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San Salvador, San Salvador

Area of San Salvador, San Salvador 72.6 km²
Population 270,238
Male Population 123,426 (45.7%)
Female Population 146,813 (54.3%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  -44.5%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  -30.5%
Median Age 29.3 years old
Male Median Age 27.1 years old
Female Median Age 31.1 years old
Timezone Central Standard Time
San Salvador is the capital and the most populous city of El Salvador and its eponymous department. Source: Wikipedia

San Salvador, San Salvador Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 487,147 448,011 388,937 270,238
Population Density 6,711 / km² 6,172 / km² 5,358 / km² 3,723 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

San Salvador Population change from 2000 to 2015

Decrease of 30.5% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
San Salvador, San Salvador -44.5% -39.7% -30.5%
San Salvador +17% +4.8% +1%
El Salvador +48.4% +17% +5.6%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

San Salvador, San Salvador Median Age

Median Age: 29.3 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Male)Median Age (Female)
San Salvador, San Salvador 29.3 years 27.1 years 31.1 years
San Salvador 25.8 years 23.9 years 27.5 years
El Salvador 23.3 years 21.5 years 24.9 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

San Salvador, San Salvador Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 10,196 9,745 19,941
5-9 11,608 11,203 22,811
10-14 12,852 12,389 25,242
15-19 11,932 12,459 24,392
20-24 10,701 12,333 23,035
25-29 10,487 12,608 23,096
30-34 9,359 11,743 21,102
35-39 8,434 10,857 19,291
40-44 7,733 10,218 17,952
45-49 6,147 8,697 14,844
50-54 5,641 7,682 13,324
55-59 4,789 6,308 11,098
60-64 3,905 5,373 9,278
65-69 3,168 4,415 7,583
70-74 2,402 3,618 6,021
75-79 1,956 3,100 5,057
80-84 1,210 2,127 3,337
85 Plus 907 1,937 2,844
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

San Salvador, San Salvador Population Density

Population Density: 3,723 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
San Salvador, San Salvador 270,238 72.6 km² 3,723 / km²
San Salvador 1.6 million 860 km² 1,912 / km²
El Salvador 6.1 million 20,764 km² 294.1 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Human Development Index (HDI)

Statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income.
Sources: [Link] Kummu, M., Taka, M. & Guillaume, J. Gridded global datasets for Gross Domestic Product and Human Development Index over 1990–2015. Sci Data 5, 180004 (2018) doi:10.1038/sdata.2018.4

San Salvador, San Salvador CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
San Salvador, San Salvador 645,860 t 2.39 t 8,897 t/km²
San Salvador 3,667,213 t 2.23 t 4,264 t/km²
El Salvador 10,087,600 t 1.65 t 485.8 t/km²
Sources: [Link] Moran, D., Kanemoto K; Jiborn, M., Wood, R., Többen, J., and Seto, K.C. (2018) Carbon footprints of 13,000 cities. Environmental Research Letters DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aac72a

San Salvador Annual Weather Averages

May Historical Weather Data (1957 to 2014)

Average Temp
25.6°C
78.1°F
Average High
31.6°C
88.9°F
Average Low
19.6°C
67.3°F
   Record High Temperature
36.1°C
97.0°F
   Record Low Temperature
15.0°C
59.0°F
   Average Precipitation
158.6 mm
6.2 in
   Average Precipitation Days (≥ 0.254 mm)
12.8 days
Sources:
1. NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)
2. Lawrimore, Jay H.; Ray, Ron; Applequist, Scott; Korzeniewski, Bryant; Menne, Matthew J. (2016): Global Summary of the Month (GSOM), Version 1. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. https://doi.org/10.7289/V5QV3JJ5. Accessed Fri, 17 Apr 2020 13:07:33 GMT.

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
Landslide High (10)
Flood High (9)
Volcano Medium (5)
Earthquake High (8)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

Top places in San Salvador, San Salvador

Other places in San Salvador

Place Area Population Population Density
Aguilares 32.9 km² 21,251 645.3 / km²
Apopa 54.9 km² 148,209 2,699 / km²
Ayutuxtepeque 7.6 km² 37,656 4,955 / km²
Cuscatancingo 5 km² 37,852 7,522 / km²
Delgado 34.5 km² 180,340 5,234 / km²
El Paisnal 125.1 km² 14,845 118.7 / km²
Guazapa 65 km² 24,709 380.3 / km²
Ilopango 24.1 km² 111,585 4,634 / km²
Mejicanos 20.1 km² 137,271 6,817 / km²
Nejapa 80.8 km² 32,037 396.4 / km²
Panchimalco 91.4 km² 38,599 422.5 / km²
Rosario de Mora 37.5 km² 12,709 338.9 / km²
San Marcos 17.2 km² 63,052 3,656 / km²
San Martín 43.8 km² 84,330 1,923 / km²
Santiago Texacuangos 25.2 km² 21,032 833.8 / km²
Santo Tomás 25.9 km² 26,875 1,038 / km²
Soyapango 28.3 km² 221,201 7,827 / km²
Tonacatepeque 68.1 km² 160,776 2,361 / km²
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