Crude birth rate

(per 1,000 people)

In 2017, birth rate in El Salvador was 18.4 per 1,000 people. In the ranking by birth rate including 188 countries, El Salvador has the 96th rank that is close to the positions of such countries as Bangladesh and the Grenada. Compared to Niger which at the top of the ranking with birth rate of 47.8 per 1,000 people in 2017, El Salvador has 61.59 % percent lower birth rate.

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Crude birth rate indicates the number of live births occurring during the year, per 1,000 population estimated at midyear. Subtracting the crude death rate from the crude birth rate provides the rate of natural increase, which is equal to the rate of population change in the absence of migration.