Illinois vs El Salvador (Statistical Comparison)

Illinois is a state in the United States of America located in the mid-Western region of the country, whereas El Salvador is a country located in South America. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Illinois and El Salvador regarding various aspects.


Is Illinois bigger than El Salvador?

The total area of Illinois is 57,915 sq mi, and the total area of El Salvador is 8,124 sq mi. Illinois is bigger than El Salvador by 49,791 sq mi. Illinois is around 7.13 times bigger than El Salvador.

Area of Illinois: 57,915 sq mi ( 149,997 km2 )

Area of Illinois compared to El Salvador

Area of El Salvador:  8,124 sq mi ( 21,041 km2 )

Area of El Salvador compared to Illinois


According to the United States Census Bureau, the total population of Illinois as of 1st July 2021 was estimated to be around 12,671,469.

Population of Illinois compared to El Salvador

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of El Salvador as of 29th May 2022, is estimated to be around 6,548,633.

Population of El Salvador compared to Illinois

Here is some more data comparison between Illinois and El Salvador.

The capital of Illinois is Springfield, and the capital city of El Salvador is San Salvador.

Official Languages

Illinois: English
El Salvador: Spanish


Illinois: Illinoisan
El Salvador: Salvadoran, Salvadorian, Salvadorean

ISO 3166 Code

Illinois: US-IL
El Salvador: SV

Human Development Index

HDI of Illinois as of 2019: 0.934
HDI of El Salvador as of 2019: 0.673

Illinois Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC − 5 (Central Daylight Time)

El Salvador Time Zone: 

UTC – 6 (North American Central Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Illinois:
40° 2′ 30.12″ N, 89° 11′ 47.4″ W

Coordinates of El Salvador:
13° 41′ 0″ N89° 11′ 0″ W

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