El Salvador has a population of 6.3 million people, and a land mass of 20 000 km2. Life expectancy is 72 years, and with a per capita GDP of USD 4187, the country is classified as a higher middle income country. The country's GDP grew in 2019 with 2.4%, and totaled a nominal value of USD 27 billion.
El Salvador is ranked at place 91 in the World Bank Doing Business Index, out of 190 countries in total. On Transparency International's corruption perception index, El Salvador is ranked at place 104, out of 180 countries in total.
Norwegian exports to El Salvador in 2020 were NOK 10 million. The same year, Norway imported goods from El Salvador at a value of NOK10 million.