San Salvador

Focal point at the Secretariat General

Oscar
Chamat-Nuñez

Research & Policy and Latin America Regional Officer

INDICATORS

Context and Governance
Male (m)
819.130
Inhabitants
Female (f)
970.458
Inhabitants
591
sq. km
Total
1.789.588
Inhabitants
 
3.031
Inhabitant per sqkm
2018

LOCAL GOVERNMENTS IN THE METROPOLITAN AREA

Fiscal autonomy
76 %
National prominence
5,30 %
Total budget per capita
143,10
USD
Fiscal decentralization
(country level)
2,50 %
 
Territorial fragmentation
0,78
Metropolitan coordination
4
 
 
Economic Development
GDP per capita
2.484
USD PPP/capita
Employment share by sector
Unemployment
Economic density
7.459.129
USD
Economic prominence
35,50 %
Informal economy
 
Gender Equality
Share of elected women
38,80
Women in workforce
1
0,88
Gender pay gap
$1
$0,75
Female school-aged population enrolled
74,70
 
Environmental Sustainability
Green space
0,60
m2
Air quality (PM2.5)
29
μg/m3
Carbon emissions
2,10
metric tons
Car ownership
6,90
passenger cars
Wastewater collection coverage
47,10 %
Waste generated per capita
295,70
KG
Renewable energy use
25,70 %
Quality of Life
Life expectancy (national)
 
Access to public transportation
32,70 %
Affordability of housing
15,60
Higher education enrolment
 
Fragile cities index
2,49