Living in El Salvador


Homicide Rate in El Salvador

El Salvador Homicide Rate from 2010 to 2022


El Salvador’s homicide rate in 2021 was 3.1 per day or 18 homicides per 100,000 inhabitants; it is a substantial decline from the previous year. The Murder rate in El Salvador has steadily dropped since its worst year in 2015, which had 103 homicides per 100,000 inhabitants or 18.2 murders … Read more

El Salvador Territorial Control Plan

President Nayib Bukele Security Plan. “El Salvador Territorial Control Plan”


El Salvador Territorial Control Plan or Nayib Bukele’s security plan has seven phases. Phase one focuses on gaining control of the territory, and two focuses on the social reconstruction of communities. Three and four are the modernizing of the police and the incursion of police and army personnel into gang-controlled … Read more

Financial Inclusion in El Salvador

Financial Inclusion, a problem that affects many Salvadorans and businesses


Financial Inclusion in El Salvador is a problem that affects over 70% of the population and most micro and small businesses, especially those that operate informally. Financial exclusion in El Salvador prevents many people and enterprises from accessing essential inexpensive financial products or services. Individuals who face this financial exclusion … Read more

Cost of living in El Salvador

Cost of Living in El Salvador in 2022. How expensive is it to live in the smallest country in Central America?


The cost of living in El Salvador for a family of four without rent, ranges from $1,000 to $2000. However, these ranges can go as low as $400 or higher than $2000. Circumstances such as living location and individual needs have a significant impact on determining the total cost. El … Read more

Most Dangerous Places in El Salvador

The 10 Most Dangerous Places In El Salvador in 2021


The most dangerous places in El Salvador in 2021 were Ciudad Delgado, Apopa, San Salvador, Colon, Ilopango, Mejicanos, Ahuachapan, San Miguel, Santa Ana, and Tonacatepeque. The estimation is based on rate of homicides per 100,000 inhabitants and of places with a population of over 100,000 people. Each of these places … Read more