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Country fact sheet: El Salvador

Population

- Total population: 6 486 000
- Female population: 3 450 000
- Male population: 3 036 000
The World Bank (2020)

Health Expenditure

- Total per capita (US$): 288.5
- Out-of-pocket (% of total expenditure on health): 28.8
World Health Organization (2018)

Human Development Index

- HDI: 0.673
- Category: Medium
UNDP Human Development Report (2020)

Geography

Life Expectancy at Birth

- Total population (years): 75.0
- Female population (years): 79.1
- Male population (years): 70.6
World Health Organization (2019)

Cancer Burden

- Overall cancer incidence (rate per 100 000 persons per year): 129.6
- Overall cancer mortality (rate per 100 000 persons per year): 66.8
- Most common cancer site by incidence for females (rate per 100 000 persons per year): Breast (40.5)
- Most common cancer site by mortality for females (rate per 100 000 persons per year): Breast (8.1)
- Most common cancer site by incidence for males (rate per 100 000 persons per year): Prostate (42.5)
- Most common cancer site by mortality for males (rate per 100 000 persons per year): Stomach (9.3)
- GLOBOCAN 2020 population fact sheet
GLOBOCAN (2020)

Check also the following factsheets: Breast, Cervical, Colorectal