one.

The total area of 21,041 square kilometers is inhabited by 6.4 million people, according to the data from 2018. It gives a density of around 303 people per square kilometer, a very large one when compared to other nations. As far as the economy is concerned, the total GDP (PPP) of the nation is $54 billion. It translates into GDP per capita of $8,388. 

Gross domestic product (GDP, GDP PPP)

Gross domestic product (GDP)

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Gross domestic product growth rate

Gross domestic product per capita

Gross domestic product (PPP)

Gross domestic product (PPP) per capita

International trade (Export, Import)

External balance on goods and services

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External balance on goods and services (% of GDP)

Exports of goods and services (current US$)

Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)

Imports of goods and services (current US$)

Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)

Employment by sector, Unemployment

Unemployment (% of total labor force)

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Employment in agriculture (% of total employment)

Employment in industry (% of total employment)

Employment in services (% of total employment)

Vulnerable employment (% of total employment)