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EL SALVADOR. POLITICAL/PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY POPULATION DENSITY Total Population: 6,071,774 Population growth rate : 0.318% San Salvador population.

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1 EL SALVADOR

2 POLITICAL/PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY

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5 POPULATION DENSITY Total Population: 6,071,774 Population growth rate : 0.318% San Salvador population : 1,565,202 Percent of the population living in urban areas: 61%

6 POPULATION PYRAMID

7 POPULATION STATISTICS Crude birth rate: 20 Crude death rate: 7 Rate Natural Increase: 13 Dependency Ratio: 64% Elderly Dependency Ratio: 11% Youth Dependency Ratio: 52% Life expectancy at birth :73 Infant mortality rate : 20 per 1000 births Sex ratio: 93 The net migration rate: -9 per 1000

8 HISTORY The ethnic makeup is mestizo 90%, white 9%, Amerindian 1% The Spanish conquistadors severely reduced the Amerindian population Unfair distribution of land. In 1930 there was a massacre of 30,000 mostly Amerindian Salvadorans after a peasant uprising against landowners called “La Matanza.”

9 SAN SALVADOR

10 REFERENCES 1. Barry, Tom. The Central American Fact Book. Grove Press: New York, CIA World Fact Book. 3. Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC). “Economic Survey of Latin America and the Caribbean.” Geohive Website. 5. Global Administrative Areas Website. 6. Library of Congress Country Studies. 7. Population Reference Bureau World Population Data Sheet. 8. US Census Bureau International Database. 9. US Department of State. 10. World Bank Data.


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