El Salvador Population 2023

El Salvador, officially the Republic of El Salvador, is a country in Central America. As per the UN World Population Prospects report, the population of  El Salvador in 2023 is 6,396,289 (6.4 million)

The total Land Area of El Salvador is 20,721 sq. km (8,000 sq. mi) and the Population Density of El Salvador is 313 per Km2 (811 people per mi2).

Demography
 El Salvador2024
Total Population6,364,942 (6.4 million)
Global Rank112
Land Area 20,721 sq.km (8,000 sq. mi)
Area Rank28
Pop. Density313 people/sq. km

Source: UN World Population Prospects

Religion in El Salvador

El Salvador is a Christian-majority Nation and 84% of the population adheres to Chrisanity. Roman Catholics (45%) and Protestants (37%) are the two main denominations. Other religions are in a very small percentage and 15% of the population is Unaffiliated or doesn’t follow any religion.

Religion percentage in El Salvador

ReligionPercentage
 Christianity84.1%
 – Roman Catholic44.9%
 – Protestant37.1%
 – Other Christian2.1%
Indigenous 0.7%
Others0.2%
 No religion15%

Source: Wikipedia

El Salvador Ethinic population

The majority of the population in El Salvador are Mestizos, which are people of mixed indigenous and European ancestry, comprising almost 90% of the population. The remaining population is made up of various groups such as the indigenous peoples like the Izalco and Pancho from the village of Panchimalco, people of European ancestry, and other smaller groups.

Top Cities in El Salvador by Population
#CityPopulation
1San Salvador5,40,989
2Santa Ana2,45,421
3Soyapango2,41,403
4San Miguel2,18,410
5Santa Tecla1,64,171
6Mejicanos1,40,751
7Apopa1,31,286
8Delgado1,20,200
9Ahuachapán1,10,511
10Ilopango1,03,862
11Colón96,989
12Tonacatepeque90,896
13Opico74,280
14Chalchuapa74,038
15Usulután73,064
16San Martín72,758
17Sonsonate71,541
18Izalco70,959
19Cuscatancingo66,400
20Metapán65,826
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