Health outcomes in El Salvador

In the table below, we see the health outcomes for El Salvador in 2017 as well as the values for the country's continent and the world.
Indicators El Salvador the Americas World
Life expectancy, in years 73.75 74.89 71.86
Birth rate per 1000 people 18.37 16.92 20.78
Death rate per 1000 people 6.76 6.79 7.78
Fertility rate, births per woman 2.06 2.13 2.75
Prevalence of HIV, percent of the population ages 15-49 0.6 0.84 1.99
Cases of Tuberculosis per 100,000 people 72 33.67 111.24


Health spending in El Salvador

In the second table we see the health spending in El Salvador as well as the average values for the continent and the world. The health spending per capita in El Salvador is 293.87 USD. The country spends 6.96 percent of its GDP on health. For comparison, the average spending across countries is 6.64 percent.
Indicators El Salvador the Americas World
Health spending per capita 293.87 1010.27 1034.37
Health spending as percent of GDP 6.96 7.12 6.64

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