El Salvador has a population of 6 million people, and a land mass of 20 000 km2. Life expectancy is 72 years, and with a per capita GDP of USD 4219, the country is classified as a higher middle income country. The country's GDP vokste in 2015 with 2,5%, and totaled a nominal value of USD 25,8 billion.
El Salvador is ranked at place 95 in the World Bank Doing Business Index, out of 189 countries in total. On Transparency International's corruption perception index, El Salvador is ranked at place 72. Out of 167 countries in total.
Norwegian exports to El Salvador in 2015 were NOK 3 millioner. The same year, Norway imported goods from El Salvador at a value of 10 millioner.