El Salvador - General information
Region region
Capital San Salvador
Language Spanish
Currency US Dollar
Population 6,134,000
Phone code +503
Cost of living in El Salvador
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 103 120
Food 130 228
Transportation 20 187
Communications and utilities 79 84
Clothing 21 79
Sports and leisure 16 63
Total 369 761
Accommodation in El Salvador USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 104
Shared room in city centre 121
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 127
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 210
Coordinates of El Salvador
Time Zone America/El_Salvador
GMT -6
DST -6
Latitude 13.833330000
Longitude -88.916670000
Elevation (STRM3) 694 m.

List of largest cities in El Salvador

 
San Salvador San Salvador
San Salvador San Salvador
525,990
Soyapango Soyapango
Soyapango San Salvador
329,708
Santa Ana Santa Ana
Santa Ana Santa Ana
176,661
San Miguel San Miguel
San Miguel San Miguel
161,880
Mejicanos Mejicanos
Mejicanos San Salvador
160,317
Santa Tecla Santa Tecla
Santa Tecla La Libertad
124,694

Cost of living and prices in El Salvador

Restaurants
Meal Inexpensive Restaurant 1 pers. 4 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 26 USD
Meal McMeal at McDonalds 1 pc. 6 USD
Drinks Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 1 USD
Drinks Imported Beer 0.33 liters 3 USD
Drinks Coke/Pepsi 0.33 liters 1 USD
Drinks Water 0.33 liters 1 USD
Drinks Cappuccino Portion 2 USD
Markets
Food Water 1.5 liters 1 USD
Food Loaf Bread 500 g. 1 USD
Food Eggs 12 pc. 2 USD
Food Milk 1 liter 1 USD
Food Onion 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Lettuce 1 head 1 USD
Food Rice white 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Cheese Local 1 kg. 6 USD
Meat Chicken Breasts 1 kg. 4 USD
Fruits Apples 1 kg. 2 USD
Fruits Banana 1 kg. 1 USD
Fruits Oranges 1 kg. 1 USD
Alcohol Wine, Mid-Range 1 bottle 9 USD
Alcohol Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 1 USD
Alcohol Imported Beer 0.33 liters 2 USD
Cigarettes Marlboro 1 pack 3 USD
Transportation
Public transport| One-way 1 ticket 0 USD
Public transport| Monthly Pass 1 month 25 USD
Taxi Taxi Start Start 5 USD
Taxi Normal Tariff 1 km 3 USD
Taxi Waiting 1 hour 10 USD
Fuel Gasoline 1 liter 1 USD
Automobile Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline 1 pc. 18,000 USD
Entertainment
Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 31 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 14 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 5 USD
Goods
Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 52 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 45 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 87 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 79 USD
Accommodation
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 263 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 159 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 454 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 392 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 96 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. 0 USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 44 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 1,038 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 884 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 360 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 9.00%
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in El Salvador

Season Autumn Winter Spring Summer
Month Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Year
Record high °C 34 34 34 34 36 34 37 36 35 35 34 34 37
Average high °C 29 29 29 29 30 30 32 32 30 29 30 30 30
Average temperature °C 22 22 22 22 22 22 23 24 24 23 23 23 23
Average low °C 21 21 20 19 18 19 20 21 22 21 21 21 20
Record low °C 18 15 16 14 14 14 15 17 18 18 17 17 14
Rain Days 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 3
Fog Days 6 6 2 1 1 1 1 1 4 4 4 5 36
Thunderstorms Days 16 11 3 1 0 0 1 5 9 15 16 19 94
Average precipitation Mm. 343 233 40 10 8 3 13 48 182 323 290 306 1799
Relative humidity morning % 94 92 87 84 81 80 82 84 91 93 93 93 88
Relative humidity evening % 73 68 60 53 48 48 54 57 68 70 64 67 61
Wind speed Km/h 6 8 11 13 14 14 13 13 11 7 9 8 11
Day Length Hours 13 12 12 12 12 12 12 13 13 13 13 13 13
Dew point °C 21 21 19 18 17 17 18 19 21 21 21 21 233
Growing degree-day °C 364 378 362 371 368 348 412 417 424 392 406 406 4646
Solar radiation, global Mj/m2 19 17 17 17 17 20 22 23 20 20 21 20 19
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