If you lived in El Salvador instead of United States, you would:
MAKE 85.8% LESS MONEY EVERY YEAR
UNITED STATES ($52,800.00 per capita)
EL SALVADOR ($7,500.00 per capita)
In United States, the GDP per capita is $52,800.00 per capita,
while in El Salvador, that number is $7,500.00 per capita.
Category: United States vs. El Salvador GDP
LIVE 5.4 YEARS LESS
UNITED STATES (79.56 years life expectancy)
EL SALVADOR (74.18 years life expectancy)
In United States, you (on average) will live to approximately 79.56.
In El Salvador, the average life expectancy is 74.18.
Category: United States vs. El Salvador life expectancy
CONSUME 92.3% LESS ELECTRICITY
UNITED STATES (12,186 kWh per capita)
EL SALVADOR (940 kWh per capita)
In United States, electricity consumption use is 12,186 kWh per capita.
In El Salvador, it is 940 kWh per capita.
Category: United States vs. El Salvador electricity consumption
BE 2.99 TIMES MORE LIKELY TO DIE IN YOUR INFANCY
UNITED STATES (6.17 per 1000 infants)
EL SALVADOR (18.44 per 1000 infants)
That's 198.9% more likely! In United States, approximately 6.17 per 1000 infants die before they reach the age of one.
In El Salvador, on the other hand, there are a total of 18.44 deaths during infancy per 1000 people.
Category: United States vs. El Salvador infant mortality
BE 13.7% LESS LIKELY TO BE UNEMPLOYED
UNITED STATES (7.3% of people)
EL SALVADOR (6.3% of people)
In United States, 7.3% of people are unemployed,
and in El Salvador 6.3% are unemployed.
Category: United States vs. El Salvador unemployment rate
HAVE 25.1% MORE BABIES
UNITED STATES (13.42 babies per 1000 people)
EL SALVADOR (16.79 babies per 1000 people)
In United States, there are approximately 13.42
babies per 1000 people. In El Salvador, however, there are a total of 16.79 babies per 1000 people.
Category: United States vs. El Salvador birth rate
BE 2.42 TIMES MORE LIKELY TO BE BELOW THE POVERTY LINE
UNITED STATES (15.1% of people)
EL SALVADOR (36.5% of people)
That's 141.7% more likely! In United States, 15.1% of people are below the poverty line.
In El Salvador, 36.5% are.
Category: United States vs. El Salvador poverty
SEE A 98.5% DECREASE IN COASTLINE
UNITED STATES (19,924km of coastline)
EL SALVADOR (307km of coastline)
United States has a total of 19,924
km of coastline, while El Salvador has a total of 307 km.
Category: United States vs. El Salvador coastline
At a Glance: El Salvador
Land Area: ~21 thousand sq km (United States is ~467 times bigger than El Salvador)
Population: ~6 million people (313 million more people live in United States)
How big is El Salvador compared to United States? See an in-depth size comparison.
This to-scale map shows a size comparison of El Salvador (21,041 sq km) and United States (9,826,675 sq km).
A brief history of El Salvador
El Salvador is a sovereign country in Central America/Caribbean, with a total land area of approximately 21,041 sq km. El Salvador achieved independence from Spain in 1821 and from the Central American Federation in 1839. A 12-year civil war, which cost about 75,000 lives, was brought to a close in 1992 when the government and leftist rebels signed a treaty that provided for military and political reforms.
The data on this page is calculated using data sourced from The World Factbook (2014 data).
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