Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in El Salvador instead of Oman, you would:

Health

live 1.5 years less


In Oman, the average life expectancy is 76 years (74 years for men, 78 years for women) as of 2020. In El Salvador, that number is 75 years (71 years for men, 79 years for women) as of 2020.

Economy

make 82.6% less money


Oman has a GDP per capita of $46,000 as of 2017, while in El Salvador, the GDP per capita is $8,000 as of 2017.

Life

be 2.4 times more likely to die during childbirth


In Oman, approximately 19.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In El Salvador, 46.0 women do as of 2017.

have 19.5% fewer children


In Oman, there are approximately 23.1 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In El Salvador, there are 18.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 57.8% less likely to have internet access


In Oman, approximately 80.2% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In El Salvador, about 33.8% do as of 2018.

Expenditures

spend 44.1% less on education


Oman spends 6.8% of its total GDP on education as of 2017. El Salvador spends 3.8% of total GDP on education as of 2017.

Geography

see 85.3% less coastline


Oman has a total of 2,092 km of coastline. In El Salvador, that number is 307 km.

El Salvador: At a glance

El Salvador is a sovereign country in Central America/Caribbean, with a total land area of approximately 20,721 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.

How big is El Salvador compared to Oman? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.

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