El Salvador Basic Facts  

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  EL SALVADOR

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Population (2006) ..............................................6,822,378
GDP per capita 2006 (Purchasing Power Parity, US$)........... 4,900
GDP 2006 (Purchasing Power Parity, US$ billions)................ 33.2
Unemployment.....................................................................10%

Average annual growth 1991-97
Population (%) ....... 2.2
Labor force (%) ....... 3.8

Total Area...................................................................8,260 sq. mi.
Poverty (% of population below national poverty line)...... 48
Urban population (% of total population) ...............................46
Life expectancy at birth (years).....................................................69
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births)........................................32
Child malnutrition (% of children under 5) ..............................11
Access to safe water (% of population) ..................................... 53
Illiteracy (% of population age 15+) ..........................................23